This Survey Is Completely Anonymous

We want to measure the health of our regional food and drink industry and gather your opinions on issues that might affect your trading. This survey should be completed by businesses based in Dumfries and Galloway who trade in the food and drink industry at any stage in the supply chain - from primary production, processing and wholesale to retail, food tourism and hospitality.

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* 1. In which area of Dumfries & Galloway are you based?

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* 2. What is the nature of your business or enterprise? Select as many as is appropriate:

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* 3. How many people work in your business or enterprise?

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* 4. Are you optimistic for your business or enterprise prospects:

  Yes, I'm optimisitc Level, I think things will stay the same No, I think things will get worse
In the next 12 months?
In the next 3 years?

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* 5. How does your current optimism compare with:

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Last quarter?
Last year?

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* 6. What are the main reasons for any change in your optimism or confidence?

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* 7. How have the following changed over the last year?

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Your turnover:
Investment in your business or enterprise:
Number of people employed:
Your profit (if relevant):

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* 8. How do you expect the following to change in the year ahead?

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Your turnover:
Investment in your business or enterprise:
Number of people employed:
Your profit (if relevant):

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* 9. What capacity is your business or enterprise currently operating at? (eg. 50%)

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* 10. Is this above or below normal levels?

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* 11. Which of the following are you interested in?

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* 12. What are your investment priorities over the next year?

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* 13. Are you actively growing your business or enterprise?

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* 15. If yes, please select any barriers to growth that you have experienced.

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* 16. South of Scotland Enterprise will begin operation next year. In your opinion, what should it do to help Dumfries & Galloway's food and drink industry unlock its full potential?

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* 17. And finally, please describe what support would be most beneficial to your business or enterprise at the present time?

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