Quarterly Economic Survey

* 1. Name of organisation and email (optional)

* 3. Or if applicable, please enter the Chamber ID code provided to you by your local Chamber of Commerce:

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

* 6. 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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* 7. 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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* 8. Recruitment

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

* 9. If yes, were they for:

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* 10. Recruitment difficulties

  Yes No
Did you experience any difficulties finding suitable staff?

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

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* 12. 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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* 13. 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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* 14. Capacity

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

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* 15. Prices/Costs

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

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

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

* 18. Feedback

Issues affecting businesses

* 19. Regarding oil prices, how serious is the rise an issue for your company? 10 being very serious

* 20. Regarding the recent increase in interest rates. Wil they have a...

* 21. If you indicated a negative effect, how serious is this on a scale of 1 to 10. 10 being very serious. 

* 22. Please rate in order, what you consider the greatest threat to your company. 1 being the greatest threat.

  1 2 3
Rising oil prices
Rising Interest Rates
Fear of Brexit 'no deal'

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