News

2014 Blackburn and Darwen Business Survey: The results

In December 2014, a small scale survey of businesses located within Blackburn and Darwen was undertaken.

The primary aims of the survey were to monitor key enterprise indicators and to gauge business intentions, needs and obstacles to fulfilling the borough’s Plan for Prosperity.

Key findings from the survey included:

94% said their business was doing well

More than three-quarters of businesses had taken on additional staff in 2014

79% of businesses expect to grow sales in 2015

An infographic of the results can be downloaded via the Hive website here.