Okappy business activity index


The Okappy business activity index tracks the number of jobs completed by day by companies across many different industries including Plumbing and Drainage, Electrical Contractors, Facilities Management, Construction and the Public Sector.

The index was rebased prior to the impact of Covid-19. An index reading of 100 reflect normal ‘pre-virus’ number of jobs completed per day.

Covid-19: Key dates

  • Monday, 16th March: Working from home encouraged where possible
  • Friday, 20th March: Schools closed from today
  • Monday, 23rd March: ‘Stay at home’ instructions issued
  • Thursday, 16th April: ‘Stay at home’ instructions extended
  • Monday 11th May: ‘Stay at home’  changed to ‘Stay Alert’
  • Monday 1st June: Schools begin to re-open
  • Monday 15th June: Non-essential shops re-open in England
  • Thursday 6th November