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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....

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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....

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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: Nicole Brannan Steven Lacey Diane Rogers Helen Bailey Nicolas Kayser Giulia Fabrizi Fiona Haygreen Peter Chulu Please feel...

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‘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...

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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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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...

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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,...

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ICG Member Buddy Scheme

Posted on 20 May 2021

An opportunity for ICG members to meet and exchange ideas/opinions with other members. Members are paired up for 3 months, after which the pairings change. No huge commitment needed, just...

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Surfing the wave of the pandemic: Freelancers and Covid-19

Posted on 28 April 2021

Thank you to all ICG members who were involved in the development of this article in Research Live. We’re glad to hear how useful the ICG has been to its...

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East-based ICG members meet up

Posted on 4 January 2021

At lunchtime on 11th December, East-based ICG members held our second virtual meet-up via Zoom. Six ICGers were in attendance – Andrew Long, Arthur Fletcher, Carol Raithatha, David Spenser, Liz Montgomery...

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Winner is announced of the 2020 MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants

Posted on 8 December 2020

Congratulations to ICG member Dan Young of Shed Research Consulting as the winner of the MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants 2020! Dan’s submission was called ‘You don’t need new research to generate growth:...

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Virtual meet up for ICGers in the East

Posted on 24 November 2020

East-based ICG members have met physically in the past, though not for a while, for obvious reasons.  At lunchtime on 6thNovember, we had our first virtual meet-up, courtesy of Zoom. Seven...