Thank you for taking our survey.

Your responses will be used to help us design future courses aimed at supporting business owners on a variety of topics.

This survey consists of 10 questions, and should take around 5 minutes to complete. If you have any questions about the survey please email

If you leave your name and email address at the end of the survey you will be entered into a prize draw to win £100 worth of John Lewis vouchers. These details will only be used for selecting and notifying the winner; you will not receive any marketing as a result.

* 1. How long have you owned your own business for?

* 2. What type of business?

* 3. Do you have employees?

* 4. Have you attended any courses to support starting your own business?

* 5. If not, why not?

* 6. What type of course would have been most helpful when you started the business?

* 7. Looking forward what course would benefit you/your business now?

* 8. What would be the best type of course for you?

* 9. How important is it that studying the course would gain you credits that you could put towards future qualifications (like a degree)?

* 10. What would be the ideal length of a course to support your business?

* 11. What was the main reason for starting your business?