Securing Florida's Future


Small Business Index Survey
 
Your Feedback is Requested by Thursday, October 11, 2018


 
Small businesses are the life blood of Florida’s economy, creating new markets, transforming communities and stimulating economic growth. As the Florida Chamber works to secure Florida's future, it is important that we know what issues are most important to small business leaders. Please take a few minutes to answer the questions below and share your opinion with us in our Small Business Index Survey. Your personal information will not be shared with anyone.

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  First Name*   
  Last Name*   
  Company*   
  Email*   
  Address*   
  City   
  State   
  Zip Code   
  Phone   
  Fax   
  Type of Industry   
 
 
What is the single most important issue facing your business today?
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How many full time employees does your company employ?
 Other: 
 
 
How many part time employees does your company employ?
 Other: 
 
 
Describe your company's sales over the last three months when compared to the same period last year:
 
 
Describe your company's sales over the last three months as compared to the prior three months (ignore seasonal influences on sales):
 
 
How do you expect the economy will change over the next year?
 
 
How do you expect the economy will change over the next three years?
 
 
How do you expect your company's sales will change over the next three months as compared to the prior three months (ignore seasonal influences on sales)?
 
 
How do you expect your company's sales will change over the next year (as compared to the last 12 months)?
 
 
Does your company do business internationally?
 
 
If yes, what countries do you do business in?
 
What are your company's employment plans over the next six months?
 
 
What obstacles are preventing you from hiring new employees?
 
 
Do you have plans to increase your investment in plant or equipment?
 
 
Is your business better off today than it was six months ago? (select one)
 
 
Overall, how reasonable are state government regulations of small businesses today?
 
 
How worried are you about regulations, restrictions and taxes that have been put on your business in Tallahassee, negatively impacting your ability to do business?
 
 
What do you believe is the top small business issue that the state legislature should address?
 
 
How confident are you in the direction our state government is taking to make Florida a better place to conduct business? (select one)
 
 
During the last six months, was your firm able to obtain the financing/capital necessary for your business?
 
 
Do you expect to find it easier or harder to obtain your required financing during the next six months?
 
 
Thank you for taking time to complete this survey.
 
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