Publication - Research and analysis

Collaborative economy: evidence analysis

Published: 22 Aug 2017
Directorate:
Energy and Climate Change Directorate
Part of:
Economy
ISBN:
9781788511667

Analysis of responses to the call for evidence issued by the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy in April 2017.

Collaborative economy: evidence analysis
Annex 2: Tabular Results

Annex 2: Tabular Results

Question 3: Are contributors (consumers, providers and businesses) to the collaborative economy suitably protected by existing legislation?

Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree No response Total
Consumers 3 7 7 10 7 19 53
6% 13% 13% 19% 13% 36% 100%
Providers 2 6 7 14 6 18 53
4% 11% 13% 26% 11% 34% 100%
Businesses 3 7 13 6 5 19 53
6% 13% 25% 11% 9% 36% 100%
CONSUMERS Agree Neither/Nor Disagree No response Total
Businesses 3 0 5 3 11
Accommodation 1 0 1 0 2
Transport/logistics 1 0 3 2 6
Collaborative finance 0 0 1 1 2
Online marketplace 1 0 0 0 1
Business representative bodies 2 1 2 6 11
Accommodation 0 1 2 2 5
Business/employers 0 0 0 3 3
Other 2 0 0 1 3
Public sector 2 3 4 5 14
Local authorities 1 1 2 3 7
Transport 0 0 2 1 3
Other 1 2 0 1 4
Other organisation respondents 0 1 1 4 6
Higher education 0 1 1 0 2
Third sector 0 0 0 2 2
Workers' rights 0 0 0 2 2
Group respondents (total) 7 5 12 18 42
Individual 3 2 5 1 11
Overall Total 10 7 17 19 53
Overall Percentage 19% 13% 32% 36% 100%
PROVIDERS Agree Neither/Nor Disagree No response Total
Businesses 3 0 5 3 11
Accommodation 1 0 1 0 2
Transport/logistics 1 0 3 2 6
Collaborative finance 0 0 1 1 2
Online marketplace 1 0 0 0 1
Business representative bodies 1 1 4 5 11
Accommodation 0 1 2 2 5
Business/employers 0 0 1 2 3
Other 1 0 1 1 3
Public sector 1 4 4 5 14
Local authorities 1 1 2 3 7
Transport 0 0 2 1 3
Other 0 3 0 1 4
Other organisation respondents 0 1 1 4 6
Higher education 0 1 1 0 2
Third sector 0 0 0 2 2
Workers' rights 0 0 0 2 2
Group respondents (total) 5 6 14 17 42
Individual 3 1 6 1 11
Overall Total 8 7 20 18 53
Overall Percentage 15% 13% 38% 34% 100%
BUSINESSES Agree Neither/Nor Disagree No response Total
Businesses 3 2 3 3 11
Accommodation 1 0 1 0 2
Transport/logistics 1 2 1 2 6
Collaborative finance 0 0 1 1 2
Online marketplace 1 0 0 0 1
Business representative bodies 2 2 1 6 11
Accommodation 0 2 1 2 5
Business/employers 0 0 0 3 3
Other 2 0 0 1 3
Public sector 1 7 1 5 14
Local authorities 1 2 1 3 7
Transport 0 2 0 1 3
Other 0 3 0 1 4
Other organisation respondents 0 1 1 4 6
Higher education 0 1 1 0 2
Third sector 0 0 0 2 2
Workers' rights 0 0 0 2 2
Group respondents (total) 6 12 6 18 42
Individual 4 1 5 1 11
Overall Total 10 13 11 19 53
Overall Percentage 19% 25% 21% 36% 100%

Question 4: Do you think that the collaborative economy is suitably regulated whilst still allowing competition and innovation to flourish? If not, what are the gaps?

Respondent type Strongly agree Agree Neither/ Nor Disagree Strongly disagree No response Total
Businesses 1 2 1 2 3 2 11
Accommodation 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Transport/logistics 0 1 1 0 2 2 6
Collaborative finance 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Online marketplace 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Business representative bodies 0 1 2 1 2 5 11
Accommodation 0 0 1 0 2 2 5
Business/employers 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
Other 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
Public sector 0 2 4 2 0 6 14
Local authorities 0 1 1 2 0 3 7
Transport 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
Other 0 1 2 0 0 1 4
Other organisation respondents 0 1 0 1 0 4 6
Higher education 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Third sector 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Workers' rights 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Group respondents (total) 1 6 7 6 5 17 42
Individual 1 0 1 4 4 1 11
Overall Total 2 6 8 10 9 18 53
Overall Percentage 4% 11% 15% 19% 17% 34% 100%

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