UK enterprises respond to workplace stress by increasing spending on ‘corporate wellness’

 Data from over 120 large enterprises and 287,000 employees has revealed rising corporate investment in employee wellbeing in response to growing workplace stress among younger employees  UK investment in employee rewards schemes is soaring, with UK firms doubling their average spend on employee rewards over the past three years  Spending on travel incentives has soared by 22% and 56% of UK business travel now includes nature-based activities such as gorilla treks  Top 5 corporate Christmas getaways now include white turf horse racing and husky sledging

UK enterprises respond to workplace stress by increasing spending on ‘corporate wellness’

A new report by workforce performance giant CR Worldwide(CR), drawing on data from 287,000 employees at over 120 large enterprises, has revealed that rising workplace stress among younger workers has seen UK business investment in ‘nature breaks’ doubling in 12 months with over half of UK business trips now including nature or activity elements from shark diving to […]

Hive teams up with Chris Robshaw to help Brits get greater control over their homes

OVER 20 MILLION BRITS FEEL OUT OF CONTROL IN THEIR HOME LIFE Brits craving control: nine in ten seek order and structure in their home (88%), believing it makes it a happier place to be (85%) Rise of the ‘Connected Home Controller’ as two in five (40%) now use technology to control their home Yet nearly two-fifths (39%) have felt “out of control” of their home and three quarters (77%) would love a helping hand Hive is offering out-of-control Brits the chance to get their homes in order with help from self-confessed control freak and rugby legend - Chris Robshaw

Hive teams up with Chris Robshaw to help Brits get greater control over their homes

New research from smart home specialists, Hive, reveals we’re a nation of house-proud “control freaks” who want to control every aspect of our home lives (88%). With today’s hectic lifestyles, being a “control freak” has lost all negative connotations, with 78% of Brits thinking this is a positive personality trait. We believe having order in […]

What’s Preventing Marketers Turning Data Into Gold?

New research reveals 98% believe future improvements are held back by data silos, justifying the cost and in-house skills shortage

What’s Preventing Marketers Turning Data Into Gold?

Data-driven marketing is vital for today’s marketing teams. But a new report by global marketing communications agency Allison+Partners revealed that while marketers have made progress to becoming more data-driven, nearly all respondents cited numerous barriers preventing them from getting the most out of data. The survey, which included input from 500 marketing directors in the […]

New research Reveals That 58% of Creative Jobs Are Paid Under The UK Average Salary

Liberty Games has analysed the average salaries of 50 of the most common jobs in the creative industry in the UK - but how does your pay compare?

New research Reveals That 58% of Creative Jobs Are Paid Under The UK Average Salary

From video games designers to drama teachers, there are a variety of jobs within the creative sector that require a range of different skills and talents. But which creative jobs pay the most? Liberty Games have analysed the average salaries of 50 of the most common jobs in the creative industry. You can view the full creative […]

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ – survey

Thumbs-up for ‘green car’ and bicycle deliveries – and orders handled by drones and robots

Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ – survey

A convenience trends survey commissioned by leading International branding and customer experience agency I-AM has revealed that almost three-quarters of consumers (74%) would be happy to wait longer for goods if the delivery method was more sustainable. The ‘HERE: NOW Exploring The Next Generation of Convenience’ survey reports that these planet-conscious consumers would approve of deliveries by […]

Gartner Says U.K. Marketing Budgets Have Fallen to Their Lowest Level in More Than Five Years

Gartner CMO Spend Survey 2019-2020 Reveals U.K. Marketing Budgets Have Dropped Below 11% of Company Revenue Amid Brexit Uncertainty

Gartner Says U.K. Marketing Budgets Have Fallen to Their Lowest Level in More Than Five Years

Marketing budgets in the U.K. have shifted downwards, dropping from 11.4% of overall company revenue in 2018 to 9.3% in 2019, according to a survey of chief marketing officers (CMOs) by Gartner, Inc. Findings fromGartner’s CMO Spend Survey 2019-2020 report reveal a drop of more than two percentage points year over year, placing U.K. marketing budget […]

Zenith releases 2019 Programmatic Marketing Forecasts

69% of digital media will be programmatic in 2020 Programmatic adspend to exceed US$100bn for the first time in 2019

Zenith releases 2019 Programmatic Marketing Forecasts

  While programmatic continues to rise, its adspend growth is slowing due to industry challenges of privacy and supply-chain that must be addressed to resume faster growth   Brands need to develop new targeting techniques using first-party data and customer data platforms in response to the ongoing death of the cookieUK-specific:   We forecast continued […]

Instagram launches Anti-Bullying Week campaign with Cybersmile

Influencer-led social campaign explores the relationship between banter and bullying

Instagram launches Anti-Bullying Week campaign with Cybersmile

Instagram today launches its Banter or Bullying? campaign with anti- cyberbullying charity Cybersmile, to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week (11-15 Nov).  Seeking to draw attention to the fine line between banter and bullying, the campaign is backed by comedian Mo Gilligan and social media stars Zoe Sugg (founder of Zoella) and Chessie King, who will all be talking about their own experiences on the […]

Consumers turned off by brand culture-killers

New research reveals consumers value ‘authenticity’, ‘commitment’, ‘relevance’ and ‘creativity’ in advertising, but brands aren’t delivering

Consumers turned off by brand culture-killers

 New analysis carried out by social media agency, Born Social, reveals the true value of culture-based advertising, but only for brands that get it right. Out of a survey of 1,000 UK consumers aged 16 to 40 years old, nearly 70% said they valued advertising campaigns that felt like they were a ‘natural fit’ to the […]

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