The Scottish Business Pledge is currently undergoing a review and not accepting new members at this time
Scottish Ministers agreed that Scottish Business Pledge progress should be monitored through a survey of Pledge firms conducted every two years.
As such, this report sets out the key findings of a short survey of businesses signed up to the Scottish Business Pledge which took place between 21 July and 7 September 2017. It provides an insight into businesses’ perceptions of the impact of the Pledge, the benefits of committing to the Pledge, and whether they would recommend the Pledge to other businesses. In addition, it sets out whether businesses that had not originally signed up to all nine Pledge elements have since increased their commitment to additional elements and whether businesses have since gained Living Wage accreditation.
A short written questionnaire was issued to all businesses who had been signed up to the Pledge for at least nine months at the time of the survey (300 businesses). Responses were received from 110 businesses, accounting for over a third of all businesses signed up to the Pledge for at least nine months. The survey results have been weighted by business size to ensure they are more representative of the population of Pledge businesses.
Download the full report here.