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.

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

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

How many people do you employ at your site?

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

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

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

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

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

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

If yes, were they for:

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* 7. If yes, were they for:

Did you experience any difficulties finding suitable staff?

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

If yes, for which of the following categories?

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

During the past 3 months has your:

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* 10. During the past 3 months has your:

  Increased Remained constant Decreased
Cashflow
Investment plans for plant/machinery/equipment
Investment plans for training
During the next 12 months which of the following do you expect to:

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

  Improve Remain the same Worsen
Turnover
Profitability
Are you currently operating at:

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* 12. Are you currently operating at:

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you are encountering recruitment difficulties, please indicate why:

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* 16. If you are encountering recruitment difficulties, please indicate why:

If skills shortages are an issue for your business, please indicate its impact:

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* 17. If skills shortages are an issue for your business, please indicate its impact:

Which of the following statements is applicable to your business over the next 6 months?

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* 18. Which of the following statements is applicable to your business over the next 6 months?

How significantly do you anticipate leaving the EU will impact your business?

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* 19. How significantly do you anticipate leaving the EU will impact your business?

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