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Week 24 04 2020: FeWeb Corona Impact Barometer

51 responses

What's your company's main activity?

51 out of 51 answered

1
web & app building
58%/ 30 resp.
2
other digital services
23%/ 12 resp.
3
marketing & advertising
17%/ 9 resp.

How many people (in FTE's or Full Time Equivalents) work at your company?

50 out of 51 answered

1
10 to 24 FTE
30%/ 15 resp.
2
1 FTE
24%/ 12 resp.
3
2 to 4 FTE
22%/ 11 resp.
4
25+ FTE
16%/ 8 resp.
5
5 to 9 FTE
8%/ 4 resp.

Evolution of the number of sales meetings (on&offline) DONE the past week

51 out of 51 answered

1
more than 50% LESS
27%/ 14 resp.
2
no change
23%/ 12 resp.
3
between 0 and 25% less
19%/ 10 resp.
4
between 25 and 50% less
17%/ 9 resp.
5
between 0 and 25% more
7%/ 4 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
3%/ 2 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

Evolution of the number of sales meetings (on&offline) PLANNED the coming week

50 out of 51 answered

1
more than 50% LESS
28%/ 14 resp.
2
between 0 and 25% less
22%/ 11 resp.
3
between 25 and 50% less
20%/ 10 resp.
4
no change
18%/ 9 resp.
5
between 0 and 25% more
8%/ 4 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
4%/ 2 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

Evolution of the number of quotes (= offers) SENT the past week

51 out of 51 answered

1
no change
31%/ 16 resp.
2
more than 50% LESS
25%/ 13 resp.
3
between 25 and 50% less
17%/ 9 resp.
4
between 0 and 25% less
13%/ 7 resp.
5
between 0 and 25% more
11%/ 6 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
0%/ 0 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

Evolution of the number of quotes (= offers) APPROVED the past week

51 out of 51 answered

1
no change
37%/ 19 resp.
2
between 25 and 50% less
21%/ 11 resp.
3
more than 50% LESS
21%/ 11 resp.
4
between 0 and 25% less
17%/ 9 resp.
5
between 0 and 25% more
2%/ 1 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
0%/ 0 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

Evolution of the turnover of last week

50 out of 51 answered

1
no change
34%/ 17 resp.
2
between 0 and 25% less
22%/ 11 resp.
3
between 25 and 50% less
18%/ 9 resp.
4
more than 50% LESS
14%/ 7 resp.
5
between 0 and 25% more
12%/ 6 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
0%/ 0 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

For which of your services do you experience an increase of work?

51 out of 51 answered

1
there's no increase of work at all
31%/ 16 resp.
2
webshop development & design
29%/ 15 resp.
3
web development & design
27%/ 14 resp.
4
support & customer service
23%/ 12 resp.
5
application development & design
13%/ 7 resp.
6
other services/products
13%/ 7 resp.
7
strategic consultancy
13%/ 7 resp.
8
branding campaigns
7%/ 4 resp.
9
performance campaigns
7%/ 4 resp.
10
software development
5%/ 3 resp.
11
subscriptions (eg SaaS products)
5%/ 3 resp.

Have you asked your suppliers for a later payment?

51 out of 51 answered

1
Yes
7%/ 4 resp.
2
No
92%/ 47 resp.

Do you consider to invoke temporary unemployment?

44 out of 51 answered

1
yes, already applied
59%/ 26 resp.
2
no
36%/ 16 resp.
3
yes, but not yet applied
4%/ 2 resp.

If have applied temporary unemployment, do you make up the difference (30% salary loss or more) for your employees?

39 out of 51 answered

1
no, we do not compensate
82%/ 32 resp.
2
yes, we pay the difference
10%/ 4 resp.
3
we will compensate after the crisis period
7%/ 3 resp.

Do you consider to ask your staff to take early leave (holidays)?

45 out of 51 answered

1
no
75%/ 34 resp.
2
yes, already asked
20%/ 9 resp.
3
yes, but not yet asked
4%/ 2 resp.

PART 2: Forecast

When do you expect business will resume again?

51 out of 51 answered

1
by September 2020 (Q4)
51%/ 26 resp.
2
by June 2020 (Q3)
37%/ 19 resp.
3
by Jan 2021 (Q1)
7%/ 4 resp.
4
even later
3%/ 2 resp.

Forecast: what is the loss in turnover that you foresee to loose in 2020?

51 out of 51 answered

1
0 to 25% less
52%/ 27 resp.
2
25% to 50% less
23%/ 12 resp.
3
no loss
19%/ 10 resp.
4
more than 50% less
3%/ 2 resp.

Forecast: do you foresee to cut on the number of staff this year?

44 out of 51 answered

1
no, we keep everybody on board
77%/ 34 resp.
2
0 to 10% of staff
15%/ 7 resp.
3
10 to 25% of staff
4%/ 2 resp.
4
more than 50% of staff
2%/ 1 resp.
5
25 to 50% of staff
0%/ 0 resp.

Forecast: on which of these topics are you considering to save costs after the lockdown?

51 out of 51 answered

1
external events
49%/ 25 resp.
2
team building events
33%/ 17 resp.
3
no savings foreseen
29%/ 15 resp.
4
representation (resto,...)
29%/ 15 resp.
5
external training
25%/ 13 resp.
6
investments (incl. marketing)
25%/ 13 resp.
7
office space
23%/ 12 resp.
8
mobility (company cars,...)
17%/ 9 resp.
9
extra legal advantages
5%/ 3 resp.
10
other
3%/ 2 resp.

What are your MAIN CONCERNS after the lockdown period?

51 out of 51 answered

1
how to get new business/projects (sales)
64%/ 33 resp.
2
how will your clients react (continuity)
43%/ 22 resp.
3
how to use this crisis to increase your business (communication)
41%/ 21 resp.
4
how to manage your cash flow, revenues/costs,... (finances)
39%/ 20 resp.
5
how to organise your new 'way of working' at the office
37%/ 19 resp.
6
how to manage your staff (HR)
17%/ 9 resp.
7
how to survive
17%/ 9 resp.
8
other
2%/ 1 resp.

Which practical measures do you foresee after the lockdown

50 out of 51 answered

1
maximise online meetings with clients
80%/ 40 resp.
2
allow more telework than before the lockdown
62%/ 31 resp.
3
limit client meetings on site
48%/ 24 resp.
4
redesign the office space to maximise work at the office
28%/ 14 resp.
5
other measures
6%/ 3 resp.