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					Fast Fashion: can it work without harming our planet?
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					Will environmental consciousness change the direction of travel for delivery services in the UK?
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					Evolutionary Dear Consumer: The Future Face of Customer Loyalty
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					Mixed consumer confidence for the year ahead as Brexit looms
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					DJS Research Ltd wins top UK contract for Cultural Market Research
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	We are thrilled to announce that DJS Research has been awarded one of the biggest contracts for cultural market research in the UK. Over the next four years, we will be working alongside some of the nation's leading museums and cultural venues to deliver transformative insight.  

	 

	We were awarded the sought-after contract following an extensive review and selection process which saw our researchers pitch to a prestigious consortium of 18 museums and cultural venues including The British Museum, National History Museum, Tate and VA (you can see the full list below).

	 

	The contract will see us conduct audience research for the consortium at sites across London as well as Manchester, Liverpool and St. Ives. 

	 

	

	
		Not only will our research help the consortium identify opportunities to further engage visitors, it will also help them navigate some of the wider challenges facing the cultural sector. 
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					Another Year Over: DJS Research Annual Review - 2018
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					DJS Research Get Up and Go this January for the Thomas Theyer Foundation
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					Back of the net for DJS Research -  Winners at Football Business Awards 2018
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		Huge celebrations are in order for DJS Research and Leicester City Football Club who together have scooped the award for The Best Fan Engagement Programme at the Football Business Awards 2018.
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					DJS Senior Research Manager first ever alumna to be invited to tutor at Research Academy
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					Market Research Jobs at DJS Research – check out our latest exciting roles!
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	Want to further your career in Market Research? Fancy being part of a dynamic, forward-thinking, creative and (most of all) fun team? You're in luck as we're currently recruiting! We have a number of exciting opportunities at both our Stockport and new Leeds offices. 

	 

	Come grow with us – a rewarding career at DJS Research

	 

	Since first opening our doors back in 2001 in Stockport, Cheshire, DJS Research has continued its year-on-year growth – and we're now one of the leading market research agencies in the North West. We've also been named as 'One to Watch' by The Market Research Society in its Research Live Industry Report. 

	 

	Just last year we opened a second office (as we were getting pretty full in Stockport!) – just over the Pennines in lovely Leeds. Our sister office will give us the space needed to continue our company expansion as well as continue to attract some of the hottest talent in the country.

	 

	"It's a really exciting time to join DJS Research", said Managing Director, Danny Sims. "The new Leeds office means we can continue our company growth and offer clients a fantastic market research package with some of the top researchers in the industry."  

	 

	Fancy knowing a little more? We're currently looking for talented researchers to join our friendly team. 

	

	Market Research Jobs in Leeds and Stockport

	 

	Whether you're a budding researcher looking for a new challenge or a telephone interviewer with a talent for getting the best from respondents - we want to hear from you! Current job opportunities include Data Executive, Field Executive and Senior Field Executive, Researchers at various levels and Telephone Interviewers – many of which are available at our Leeds or Stockport offices. 

	 

	If you have a passion for research and want to take the next step in your career, take a look at our current market research jobs and drop us a line! 

	 

	
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					Some learnings from one of this year's Behavioural Science-based Beesley Lectures
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		Written by Alex McCluckie, Associate Director. Contact Alex here
	
		 
	
		
	
		Nudging the water sector towards a brighter future?
	
		Behavioural science and the water sector are two, once disparate areas, that are slowly becoming better acquainted with each other. Given the great impact that behavioural science has been having over the past few years (as evidenced by the Behavioural Insights Team or "Nudge Unit"), this article's first sentence I would hope will be encouraging to many that work in the industry. To try and investigate further how behavioural science could be leveraged for the good of the water sector, on Wednesday the 10th of October, I jetted off from Manchester down to the Institute of Directors in London to attend one of this year's Beesley Lectures, succinctly titled: Behavioural science in water and energy markets: lessons for evidence-based policy making. 
	
		 
	
		The night was chaired by Dr Xeni Dassiou of City, University of London with the star attraction being a lecture given by Professor Robert Hahn from the University of Oxford. 
	
		 
	
		As appears to be customary at the conferences and speaking events I have attended of late, the session began with a quick overview of behavioural economics and its Nobel-winning popularisers, Kahneman and Thaler. After bringing everyone up to speed, however, Professor Hahn jumped straight into some meaty examples of nudges using real-world examples and demonstrated how insights from this exciting sphere have been harnessed across numerous areas within both water and energy.
	
		 
	
		Whilst it wasn't an all-encompassing overview of what can influence behaviour, part of the session did provide an interesting examination of some of the ways that Hahn's own field experiments have been altering behaviour, with the key tenet for this portion of the talk being that information matters! Indeed, as I have seen from my own work in the water industry, from asking customers about how acceptable they deem their water company's proposed plans for the next five years to be, to their willingness to support a social tariff, how information is framed can make such a difference. Let's take a look at some of Professor Hahn's examples...
	
		 
	
		Some work undertaken on behalf of British Gas that sought to understand how best to get people to take up smart meters provided support for the view that neoclassical economics doesn't always ring true. In this example, the researchers offered a randomly selected group of people a £5 voucher and a second randomly selected group of people a £10 voucher to take up a smart meter. Now firstly, it should be noted that these two monetary incentives resulted in a difference compared to the baseline (that is to say that the offer of a cash incentive did increase people's likelihood to take up smart meters) - nothing overly surprising there I hear you say! What was interesting however was the finding that there was absolutely no difference between the amount of take up between the two amounts, something that is contradictory to what classical economics would teach us; that we should expect more people to take up smart meters with the higher incentive. Now, why is this first snippet of information interesting? Well, imagine you are the operations manager for your water or energy company who yourself is attempting to increase the uptake of smart meters. Falsely assuming that doubling the monetary incentive would double (or at least relatively increase) the take up of meters would lead to a tremendous waste of money that could otherwise be put to great use elsewhere in the business! Can you think of a better example of why experimentation when planning an intervention is crucial?!
	
		 
	
		I should make clear, behavioural science isn't about throwing money at problems. It is about recognising that there are a number of mental biases that human beings tend to succumb to and that these biases can be utilised. One such way of doing this is by presenting people with information that is framed in ways that play on these biases.
	
		 
	
		For clarity's sake, let's take a closer look at two of these now:
	
		 
	
		bull; Loss aversion: is the principle that people react to losses more strongly than gains and they try to prevent losses more than they try to make gains.
	
		 
	
		bull; Social norms: is the principle that people want to be like everyone else and are heavily influenced by what they perceive everyone else is doing. 
	
		 
	
		These two biases have been utilised to influence people to behave in different ways across a range of sectors and industries and here Hahn demonstrated their power in the water sector specifically. 
	
		 
	
		The City of San Antonio, Texas wanted to motivate people to take up rebates for drought-resistant landscaping. To do this, they sent out letters that were framed in different ways but which utilised the aforementioned biases. For instance, asking people to take up an offer of drought-resistant landscaping because they are using more water than their neighbours uses a social norm frame which is different to asking people to take up an offer of drought-resistant landscaping because if they don't, they will lose this offer and by the way this is what your neighbours are doing in terms of consumption, which uses both the social norm frame and the loss frame. Interestingly, the combination of a social comparison and loss framing led to a 36% increase in take up of the offer relative to a benchmark letter that had neither framing effect applied!  Now there are a whole host of other fascinating titbits from this study that time and space restraints won't let me dive into here, such as how social norms alone may play better in some domains whilst loss frames alone may play better in others. However, I have included a link to the article here and I urge you to follow this up because it makes for some really interesting reading.
	
		 
	
		So what is the point here? Well, on the one hand, there is the fact that we know there are certain interventions that can lead to changes in people's behaviour and that the recognition and utilisation of various mental biases can help facilitate such changes. However, I think there is a broader point here and that is that experimentation and evaluation are key. Notice that the two examples I detail above each had a control plus various experimentation groups which due to the randomised design adopted allowed for a direct comparison of cause and effect that otherwise would have been lost. If you're thinking this is something of a 'stating the obvious' type of moment, then spare a thought for California... 
	
		 
	
		In 2015 California was in the sways of a worrying drought. So much so in fact that the Governor, in an attempt to sort this problem out, set about trying to achieve a 25% reduction in water usage by, amongst other costly things, adopting a turf removal programme. Now, these initiatives resulted in the Governor largely meeting his goal, however, there was a problem; there was almost no evaluation or experimentation of the effectiveness of these various programmes undertaken. What this meant was that they were effectively blind as to what worked best and what would work best should a new crisis/drought strike. As Hahn pointed out, it seems that this episode holds true to the phrase coined by Stanford economist Paul Romer: a crisis is a terrible thing to waste! 
	
		 
	
		So, have we found a solution to the myriad issues currently facing the industry?
	
		 
	
		Through experimentation and evaluation, can we slowly begin to form a perfect industry operating in the most efficient and optimum way imaginable? Really, the answer is no, at least not yet. It has been recognised for some time that different nudges work on different margins (although why this is the case is something that we're still trying to learn more about). The truth is, there is no complete theory of human decision making, but we are developing a toolkit that is growing stronger with time. 
	
		 
	
		Indeed, I am conscious that this article thus far has been relatively glowing about behavioural science's possibilities and I feel that in the name of balance it is only right to cover some of the gripes brought to the fore by the audience too. In fact, given the buzz that often follows any discussion of behavioural science and its potential impact, it was interesting to hear a couple of audience members question its usage given that its effects are often quoted as delivering relatively small percentage changes in whatever the target behaviour may be. This even led to a discussion around whether or not behavioural science's effects are at times oversold. Well, as Alex Plant of Anglian Water pointed out, small effects across a large population are probably still worth having and given that running such experimentation to establish how these small effects can best be brought about through skilfully crafted nudges is relatively inexpensive, they can still be well worth the effort.
	
		 
	
		Alex, in his role as respondent for the night's discussion, did provide a well thought through response to Professor Hahn's talk in which he held strong to the belief that we maybe shouldn't be drawn moth-like to the shimmering flame of behavioural science at the expense of traditional economics altogether. Rather, he claimed, we should think about those key tenets of competition regulation theory that have served us well in the past as, he claims, companies will still tend to act in economically rational ways. Policies that recognise this along with incentive-based regulation will still drive efficiency and can drive innovation in ways that deliver for all customers regardless of underpinning sub-optimum choices that may be being made by customers at the individual level.
	
		 
	
		And so to conclude, born out of a realisation that neoclassical economics needed a fundamental re-think, behavioural science does offer insights into how people can be nudged into behaving in ways that are 'good', however that may be defined, whether that be for themselves, the environment or society. 
	
		 
	
		It is well recognised that nudges have been working well in numerous areas of society and I see there to be no reason why behavioural science, if deployed effectively cannot play a really important role in promoting outcomes that are in the public interest in the water (and energy) industry. 
	
		 
	
		Indeed, as we are faced with the growing challenges of population growth and climate change, the fundamentals of evidenced-based policy are only going to increase, in both their appeal and their importance from initial diagnosis, to experimenting with RCTs and studying your outcomes through adequate evaluation and then looping back round to diagnosis. So, whilst no panacea, armed with the growing learnings from behavioural science, we are certainly entering into an incredibly exciting time within the industry of which we are only just beginning to scratch the surface of what seems, at least for now, to be vast possibilities. 
	
		 
	
		 
	
		 


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	It was the best of climbs, it was the worst of climbs: A Tale of Three Peaks

	 

	Research Executives to complete Market Research Society Advanced Certificate

	 

	DJS Research proud to announce new Charity of the Year

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					It was the best of climbs, it was the worst of climbs: A Tale of Three Peaks
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		By James Hinde, Research Director, email: jhinde@djsresearch.com
	
		DJS walk the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise money for the Thomas Theyer foundation...
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		As a company, we always seek to invest in our staff to help them gain new skills, learn more about the industry and help them on their journey to further developing their market research careers. 
	
		 
	
		We have recently enrolled six of our Research Executives and Junior Research Executives on the MRS Advanced Certificate course with the Research Academy to develop their knowledge of market research and gain a solid grounding in research methods and practice as well as working towards an industry recognised degree-level vocational qualification. 
	
		 
	
		The course, which takes up to six months to complete, will ensure they receive the very best training to the highest MRS standard. And as they complete it alongside their daily DJS role, they can begin to apply the theory being taught to real-life situations encountered in the workplace.
	
		 
	
		
	
		 
	
		Learning with The Research Academy 
	
		 
	
		DJS has chosen to use the Research Academy to help our researchers gain their new qualifications because of its passion for research and teaching and also at the recommendation of our Senior Research Manager, Rebecca Green, who is a Research Academy tutor for the post-grad diploma. 
	
		 
	
		Rebecca, who joined DJS Research in June was awarded the MRS Diploma in 2017 and impressed her Research Academy tutors so much, was invited shortly after to switch sides and help others undertaking the course. 
	
		 
	
		She believes enrolling Research Execs on the Advanced Certificate course will enable them to go far beyond mere technical learning, exposing them to a range of industry experts and enabling them to help each other throughout their learning journey.  
	
		
			"I think it's great that DJS is committing themselves to a course like this," she said.   
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		Following our recent charity of the year review, DJS Research is happy to announce that we will be supporting our new charity, the Thomas Theyer Foundation. 
	
		 
	
		A local charity, based in Buxton, the Thomas Theyer Foundation supports children and young people with additional needs or living in difficult life circumstances by giving them the opportunity to enjoy and benefit from outdoor activity breaks.
	
		 
	
		At DJS we strive to support as many local, national and international charities during our time at work, by participating in a variety of events. From voluntary days to fundraising events, the DJS team are always keen to get involved, and on 23rd September, a group of us will be taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. This involves a 24.5 mile hike and more than 2,000 metres of climbing over Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough -- and all within 12 hours! 
	
		 
	
		We're prepared to push ourselves both physically and mentally in order to raise awareness and money for the services that the Thomas Theyer Foundation offers.
	
		 
	
		One of our researchers, Alex Noden, gave her thoughts on the importance of our new charity:
	
		 
	
		"The Thomas Theyer Foundation is a local charity which supports children and young people with additional needs, and their families and carers, allowing them the opportunity to enjoy and explore the outdoors," she said. "Many of us here at DJS Research enjoy running, cycling, walking and other outdoor activities, and we are thrilled to support a local charity that provides that opportunity, and other outdoor opportunities, to those who are in difficult circumstances.  The first challenge is taking place in just a couple of weeks, and I'm sure there will be further fundraising opportunities over the next 12 months.  We look forward to supporting the Thomas Theyer Foundation through these activities!"
	
		 
	
		To help support our charity event, please visit and share our fundraising page: 
	
		 
	
		You can also follow our journey on Facebook where we'll post regular updates in the run-up to the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.
	
		 
	
		Wish us luck! 


	 

	 

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	The water retail market turned one! Time to think about this fledgeling's future...

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	If you're looking for a work placement or a longer internship, DJS Research offers the chance to learn some new skills and get a feel for the market research industry in an exciting, friendly environment...

	 

	So what exactly do we offer?

	 

	Although there's no denying we love a good brew (who doesn't!), finding out who takes sugar and who likes their caffeine boost milk-free will not be high on your daily agenda; we've far too many other exciting opportunities for you to get involved in!

	 

	From working with our creative team and writing news insights to learning about the financial elements of the business and assisting researchers - we want you to have the chance to learn new skills and experience all that a dynamic market research agency has to offer. 

	
	
		We've just spent a brilliant week with A-level student Nikki, who had the opportunity to work with a number of DJS staff to find out more about the inner-workings of a market research agency and work with us on some exciting projects, including learning to make an animation using digital software with our creative team. 
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					As PR19 customer engagement draws to a close, our reflections
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		Written by Alex McCluckie, Associate Director. Email Alex here
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					DJS Research in the national press: Water Matters survey makes a splash
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		A major piece of research conducted by DJS Research for the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) has recently been a national talking point, featuring on a number of prominent radio and TV programmes. 
	
		 
	
		The Water Matters research sheds light on how the water services industry compares with other service sectors and focusses on the views that customers have in relation to fairness and value for money. 
	
		 
	
		It surveyed 5110 water-bill payers across England and Wales and covered a variety of topics including satisfaction with water services, sewerage services, company contact and bills.
	
		 
	
		The annual study found 92% of customers are satisfied overall with the service they receive (water services) and 88% are satisfied with their sewerage service. And while almost three-quarters agree that their water bills are affordable, perceptions of fairness are much lower, with 61% agreeing charges are fair. These views, say Water Matters, are strongly shaped by customer experience. 
	
		 
	
		 
	
		
	
		 
	
		For example, the customers who feel that charges are unfair are more likely to have contacted their water company in the last twelve months and are less likely to believe their water provider cares about them as a customer as well as being less likely to recommend them. 
	
		 
	
		The survey also found that while customers views in many areas have stayed broadly the same over the past 7 years, the perceptions they have around fairness are out of kilter with opinion in other areas.  
	
		 
	
		The Water Matters report recommends that water companies should work to bring views on fairness in line with satisfaction in other areas. Speaking on Wake Up to Money on Radio 5 Live, Tony Smith, Chief Executive of the Consumer Council for Water said: 
	
		 
	
		"Although 9 out of 10 customers like services they are getting, there is a big problem with customers' views about the fairness of the bills they are paying - that's about price rises, service issues, profits." 
	
		 
	
		Responding to CC Water's Water Matters report, Water UK Chief Executive, Michael Roberts, said:
	
		 
	
		"Thanks to £150 billion of investment by water companies since the 1990s, customer satisfaction with water and sewerage services remains very high. However, we fully recognise that there is still more to do on other issues. Average bills are currently around £1 a day and have remained roughly the same for the last 20 years in real terms; while 6 out of 10 people see that as good value for money, we are determined to improve on that."
	
		 
	
		 
	
		You can find highlights of the Water Matters report here, or access the full version


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		Back in April, the water retail market turned one. Data reported by Utility Week shortly afterwards estimated that about 4.5% of a potential 2.6 million supply points had been switched. Not surprisingly this is largely made up of IC and multi-site organisations.
	
		 
	
		Research we have recently conducted on behalf of some of the wholesalers has provided us with some interesting insights into how the first 12 months have been for the retailers.
	
		 
	
		General feedback seems to be that things have gone as well as can be expected. Inevitably there have been some teething problems with the quality of data retailers have received from the wholesalers. Another issue is the array of portals being used by the wholesalers. Retailers can be logging into 10 different portals to check notifications and can have 10 different forms to complete depending on which wholesaler they are dealing with.  
	
		 
	
		Overcoming these data issues is distracting some retailers from customer acquisition and thinking about how they can add value in what is a low margin industry. Some are looking for more collaboration from the wholesalers in this area. 
	
		 
	
		Going forward, it will be interesting to see how the wholesaler-retailer relationship evolves and whether they do come together to offer more added value services to non-household customers. 
	
		 


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		Written by David Marchant  Associate Director.  Email David here
	
		 
	
		Once again, B2B market researchers flocked to London. The MRS were hosting the annual conference dedicated to business-to-business research. 
	
		 
	
		It meant an early start. The 6:43 from Stockport would get me to London's gateway to the North - London Euston - with plenty of time to spare. Time enough to saunter down Gower Street in the early morning sunshine, past the sprawling UCL campus and the gaggles of studious types spilling into its buildings, beyond RADA the home of dramatic arts and into the shadow of the imposing British Museum. Just beyond, lay The Radisson Blu, our venue for the day.
	
		 
	
		Chaired by the effervescent Richard Young, our appetite was soon wet as he not only referenced the debates B2B research is to play a key part in: From changing business models to Brexit and digital technology, B2B research would be pivotal; but hinted at things to come – brownies in the first break of the day!
	
		 
	
		The opening panel discussion introduced the importance of reputation, brand equity and social purpose for today's business leaders - a subject that would run like a red thread through the conference. 
	
		 
	
		Set against the backdrop of "striving to build currency" with customers, and "striking a chord" with staff and other constituent parties, Jo Ouvry of Deloitte outlined their need to develop a "reason for being", a sense of belonging and purpose, to drive business decision making and strategy. Indeed, it was the term "purpose" that would be the basis of our first noteworthy statistic of the day: Higher purpose businesses are five times more profitable than lower purpose businesses! 
	
		 
	
		Pampers and Gucci, Tesla and Cummins were referenced as brands with great purpose, vision and equity. But what did this mean, and how would we measure purpose, and maybe more pertinently, what did Millennials think about it? 
	
		 
	
		For it was from the perspective of Millennials that much of our insights were to be gleaned. We dissected them in every which way, looked at them from every angle. How do Millennials judge businesses on their ability to do good? How do they take surveys, and engage with technology? We assessed their skill sets, their attitudes and potential. We even let them lead our roundtable discussions. Their aspirations were discussed in the context of B2B research providers and B2B buyers alike. The latter quite pertinently, as 1 in 2 research buyers is a Millennial. 
	
		 
	
		Jemma Ahmed, a Millenial at Etsy introduced us to research techniques and approaches used in the engagement with micro enterprises – a sector gaining in importance exponentially, with the gig economy in the UK accounting for 14 million people. Jemma left us with an array of vivid images – depth interview settings ranging from campervans, to garden sheds and one bed flats; patting dogs and stroking cats while their respective owners trawled the breadth of their knowledge to respond to questions that only they - the sole decision makers of their micro-businesses - had the answers to. Ethnology and visual techniques, but above all variety and agility are required to accommodate for these respondents' values and unique business models. 
	
		 
	
		From occasional digression into B2B2C to unashamedly and overtly dabbling in B2C, Richard's pertinent rebuke - "We're at a B2B Conference, is there a B2B angle to this?" - steered us slowly but surely toward the conference's true purpose, culminating in two excellent presentations, oozing sheer, unadulterated B2B research at its finest. The first - co-presented by B2B International and the multi-billion pound Aussie insurance business QBE - a multi-faceted customer mapping exercise with insurance decision makers in the construction sector, involving both brokers and end-users. Yes, we had gone B2B2B, and we were loving it, applauding with vigour. 
	
		 
	
		The second – co-presented by Sign Salad and Diversey – a memorable demonstration of the power of semiotic insight. Diversey, a global supplier of cleaning products and services, crippled by numerous takeovers and resultant employee disengagement and a lack of purpose, invested in a rebranding exercise that created emotional resonance with audiences, stakeholders and customers (business customers, of course!). It found its purpose as the business that protects and cares for people every day.
	
		 
	
		I left before the final presentation on the use of scent in retail, involving scratch and sniff cards. But I did wonder about the links to B2B. Indeed, I left for the North with a key question unanswered - had the MRS B2B Conference found its raison d'ecirc;tre? Does it have a high purpose, a purpose relevant to its constituent parties, to B2B researchers? I think there's a fair way to go on our own brand journey. B2C research was too frequently held up as the reference point for B2B research, and at times the context of a B2B conference was lost entirely to B2C matters. The lines were frequently blurred, and subconsciously and invariably, but IMHO unfairly, B2B was positioned as the poorer brother to B2C. 
	
		 
	
		It is true, an increasing number of presentations at this year's conference were more obviously B2B, and research techniques such as the use of video research to build empathy and engagement with retailers, online analytics to improve customer journeys amongst Bestway's technophobic buyers, and semiotics in a drive to emotionally engage with stakeholders, were both interesting in and of themselves, but more relevantly profitable for the businesses eliciting the respective services (Camelot estimated increasing engagement with retailers to be worth £50 million). We're on the right track! But we would do well to build on a few key takeaways from the panel dedicated to upskilling B2B researchers.
	
		 
	
		B2B is distinct from B2C. We (B2B researchers) solve business problems, we don't just answer research questions. We're consultants. Yes, we use the full arsenal of research methods and techniques at our disposal, but our clients (usually) couldn't care less. Research techniques are merely vehicles to answering strategic business objectives, no more. Yes, our audiences have the same common denominator - they are humans and consumers, but they operate in very different environments, subject to unique pressures and responsibilities. Their decision-making units are often extensive and complex, and their decisions result in significant financial investments. B2B is not B2C.
	
		 
	
		But most importantly, to all you Millennials, Generation Xers and Generation Zers, B2B research (IMHO) is more rewarding.


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	In It To Win It - The Sports Business Awards 2018

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		Written by Jenna Allen, Research Director and Employee Engagement Research Lead. Email Jenna direct here.
	
		 
	
		There is a huge body of evidence demonstrating the link between improved employee engagement and increased motivation, commitment and passion from employees, which in turn drive improved business outcomes and competitive advantage.
	
		 
	
		Engaged employees are more customer centric, take less time off through illness, proactively seek to improve and innovate in their role, make fewer mistakes and put in greater discretionary effort to help their business meet its objectives.
	
		 
	
		In fact, research conducted by the Institute of Customer Service in 2017 ('The Customer Knows') found that a 1pt increase in employee engagement leads to a 0.41pt increase in customer satisfaction.
	
		 
	
		In addition, the key behavioural benefits of employee engagement were identified as discretionary effort, empathy and personal connection with customers. They concluded that employee engagement needs to be seen not as merely a survey or a discretionary set of actions, but a key business asset with definable ROI.
	
		 
	
		Our team of employee engagement and customer satisfaction specialists regularly deliver integrated Voice of the Customer and Voice of the Employee research programmes. Our insights help businesses to identify how to improve customer satisfaction through employee engagement and to continue to monitor and evaluate their ongoing engagement activities.   
	
		 
	
		
	
		 
	
		 
	
		   
	
		 
	
		To find out more, contact Jenna Allen, Research Director here
	
		 


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 Visitor experience research is a term for a specific form of market research, focussed around the experience of visitors. Typically this would focus on satisfaction, likelihood to recommend, any specific parts of the attraction that were visited and feedback on these - for instance a sepcific exhibition within a museum or gallery, or a specific ride at a theme park.
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 Earning extra cash for surveys is probably one of the most common forms of making easy money.
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 In market research, pet market research includes research with pet owners, pet retail firms, pet brands and pet charities, across both the private and third sector. This can include anyone who owns a pet, whether it a cat, dog, or horse, to those that work with animals or sell products retailed to pets and their owners.
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 Value Assessment Research allows companies to assess the worth of a new product or service before it is introduced to the market. By conducting this type of research, companies can gauge whether or not there is a) a need for the product and b) a demand for the product. Long-term, Value Assessment Research can potentially save companies vast amounts of money and face by declaring whether or not a product or service is marketable, before it hits the shelves.
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 Brand Auditing Market Research has several instrumental benefits to companies, it:
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 Home broadband speeds rise above 50Mb for first time in UK: A new report has found that our UK home broadband speeds have risen above 50Mb for the first time - with more than half (58%) lines achieving an average speed of 30Mb during peak hours.
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 Britons get drunk more frequently than people in 35 other countries: A global survey into the drinking habits of people around the world has found people from the UK get intoxicated more often than people in 35 other countries polled.
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					More engineering employers feel new tech will help workforce grow rather than lead to job losses, finds survey
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 More engineering employers feel new tech will help workforce grow rather than lead to job losses: A survey of engineering bosses has revealed that most believe that new technology within the engineering construction industry is more likely to increase headcount rather than reduce it. 
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-engineering-employers-feel-new-tech-will-help-workforce-grow-rather-than-lead-to-job-losses-finds-survey-04372
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					The number of people donating to charities has fallen, according to CAF poll
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 The number of people donating to charities has fallen: The proportion of people making donations to charities has fallen in the last two years to 65% (from 69%).
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/The-number-of-people-donating-to-charities-has-fallen-according-to-CAF-poll-04367
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					A third of SME employees have called in sick due to work-related stress, survey finds
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 A third of SME employees have called in sick due to work-related stress: A survey of employees in small businesses has revealed insight into the common causes of stress and work-related frustrations.
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-SME-employees-have-called-in-sick-due-to-work-related-stress-survey-finds-04312
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					Survey reveals we spend 50 days a year looking at smartphone screens
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 Survey reveals we spend 50 days a year looking our smartphones: A recent survey has revealed we spend an average of 50 days per year looking at our phone screens, which when broken down equates to an average of 3 hours and 23 minutes every day. 

  

 The poll of 2,077 phone users by digital agency, Code Computerlove found that the amount of time spent looking at smartphone screens is even higher among younger consumers, with the average length of time spent by 16-24 year olds being almost 4 hours a day (3hrs 58 minutes) - that equates to 60 days per year.  The over 55s by contrast spent the least amount of time looking at their phones. 

  

 When asked about how happy they were with the amount of time they spent glued to their phone, 16-24 year olds were the least happy ( 26%)  followed by  25-34 year-olds (22%) and 35-44 year olds (21%). Just 5% of over 55s were unhappy with how much time they spent looking at their device screen. 

  

 The survey asked respondents about how anxious they would feel at the thought of giving up their apps for 30 days, with 25-34 year-olds being revealed as the most anxious. Sixty-seven percent (67%) said they were 'quite' or 'very' anxious at the prospect, followed by 65% of 16-24 year olds. The group most at ease with giving up their apps were the over 55s with just over a third (36%) saying it would make them anxious. 

  

 Speaking of taking a break from their mobiles, the survey revealed three in ten (31%) had taken a digital detox from their phones. Again this was greater among 16-24 year-olds with 44% saying they had taken a digital break, as had 42% of 25-34 year olds and 30% of 35-44 year-olds. 

  

 The research also found that most people (64%) use their phone at the same time as watching TV, followed by in bed (55%) on public transport (34%) and at work (33%). 
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					Sports fans spend one and a half years watching their favourite sports at the pub, finds poll
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 Sports fans spend 1.5 years watching their favourite sports at the pub: A survey has found that sports fans will spend over a year and a half of their lives watching football, rugby and cricket down at their local pub.
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Sports-fans-spend-one-and-a-half-years-watching-their-favourite-sports-at-the-pub-finds-poll-04371
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					Survey reveals UK's best and worst mobile phone providers
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 Survey reveals UK's best and worst mobile phone providers: An annual poll by consumer lobby group, Which? has revealed the UK's best and worst mobile phone network providers, according to its members.

  

 At the bottom of the table this year was Vodafone, voted the UK's worst for the eighth consecutive year and being awarded only a single star for its customer service, tech support and the value it offers for money. 

  

 The company was joined at the lower end of the table by EE and O2 . 

  

 The survey of 6,135 Which? members asked respondents to rate 13 networks, in areas such as customer service, tech support available and value for money. Giffgaff came out on top with an overall customer satisfaction rating of 87%.

  

 In second place, was Utility Warehouse with an overall satisfaction score of 81% followed by Plusnet (80%), Tesco Mobile (79%) and Asda Mobile (77%). 

  

 In 6th place was Sky Mobile with an overall rating of 76% followed by ID Mobile (70%), Three UK (69%), BT (65%) and Virgin Mobile (64%).

  

 Further down the table still, was O2, (62%), EE (56%) and at the very bottom, Vodafone, with an overall satisfaction score of just 51%. 

  

 At the top of the table, giffgaff scored highly for value for money (95%) and 97% would recommend the service to their family and friends. 

  
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					Margaret Thatcher voted Britain's greatest post-war Prime Minister in poll
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 Margaret Thatcher voted Britain's greatest post-war Prime Minister in poll: A survey has revealed that more than a fifth of respondents polled believe Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, has been the greatest leader since the end of the Second World War.
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Margaret-Thatcher-voted-Britains-greatest-post-war-Prime-Minister-in-poll-04366
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					58% of allergy sufferers have had reactions after eating restaurant and takeaway food deemed 'safe', according to poll
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 Over half of allergy sufferers have had reactions after eating restaurant food deemed 'safe': A survey of allergy sufferers has revealed more than half have experienced a reaction after eating food from a restaurant or takeaway that they were told was safe to eat.
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/58percent-of-allergy-sufferers-have-had-reactions-after-eating-restaurant-and-takeaway-food-deemed-safe-according-to-poll-04357
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					Brexit affecting headcount in manufacturing, reveals poll
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 Brexit affecting headcount in manufacturing: A survey of UK engineering manufacturing and engineering respondents by the subcontract manufacturing supply chain show, Subcon, has found that a third of those polled have suspended or decreased the headcount due to Brexit.
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Brexit-affecting-headcount-in-manufacturing-reveals-poll-04365
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					Support for renewable energy has reached a record high of 85%, reveals Government poll
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 Support for renewable energy has reached a record high of 85%: An offical Government poll has revealed an increase in support for renewable energy. Eighty-five percent of respondents were in support of renewable energy according to the survey, an increase from 79% 12 months ago. The data was collected using face-to-face in-home interviews across 2,102 households.
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Support-for-renewable-energy-has-reached-a-record-high-of-85percent-reveals-Government-poll-04364
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					Oil and gas production is rising, according to report
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 Oil and gas production is rising: The production of oil and gas has increased by more than 4% between 2018-2019, according to the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
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				<link>
					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Oil-and-gas-production-is-rising-according-to-report-04363
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					82% of Londoners have changed or plan to change how they travel through the city in response to new ULEZ charges
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 82% of Londoners have changed or plan to change how they travel to avoid new ULEZ charges: 
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					http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/82percent-of-Londoners-have-changed-or-plan-to-change-how-they-travel-through-the-city-in-response-to-new-ULEZ-charges-04362
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