Week 29 05 2020: FeWeb Corona Impact Barometer

30 responses

What's your company's main activity?

30 out of 30 answered

1
web & app building
66%/ 20 resp.
2
marketing & advertising
23%/ 7 resp.
3
other digital services
10%/ 3 resp.

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

30 out of 30 answered

1
2 to 4 FTE
30%/ 9 resp.
2
1 FTE
20%/ 6 resp.
3
5 to 9 FTE
20%/ 6 resp.
4
25+ FTE
16%/ 5 resp.
5
10 to 24 FTE
13%/ 4 resp.

Evolution of the number of sales meetings (on&offline) DONE the past 2 weeks

30 out of 30 answered

1
between 0 and 25% more
23%/ 7 resp.
2
between 25 and 50% less
20%/ 6 resp.
3
between 0 and 25% less
16%/ 5 resp.
4
no change
16%/ 5 resp.
5
between 25 and 50% more
10%/ 3 resp.
6
more than 50% LESS
10%/ 3 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
3%/ 1 resp.

Evolution of the number of sales meetings (on&offline) PLANNED the coming 2 weeks

30 out of 30 answered

1
between 0 and 25% more
33%/ 10 resp.
2
more than 50% LESS
23%/ 7 resp.
3
no change
23%/ 7 resp.
4
between 0 and 25% less
6%/ 2 resp.
5
between 25 and 50% less
6%/ 2 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
6%/ 2 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

Evolution of the number of quotes (= offers) SENT the past 2 weeks

30 out of 30 answered

1
between 0 and 25% more
33%/ 10 resp.
2
more than 50% LESS
20%/ 6 resp.
3
between 25 and 50% less
13%/ 4 resp.
4
no change
13%/ 4 resp.
5
between 25 and 50% more
10%/ 3 resp.
6
between 0 and 25% less
6%/ 2 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
3%/ 1 resp.

Evolution of the number of quotes (= offers) APPROVED the past 2 weeks

30 out of 30 answered

1
between 0 and 25% more
23%/ 7 resp.
2
no change
23%/ 7 resp.
3
more than 50% LESS
20%/ 6 resp.
4
between 0 and 25% less
13%/ 4 resp.
5
between 25 and 50% less
13%/ 4 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
6%/ 2 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

Evolution of the turnover of last 2 weeks

30 out of 30 answered

1
no change
36%/ 11 resp.
2
between 0 and 25% more
16%/ 5 resp.
3
more than 50% LESS
16%/ 5 resp.
4
between 0 and 25% less
13%/ 4 resp.
5
between 25 and 50% less
13%/ 4 resp.
6
between 25 and 50% more
3%/ 1 resp.
7
more than 50% MORE
0%/ 0 resp.

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

30 out of 30 answered

1
there's no increase of work at all
36%/ 11 resp.
2
webshop development & design
33%/ 10 resp.
3
web development & design
30%/ 9 resp.
4
branding campaigns
16%/ 5 resp.
5
strategic consultancy
16%/ 5 resp.
6
support & customer service
16%/ 5 resp.
7
application development & design
10%/ 3 resp.
8
performance campaigns
6%/ 2 resp.
9
software development
6%/ 2 resp.
10
other services/products
3%/ 1 resp.
11
subscriptions (eg SaaS products)
3%/ 1 resp.

Have you asked your suppliers for a later payment?

30 out of 30 answered

1
Yes
10%/ 3 resp.
2
No
90%/ 27 resp.

What's the status on temporary unemployment?

30 out of 30 answered

1
We have had no temporary unemployment
33%/ 10 resp.
2
We keep the temporary unemployment at the same level
23%/ 7 resp.
3
I'm a freelancer (so no staff)
16%/ 5 resp.
4
We are reducing the level of temporary unemployment
16%/ 5 resp.
5
All staff is back to work fulltime
6%/ 2 resp.
6
We are increasing the level of temporary unemployment
3%/ 1 resp.

What's the status on staff employment?

30 out of 30 answered

1
We have had no lay offs
56%/ 17 resp.
2
I'm a freelancer (so no staff)
16%/ 5 resp.
3
We have had to lay off staff because of corona
13%/ 4 resp.
4
We have recruted new staff
10%/ 3 resp.
5
We have had to lay off staff but not because of corona
3%/ 1 resp.

What's the status on your business activity?

29 out of 30 answered

1
Our offices are open, staff can come on a voluntary basis
48%/ 14 resp.
2
Our offices are mainly closed and operate by telework
34%/ 10 resp.
3
We organise physical meetings with clients
20%/ 6 resp.
4
Our offices are open, staff is supposed to be present most of the time
17%/ 5 resp.
5
We organise physical internal meetings
13%/ 4 resp.
6
After summer, we will allow staff to participate at on site seminars & training sessions
6%/ 2 resp.
7
We allow staff to participate at on site seminars & training sessions
3%/ 1 resp.

What are your main concerns on business continuity today?

29 out of 30 answered

1
how to get new business/projects (sales)
72%/ 21 resp.
2
how will your clients react the coming weeks (continuity)
44%/ 13 resp.
3
how to use this crisis to increase your business (communication)
31%/ 9 resp.
4
how to manage your cash flow, revenues/costs,... (finances)
24%/ 7 resp.
5
how to organise your new 'way of working' at the office
17%/ 5 resp.
6
how to manage your staff (HR)
13%/ 4 resp.
7
other
6%/ 2 resp.

When do you expect (digital) business will resume again?

29 out of 30 answered

1
by September 2020 (Q4)
41%/ 12 resp.
2
by June 2020 (Q3)
37%/ 11 resp.
3
by Jan 2021 (Q1)
17%/ 5 resp.
4
even later
3%/ 1 resp.

What is the loss in turnover that you foresee to loose in 2020?

30 out of 30 answered

1
0 to 25% less
60%/ 18 resp.
2
25% to 50% less
23%/ 7 resp.
3
no loss
16%/ 5 resp.
4
more than 50% less
0%/ 0 resp.

Do you foresee to cut on the number of staff this year?

29 out of 30 answered

1
no, we keep everybody on board
55%/ 16 resp.
2
no, we're recruting extra staff
17%/ 5 resp.
3
0 to 10% of staff
13%/ 4 resp.
4
10 to 25% of staff
10%/ 3 resp.
5
more than 50% of staff
3%/ 1 resp.
6
25 to 50% of staff
0%/ 0 resp.

On which of these topics are you considering to save costs?

30 out of 30 answered

1
external events
50%/ 15 resp.
2
team building events
40%/ 12 resp.
3
no savings foreseen
36%/ 11 resp.
4
representation (resto,...)
36%/ 11 resp.
5
external training
30%/ 9 resp.
6
investments (incl. marketing)
26%/ 8 resp.
7
mobility (company cars,...)
16%/ 5 resp.
8
office space
16%/ 5 resp.
9
extra legal advantages
10%/ 3 resp.
10
other
3%/ 1 resp.