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ICG’s Bring-Your-Own Meet-Ups

Posted on 4 June 2020

Same times every week: just log on (links 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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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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New members – January 2021

Posted on 10 December 2020

Please extend a warm welcome to the latest additions to our network: Phil Sutcliffe Joe Bonnell Chris Harvey Ariana Richter Please feel free to get in touch with us with...

ICG News & Announcements, Research Knowledge

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...

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Kudos to ICG meet-ups

Posted on 10 November 2020

ICG member Anumita Sharma tells us about a productive ICG speed dating session which ended up with her landing a fascinating project. "The lovely David Spenser of Direct Dialogue and...

ICG News & Announcements, Research Knowledge

MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants 2020: Finalists Announced

Posted on 3 November 2020

We’re delighted to announce the finalists of the 2020 MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants. This annual award celebrates the excellence of researchers who choose to work as micro-businesses. This year’s...

Business Knowledge, ICG News & Announcements, Research Knowledge

Accelerating your storytelling skills: How to transform research summaries into a captivating narrative

Posted on 13 July 2020

This webinar was generously sponsored by Taurho Transcribes This webinar was conducted by Insight Narrator, a specialist in helping insight professionals create evidence-based stories. RECORDING OF THE WEBINAR IS HERE...

ICG News & Announcements, Research Knowledge

ICG member wins Award for Community Service

Posted on 6 July 2020

We are proud to announce that ICG member Bernice Hardie, co-founder of Wave, has won the presigious Archbishop of Canterbury’s Langton Award for Community Service. We are additionally proud that...

ICG News & Announcements, Research Knowledge

Open for Entries: MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants

Posted on 11 June 2020

Do you run an independent research business? Would you like to showcase your experience and raise your profile in the industry? Why not enter the annual MRS/ICG Award for Independent...

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Konrad Collao wins Ginny Valentine Badge of Courage Award

Posted on 26 May 2020

Big congrats to ICG member Konrad Collao who has won the Ginny Valentine Badge of Courage award for “the tenacity to represent the voice of minorities.” The awards are named in memory of Virginia...

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Mastering Online Qualitative Research: Discounted Training For ICG Members

Posted on 16 April 2020

Compiled and delivered online by ICG members Tom Woodnutt and Mike Stevens, ICG members can get a 20% discount on this invaluable training. Training sessions run throughout May. Use the...