British Chambers of Commerce - Quarterly Economic Survey

The BCC's Quarterly Economic Survey is the largest independent business survey in the UK and a significant economic indicator.
To take part in the survey, please fill in the form below and click submit. All data is treated as strictly confidential and will not be passed on to a third party.

* 1. What are the first three/four letters of your business postcode?

* 2. How many people do you employ at your site?

* 4. Excluding seasonal variations during the past 3 months which of your following have:

  Increased Remained constant Decreased
UK sales/custom/bookings
UK orders/advance custom/bookings
Export sales/custom/bookings
Export orders/advance custom/bookings
Your workforce

* 5. Over the next 3 months do you expect your workforce to:

* 6. Have you tried to recruit staff over the past 3 months?

* 7. If yes, were they for:

* 8. Did you experience any difficulties finding suitable staff?

* 9. If yes, for which of the following categories?

* 10. During the past 3 months has your:

  Increased Remained constant Decreased
Cashflow
Investment plans for plant/machinery/equipment
Investment plans for training

* 11. During the next 12 months which of the following do you expect to:

  Improve Remain the same Worsen
Turnover
Profitability

* 12. Are you currently operating at:

* 13. Over the next 3 months do you expect your prices to:

* 14. Is your business suffering pressures to raise prices from any of the following:

* 15. Which of the following factors are more of a concern to your business than 3 months ago?

* 16. What are your perceived barriers to growth?

* 17. Where do you see your opportunities for growth over the next 6 months?

* 18. How confident are you of achieving your growth ambitions over the next 6 months?

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