Ipsos MORI Research Archive
Ipsos MORI is one of the leading political, social and business research companies in the UK and Ireland. We produce a huge volume of surveys and research, working with hundreds of clients across the public and private sectors. Our polls consist of tracking data from our research on a wide variety of subjects, including education, healthcare, crime, the monarchy, race, business and politics. Our survey data encapsulates the views, experiences and behaviours of the general public and specific audiences. Our long term political and social trends, collected over the last 30+ years, are unrivalled amongst polling organisations.
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Impact Of Private Equity In M&A; Deals Set To Grow
22 November 2006
There is agreement among Chief Financial Officers that private equity succeeds because there is greater freedom for management to make huge financial rewards and because investors can manage for cash value, not for accounting profit and EPS.
Independent Review of Local Government Finance
10 November 2006
In June 2004, the Scottish Executive launched the Independent Review of Local Government Finance, and subsequently appointed a Local Government Finance Review Committee. The remit of the Committee is to examine options for local taxation, including: reform of Council Tax; to identify the pros and cons of implementing any changes to the local taxation system in Scotland and, to make recommendations.
Paying Utility Bills
22 October 2004
Utility companies are among the most likely to face a delay in payment of their bills, according to new research from MORI. The survey, for Xansa, aims to give a better understanding of public attitudes to debt, including propensity to pay and prioritisation of household debt payments.
Business Views On New Legislation
14 September 2004
New research carried out by MORI, on behalf of Corporate Edge, shows NGOs and CSR experts are highly supportive of proposed Operating and Financial Review (OFR) legislation, while institutional investors, the intended audience for the proposed report, still need convincing.
Investor Views On Company Security
14 September 2004
Almost nine in 10 (87%) investors feel if a company fails to deal with a security incident quickly and efficiently it would alter their perception of that company, according to new research from MORI. The survey, commissioned by management and IT consultancy LogicaCMG, shows seven in 10 investors (70%) feel their perception of the company would be altered if the company experienced an information security breach.
2 July 2004
Two investors in three (65%) are interested in having their money invested in a socially responsible way, according to a survey carried out by MORI. The research, for Friends Provident and ISIS Asset Management, shows there is also a generation gap — interest in ethical investment rises to three quarters (74%) of investors under 45.
Fathers' Financial Advice Trusted
18 June 2002
Fathers' financial advice is well received by their children, according to research commissioned by B&CE Benefit Schemes. Eight-eight per cent of those who asked their fathers for advice said they were glad they took it, compared with just 2 per cent who wished they had gone to a person qualified to give advice.