* 1. Name of organisation and email (optional)

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

* 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 next 3 months, do you expect your workforce to...
Over the past 3 months, has your workforce...

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* 7. Recruitment

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

* 8. If yes, were they for:

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* 9. Recruitment difficulties

  Yes No
Did you experience any difficulties finding suitable staff?

* 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...

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

* 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)

* 17. International 

  Yes No Don't Know
Over the past year, has your business recruited, into formal employment, international students based in the UK?

* 18. Over the past year, has your business directly received revenue/sales from International students based in your area?

* 19. What impact, if any, would a reduction in the number of international students studying in your local area have on your business?

* 20. Feedback

For the full QES results going back to 1989, broken down by size of business, sector and region, visit www.economicsurvey.org.uk

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