WBIA Member Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
1.

INDUSTRY: What industry does your business represent?

Oil & Gas
Financial / Banking
Transportation
Healthcare
Education / Workforce
Retail / Wholesale
Utilities
Construction
Hospitality / Travel
Manufacturing
Professional Services/Legal/Accoun-
ting
Realtor/Property Management
Other  
2.

What is the age of your business?

Less than 1 year
1 to 3 years
3 to 10 years
10 to 20 years
over 20 years
Required 3.

 In RESPONSE to COVID-19

We were temporarily closed.
We closed to in-person customer visits only.
Remained open with major changes to service/product offerings.
We have closed completely.
We will remain unchanged.
Other  
Required 4.

How has your business been affected by COVID-19?

 None slight moderate major extreme 
Current impact to business is:
Future impact to business is:
Concerned that we could go out of business.
Required 5.

Workforce Impact.  Check all that apply. 

We have reduced our workforce.
We have reduced hours per staff/employee.
We will make additional reductions to our workforce in the near future.
Staff is allowed/required to work remotely.
We are concerned about workforce getting ill or scared to return to work.
Other  
Required 6.

Financial changes: Please check all that apply.

There is a decrease in consumer demand at this time affecting our A/R.
We expect a decrease in consumer demand in the near future.
We are eliminating expenses to travel/meetings/confe-
rences at this time.
We are unable to make rent or mortgage payments at this time.
We have a significant cost increase for additional sanitation and PPE for staff and/or customers.
We are currently in need of technology upgrades.
Our customers/clients are delayed in payments to us.
We are rescheduling our bank loans.
We have applied for PPP.
We have received the PPP funds.
We are concerned about the forgiveness or payback of PPP.
We have received funding from other resources as a result of the CARES Act.
Other  
Required 7.

WBIA is seeking out ways to support you and help you navigate your business through this challenging time. Check all areas of interest.

Virtual education.
Workforce resources and information.
Support with PPP, SBA loans, IRS tax information.
Round table participation in problem solving groups.
Innovative technology support.
Clarity on new requirements / guidelines for Back to Business.
How to protect my business legally.
Access to funds for re-start up cost.
CARES Act 101
CEO survival strategies to Business as usual.
Other  
Required 8.

Are you using any of the following resources and/or programs? Check all that apply. 

PPP (payroll protection program)
SBA loans
JEDCO - Back to Business Program
GNO, Inc - Business Resources
Nola Ready updates
CDC guidelines
OpenSafely by the State of LA
Federal guidelines of Opening Up America
Other  
Required 9.

Choose your top 3 government measures that would be MOST helpful for your business.

Employment programs.
Financial programs (low interest credit line).
Tax waiver or temporary tax break.
Reduction of tariffs on imports.
Rent subsidies.
Support to self-employed
Insurance tax credit.
Health Insurance assistance for employees.
Tax exemption for required PPE/sanitation/safety protocols.
Other  
10.

The government responded with the CARES Act and unemployment funding.  Was this a positive or negative affect on your business and what solutions can we work on as we move forward at a local, state, and/or federal level? 

 

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