Thanks!

Thanks to everyone who filled in the Keyworth Village Plan Survey.

Over 1,700 surveys were completed from 3,020 households a massive 55% return! This far exceeded any expectations.

Without doubt, the results truly reflect the opinions and views of the residents of Keyworth.

So a big thank you to everyone who filled in the Survey.

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Business Survey Results

The Business Survey is a survey of local businesses. This survey was conducted in addition to the household survey, which gathered residents' views about local businesses. The Business and Commerce section of the main survey can be viewed online here. Below are the results of the Business Survey.


1. Nature of the Business i.e. what does your business do?
 Response
Count
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 answered question68
 
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2. Is your business
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Commercial/Service
59.7%40
Retail Outlet
32.8%22
Other
7.5%5
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3. Which category describes your main customer base? (select all that apply)
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Members of the Public
76.1%51
Other Businesses
32.8%22
Public Sector
14.9%10
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4. Number of employees (full and part time)
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
1 - 5
78.8%52
6 - 10
10.6%7
11 - 15
3.0%2
16 - 20 0.0%0
21+
7.6%5
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5. If you are the owner of the business, what were the main factors which influenced you when choosing Keyworth as a place to set up your business?
 Response
Count
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 answered question58
 
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6. Business Support Services
 YesNoResponse
Count
Do you know of the help available from agencies such as Business Link, HMRC (Revenue and Customs), etc?74.6% (50)25.4% (17)67
Are you aware that mentoring facilities are available?48.5% (32)51.5% (34)66
Are you aware of the marketing and other grants available from organisations such as these?47.8% (32)52.2% (35)67
Would regular local briefings from members of these organisations be of any interest to you?46.9% (30)53.1% (34)64
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7. The Keyworth Labour Market
 YesNoResponse
Count
Do you normally recruit from the local labour market?58.7% (37)41.3% (26)63
Would you recruit locally more often if the labour was more accessible?51.8% (29)48.2% (27)56
Would links to schools help when recruiting suitable labour?25.4% (15)74.6% (44)59
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8. Recruitment of Staff - please rate Keyworth for the following:
 Very GoodGoodAveragePoorVery PoorResponse
Count
Ease of finding local labour12.8% (6)31.9% (15)34.0% (16)14.9% (7)6.4% (3)47
Suitable skills of local labour11.1% (5)28.9% (13)48.9% (22)11.1% (5)0.0% (0)45
Retention of local labour21.3% (10)29.8% (14)40.4% (19)6.4% (3)2.1% (1)47
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9. How important are the following facilities to keeping your business in Keyworth?
 Very ImportantImportantA considerationNot Important At AllResponse
Count
Postal services52.3% (34)29.2% (19)13.8% (9)4.6% (3)65
Banking services62.1% (41)19.7% (13)9.1% (6)9.1% (6)66
Ease of employee parking40.6% (26)18.8% (12)14.1% (9)26.6% (17)64
Ease of customer parking49.2% (32)10.8% (7)12.3% (8)27.7% (18)65
Ease of incoming deliveries48.5% (32)16.7% (11)13.6% (9)21.2% (14)66
Public transport32.3% (21)21.5% (14)21.5% (14)24.6% (16)65
Accessibility of motorway network16.9% (11)16.9% (11)26.2% (17)40.0% (26)65
Accessibility of Nottingham18.2% (12)27.3% (18)25.8% (17)28.8% (19)66
Availability of suitable business premises28.6% (18)31.7% (20)12.7% (8)27.0% (17)63
Internet - broadband bandwidth48.4% (31)26.6% (17)9.4% (6)15.6% (10)64
Mobile phone signal45.5% (30)37.9% (25)4.5% (3)12.1% (8)66
Ease of communicating with local customers, e.g. local advertising43.1% (28)18.5% (12)18.5% (12)20.0% (13)65
Other (please specify) 2
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10. If parking/public transport are important issues for your business, please indicate whereabouts you are located:
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
around the Square/Main Street
42.9%24
around the Wolds Drive Parade
17.9%10
near Nottingham Road/ Debdale Lane junction
19.6%11
not applicable
19.6%11
elsewhere (please specify) 3
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11. What changes would you make to Keyworth to help the success of your business?
 Response
Count
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12. What would be your view on a possible Farmers' Market in Keyworth?
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Positive
67.2%43
Negative
10.9%7
Indifferent
21.9%14
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13. We want to celebrate how local businesses support the community. Tell us in what ways your business supports the local community, and whether you feel your support is properly recognised within the community.
 Response
Count
Comments will soon be available to view online 44
 answered question44
 
skipped question
24