What measure would you like to see introduced in the Budget?

● Business rates freeze 54%
● Lower duty on petrol 36%
● Corporation tax cut 10%

 

How confident are you about your business’s trading outlook compared to the same time last year?

● Less 46%
● The same 31%
● More 23%

 

Has the horsemeat scandal had a financial impact on your business?

● No 76%
● Yes 22%
● Don’t know 2%

 

How well did manufacturers handle the fallout from the scandal?

● Not well 41%
● OK 24%
● Very well 9%
● Don’t know 26%