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Sidney Business Improvement Area Society


SIDNEY BUSINESS COVID-19 SURVEY


The Sidney BIA and the Town of Sidney are wanting to know how COVID is affecting you now versus the early days— and what support your business needs to make a successful recovery.


All participants who complete the survey will be entered to win a $250 gift card to the Sidney business of your choice!


Your answers will directly impact the direction of business recovery initiatives in the community and help provide support during and beyond the pandemic. Your responses will remain strictly confidential and will not be shared.


This survey should take 3-5 minutes to complete.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

* Business Name:
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* Business Address
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* Participant Name
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* Participant Role in Organization
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* Business Email
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* Business Phone Number
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Business Hours of Operation
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* Select which describes the location of your business best
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* Business Years in Operation:
* As of today, is your business still open?
* Sector that best fits your business:
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* How many full and part-time employees do you typically have on staff?
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* Current number of staff:
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* Do employees commute to work?
If yes, how long approximately is their commute?
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COVID-19 BUSINESS INFORMATION

* What are your top three business priorities as they relate to COVID-19 for the next 1-2 years (select top 3).
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* Does your company have a Business Continuity Plan?
* To what extent has COVID-19 impacted your business (i.e., revenue, supply chain, labour force, hours of operations, etc.)?
* What specific impacts has your business experienced? (check all that apply)
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* Have you laid off staff?
If yes, how many staff did you lay off?
* Have you experienced barriers to bringing employees back to your business?
If yes, please provide further details.
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* How have your sales/revenues been impacted?

SUPPORT SYSTEMS

* What kind of assistance do you require to recover in the next year?
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* What kind of assistance do you require to recover in the LONG TERM (2023 and beyond)
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* How supported have you felt by the Sidney BIA and the Town of Sidney during the pandemic so far?
Not supported
Very supported
* What kind of local, provincial, or federal government assistance or changes would be helpful to your business’s recovery efforts?
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ONLINE PRESENCE

* Approximately what portion of your overall revenue comes from online sales?
* Do you have an external company managing your social media accounts?
* Would you consider hiring a social media management company?
Does your business currently follow branding guidelines?
* Do you have an up-to-date Google Listing for your business?
* Does your business off e-commerce or e-services?

GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

* Have you accessed provincial or federal assistance programs?
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If yes, select all you received
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Do you have any feedback for the Town of Sidney, Sidney BIA, or the Chamber of Commerce in regard to their respective COVID-19 support initiatives so far?
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On behalf of the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society and the Town of Sidney, thank you for your time.


If you are drawn as the winner, you will be contacted in the first week of December.