Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsThu, 23 Nov 2017 22:04:29 GMT Two fifths of Brits think businesses should do more for charity http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-fifths-of-Brits-think-businesses-should-do-more-for-charity-03972 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-fifths-of-Brits-think-businesses-should-do-more-for-charity-03972 Over three quarters of British adults are proud of the work they do, survey says Over three quarters of British adults are proud of the work they do, survey says: A survey conducted by ComRes revealed that 79 per cent of adults are proud of their work, with 41 per cent claiming that they value their role more than the money they earn. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Over-three-quarters-of-British-adults-are-proud-of-the-work-they-do-survey-says-03812 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Over-three-quarters-of-British-adults-are-proud-of-the-work-they-do-survey-says-03812 UK businesses are already being negatively affected by Brexit, survey finds UK businesses are already being negatively affected by Brexit, survey finds: According to a recent business survey, more than 50 per cent of business leaders in Britain feel that the vote to leave the European Union has had a negative effect on their businesses; however, most of the business leaders in the survey believe that their company will be able to manage the change. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/UK-businesses-are-already-being-negatively-affected-by-Brexit-survey-finds-03589 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/UK-businesses-are-already-being-negatively-affected-by-Brexit-survey-finds-03589 Survey reveals that 25 per cent of managers struggle with admin every day Survey reveals that 25 per cent of managers struggle with admin every day: A recent business support survey by the global telecommunications firm, Immervox, has revealed that company bosses in the United Kingdom are reporting a significant drain on their time at the hands of administration tasks ' time which could be spent better elsewhere. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-that-25-per-cent-of-managers-struggle-with-admin-every-day-03493 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-that-25-per-cent-of-managers-struggle-with-admin-every-day-03493 Survey finds SMEs are predicted to borrow more than £50 billion this year Survey finds SMEs are predicted to borrow more than £50 billion this year: According to a recent survey by Zurich, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Britain are intending on borrowing an average of £41,770 this year, which would represent an increase of around 22 per cent in comparison with 2016's average of £34,375. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-SMEs-are-predicted-to-borrow-more-than-50-billion-this-year-03448 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-SMEs-are-predicted-to-borrow-more-than-50-billion-this-year-03448 Survey finds British businesses more worried about Brexit than European companies Survey finds British businesses more worried about Brexit than European companies: According to a new survey by Deloitte, chief financial officers at some of Britain's largest firms are worrying more about Brexit, and how it will affect their bottom lines, more than their European peers. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-British-businesses-more-worried-about-Brexit-than-European-companies-03400 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-British-businesses-more-worried-about-Brexit-than-European-companies-03400 Number of companies struggling financially has fallen since Brexit vote Number of companies struggling financially has fallen since Brexit vote: According to the insolvency company Begbies Traynor, the number of businesses in the United Kingdom who are finding it hard to stay afloat has decreased which indicates that the UK's economy is holding up following the Brexit vote. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Number-of-companies-struggling-financially-has-fallen-since-Brexit-vote-03353 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Number-of-companies-struggling-financially-has-fallen-since-Brexit-vote-03353 Many UK CEOs considering moving their HQ overseas following Brexit Many UK CEOs considering moving their HQ overseas following Brexit: According to a recent survey by KPMG, a 76 per majority of Chief Executives in the United Kingdom are considering moving their headquarters or operations overseas as a direct result the Brexit vote and the uncertainty which surrounds it. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Many-UK-CEOs-considering-moving-their-HQ-overseas-following-Brexit-03327 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Many-UK-CEOs-considering-moving-their-HQ-overseas-following-Brexit-03327 Majority of SMEs are optimistic despite challenges, survey finds Majority of SMEs are optimistic despite challenges, survey finds: Recent figures from CAN Capital's 2016 Small Business Health Index has revealed that despite challenges, small businesses in the United States are optimistic about their growth. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Majority-of-SMEs-are-optimistic-despite-challenges-survey-finds-03284 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Majority-of-SMEs-are-optimistic-despite-challenges-survey-finds-03284 More than one million British people want their own business, research reveals More than one million British people want their own business, research reveals: A recent survey by Direct Line for Business has revealed that more than one million British people would like to start up their own business within the next year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-one-million-British-people-want-their-own-business-research-reveals-03209 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-one-million-British-people-want-their-own-business-research-reveals-03209 More could be done to improve corporate social responsibility, survey finds A recent survey entitled 'how green is your office', by the Office Coffee Company, has uncovered that businesses need to do more to improve Corporate Social Responsibility. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-could-be-done-to-improve-corporate-social-responsibility-survey-finds-03121 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-could-be-done-to-improve-corporate-social-responsibility-survey-finds-03121 Survey finds employees are willing to blow the whistle on unethical employers A recent business support survey has revealed that more than 4 in 5 employees at SMEs (small to medium size businesses) would blow the whistle on unethical employers, or those acting unethically at work. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-employees-are-willing-to-blow-the-whistle-on-unethical-employers-03076 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-employees-are-willing-to-blow-the-whistle-on-unethical-employers-03076 Employers most confident recruiting through word of mouth, survey finds According to a recent business survey, the resources used most to recruit new candidates were word of mouth (70 per cent) and job websites (37 per cent). http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Employers-most-confident-recruiting-through-word-of-mouth-survey-finds-03028 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Employers-most-confident-recruiting-through-word-of-mouth-survey-finds-03028 Businesses lose £88 billion per year as a result of online distractions According to research by OfficeGenie.co.uk, British workers spend in excess of 45 minutes per day wasting time on the internet whilst at work, which equates to £88 billion worth of working hours for businesses in the UK every year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Businesses-lose-88-billion-per-year-as-a-result-of-online-distractions-03005 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Businesses-lose-88-billion-per-year-as-a-result-of-online-distractions-03005 Survey finds recruitment processes put young people off A recent business support survey has suggested that young people are falling victim to ineffective recruitment processes, which leave many individuals with lowered self-esteem and a negative first impression of the industry they were hoping to enter at the beginning of the process. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-recruitment-processes-put-young-people-off-02974 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-recruitment-processes-put-young-people-off-02974 Survey finds business chiefs are at their most pessimistic for three years A recent survey has found that world business leaders are at their highest level of pessimism about the global economy's future for the first time since 2013. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-business-chiefs-are-at-their-most-pessimistic-for-three-years-02899 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-business-chiefs-are-at-their-most-pessimistic-for-three-years-02899 55 per cent of SMEs have no ethics policy, survey finds Recent analysis by Close Brothers has revealed that of the 500 SME owners that were surveyed, 55 per cent admitted that they do not have an ethics policy, or code of ethics, for their company. An ethics policy is a set of guidelines which outline how people within a business should communicate with suppliers, clients and colleagues. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/55-per-cent-of-SMEs-have-no-ethics-policy-survey-finds-02862 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/55-per-cent-of-SMEs-have-no-ethics-policy-survey-finds-02862 Survey reveals the top 50 most irritating office lingo A survey of 2,000 office workers, by working animal charity, SPANA, has revealed that many employees find office lingo such as 'reach out', 'peel the onion' or it's on my radar' cheesy and annoying. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-the-top-50-most-irritating-office-lingo-02796 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-the-top-50-most-irritating-office-lingo-02796 Survey finds that many SMEs would not survive if their founder left According to a survey of business owners and managers, by Network ROI, an IT services company, around one in three businesses in the United Kingdom would not survive for more than a month if their company founder left. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-that-many-SMEs-would-not-survive-if-their-founder-left-02705 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-that-many-SMEs-would-not-survive-if-their-founder-left-02705 Survey finds UK is the best EU country to start a company post economic recovery According to research by the Legatum Institute, a public policy think tank based in Dubai, the United Kingdom is the best European country to start up a business in, with the Government's policies aimed at getting people into work gleaning 'incredible' results. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-UK-is-the-best-EU-country-to-start-a-company-post-economic-recovery-02646 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-UK-is-the-best-EU-country-to-start-a-company-post-economic-recovery-02646