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MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants 2019: Finalists announced

Posted on 28 October 2019

We’re delighted to announce the finalists of the 2019 MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants. This annual award celebrates the excellence of researchers who choose to work as micro-businesses. This year’s...

Research Knowledge

The Skills And Attributes Required To Be A Great Qualitative Researcher

Posted on 18 November 2019

By ICG member Jeremy Braune. The purpose of this article To be honest, there are already lots of articles out there that explore what it takes to be a great...

Practical Tips

Stats testers – useful sources

Posted on 12 November 2019

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Practical Tips

Quantitative platforms at a reasonable price

Posted on 11 November 2019

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Business Knowledge

Goodbye European Union Citizenship?

Posted on 11 November 2019

JGFR Brexit Report News Release Autumn 2019 With Britain poised to exit the European Union (no ifs or buts) on October 31st so many recent datasets show the depressing state...

ICG News & Announcements

New members – November 2019

Posted on 7 November 2019

Please extend a warm welcome to the latest additions to the clan… Mike Brown Matt Gibbs Please feel free to get in touch with us with your comments and suggestions,...

Research Knowledge

How to ‘Unwrap’ the Plant-based Brand

Posted on 6 November 2019

ICG Member Caroline Thompson discusses the ever-complex and evolving consumer market of plant-based foods. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-unwrap-plant-based-brand-caroline-thompson/

Business Knowledge

Where Decisions Hide

Posted on 6 November 2019

ICG Member Jeremy Rix writes a thoughtful piece about the power of decision-making – and lack of it – on businesses. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/where-decisions-hide-jeremy-rix/ Read more of Jeremy’s articles here.

Research Knowledge

How to use the most powerful tool in ad research

Posted on 6 November 2019

ICG Member Graham Booth shares the text of the paper presented to the 2012 WARC Advertising Research Conference by himself, and Stuart Peters, then of Aviva. It remains as relevant...

Business Knowledge

Five reasons you might need a writer (even if you could do it yourself)

Posted on 30 October 2019

ICG member Tanya Squires gives us some clear reasons why we should be outsourcing this very important role. My clients are great writers. As independent researchers, they have to be great communicators...

Research Knowledge

Decoding Culture

Posted on 30 October 2019

ICG member Dr John Curran is delighted to announce his new business anthropology podcast called Decoding Culture which is part of the brilliant @ThisisHCD. Each episode will interview leading people...

Business Knowledge

Hong Kong Rebellion: A Unique Expression of Change?

Posted on 30 October 2019

ICG member Felicia Schwartz talks at a Cultural Insight Forum. Key points from the talk are: How the Hong Kong protests are not just about politics but about identity The...