The report however reveals that whilst the overwhelming majority of respondents are in favour of remaining in the EU, reform is also needed. 65% of those surveyed feel that regulatory change from the EU is one of the most significant challenges to their business and 56% viewed the volume of EU regulation as one of their biggest hurdles.
Ipsos interviewed a representative sample of 101 TheCityUK members across Great Britain. Interviews were conducted online between 19 August and 24 October 2013. Reminder emails were issued during fieldwork to those who had not completed the survey and telephone calls were also used to encourage participation. Five interviews were conducted over the telephone.