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* Name of organisation and email (optional)

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* How many people does your organisation or branch employ?

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* 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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* 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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* Recruitment

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

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* If yes, were they for:

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* Recruitment difficulties

  Yes No
If you attempted to recruit, did you experience any difficulties finding suitable staff?

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

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* 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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* Business Confidence

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

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* Capacity

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

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

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* 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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* Additional comments

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Hot Topic: Skills

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* Thinking about your plans for the coming 12-18 months, how confident are you that you will be able to access people with the right skills to achieve those plans?

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* If you anticipate difficulties, what types of roles do you think this would relate to?

  Some difficulties Major difficulties Not applicable to us
Leaders
Senior Managers
Technical roles
Manual roles
Business development
Clerical/administrative
Sales
Customer service/support
Entry level roles

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