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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...

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New members – September 2021

Posted on 8 September 2021

Please extend a warm welcome to the latest additions to our network: Nicolas Kayser Giulia Fabrizi Fiona Haygreen Peter Chulu Murielle Baudey-Lapotre Giulia Romano Elizabeth Brereton Dave Kaye Please feel...

ICG News & Announcements

‘Lunch&Learn’ opportunities for ICG members from our Member Benefit Advertisers

Posted on 6 September 2021

Organisations can advertise in our Supplier Directory in two ways; As Paid Advertisers As Member Benefit Advertisers Member Benefit Advertisers (MBAs) have the opportunity to run a Lunch&Learn session with...

ICG News & Announcements

ICG Members In The Spotlight

Posted on 2 September 2021

This page is dedicated to our fantastic members who are doing great things within the wider industry. September 2021 We are thrilled that ICG member Compass Research has been nominated...

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Accounts 2020-21

Posted on 19 August 2021

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Research Knowledge

RECORDING: Using video insight to empower small agencies and freelancers. Tools, tips and tricks for effective and commercial research

Posted on 12 August 2021

This webinar was generously sponsored by Web Creator Suite Using video in the market research world comes in many forms, and with skills in video varying across researchers and agencies,...

Business Knowledge, Practical Tips

Developing business policies

Posted on 10 August 2021

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Research Knowledge

Less Talk, More Action: Practical Tips To Make Insight More Inclusive

Posted on 5 August 2021

Here, ICG member Sarah Jenkins, Magenta, sets out some key considerations for researchers and clients when commissioning and conducting their research. Market research is innately a people-centred industry. Our job...

Research Knowledge

Caring For Humans In Their Diversity

Posted on 5 August 2021

Written by ICG member, Clara Origlia  , Cultures and Strategies                                                                    First Published in Research World, June 27, 2019 READING TIME: 4 MINS Humanising the future implies that we acknowledge the richness, depth...


RECORDING: Asking For Trouble: Understanding What People Think When You Can’t Trust What They Say

Posted on 29 July 2021

Generously sponsored by MIS Group  It’s only natural to ask people what they think. After all, you can’t launch, create or do something of value if you’re not interested in...


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...