Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:00:00 +0100
Being Kept On Hold - Britain's Greatest Tolerance Test
New research from Tile, the world’s leading smart location trackers, has revealed that time-wasting is the UK’s number one greatest bug bear.The top five time-wasting gripes are:Being kept on hold on the phone Being stuck in traffic or waiting for delayed public transport Queuing Waiting for friends and family who are running late Looking for lost or misplaced items The average person spends 10 minutes a day looking for their misplaced items, and Brits have...
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 +0100
Sport Relief Step Challenge: Professional Footballer Helps Wimbledon Woman Walk The Distance From London To Cambridge
Voltarol teams up with Sport Relief to help get Britain active and change livesTo inspire people across Britain to get and stay active year-round, Voltarol has teamed up with Sport Relief and professional footballer, Chris Beardsley, to transform the lifestyle of a Wimbledon resident.Voltarol introduced Chris, a UEFA A Licenced Football Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach at championship team Burton Albion to Sonia Gooden, a Primary Care Worker and Mother of four. Sonia had...
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:38:00 +0100
Brand strategy and insight agency Flamingo identifies 10 key signals of cultural disruption in latest report
Leading brand strategy and insight agency Flamingo has produced a short report naming 10 brands, movements, concepts and trends that have driven current dominant cultural narratives over the past year and that have the potential to signify further uncertainty and disruption in the year to come. Themes highlighted were women’s bodies and power, ethnic inclusivity and diversity, the rise of “brandlessness”, the role of the media in breaking and reforming shared values; the rise of...
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0100
UK shoppers demand VR and AI tech alongside a more integrated omnichannel shopping experience
Half of respondents would like more retailers to enable them to see how an outfit might look on them virtually – whether online or instoreLONDON, 20 February 2018 – InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail, today launches the results from its ‘Future of Retail’ survey, which investigated 2,000 UK consumers’ attitudes to retail experiences both online and in store. The results show that although the UK won’t be moving to a...
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:39:00 +0100
One Fifth of Brits Would Use A Robot Gift Generator to Choose the Right Valentine’s Gift
It’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’ve been stressing about what to buy your other half, the results of the latest survey from the folks at InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail (21st-22nd March 2018, NEC), may be of interest to you.To help celebrate, it’s pre-released a couple of statistics from its upcoming Future of Shopping survey, which asked 2000 UK consumers a range of questions about experience of and attitudes towards...
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0100
Marques'Almeida Awarded COTTON USA Sponsorship at London Fashion Week AW18
13 February 2018, London – COTTON USA is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Marques'Almeida at London Fashion Week this February. The designers will be supported by the highly coveted programme that has historically benefited a wide range of emerging and leading fashion designers, such as palmer//harding and Faustine Steinmetz, to showcase their talent and bring their creations to life through the use of U.S. cotton. This A/W18 season, Marques'Almeida – a highly praised designer...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:27:00 +0100
Work-life balance of UK IT professionals lags behind US workers but equals Australians
Despite ‘always-on’ culture taking its toll, UK IT professionals are best placed for managing stress, finds surveyLondon, England – February 7, 2018 - PagerDuty, the global leader in Digital Operations Management, today announced a new study that reveals the work-life balance of UK IT professionals is lagging behind that of their US counterparts but matches Australia data, according to a new report from the company.The survey of over 800 IT professionals across the UK, the...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:36:00 +0100
Oxford study shows exactly what it takes for a woman to become CEO
Don’t wait to be asked, don’t count on others, play the long game, actively ‘own’ your career and develop a unique leadership style: these are the principal recommendations to aspiring women leaders that come out of a study of female CEOs by academics from Sa
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:27:00 +0100
Brits admit to fly-tipping and dumping Christmas waste on neighbours
Brits expect to fill an estimated 109 million bin bags this Christmas DaySurvey suggests 4.74 million people have stashed excess rubbish in neighbours’ bins previously18.5 million people plan to visit the tip between Christmas and New Year Birmingham, UK. 12 December 2017: The average British adult will fill two bin bags of waste this Christmas Day, the equivalent of 109 million bin bags, according to new research* from Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal business. Over...
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Brits Will Spend 2 Billion Pounds Replacing Lost, Broken or Eaten Gifts This Christmas
London, UK - 7 December 2017 – A new survey revealing the gifting habits of the British, French and Germans from leading smart location company Tile shows that Brits will fork out a staggering
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:26:00 +0100
How To Transform Your Teenagers’ Career Prospects
‘INSPiRED Teenager’ - from the UK’s Top Careers Advisor - Offers an Online Toolkit For Savvy Parents To Max Their Teenagers’ Prospects A new online resource will enable parents to transform their own teenagers’ academic and vocational career prospects. The ‘INSPiRED Teenager’ programme is an eight-part video-based career coaching toolkit complete with a set of accompanying eBooks. Developed by Carolyn Parry, the CDI’s Career Coach of the Year, the self-paced kit equips parents with all...
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0100
The top 5 reasons why migrant workers stay in UK (and it’s not the weather!)
Over 60 per cent of foreign workers feel at home here and admit the biggest surprise when they arrived was the politeness of Brits 35 per cent revealed their move to the UK was primarily to accelerate their careerOver 4 in 10 (45 per cent) cited that job opportunities make them stayOver three quarters (80 per cent) believe living in the UK has had a positive impact on their livesOver 60 per cent feel at...
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 09:02:00 +0100
Fast Food Frenzy as Mums Confess Kids Mealtime Planning is More Stressful than finding Childcare Cover
Turkey twizzlers, chicken drumsticks and fish fingers. Bring back memories? These frozen dinner staples have long been used to get parents out of a squeeze at dinner time, but how many parents still resort to making these uninspired choices when it comes to mealtimes for their kids? New research* from Salter Cook found that a staggering 27% of mums find planning menus for their children more stressful than finding childcare (24%), showing that the issues...
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:42:00 +0100
Joe Browns and Qubit Taking Customer-Centricity to the Next Level
[LONDON - 8 AUGUST 2017] - Joe Browns, the UK-based men’s and womenswear lifestyle brand, has revealed substantial incremental return on investment thanks to its growing relationship with Qubit, the market leader in personalization technology. Joe Browns have been working with Qubit since 2016 and thanks to its unique platform, have been able to quickly evaluate a multitude of different online customer experiences without making upfront and costly changes to the site. Having enjoyed conversion...
Five ways to win at sale shopping
Amazon Prime Day is the first of the flash sales days this year taking place on 11th July. A warm up for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday carnage, some might say.The foundation of all great sale shopping is to compare prices between different shops. A time consuming process if you’re going into one shop followed by another, but the birth of the internet and ecommerce has made this extremely easy.Follow these five top tops from PriceSpy...
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