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Micro business owners in London – tell us what you need in 3 mins or less!

The London Assembly Economy Committee wants to hear from micro businesses (9 or less employees) and the self-employed community in London about their challenges, and where and on what they have looked for business support and advice.

Your participation is important ! It will help the committee to advise the Mayor on how he can best support you  and your business in London.

This survey should take no longer than 3 minutes to complete. This survey is anonymous. If you would like more information on the investigation, click here or write to us
This survey will close on the 17th of July. Thank you for your participation!

1. What are your main concerns for you or your business ? Select your top 3 concerns for the short-term and 3 top concerns for the long term (5 years). (If responding from a mobile device, you do not need to respond to all options individually. Only select your concerns). *This question is required.
Space Cell Concerns over the next yearConcerns over the long-term (5 years)
Cost of doing business in London (i.e. business rate, salary, rent)
Finding suitable workspace or retail space
Recruiting or retaining appropriate workforce
Obtaining finance
Managing finance
Developing new management or leadership skills
Integrating or adapting to new technologies
Developing an online presence / e-commerce
Acquiring new customers and/or expanding to new markets
Planning my career
Dealing with income volatility
2. In your experience, how easy is it to find business support and advice in London?
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3. Which of the following source of business support and advice in London have you found most helpful? Select top 3 sources. *This question is required.
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4. In your experience, how helpful have you found business support and advice on the London Growth Hub? *This question is required.
5. In the past, on what topics have you sought advice on? *This question is required.
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6. How do you prefer to receive business support? *This question is required.
7. The next 6 questions are about your business because we would to like understand your business context a little bit more.
How would you describe your business? *This question is required.
8. In what sector does your business operate? *This question is required.
9. How long has your business being running? *This question is required.
10. Which of the following best describes your situation? *This question is required.
11. What is the approximate turnover of your business in the tax year ending April 2018?