1. MyCake survey of Creative Entrepreneurs on money matters

We are delighted you are taking part in our survey. All data is confidential.

This survey was adapted from one created by Cockpit
Arts for the MyCake/JSIP My Money Matters programme

Name

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* 1. Name

Business name

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* 2. Business name

Your email address

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* 3. Your email address

How long have you been in business?

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* 4. How long have you been in business?

Which market(s) do you operate in?

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* 5. Which market(s) do you operate in?

Which part of the market?

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* 6. Which part of the market?

How much time do you spend on your business each week?

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* 7. How much time do you spend on your business each week?

How much of this is spent on finance & admin each week?

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* 8. How much of this is spent on finance & admin each week?

Do you have a source(s) of income outside your business?

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* 9. Do you have a source(s) of income outside your business?

If Yes, what kind of work do you do? (tick any that apply)

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* 10. If Yes, what kind of work do you do? (tick any that apply)

What is your current level of turnover?

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* 11. What is your current level of turnover?

How much pre-tax profit did you make last year?

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* 12. How much pre-tax profit did you make last year?

Roughly what is your percentage split of your sales income?

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* 13. Roughly what is your percentage split of your sales income?

Do you offer Sale or Return?

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* 14. Do you offer Sale or Return?

What system do you use for Record Keeping?

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* 15. What system do you use for Record Keeping?

I maintain my records

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* 16. I maintain my records

How confident are you about your knowledge of Tax, NI & VAT?

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* 17. How confident are you about your knowledge of Tax, NI & VAT?

How would you describe your Cash Flow management?

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* 18. How would you describe your Cash Flow management?

Do you have a system for issuing invoices and chasing payments?

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* 19. Do you have a system for issuing invoices and chasing payments?

If YES, please expand

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* 20. If YES, please expand

Do you set Budgets?

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* 21. Do you set Budgets?

Do you have a method for working out costs & pricing?

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* 22. Do you have a method for working out costs & pricing?

If YES, please explain how you do it

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* 23. If YES, please explain how you do it

Are you confident that you cost & price your work appropriately?

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* 24. Are you confident that you cost & price your work appropriately?

Do you know which of your products make the most profit?

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* 25. Do you know which of your products make the most profit?

Do you you feel that your business currently requires financing or funding?

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* 26. Do you you feel that your business currently requires financing or funding?

How clued up are you on sources of funding and finance for your business?

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* 27. How clued up are you on sources of funding and finance for your business?

Do you have a Business Plan or Marketing Strategy?

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* 28. Do you have a Business Plan or Marketing Strategy?

Do you set yourself sales targets?

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* 29. Do you set yourself sales targets?

Would you know how to go about Forecasting Sales or Cash Flow?

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* 30. Would you know how to go about Forecasting Sales or Cash Flow?

Do you set budgets for your business?

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* 31. Do you set budgets for your business?

Do you ever analyse your income and expenditure figures in any way, such as review where you income is coming from or what you spend most of your money on?

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* 32. Do you ever analyse your income and expenditure figures in any way, such as review where you income is coming from or what you spend most of your money on?

If YES, please expand

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* 33. If YES, please expand

How do you rate you computer literacy with the following (0=Low, 5=High)

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* 34. How do you rate you computer literacy with the following (0=Low, 5=High)

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Internet & Email
Word processing
Spreadsheets such as Excel
What are the Top Three things you would like to achieve by developing your Financial Management skills?

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* 35. What are the Top Three things you would like to achieve by developing your Financial Management skills?

Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about your money matters?

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* 36. Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about your money matters?

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