That’s why we’ve carried out extensive research to help shape the content of the BID business plan.
- An initial feasibility study was carried out in October 2016 which gathered feedback from 15% of local businesses.
- An in-depth questionnaire was distributed to local businesses in February 2017 and achieved a 45% response rate.
- Sector-specific workshops were carried out in July 2017, presenting a ‘Have Your Say’ consultation document setting out the likely projects a BID would deliver.
- Over 50% of businesses have responded to the consultation