Survey Results
 
 
       

Survey BB-32 :
Survey 32 considers three issues alongside the usual core questions, Environmental matters, Business News and membership of Trade Associations.


Question NumberQuestion
Q1To what extent re you familiar with the operation of the 'Climate Change Levy'?
Q2To what extent is the 'Climate Change Levy' an issue for your business?
Q3To what extent do environmental issues feature in business decisions?
Q4To what extent is the present price of fuel an issue for your business?
Q5How important is it to you and your business to be up to date with the latest business news?
Q6How often do you use business information websites to keep up to date?
Q7Are you a member of a Trade Association?
Q8To what extent is your business constrained by skill shortages?
Q9To what extent is your business constrained by a lack of finance?
Q10To what extent is your business constrained by low market demand?
Q11Over the last 3 months, has your business:-
Q12Over the next 3 months, do you expect your business to:

(1) To what extent re you familiar with the operation of the 'Climate Change Levy'?
ResponseTotal answers: 184
%
1 Highly2.7%
29.2%
316.3%
426.1%
5 Not at all45.7%

(2) To what extent is the 'Climate Change Levy' an issue for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 161
%
1 Singnificant8.7%
211.2%
318.6%
424.2%
5 Insignificant37.3%

(3) To what extent do environmental issues feature in business decisions?
ResponseTotal answers: 183
%
1 Highly8.2%
213.7%
328.4%
431.1%
5 Not at all18.6%

(4) To what extent is the present price of fuel an issue for your business?
ResponseTotal answers: 184
%
1 Singnificant34.8%
219.6%
326.1%
410.9%
5 Insignificant8.7%

(5) How important is it to you and your business to be up to date with the latest business news?
ResponseTotal answers: 183
%
1 Highly25.7%
235.5%
330.6%
47.1%
5 Not at all1.1%

(6) How often do you use business information websites to keep up to date?
ResponseTotal answers: 185
%
1 Daily9.7%
2 More than once a week20.5%
3 Monthly25.9%
4 Once a week15.1%
5 Never28.6%

(7) Are you a member of a Trade Association?
ResponseTotal answers: 185
%
1 Yes59.5%
2 No40.5%

(8) To what extent is your business constrained by skill shortages?
ResponseTotal answers: 185
%
1 Highly11.9%
221.1%
332.4%
418.4%
5 Not at all16.2%

(9) To what extent is your business constrained by a lack of finance?
ResponseTotal answers: 184
%
1 Highly16.3%
220.1%
318.5%
425.5%
5 Not at all19.6%

(10) To what extent is your business constrained by low market demand?
ResponseTotal answers: 185
%
1 Highly19.5%
221.1%
328.6%
418.9%
5 Not at all11.9%

(11) Over the last 3 months, has your business:-
ResponseTotal answers: 184
%
Expanded significantly (more than 10%)8.2%
Expanded somewhat (between 5% to 10%)31.5%
Remained static42.4%
Declined somewhat (between 5% to 10%)15.2%
Declined significantly (more than 10%)2.7%

(12) Over the next 3 months, do you expect your business to:
ResponseTotal answers: 184
%
Expand significantly (more than 10%)8.2%
Expand somewhat (between 5% to 10%)41.3%
Remain static39.1%
Decline somewhat (between 5% to 10%)9.8%
Decline significantly (more than 10%)1.6%