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Freelance-Client Best Practice Initiative

Posted on 20 July 2021

Are you a freelance researcher or hirer of freelance researchers?   If so, please support this initiative by completing this survey and share this post with others who may be interested....

ICG News & Announcements

The MRS/ICG Award For Independent Consultants 2021

Posted on 20 May 2021

Open for entries 4th May – 5th July 2021 Have you got what it takes to shine? Share what you’ve been up to and let independent consultants reveal their value....

ICG News & Announcements

ICG’s Bring-Your-Own Meet-Ups

Posted on 4 June 2020

Same times every week: just log on (link below) and join others for an informal chat. Every Tuesday morning, 10am Every Thursday afternoon, 4pm Every Friday afternoon, 5pm Welcome to...


Following The #Covid Conversation Using MR Tools & Talent: RECORDING

Posted on 22 July 2021

This webinar was generously sponsored by Web Creator Suite In this webinar, Matt Gibbs, Founder and MD of Bayes Price (and ICG member), share his knowledge on a collaboration project...

ICG News & Announcements

The ICG logo – to use on your marketing materials and email signatures

Posted on 15 July 2021

We’re sure you’re proud of being a micro-business and a member of the ICG. Why don’t you use the ICG logo on your website, marketing materials, email signatures etc. and...

Research Knowledge

Food Love – The Different Ways The British Love Food: RECORDING

Posted on 15 July 2021

This webinar was generously sponsored by Web Creator Suite  Kath Rhodes (ICG Committee Member) and Ambreen Aziz (two of the three researchers from Qual Street) present a smorgasbord of food findings from...

Research Knowledge

The Perky Poet

Posted on 9 July 2021

During these difficult times, the ICG’s resident poet, Nanda Marchant has been composing little ditties to make us smile … see more of her work on Facebook/ThePerkyPoet Nanda has self-published...

Research Knowledge

Desk Research: The ‘Poor Relation’ Or Hidden Gem? RECORDING

Posted on 5 July 2021

Kevin Simmonds, Advantage Market Intelligence (and ICG member) took us through what desk research is, myths and misconceptions around it, types of desk research, where desk research can add value,...

ICG News & Announcements

Pakora, Petrus and Pecorino: The ICG’s Online Summer Party 2021

Posted on 28 June 2021

By ICG member Richard Smith This event was held on the evening of Thursday 24th June. Whilst, due to the unfortunate and ongoing restrictions, there was no ‘venue’ as such,...

Practical Tips

Interviewing vulnerable customers – the considerations

Posted on 28 June 2021

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Research Knowledge

Why Cultural Insight Is So Important For Research – RECORDING

Posted on 22 June 2021

This webinar was generously sponsored by MIS Group This webinar was presented by ICG member Felicia Schwartz, China Insight. It explores the crossover between two areas Felicia is active in – cultural...

Research Knowledge

Life After Lockdown: How To Undertake Safe Face-To-Face Research: RECORDING

Posted on 7 June 2021

This webinar was generously sponsored by MIS Group Followingthe easing of restrictions across the UK’s four nations, clients are increasingly interested in resuming face-to-face data collection.  What does this mean...

Research Knowledge

Going beyond System 1/2 – the many flavours and layers of decision-making psychology

Posted on 3 June 2021

ICG member Elina Halonen, Square Peg Insight, writes: Although well-known, System 1/2 theory is not the only perspective on decision making – there are several differing views in the behavioural...

Business Knowledge

Redefining What It Takes To Be Effective At Sales: WEBINAR RECORDING

Posted on 25 May 2021

This webinar was generously sponsored by MIS Group What immediately springs to mind when we say the word ‘selling?’ How do you feel? How good do you think you are...