SAFER RUNNYMEDE - BUSINESS SURVEY 2013

 
1. Below is a list of crime related and neighbourhood problems. Do you feel that any of these are a problem WHERE YOUR BUSINESS IS LOCATED?
Major ProblemSmall problemNot a Problem
Assault
Burglary
Drug misuse (dealers and users)
Street Robbery
Vandalism
Vehicles Being Broken Into
Vehicles Being Stolen
Alcohol Abuse
Cycling on Pavements
Disorder in Public Places
Dog Fouling
Empty, Derelict or Boarded up Buildings
Litter
Loud music/Parties
Neighbours
Under Age Drinking
Young People Hanging Around
Speeding Vehicles
Other Vehicle Nuisance
Abandoned Vehicles
Parking on Pavements and Verges
2. Are there any other crime related or neighbourhood problems WHERE YOUR BUSINESS IS LOCATED, which are not listed? If so, please state.
3. Which, if any, of these crimes do you perceive to be a problem to businesses in the area in which your business is located?
Major ProblemSmall ProblemNot a Problem
Actual Violence to Staff
Threat of Violence to Staff
Criminal Damage
Fraud
Industrial Theft
Internal Theft
Shop theft/shoplifting
Other (Please specify)
4. Has your business been a victim of crime in the last 12 months?
5. If you answered "No" to question 4 please go to question 7. If you answered "Yes" to question 4, please state the type(s) of crime and the number of times that you have been a victim in the last 12 months.
6. Did you report the crime to the Police and if not, please state why not?
7. Do you feel that fear of crime has had an adverse effect on business IN THE AREA WHERE YOUR BUSINESS IS LOCATED? If so, please state how.
8. Overall, how do you feel that the crime and disorder situation has changed IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD IN WHICH YOUR BUSINESS IS LOCATED, in the last 12 months?
9. Please indicate whether you think the following crime and disorder prevention measures IN THE AREA IN WHICH YOUR BUSINESS IS LOCATED are adequate, need improving or are not applicable.
AdequateNeeds ImprovingNot Applicable
Closing Passage ways
Lighting in Streets and Public Places
Local Police Patrols
Security and Design of new buildings in residential areas
10. Are there any measures not listed, which you feel would help to reduce the opportunities for crime and anti-social behaviour to be committed, IN THE AREA IN WHICH YOUR BUSINESS IS LOCATED?
11. Are you aware of the CCTV scheme in the Runnymede Borough area?
12. If you are aware of the CCTV scheme, do you feel that it has had an impact on the following?
YesNo
The Levels of Crime
Fear of Becoming a Victim of Crime
The Detection of Crime
13. At what level do you make provisions for the cost of crime within your budget (for example, stock losses) e.g. 2% of profit, 2% of turnover, no provision?
14. Do you expect to provide for the cost of crime within your budget in the future and if so, to what level?
15. Do you actively encourage staff to ensure that they take all possible steps to reduce opportunities for crime in the workplace and if so, how?
16. Has crime had any effect on your staff?
17. How many people do you employ?
18. What is the nature of your business?
19. How long has your business been established?
20. Do you currently use your own in-house CCTV as part of your security measures?
21. If yes, how is your system monitored?
22. Are you aware of the CCTV monitoring service offered by the Safer Runnymede Centre, to local businesses?
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23. Please state the road in which your business is situated and the postcode. This information is important as it will allow us to analyse the findings by area. It will NOT be used to identify you.
24. If you would like to comment further on any of the issues covered by this survey, please use the space below.
25. If you would like us to respond to any concern, which you have raised, please provide your email address below.
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