To assist small businesses become more resilient during economic downturns, funding has been offered to provide professional support services to businesses located in East Gippsland and Wellington Shires. 
 
To ensure RFCS Gippsland are providing the most appropriate suite of professional services, we are asking local businesses and their service providers/agencies what support would have a positive impact and be of most value.
 
On behalf of RFCS Gippsland, thank you for participating in this survey. Your feedback is appreciated.

We look forward to assessing this information and providing businesses with the assistance most likely to help economic resilience in your local community.
** Please note that this is a confidential survey, and your details are not identifiable.  This survey and responses will only be utilised by RFCS Gippsland

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* 1. Are you a

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* 2. If Small Business, how much does your revenue rely on the agriculture industry to survive through direct agribusiness sales and service, or local farming community spending?

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* 3. Has the drought had an impact on the business?

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* 4. Are you (or other business owners) feeling overwhelmed &/or stressed - do you need help?

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* 5. What assistance do you think your business (or other local businesses) need to thrive?

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* 6. If not enough room for answers below - please provide further details in question 10

What business support HAS worked in the past?  is it currently available?

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* 7. What business support has NOT worked in the past, or could be improved?  Is it still available?

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* 8. What support or training do you, or other local businesses need but don’t have access to?  
Please add why don't you have access (e.g. can't afford, too far away, not available, don't know)

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* 9. Rate the following Professional Assistance from least to most USEFUL to your, or other local businesses.

  Not Somewhat Maybe Very Extremely
Improve understanding of the business's financial situation
Improve Budget, Cash Flow & Forecasting
Recognise Risks & help manage them
Manage current debt
Understand business strengths & weaknesses
Understand business market opportunities
Develop a new plan, model or direction for the business
Develop a Business Plan
Develop a business improvement strategy
Know what options there are to support business
Stay on track & help remove barriers to achieve business & personal goals
Brainstorm new ideas
Understand what competitors are doing
Understand what customers/clients want
Understand your personality & attributes that impact the business
Improve time management
Receive business training
Receive Personal Development training
Connect with networking opportunities

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* 10. Any additional information you believe would benefit the development of appropriate business services?

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