Quarterly Economic Survey

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* 1. Name of organisation and email (optional)

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* 3. How many people does your organisation or branch employ?

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* 5. UK and overseas markets 
Excluding seasonal variations, over the past 3 months...

  Increased Remained Constant Decreased
UK sales/custom/bookings have...
UK orders/advance custom/bookings have...
Overseas sales/custom/bookings have...
Overseas orders/advance custom/bookings have...
Please note: only complete the overseas questions if you are an exporter

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* 6. Labour Force

  Increased Remained Constant Decreased
Over the past 3 months, has your workforce...
Over the next 3 months, do you expect your workforce to...

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* 7. Recruitment

  Yes No
Have you attempted to recruit staff over the past 3 months?

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* 8. If yes, were they for:

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* 9. Recruitment difficulties

  Yes No
Did you experience any difficulties finding suitable staff?

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* 10. If yes, for which of the following categories of employee:

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* 11. Cash flow and investment

  Increased Remained Constant Decreased
Over the past 3 months, cash flow has...
Over the past 3 months, investment plans for plant/machinery/equipment have...
Over the past 3 months, investment plans for training have...

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* 12. Business Confidence

  Improve Remain the same Worsen
Over the next 12 months, do you believe turnover will...
Over the next 12 months, do you believe profitability will...

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* 13. Capacity

  Full capacity Below capacity
Are you currently operating at...

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* 14. Prices/Costs

  Increase Remain the Same Decrease
Over the next 3 months, do you expect the price of your good/services to...

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* 15. Is your business currently suffering pressures to raise its prices from any of the following? (please tick all that apply)

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* 16. Please indicate which of these following factors are more of a concern to your business than 3 months ago (please tick all that apply)

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* 17. Feedback

Issues affecting businesses

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* 18. Contact Details

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* 19. British Chambers of Commerce South West, chaired by the Devon & Plymouth Chamber CEO, provides a voice to the business community we represent, seeks to improve and support the South West economy and promote the region as a great place to do business. 
From the list below please place in order of priority the issues you feel  BCCSW and LEPs should be lobbying on.

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* 20. Please add any additional comments here

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