Who was it that said an army marches on its stomach? It’s a saying that’s been attributed to no fewer than four figures from history* and that can be applied to society far more expansively than one little maxim suggests. We can learn a huge amount about any society from what and how they choose to eat and drink. And the Waitrose Food and Drink report 2017, covered in both Retail Week and the Guardian this week, delivers some fascinating insights into the UK consumer army.Details
Join us at the Food & Drink NPD & Innovation Summit on 7th November! Our consumer insight specialists Kate Downer and Rhiannon Jones will be talking about best practice in driving the NPD process with consumer research. Using consumer research case studies from convenience, bakery and snacking categories, we’ll tell you how to make the…Details
The government released another Breaking Blue research report yesterday, to a huge media storm. #exaggeration
The frenzy, in the finance press at least, happened because on the back of our research, the government will now force companies to disclose pension transaction costs or pay a £50,000 fine.
You’ll want to read our full report of course – which is here.Details
Almost no government research was published over the election period and summer recess, but now the logjam has finally been broken with a flurry of reports.
As City AM reported today, our latest research for DWP has shown that small and micro-employers are really embracing auto-enrolment.
We explored the experiences and views of 70 small and micro employers and their workers. And we also look at how employees might react to the government’s planned increases to the minimum contribution levels.
Read the full report here:Details
Last week the team and I at the Glasgow office hosted an event called ‘Let’s Get Digital!’. The idea was to raise awareness of Breaking Blue and to showcase our skills in digital qualitative and quantitative research. But it was the opportunity to get #mrx peers together that turned out to be the biggest attraction.Details
To say “I have had work experience at Breaking Blue” doesn’t really do justice to what the company can do for you during your work experience week(s) and what you can do for them. To me, before Breaking Blue, work experience was a time to sit in a job, be surrounded by every-day chores and tasks that were average to a working day. I thought that was a regular experience, however, Breaking Blue have endeavoured to do so much more.Details
Breaking Blue are a great bunch who love getting stuck into any kind of team activity that benefits employees’ wellbeing. Recently, we held an afternoon tea and even did a spot of pottery. When the annual Bike Week UK rolled around on the 10th – 18th June, Breaking Blue grasped the nettle.Details
How is it to work in all the departments of a company? I always wanted to be involved in a range of activities and I can say that through my internship at Breaking Blue it’s been a great way to learn!Details