- Brits Will Spend 2 Billion Pounds Replacing Lost, Broken or Eaten Gifts This Christmas
Dec 07, 2017
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 £2 Billion this Christmas on replacement presents having lost or broken the original gift. In addition, a surprising number of guilty individuals simply keep them as a treat for themselves. It’s not just the Brits who are wasting time and money...
- Thrive Homes’ App Delivers 1st Touch Self-Service To Transform Customer Engagement
Dec 06, 2017
Hertfordshire-based housing association Thrive Homes has launched an innovative app that provides a new way for customers to interact with the organisation via Apple Store or Google Play. The myThrive self-service app uses 1st Touch digital software from Aareon UK (www.aareon.co.uk) to offer a range of online customer self-service requests 24/7 via smartphones and tablets. The app is an important part of Thrive’s digital approach to customer engagement. The myThrive app enables customers to:view their...
- Travelex reveals nearly 60% of UK consumers want a marketplace from their bank as finance fatigue kicks in
Dec 06, 2017
50% increase in fintech accounts held over the last 10 years versus 11% for current accounts from traditional banks 42% of consumers are frustrated with managing multiple accounts with over half considering closing accounts as a result 59% want their bank to consolidate accounts into a single marketplace, only 18% wanted a tech company to deliver this London 6th December 2017 – Travelex Currency Solutions today released the findings from its new report The Race...
- Confirmit supports youth Market Research at Ungdomsbarometern
Nov 23, 2017
Confirmit Horizons platform delivers capabilities and stability needed for large-scale, engaging millennial researchLondon, UK and Oslo, Norway and New York, NY: 23 November 2017: Specialist youth Market Research agency Ungdomsbarometern has selected the Confirmit Horizons platform to support all its data collection activities across the Nordic region. The Swedish-based agency conducts large-scale research programmes for consumer brands, non-government organisations, associations and media houses. It is unique in its approach to capturing feedback from the youth...
- Above & Beyond launches Gourmet Food Chalets to revolutionise the traditional idea of a chalet chef
Oct 24, 2017
Verbier October 24th 2017: Alpine experiences business Above & Beyond Verbier has launched a new and unique gourmet food division, Gourmet Food Chalets, which puts celebrity chefs into five star chalets. The aim of the business is to revolutionise the idea of traditional chalet dining and to introduce excitement and creativity to the palates of its clients. With viewers of TV food programmes such as Masterchef and Great British Bake-off at an all time high,...
- How To Transform Your Teenagers’ Career Prospects
Sep 27, 2017
‘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...
- 50% of iPhone users and 14% of Samsung users want new iPhone X says new poll
Sep 13, 2017
Current iPhone users rate increased battery life (70%) and fast charging technology (47%) as top features 50 per cent of existing UK iPhone users say they want the new Apple iPhone X according to a consumer survey conducted immediately after news of the product was released last night (12.09.17). A further 39% want “to find out more first”. “This represents a resoundingly successful launch”, said Guy Potter, Head of Research at MaruUsurv. Amongst current Samsung...
- More than half of the UK public expect to abandon cash in next two years, according to new global research report
Sep 13, 2017
LONDON, 13 September, 2017 – More than half (55 per cent) of UK consumers expect to abandon using cash for shopping in the next two years, according to new research, conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. The report, called Lost in Transaction, uncovered the rapid move towards a cash-free economy with a third (34 per cent) of Britons only visiting an ATM once a month or less, and one in six saying they...
- The top 5 reasons why migrant workers stay in UK (and it’s not the weather!)
Sep 05, 2017
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...
- Cash jams threaten August Bank holiday misery warns Auriga
Aug 24, 2017
As the last summer bank holiday approaches, millions of Brits will be bracing themselves for traffic jams as they make their way to the beach. But, should they be prepared for a cash jam too? As seaside hotspots swell with holidaymakers the danger is that, as demand for cash soars, local ATMs will dry up. Cash jam hotspots include Brighton, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Scarborough, Skegness, the Lleyn Peninsula, Torquay, Margate, Whitstable, Ramsgate and the whole of...
- Three in four UK adults look for cash rewards before buying, survey finds
Aug 16, 2017
Research highlights challenges in rolling out an inventive programmeLondon, 16 August, 2017: Three in four Britons (75.8%) say they research cash rewards or incentives ahead of purchasing a home or garden appliance. However, a third of the UK said they had been put off taking advantage of an incentive or gift with purchase because of complexity. These are the results of a study conducted by 360insights, which surveyed 1,000 UK adults.The survey findings reveal the...
- Fast Food Frenzy as Mums Confess Kids Mealtime Planning is More Stressful than finding Childcare Cover
Aug 16, 2017
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...
- Joe Browns and Qubit Taking Customer-Centricity to the Next Level
Aug 08, 2017
[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...
- Ideal Flatmate closes successful Seed funding round taking overall investment to £500k
Jul 24, 2017
UK’s first flatmate matching site helps flatsharers find better matches based on compatibility and living habits.Seed round was oversubscribed with initial target of £250k being surpassed.Impressive panel of investors have backed Ideal Flatmate.Post-money valuation of £1,625,000.Monday 24th July: Ideal Flatmate, the UK’s first algorithm based flatmate matchmaker has closed its seed funding round, taking total investment into the platform up to £500k.The platform, designed in collaboration with Cambridge professors, is based on an algorithm similar...
- Quintessentially British Furniture by Pro Auction
Jul 17, 2017
London 17th July 2017, When we imagine an essentially English day certain things come to mind, a good cup of tea, a delicious plate of scones with strawberries and cream, perhaps the royal family even come to mind, a row of well-maintained beautiful roses and of course, a full English breakfast. For that is what is so quintessentially British after all, the balance of refinement and comforts of the home, of luxury and necessity, and...