Industry leaders launch coronavirus impact survey

Grant Prior 3 years ago
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An engineering services survey has been launched by trade bodies to gauge the predicted impact of coronavirus on the industry.

The survey by ECA, BESA and SELECT is designed to obtain an early picture of the current and anticipated business impact across the supply chain to enable effective representation and advice on important issues.

The survey can be completed here.

ECA Director of CSR Paul Reeve said: “Coronavirus is a fast-moving situation with significant social and economic implications.

“It is vital that we understand the key problems being faced by companies and how to both represent and practically support our industry in what is fast becoming a changeable and challenging near future.”

BESA Director of Legal and Commercial Debbie Petford added: “Our biggest challenge is ensuring our members have certainty in this extraordinary and evolving situation – especially when we do not yet know how long it will last or what extent the economic impact will be.

“We have already provided guidance on a range of topics on our website but this survey is necessary to ensure nothing is overlooked.”

The survey, which is completely confidential, should take around three minutes to complete.

The initial deadline for responses is Friday March 27 2020 at 4pm.

 

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