Understanding London businesses' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry continues to interact with Government, the Mayor of London and others to represent the views of London firms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Working with London's Local Chambers, we are keen to capture London businesses' experiences and expectations which are key to this work – your views on the questions below are critical to our asks of policymakers, and are greatly appreciated.

This survey will be conducted weekly. 

Any contact details provided will be strictly confidential and will not be used for marketing purposes. 

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1. During the COVID-19 pandemic, what has happened to your business revenues in comparison to pre-lockdown levels?

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2. The Government has now taken steps to open up parts of the economy. If your business has been able to reopen, have you seen...

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3. Considering the changes to which businesses are able to open, how has your staffing situation changed in the past month?

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4. The Government has announced that its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will close at the end of October. To what extent, if at all, do you agree that the Government should extend the CJRS for certain sectors, such as the hospitality or aviation industries?

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5. The Government has made new funds available to local authorities, which can be paid to businesses in the form of grants. These grants are aimed to help businesses who have not been covered by previous support schemes. Will your business apply for these new Discretionary Funds from your local authority?

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6. Turning to lockdown release, the Government has announced that employees can go to their places of work if they cannot work from home. If employees at your business are being asked to come to the office, have you noticed...

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7. Any other points you would like to make? E.g. are you considering how you might do business differently in the future? Have you seen the latest workplace guidance from BEIS? Does it make clear what is required of employers and employees?

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8. (Strictly confidential) How many people does your company employ?

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9. Please supply your name, the name of your company, and email address. (Please note: this survey is anonymous and the information provided will only be used to remove duplicate entries.)

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10. Would you be happy to be contacted by LCCI, with regards to any potential media requests?

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