How has COVID-19 affected your business?
The Greater Parkland Regional Chamber of Commerce asked members and Parkland region businesses to answer a survey to better understand the impacts of COVID-19 on local businesses. The survey was sent out to all of our members and promoted through social media and our municipal partners. We did not limit survey responses to Chamber businesses only. 67 responses were collected between March 21 and March 26.
of businesses have been impacted by COVID-19
decrease in revenues
cancellation of trivial work related meetings, events or gatherings
staff absences due to childcare requirements
disruptions to moving and shipping own goods
disruptions in the supplies or materials they depend on
of businesses have implemented a policy to prevent the spread
of businesses will be affected by COVID-19 going forward
people anticipate this will impact their business for a year or more
people anticipate this will impact their business for a few months or more
expect an impact on business due to staff in isolation
of businesses feel the government can support them with advice and guidance
of businesses feel the government can support them by reducing taxes (inc. payroll tax)
of businesses feel the government can support them with suspended loan payment
of businesses are taking steps to support their community
of businesses have adapted their business to offer delivery, takeout, etc.
67 survey responses were collected as of 4:10 PM March 26.