This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Affect Of Vat Increase On Small Businesses

1091 words - 5 pages

The purpose of this report is to consider the marketing mix for the latest HTC Desire HD mobile phone by using two methods-primary and secondary of market research. Both researches’ data can be obtained from internal such as inside the organization and external such as outside the organization sources.
Primary research consists of information which is obtained for the first time. In other words, this information has never existed previously. It is obtained from people by doing some sort of investigation in the marketplace. Primary research is designed to meet specific information needs. However, there are some drawbacks that it is expensive to carry out and can be time consuming to carry ...view middle of the document..., http://www. ki/,

The questionnaire has been made by using two research methods as they have been mentioned above in this report. For the primary method 11 people have been approached about the HTC Desire HD mobile phone and the information gathering took a place in Aberdeen College in a 303 classroom. The information was collected by a communication between questioner and respondents. Everybody was doing questionnaires at the same time; therefore the interview proceeded approximately two hours, as extra time was taking to find available respondents.
The internet has been used for the second research method. Also, Google, mobile phone shops, branch shops, manufacturers provide possibility sources of information on the HTC Desire mobile phone. Moreover, the information has been collected by using Aberdeen College computer during the lesson and it has been taken two hours to look up different sites of information for the HTC Desire mobile phone.

The marketing is based on four different elements: Product, Price, Promotion, and Place. These elements influence of the marketing mix success. Moreover, they interact with each other to give customer the right product, at the right price, available in the right place with the right information (promotion). The first 5 questions are related to the Product, 6,7-the Price, 8,9-the Promotion and 10,11-the Place.


Q1 asked if respondents had heard about the latest HTC Desire HD mobile phone. This question is perfect to establish whether respondents can able to continue answering the questionnaire or no. Responses indicated that 11/11 of the sample answered yes.

The figure below demonstrates that HTC Desire HD mobile phone is well known product.

Q2 asked what reasons encourage respondents to buy this product.

The chart demonstrates that majority of consumers are interesting in multitasking of HTC Desire HD mobile phone.

Q3 asked what features respondents like in this particular product.

The chart shows that respondents are giving preference to the internet than design, functionality or other.

Q4 asked what features consumers not like in this particular product.

Despite the fact that some of respondents chose the negative features as battery, touch screen or size, most respondents answered none.
Q5 asked whether the materials are good quality.


Other assignments on Affect Of Vat Increase On Small Businesses

Business Law Essay

830 words - 4 pages imports toys from India, UK must give a special and different treatment to developing countries, on the other hand, developing countries will get more preferential policy than those developed countries.Thus, if ABC Ltd. imports toys from India, India will gets some benefits from them because India is a WTO member and at the same time, it is also one of developing countries in the world. Even if the import and export are free like this, ABC Ltd

Research Pepar Essay

4074 words - 17 pages | 2014 | | Research For Senior Managers | [research Project on : How to develop a small business and strategy] | | Table of Contents Contents | Page No | Introduction | 02 | Be able to develop an appropriate research question for a business research project | | 1.1 Identify a suitable area of research | 02 | 1.2 Explain the aim, scope and objective of the project | 02 | 1.3 Establish success criteria for the research


4274 words - 18 pages . Change in the threshold limits of VAT Cash Receipts. To increase the time limit for deduction on income earned from foreign countries. Providing stock relief to the farmers. Restructuring the capital gain tax. The tax code for the self-employed and proprietors needs to be updated. Distraction of marginal tax rate. (Department of Finance, 2013) Employment Regulation SME's play a very vital role in providing employment

The Business Environment

781 words - 4 pages producing different products. We can then specialize in the different products and make it the best on the market and start selling for a profit. With more and more people doing this than we have more businesses. With entrepreneurship and the economy of small businesses it is important for small businesses to be able to continue to thrive. With the help of small businesses it gives the economy and social system the opportunity and demonstrates


595 words - 3 pages both. Explain your answer. | Change in equilibrium | Frozen orange crops in California | Orange juice | Supply (left)—Not as many available oranges to offer consumers. | Price will increase and quantity will decrease. | Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast | Businesses, homes | Businesses have been damaged and cannot sell their products or goods. | Prices will increase and quantity will decrease. | Cost of cotton decreases | Cotton sellers

Favorite Room

1577 words - 7 pages will increase the debt by one billion dollars (Blount). Another popular claim by Republicans is how The Affordable care will negatively impact small businesses. The Affordable Care Act will have a negative impact on both sole proprietors and smalls businesses with less than 50 employees. Sole Proprietors are expected to pay $95 fee if they refuse to purchase insurance through a state sponsored mandate (Rogers). The Affordable Care Act will also


2517 words - 11 pages , Meghmani Organics, Colortex, Sudarshan Chemicals, Colour Chem, Ciba Speciality, BASF, Clariant India, IDI and Metrochem. The Indian companies account for 6% of the world dye production. The organized sector, with a better product range, technology and marketing reach, has been able to increase market share. Further bans on certain dyestuffs due to regulatory norms from the European markets and stricter local pollution norms have forced many in the

Ethics Paper

1163 words - 5 pages least one (or more) examples of a company that exemplifies sustainability and social responsibility in their operation. Role of Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Sustainability on Strategy Ethics, social responsibility, and sustainability are one of several factors that historically have an effect (either positive or negative) on an organization’s strategy. For example, a company ethical value can have a far-reaching affect on the following

Federal Reserve Chairman Game Reflection

336 words - 2 pages adjust the federal funds rate (interest rate) in a way to counteract the effect they may have. These drastic changes can affect the economic stability by causing major increase in the inflation rate and unemployment rates which increase the risk of failure to the industry, businesses, our government, and to the citizens of the country. I played this game a total of 7 times and was dismissed the first 6 because I could not control the monetary

Fundementals Of Macro Paper

646 words - 3 pages measurement of increase in prices over a period of time. Interest Rate: The dollar amount that is paid yearly on a loan by the borrower. Part 2 The three activities affect each entity different, looking at how purchasing groceries would affect the government only if there was some sort of inflation going on. Then the government would raise taxes on goods in which will raise the prices of goods. As for households it can affect them in a negative

Patent Trolls

631 words - 3 pages lucrative business for a few. These patent troll companies mainly target the small companies and had revenue of $ 10.8 Million, 90% of which were from small-medium sized businesses alone. For example patent troll MPHJ Technology investments sent small and medium sized companies hundreds of letters to small- medium sized companies telling them that they violated a patent if they used a type of scanner typically found on office

Similar Documents

Sasa Essay

2452 words - 10 pages   environmental impacts. Proposals are emerging for a tax on aviation  fuel and VAT on air tickets.  Government’s taxation policies and decision about the increasing the  petrol prices have affected the buying power of the individuals in  U.K.  The political decision as to whether a UK sign up to single European  currency is again having an effect on the businesses.  3.4.2 Economic Factors  Economic factors affect the purchasing power of

The Uk Currently Has A Budget Deficit Of £80bn. It Is Forecast To Fall To £0 Over The Next 5 Years. Discuss Whether The Uk Government Should Either Raise Taxes Or Cut Government Spending To Ensure...

1302 words - 6 pages income tax. Also, people earn less, so consumption falls as they have less disposable income which also reduces aggregate demand. This also reduces the governments VAT receipts and corporate tax revenues and businesses make lower profits. Again this will increase the deficit instead of reducing it. Overall, I believe it depends on the time of the tax increases. In a recession, tax increases could cause a big drop in spending whereas, during

You Decide Essay

430 words - 2 pages affect the disposable income of consumers thus causing total aggregate demand to increase. This is the opposite of what Kathy lee was proposing her proposal would remove money from the economy which would have a negative effect on businesses making it difficult for business expansion. These two strategies are inflationary however due to the current negative rate of inflation there should be very little to no concern as it relates to its impact on

Measuring Health Economics Essay

536 words - 3 pages money into the economy, and encourage spending. Examples of this are lowering VAT which, will cost the government by lowering taxation, but it will encourage spending, which will mean firms will expand and employ more people, and so on. If there is low government spending, and high taxation, for example, if income tax goes up, will mean people have less disposable income, meaning they will spend less, and therefore the economy will contract as