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Service review of BBC speech radio

Service review of BBC speech radio

The BBC Trust recently published findings from its service review of BBC speech radio stations. The review into BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 5 live and Radio 5 live sports extra considers: •  ...

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Guardian Poll - August 2015

Guardian Poll - August 2015

In the first Guardian/ICM poll to incorporate methodological changes (described within the table file) the Conservatives (+2) breach the political symbolic 40% mark, the first time they have done so since Jan 2012. With...

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Inside Out: Pixar takes on an urgent issue

Inside Out: Pixar takes on an urgent issue

Inside Out is currently the most popular film in the UK. At one level it’s an animated film featuring a part-elephant part candy-floss character called Bing Bong. At a more important level, it’s powerful...

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Getting off the pension pot

Getting off the pension pot

The retirement market has changed fundamentally in the UK in the last year with changes in how you can access your funds. But some things don’t change: we aren’t paying enough attention to our own...

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The EU referendum: how many do you want?

The EU referendum: how many do you want?

Although the date is not yet set in stone, a referendum will be held on British membership of the European Union sometime over the next eighteen months. Intriguingly, the latest contribution to the debate from...

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3/4 unwilling to pay for click-and-collect

3/4 unwilling to pay for click-and-collect

Click and collect services are one of the many ways that are now available to consumers to get hold of the things they buy.  Recent research by ICM Unlimited for Retail Week explored consumer use of click and collect...

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Guardian Poll - July 2015

Guardian Poll - July 2015

In the July Guardian/ICM poll, the Conservatives retain a solid, if slightly reduced lead of 4-points. They stand on 38% (up 1-point) on last month, with Labour benefitting from some switching to the tune of 3-points, rising...

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47% consider inheritance tax unfair

47% consider inheritance tax unfair

A recent ICM Unlimited survey on behalf of NFU mutual found that almost half of Brits (47%) consider the inheritance tax to be the most unfair. This is ahead of other taxes such as council tax (13%), VAT (11%) and stamp duty...

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ISIS poll for Daily Mirror

ISIS poll for Daily Mirror

A year on from Islamic State’s sweeping offensive through much of Sunni dominated Iraq and Syria, David Cameron has framed the bid to defeat IS as the ‘struggle of our generation’.  Among the British...

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Public split on Heathrow expansion

Public split on Heathrow expansion

With the Davies report solidly backing a 3rd runway for Heathrow, ICM tested opinion on whether the government should legislate in line with proposals. Seemingly just like the Cabinet, the public are split right down the...

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Why French polling regulation won’t work in UK

Why French polling regulation won’t work in UK

Dear Lord Foulkes, sounds like a great idea! In a former life, I was head of political polling for a polling company in France (YouGov, to be precise). As such, I had the privilege of sitting in front of the polling...

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