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UK Public burdened by Brexit angst

Posted on 3 May 2019

UK public burdened by Brexit angst needing reconciliation. The latest GfK Brexit data commissioned by JGFR shows the UK public terribly conflicted by Brexit angst. As Brexit Day approached and...

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White Rabbit

Posted on 1 April 2019

When ICG member Kathryn Coles of White Rabbit Research — motto: descensus in cuniculi cavum (Google it!) — named her business, she perhaps should have expected some slightly offbeat enquiries. ...

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Data Protection Network GDPR Guidance

Posted on 1 April 2019

In April 2018 the Data Protection Network published a guide to the use of legitimate interest aimed at commerncial, not for profit organisatoins and for indivduals. We have uploaded the...

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ONS Basket of Consumer Goods

Posted on 12 March 2019

It’s that time of year when the ONS updates its famous ‘Basket of Goods and Services’ - a key indicator of changing consumer purchasing behaviour. This year, smart speakers, electric...

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Review of consumer confidence as we approach Brexit

Posted on 12 March 2019

JGFR Winter 2019 Review - The Year of the Pig  With so much coverage of the ongoing economic and political uncertainty, the public are being fed an increasing range of...

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Making Tax Digital – HMRC support

Posted on 19 February 2019

From A‌pr‌il 2‌01‌9 VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the VAT registration threshold will be required to keep digital VAT business records and send returns using Making Tax Digital...

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ICO GDPR updates and resources

Posted on 19 February 2019

February 2019 update Thanks to member Muriel Esposito who alerted us to the Brexit Hub on the MRS, which tackles the thorny topic of data transfers from the EEA to the...

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A year of independence

Posted on 30 October 2018

There comes a time in every researcher's life when they question what direction their career should take.  In Niall Smith's case, it meant a leap into the great unknown. It...

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Consumer Confidence Briefing October 18

Posted on 28 October 2018

The ICG's John Gilbert looks at what the next few months has in store for us... The monthly UK Consumer Confidence Barometer (CCB), undertaken by GfK on behalf of the...

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Become a trusted adviser…

Posted on 15 October 2018

How to build your credidibility as a trusted adviser. In a recent ICG evenng talk, Lucy Eckley shared her hints and tips with ICG members.  We have a video of...

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September 2018 Consumer Confidence Briefing

Posted on 2 October 2018

The monthly UK Consumer Confidence Barometer (CCB), undertaken by GfK on behalf of the European Commission*, fell 2 points in September to -9, unchanged on a year ago.    Confidence...