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Please tell us your thoughts and experiences about co-operatives and the recession.
This will help us to inform and influence policy makers to support co-operatives.
If you took part in our survey last year, thank you and please let us know what has changed for you. This survey is shorter.
It should take no more than 5 minutes.
All information will be treated in confidence.
If you can answer for a particular co-operatives please do so, otherwise please answer from what you know about co-operatives.

* 1. In the last THREE MONTHS has your co-operative's financial situation (access to credit and finance, cash flow):

* 2. In the last THREE MONTHS, has your co-operative's amount of business

* 3. In the recession, do you think that the the social or environmental need that your co-operative addresses will

* 4. Has the recession changed the relationship between demand for your business and your social and/or environmental purpose?

* 5. What problems are you experiencing?
(Please select all that apply)

* 7. What action is your co-operative's taking or planning to take because of the recession?
(Please select all that apply)

* 8. What would help your co-operative most?
(This could be to take advantage of an opportunity as well as to survive a threat.)

* 9. Is your co-operative also a:
(Please select all that apply)

* 10. Geographically, does your co-operative operate in:

* 11. Do you trade MOST with

* 12. Please use this space for any other comments you would like to make regarding co-operative, social enterprise and the current economic upheaval.

* 13. If you would be prepared to help us with future research to support social enterprise, please supply your preferred contact details in confidence.

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