Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsFri, 23 Apr 2021 06:35:01 BST 5% of SME companies could shut their doors for good this year, according to FSB poll 5% of SME companies could shut their doors for good this year: A survey conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses has revealed the ongoing struggle faced by small firms as a result of Covid-19 and warns that more than 250,000 small businesses are at risk of collapse if they go any longer without financial support from the government. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/5percent-of-SME-companies-could-shut-their-doors-for-good-this-year-according-to-FSB-poll-04804 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/5percent-of-SME-companies-could-shut-their-doors-for-good-this-year-according-to-FSB-poll-04804 Survey reveals greatest challenges faced by SMEs due to Covid-19 Survey reveals greatest challenges faced by SMEs due to Covid-19: A survey of SMEs has highlighted the main challenges faced by a range of different sectors in 2020, as well as the predicted challenges for the year ahead. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-greatest-challenges-faced-by-SMEs-due-to-Covid-19-04803 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-greatest-challenges-faced-by-SMEs-due-to-Covid-19-04803 7 out of 10 of SMEs are feeling more optimistic about 2021 due to Covid-19 vaccine, reveals survey 7 out of 10 of SMEs are feeling more optimistic about 2021 due to Covid-19 vaccine: A survey of SME business owners has revealed that seven out of 10 are feeling more confident about their business going forward in 2021, due to the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/7-out-of-10-of-SMEs-are-feeling-more-optimistic-about-2021-due-to-Covid-19-vaccine-reveals-survey-04778 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/7-out-of-10-of-SMEs-are-feeling-more-optimistic-about-2021-due-to-Covid-19-vaccine-reveals-survey-04778 82% of UK business decision makers are planning transformation projects in the next 12 months, reveals survey 82% of UK business decision makers are planning transformation projects in the next 12 months: A survey of C-suite decision makers at some the UK's largest companies has found that the majority are planning transformation projects over the coming year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/82percent-of-UK-business-decision-makers-are-planning-transformation-projects-in-the-next-12-months-reveals-survey-04767 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/82percent-of-UK-business-decision-makers-are-planning-transformation-projects-in-the-next-12-months-reveals-survey-04767 A third of SME leaders concerned that they will be out of business within 12 months, reveals survey A third of SME leaders concerned that they will be out of business within 12 months: A survey of SME leaders has found that just over a third (35%) believe they will struggle to continue running their business beyond 12 months, due to the impact of Covid-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-SME-leaders-concerned-that-they-will-be-out-of-business-within-12-months-reveals-survey-04743 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-SME-leaders-concerned-that-they-will-be-out-of-business-within-12-months-reveals-survey-04743 6 in 10 SMEs fear they will not be paid due to customer insolvency as a result of Covid-19, reveals survey 6 in 10 SMEs fear they will not be paid due to customer insolvency as a result of Covid-19: A survey of SME business owners has found that 60% believe they will face a shortfall in monies owed to them due to customer insolvencies. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/6-in-10-SMEs-fear-they-will-not-be-paid-due-to-customer-insolvency-as-a-result-of-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04724 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/6-in-10-SMEs-fear-they-will-not-be-paid-due-to-customer-insolvency-as-a-result-of-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04724 90% of European employers have brought in measures to support mental health, finds survey 90% of European employers have brought in measures to support mental health: A survey has found that nine out of 10 employers have introduced measures to support staff with mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/90percent-of-European-employers-have-brought-in-measures-to-support-mental-health-finds-survey-04722 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/90percent-of-European-employers-have-brought-in-measures-to-support-mental-health-finds-survey-04722 80% of SMEs are 'confident' they will recover from impact of Covid-19, reveals survey 80% of SMEs are 'confident' they will recover from impact of Covid-19: A survey of 300 SMEs has revealed some positive insights - with 80% of respondents saying they are 'confident' that their business will recover from the impact of Covid-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/80percent-of-SMEs-are-confident-they-will-recover-from-impact-of-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04713 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/80percent-of-SMEs-are-confident-they-will-recover-from-impact-of-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04713 Survey reveals most common communication and tech challenges for SMEs during lockdown Survey reveals most common communication and tech challenges for SMEs during lockdown: A survey of people working for SME companies has found that 86% have faced 'significant' challenges during the COVID-19 lockdown, which they have had to overcome in order to maintain normal 'business as usual' operations. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-most-common-communication-and-tech-challenges-for-SMEs-during-lockdown-04649 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-most-common-communication-and-tech-challenges-for-SMEs-during-lockdown-04649 Two-thirds of SMEs polled have applied for Government schemes to help navigate COVID-19 crisis, reveals survey Two-thirds of SMEs polled have applied for government schemes to help navigate COVID-19 crisis: A survey of accountants working for small and medium business across the UK has revealed that 65% have turned to government schemes to aid cash flow due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-thirds-of-SMEs-polled-have-applied-for-Government-schemes-to-help-navigate-COVID-19-crisis-reveals-survey-04627 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-thirds-of-SMEs-polled-have-applied-for-Government-schemes-to-help-navigate-COVID-19-crisis-reveals-survey-04627 Seven in 10 UK workers say their company has taken steps to address mental health during COVID-19 pandemic, reveals survey Seven in 10 UK workers say their company has taken steps to address mental health during COVID-19 pandemic: A survey of employees from across a range of UK businesses has revealed that 70% say their company has taken measures to ensure that their mental health and wellbeing is addressed as they work from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Slightly more (72%) said they have also been spoken to about how they might best approach their role remotely. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-in-10-UK-workers-say-their-company-has-taken-steps-to-address-mental-health-during-COVID-19-pandemic-reveals-survey-04615 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-in-10-UK-workers-say-their-company-has-taken-steps-to-address-mental-health-during-COVID-19-pandemic-reveals-survey-04615 HR managers fear lockdown may lead to more mental health absences for staff, according to survey HR managers fear lockdown may lead to more mental health absences for staff: A survey of HR professionals working for medium to large companies, has found that almost six out of 10 (58%) are concerned about losing staff due to mental health issues, such as stress and burnout, during lockdown. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/HR-managers-fear-lockdown-may-lead-to-more-mental-health-absences-for-staff-according-to-survey-04613 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/HR-managers-fear-lockdown-may-lead-to-more-mental-health-absences-for-staff-according-to-survey-04613 A quarter of UK businesses have closed temporarily due to COVID-19, reveals ONS survey One in four UK businesses have closed temporarily due to COVID-19: A survey of businesses by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found that since lockdown was announced, a quarter have already closed their doors temporarily, or paused trading, due to the pandemic. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-quarter-of-UK-businesses-have-closed-temporarily-due-to-COVID-19-reveals-ONS-survey-04597 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-quarter-of-UK-businesses-have-closed-temporarily-due-to-COVID-19-reveals-ONS-survey-04597 44% of UK firms plan to furlough at least half employees due to COVID-19, according to poll 44% of UK firms plan to furlough at least half employees due to COVID-19: As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce has revealed that 44% of businesses are planning to use the government's Coronavirus Job Retention scheme in the next week, which offers to pay 80% of an employees salary, up to £2,500 per month. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/44percent-of-UK-firms-plan-to-furlough-at-least-half-employees-due-to-COVID-19-according-to-poll-04585 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/44percent-of-UK-firms-plan-to-furlough-at-least-half-employees-due-to-COVID-19-according-to-poll-04585 5% of Brits have lost employment already due to coronavirus, according to survey 5% of Brits have lost employment already due to coronavirus: A YouGov survey has found that one in twenty respondents polled between 23 - 24 March have lost their job as a result of covid-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/5percent-of-Brits-have-lost-employment-already-due-to-coronavirus-according-to-survey-04573 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/5percent-of-Brits-have-lost-employment-already-due-to-coronavirus-according-to-survey-04573 Survey reveals majority of SMEs believe Government not doing enough to help businesses with sustainability Majority of SMEs believe Government not doing enough to help businesses with sustainability: A survey of SMEs has revealed that more than half believe that when it comes to encouraging businesses to adopt more sustainable practices, the government is falling short. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-majority-of-SMEs-believe-Government-not-doing-enough-to-help-businesses-with-sustainability-04560 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-majority-of-SMEs-believe-Government-not-doing-enough-to-help-businesses-with-sustainability-04560 A third of UK employees experience 'Sunday Night Fear', according to survey A third of employees experience 'Sunday Night Fear': A recent survey found that a third of employees (33%) feel a sense of dread on Sunday evenings at the thought of going back to their desks and starting a new working week. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-UK-employees-experience-Sunday-Night-Fear-according-to-survey-04539 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-UK-employees-experience-Sunday-Night-Fear-according-to-survey-04539 Courses to boost digital skills the most desirable training for SME leaders in 2020, reveals survey Courses to boost digital skills the most desirable training for SME leaders in 2020: Business leaders planning training in 2020 say digital skills courses are their main priority, according to a survey by Hitachi Capital Business Finance. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Courses-to-boost-digital-skills-the-most-desirable-training-for-SME-leaders-in-2020-reveals-survey-04518 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Courses-to-boost-digital-skills-the-most-desirable-training-for-SME-leaders-in-2020-reveals-survey-04518 Disabled candidates sought after and welcomed by just 53% businesses polled Disabled candidates sought after and welcomed by just 53% businesses polled: A survey of businesses has found that just 53% actively seek and welcome disabled jobseekers, with 4 out of 5 (80%) admitting they 'could do more' to attract disabled candidates. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Disabled-candidates-sought-after-and-welcomed-by-just-53percent-businesses-polled-04504 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Disabled-candidates-sought-after-and-welcomed-by-just-53percent-businesses-polled-04504 More than a third of UK employees believe their boss 'does not care' about their mental health, reveals poll More than a third of UK employees believe their boss does not care about their mental health: A survey of employees by the Parliament Street think tank has found that more than a third believe that their employer 'does not care' about their mental or financial wellbeing. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-a-third-of-UK-employees-believe-their-boss-does-not-care-about-their-mental-health-reveals-poll-04463 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-a-third-of-UK-employees-believe-their-boss-does-not-care-about-their-mental-health-reveals-poll-04463