consumer insight

Steps to ring in 2016 the right way for your…

A new year calls for a new start. If you’ve made New Year’s resolutions for your business, great! If not, think about taking these positive steps to improve your business for the year ahead....

Blog - Jan 2016
Tips to achieving a work-life balance

Research shows that the average entrepreneur or business owner works 44 hours a week as opposed to a full time employee who works 39. The average holiday an entrepreneur takes during the first year...

Blog - Jan 2016
Consumer Credit Trends

Working closely with you, our consultants and analytics experts, we’ve identified some key trends in the consumer credit market – particularly regarding mortgages and motor...

Blog - Jan 2016
Social media for SMEs – the statistics

Social media plays an important role in online marketing with statistics revealing the huge numbers of people around the world using Twitter (271 million), LinkedIn (300 million) and Facebook (1.2...

Blog - Dec 2015
Britain’s fastest growing small companies bring prosperity to the UK

A recent report was released regarding Britain’s fastest growing small companies and how they compared region by region. High growth small businesses (HGSBs) are companies that are achieving more...

Blog - Nov 2015
SMEs guide to preparing for Christmas

As the Christmas season starts to loom upon us, SMEs up and down the country are preparing for the most lucrative trading opportunity of the year. In the next few weeks, everyone will be rushing to...

Blog - Nov 2015
So what are the predictions for the Festive Season 2015?

Christmas sales across Europe are tipped to grow by 18.4 per cent. Online retailers in UK can expect to see Christmas sales grow by 16.2 per cent in 2015 with total online sales for the year set to...

Blog - Nov 2015
Reflecting back on Christmas spending 2014

December is a major month for shopping with many important dates and events to entice consumers to spend more for the festivities of Christmas.  First there’s Black Friday then Cyber Monday, Manic...

Blog - Nov 2015
Renting versus Buying

Many first-time buyers are debating renting versus buying and asking: is it worth saving for the seven years that it typically takes to save for a...

Blog - Nov 2015
Customer Testimonial: Best of British Manufacturing

A1 Flue Systems is a British-based commercial flue manufacturer that has been in operation for over 40 years. Employing 140 people in the Nottinghamshire area, it designs, manufactures and installs...

Blog - Oct 2015
Customer Testimonial: Printing for Perfection

 Code Print is a small business based out of Nottingham in the East Midlands. Having opened its doors in 2010, the small print management and promotional gift business offers print solutions, as...

Blog - Oct 2015
Heat maps highlight fraud hotspots

Our maps highlight the national picture of third-party fraud and the unrelenting impact ID theft has on consumers from all parts of Britain....

Blog - Jun 2015