Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsSat, 16 Oct 2021 07:34:23 BST Almost one in two people in UK worry their water is contaminated, survey finds Almost one in two people in UK worry their water is contaminated: Britons are concerned about the quality of their tap water, according to a new survey, with almost one in five polled consuming over three single-use bottles of water a week as a result. The study carried out by water purification company, Bluewater, found that 49% of respondents surveyed in the UK were worried about contaminants in their water supply such as lead, plastic particles, bacteria and carcinogens. The survey of 1,200 members of the general public also found 47 percent buy bottled water or use filtration systems to manage their water consumption. Findings also reveal that 21% of respondents worry about bacteria in their water supply, while 16% have concerns over plastic particles. Other anxieties include the presence of lead or other harmful metals in drinking water, of which 12% felt was a worry, while 10% were concerned over pharmaceutical contaminants. Fifteen per cent (15%) of respondents also noted that they have (or know someone who has) had a water supply problem since 2016. Image Credit: Damien McEvoy Plumbing via Pixabay http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-one-in-two-people-in-UK-worry-their-water-is-contaminated-survey-finds-04195 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-one-in-two-people-in-UK-worry-their-water-is-contaminated-survey-finds-04195 32% of British adults are more concerned about damage to the environment than violent crime, reveals survey 32% of British adults are more concerned about damage to the environment than violent crime: A survey has revealed that nearly a third of UK adults are more worried about the environment and climate change than violent crime. In contrast, a fifth stated they do not participate in activities to tackle climate change. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/32percent-of-British-adults-are-more-concerned-about-damage-to-the-environment-than-violent-crime-reveals-survey-04895 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/32percent-of-British-adults-are-more-concerned-about-damage-to-the-environment-than-violent-crime-reveals-survey-04895 Over 90% of SMEs say environmental sustainability is an important Issue for their business, reveals survey Over 90% of SMEs say environmental sustainability is an important Issue for their business: A survey by Lloyds Banking Group has revealed that more than nine in 10 small or medium sized businesses see environmental sustainability as a crucial problem for their business. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Over-90percent-of-SMEs-say-environmental-sustainability-is-an-important-Issue-for-their-business-reveals-survey-04889 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Over-90percent-of-SMEs-say-environmental-sustainability-is-an-important-Issue-for-their-business-reveals-survey-04889 Environment and climate change revealed to be in top three concerns of UK public, according to poll Environment and climate change revealed to be in top three concerns of UK public: A survey has revealed that climate change and the environment is a key priority for UK adults, in third place out of a list of eleven concerns. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Environment-and-climate-change-revealed-to-be-in-top-three-concerns-of-UK-public-according-to-poll-04872 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Environment-and-climate-change-revealed-to-be-in-top-three-concerns-of-UK-public-according-to-poll-04872 Nine out of 10 parents said they would act on their children's advice around sustainability Nine out of 10 parents said they would act on their children's advice around sustainability:A survey has found that families are making changes to live their lives in a more sustainable way, due to pressure and advice from their younger children or grandchildren. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nine-out-of-10-parents-said-they-would-act-on-their-childrens-advice-around-sustainability-04868 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nine-out-of-10-parents-said-they-would-act-on-their-childrens-advice-around-sustainability-04868 A third of UK households are on a green-energy tariff, according to poll A third of UK households are on a green-energy tariff: A survey of homeowners has revealed that just over a third (34%) are currently signed up their provider's green energy tariff. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-UK-households-are-on-a-green-energy-tariff-according-to-poll-04795 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-UK-households-are-on-a-green-energy-tariff-according-to-poll-04795 One in 10 UK adults aged 18-34 years believe it is too late to stop the worst effects of climate change, according to survey One in 10 UK adults aged 18-34 years believe it is too late to stop the worst effects of climate change: A survey looking at perceptions around climate change has found that one in 10 UK adults aged 18-34 believe that it's too late to avoid the worst effects of climate change. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-in-10-UK-adults-aged-18-34-years-believe-it-is-too-late-to-stop-the-worst-effects-of-climate-change-according-to-survey-04794 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-in-10-UK-adults-aged-18-34-years-believe-it-is-too-late-to-stop-the-worst-effects-of-climate-change-according-to-survey-04794 Which? research reveals best and worst energy companies, following annual satisfaction survey Which? research reveals best and worst energy companies, following annual satisfaction survey: The latest survey of energy customers by consumer site, Which?, has revealed the best and worst energy companies, based on how satisfied consumers are with their provider and how likely they are to recommend them to others. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Which-research-reveals-best-and-worst-energy-companies-following-annual-satisfaction-survey-04788 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Which-research-reveals-best-and-worst-energy-companies-following-annual-satisfaction-survey-04788 90% of energy professionals think UK is not on track to hit net zero emissions by 2050, reveals survey 90% of energy professionals think UK is not on track to hit net zero emissions by 2050: An Energy Institute (EI) survey has found that nine out of ten energy professionals believe that the UK is not on target to reach net zero emissions by 2050. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/90percent-of-energy-professionals-think-UK-is-not-on-track-to-hit-net-zero-emissions-by-2050-reveals-survey-04662 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/90percent-of-energy-professionals-think-UK-is-not-on-track-to-hit-net-zero-emissions-by-2050-reveals-survey-04662 72% of British public believe we need to use more solar energy, according to poll 72% of British public believe we need to use more solar energy: A survey has revealed insight into the opinions of UK adults when it comes to energy usage, finding that almost three-quarters (72%) are in favour of more solar energy to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/72percent-of-British-public-believe-we-need-to-use-more-solar-energy-according-to-poll-04761 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/72percent-of-British-public-believe-we-need-to-use-more-solar-energy-according-to-poll-04761 Almost half young people polled in Good Energy survey would like careers in green economy Almost half young people polled in Good Energy survey would like careers in green economy: A survey of young people aged 18 - 34 years has found that 'green jobs' are highly desirable - with 45% believing that green economy careers will offer them a more secure future. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-half-young-people-polled-in-Good-Energy-survey-would-like-careers-in-green-economy-04712 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-half-young-people-polled-in-Good-Energy-survey-would-like-careers-in-green-economy-04712 95% of energy customers cite 'price' as the main driver for switching suppliers, according to survey 95% of energy customers cite 'price' as the main driver for switching suppliers: A survey of UK households has found that 'price' remains the main reason for switching energy suppliers, followed by 'clarity around costs and charges' (90%), and 'quality of customer service' (84%). http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/95percent-of-energy-customers-cite-price-as-the-main-driver-for-switching-suppliers-according-to-survey-04696 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/95percent-of-energy-customers-cite-price-as-the-main-driver-for-switching-suppliers-according-to-survey-04696 Smart meter owners may have saved almost £270m in energy bills during lockdown, according to survey Smart meter owners may have saved almost £270m in energy bills during lockdown: A survey of UK adults who have a smart meter installed has found that customers may have saved an average of £39.50 each in energy bills during the COVID-19 lockdown, which the survey's authors estimate to amount to almost £270m. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Smart-meter-owners-may-have-saved-almost-270m-in-energy-bills-during-lockdown-according-to-survey-04675 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Smart-meter-owners-may-have-saved-almost-270m-in-energy-bills-during-lockdown-according-to-survey-04675 Government survey reveals regions leading the way with solar energy powering homes Government survey reveals regions leading the way with solar energy powering homes: A nationwide survey of households has shone light on those leading the way when it comes to green energy. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Government-survey-reveals-regions-leading-the-way-with-solar-energy-powering-homes-04638 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Government-survey-reveals-regions-leading-the-way-with-solar-energy-powering-homes-04638 Concerns over climate change have doubled amongst UK adults since 2016, finds survey Concerns over climate change have doubled amongst UK adults since 2016: A survey has revealed that concerns over climate change have doubled amongst UK adults since 2016, with the number who are now 'very' or 'extremely worried' increasing from 19% (2016) to 40% in the latest survey (2019). http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Concerns-over-climate-change-have-doubled-amongst-UK-adults-since-2016-finds-survey-04556 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Concerns-over-climate-change-have-doubled-amongst-UK-adults-since-2016-finds-survey-04556 Almost a fifth of social landlords have an energy strategy in place for becoming carbon neutral, reveals survey Almost a fifth of social landlords have an energy strategy in place for becoming carbon neutral: A survey of social landlords has found that 17.5% currently have an energy strategy for becoming carbon neutral in place. Breaking this down further, one in ten (10.9%) have implemented a strategy for the next ten years, while 6.4% have one in place for the coming five. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-a-fifth-of-social-landlords-have-an-energy-strategy-in-place-for-becoming-carbon-neutral-reveals-survey-04554 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-a-fifth-of-social-landlords-have-an-energy-strategy-in-place-for-becoming-carbon-neutral-reveals-survey-04554 Octopus Energy retains top spot in Which? customer satisfaction survey Octopus Energy retains top spot in Which? customer satisfaction survey: A survey for consumer group Which? measuring customer satisfaction across energy suppliers has found that relative newcomer, Octopus Energy has once again taken the top spot. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Octopus-Energy-retains-top-spot-in-Which-customer-satisfaction-survey-04545 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Octopus-Energy-retains-top-spot-in-Which-customer-satisfaction-survey-04545 Renewable energy is top choice for investors in 2020, reveals survey Renewable energy is top choice for investors in 2020: A survey asking UK investors where they are most likely to invest money in in 2020 has revealed green energy as the top choice. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Renewable-energy-is-top-choice-for-investors-in-2020-reveals-survey-04520 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Renewable-energy-is-top-choice-for-investors-in-2020-reveals-survey-04520 More than half smart meter owners polled have not changed their energy usage, reveals survey More than half smart meter owners polled have not changed their energy usage: A Daily Mail survey asking energy customers about their energy consumption and whether it has changed following the introduction of a smart meter has found that 53% report no change in their energy consumption. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-smart-meter-owners-polled-have-not-changed-their-energy-usage-reveals-survey-04509 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-smart-meter-owners-polled-have-not-changed-their-energy-usage-reveals-survey-04509 54% of utility professionals expect a cyber attack on their company’s critical infrastructure in the next 12 months, reveals survey 54% utility professionals expect a cyber attack on their company's critical infrastructure in the next 12 months: A piece of research has found that 54% of utility professionals expect their company's critical infrastructure to be targeted within the next year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/54percent-of-utility-professionals-expect-a-cyber-attack-on-their-companys-critical-infrastructure-in-the-next-12-months-reveals-survey-04461 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/54percent-of-utility-professionals-expect-a-cyber-attack-on-their-companys-critical-infrastructure-in-the-next-12-months-reveals-survey-04461