Survey Results
 
 
       

Survey BB-25 :
The 25th reading of the Barometer sought evidence of the main issues of concern to business.


Question NumberQuestion
Q1To what extent is Corporation Tax an issue of concern for your business?
Q2To what extent is Tax Administration an issue of concern for your business?
Q3To what extent is Late Payment an issue of concern for your business?
Q4To what extent is Red Tape an issue of concern for your business?
Q5To what extent is the area of Pension Arrangements for your employees an issue of concern for your business?
Q6To what extent is The Uniform Business Rate an issue of concern for your business?
Q7To what extent is your business constrained by skill shortages?
Q8To what extent is your business constrained by a lack of finance?
Q9To what extent is your business constrained by low market demand?
Q10Over the last 3 months, has your business:-
Q11Over the next 3 months, do you expect your business to:

(1) To what extent is Corporation Tax an issue of concern for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 254
%
1 Significant25.2%
217.7%
328.3%
411%
5 Not at all17.7%

(2) To what extent is Tax Administration an issue of concern for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 251
%
1 Significant26.3%
226.7%
327.5%
411.6%
5 Not at all8%

(3) To what extent is Late Payment an issue of concern for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 251
%
1 Significant46.2%
221.5%
317.5%
411.6%
5 Not at all3.2%

(4) To what extent is Red Tape an issue of concern for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 252
%
1 Significant46.4%
221.4%
320.6%
48.3%
5 Not at all3.2%

(5) To what extent is the area of Pension Arrangements for your employees an issue of concern for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 251
%
1 Significant15.1%
220.3%
325.5%
421.9%
5 Not at all17.1%

(6) To what extent is The Uniform Business Rate an issue of concern for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 252
%
1 Significant25.8%
220.6%
327%
417.5%
5 Not at all9.1%

(7) To what extent is your business constrained by skill shortages?
ResponseTotal answers: 251
%
1 Highly12.4%
227.9%
327.9%
417.9%
5 Not at all13.9%

(8) To what extent is your business constrained by a lack of finance?
ResponseTotal answers: 251
%
1 Highly15.9%
220.3%
319.9%
426.7%
5 Not at all17.1%

(9) To what extent is your business constrained by low market demand?
ResponseTotal answers: 250
%
1 Highly16.8%
217.2%
329.2%
425.6%
5 Not at all11.2%

(10) Over the last 3 months, has your business:-
ResponseTotal answers: 251
%
Expanded significantly (more than 10%)13.1%
Expanded somewhat (between 5% to 10%)30.7%
Remained static36.3%
Declined somewhat (between 5% to 10%)12.7%
Declined significantly (more than 10%)7.2%

(11) Over the next 3 months, do you expect your business to:
ResponseTotal answers: 250
%
Expand significantly (more than 10%)8%
Expand somewhat (between 5% to 10%)39.2%
Remain static42.4%
Decline somewhat (between 5% to 10%)7.2%
Decline significantly (more than 10%)3.2%