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Please take our survey to improve the economy

Fieldwork is now underway for the Chamber’s Quarterly Economic Survey. We ask that you spare a few minutes to tell us about your current business conditions and help the Chamber’s lobbying activity. Please click here to complete the survey. The Chamber is regularly asked for data by MPs, Civil Servants and the Bank of England and by completing the QES

Written on 22nd February 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Economy, Exporting, News, news story 2, Skills, Survey

EU Barometer: Firms ‘want in’, but not ‘further in’

As heads of government gather in Brussels to discuss economic growth proposals, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published its latest EU Business Barometer, tracking attitudes to Britain’s place in the European Union. The latest survey of 3,500 businesses shows that firms continue to see a recast UK-EU relationship, with Britain remaining on the inside, as most favourable. More than

Written on 17th December 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in BCC, Current Issues, Economy, Exporting, Lobbying, News, Survey

Quarterly Economic Survey Qtr4 2014 – Add Your Voice

Please add your views to the latest quarterly economic survey to support relevant fact-finding about the local economy and connected businesses working here. The QES can be completed in just two minutes, but provides important data that is useful for many policy-makers and other influencers, locally and nationally. Please complete the survey here. (before Wed 3 December 2014) The findings

Written on 10th November 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Economy, Lobbying, News, Survey

Quarterly Economy Survey – Appeal to Complete

Please add your views to the latest quarterly economic survey to support relevant fact-finding about the local economy and connected businesses working here. The QES can be completed in just two minutes, but provides important data that is useful for many policy-makers and other influencers, locally and nationally. Please complete the survey here. (before Wed 17 Sept)  THIS SURVEY IS

Written on 11th September 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Economy, Lobbying, News, Survey

Quarterly Economy Survey – Appeal to Complete

Please add your views to the latest quarterly economic survey to support relevant fact-finding about the local economy and connected businesses working here. The QES can be completed in just two minutes, but provides important data that is useful for many policy-makers and other influencers, locally and nationally. Please complete the survey here. (before Wed 17 Sept)  THIS SURVEY IS

Written on 11th September 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Economy, Lobbying, News, Survey

Quarterly Economic Survey: request for responses

It’s the final week of fieldwork for the QES. Please complete the survey online here to ensure decision-makers keep their finger on the pulse of the local economy. It is vital that we provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information to the Bank of England, Bradford Council and the Leeds City Region on how you – the business community –

Written on 9th June 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Economy, News, Survey

Annual Priorities Survey: Findings

Businesses across Bradford are increasingly concerned with local traffic congestion, according to our annual survey on business priorities. The importance of tackling this key issue is underlined as more businesses than last year pointed to congestion earlier this year when the fieldwork was undertaken. Businesses feel that there has been some progress in addressing two of the top issues regularly

Written on 20th May 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Lobbying, News, Survey

Short Online Poll: Will Scottish Independence affect you?

We are conducting a quick online poll on Scotland’s pending referendum on independence, and whether or not this will affect your business at all. The short survey can be completed in well under five minutes – seven multi-choice questions. Take the survey here Thanks for your support.  The poll runs only until Friday 18 April. Any questions, call 01274 230057.

Written on 14th April 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, News, Survey

QES Results: Confidence up despite no change in order books

Confidence is continuing to pick up among Bradford business despite the still-difficult conditions. The latest survey of Bradford Chamber of Commerce reveals that economic improvements are coming through but the trading environment remains tough.  Signs of improvement in investment areas are also a welcome indicator of growing confidence, says the business support body.  Pressure to raise prices also settled a

Written on 14th April 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Economy, News, Survey

QES fieldwork – please complete the survey

The latest fieldwork is underway for Bradford Chamber’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES). The survey takes just a few minutes to complete (honest!) but the information is important for us to assess the overall business performance of Bradford, supports our lobbying and representation work, and ensures the Chamber is the voice of business. Please take the survey here Results are fed

Written on 5th March 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Economy, News, Survey