The fallout from Brexit and the US presidential election has dominated the news cycle for the last eight months and has depressed recall of business stories.
Awards season, transatlantic politics and unlikely sporting stars featured heavily on social media in February.
Ever since 52% of voters voted to leave the EU last June, politics in the UK seems to have been dominated by one question: what will a ‘good’ Brexit actually mean?
According to new polling, Britons are not optimistic about their own standard of living and personal finances, and it is common for us to worry about what 2017 will bring the country and the world.
The Premier League title race, late public figures including George Michael and Graham Taylor, and of course, Brexit and Trump all caused a stir on social media in January.
As always, Populus is delighted to announce that we have made several talented additions to our fast-growing business.
Southern Rail caught the public's attention in December as hundreds of thousands of rail customers struggled to get to work as a result of a two-day rail strike.
Why do some news stories stick in the public’s minds more than others? Do people that notice particular news stories have anything in common?
In November, recall of businesses in the news was largely drowned out by Donald Trump’s victory and the aftermath of his election. Nonetheless two companies featured highly in every week of this month’s top ten most noticed business stories: M&S and Tesco.
In October, Marmite-gate hit the business headlines and Nissan agreed to keep its Sunderland plant open.
In September, long running business stories including the sad demise of BHS and the continuing problems at Sports Direct are again recalled by Britons. However, the biggest business story of the month belongs to Apple.
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