Do MPs engage with the topics we ask them about in our monthly panel survey? We asked MPs whether they went on to research topics that came up in our survey.
Will Clothier examines whether the stories generating column inches in the Westminster bubble are also capturing the attention of the public.
Every week Populus tracks the news stories that catch the public's attention. The Russian spy poisoning, Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and the death of Stephen Hawking are among the most noticed stories on social media this month.
22% of Easter shoppers plan on having a meal at home with their family or household on Easter Sunday, according to IGD ShopperVista research carried out by Populus.
As an all-powerful, monopolised online giant suffered a catastrophic data scandal, two staples of the UK high-street quietly began to close their doors for the last time in March. Now more than ever, retailers need to slim down, understand their customer, and make sure they have the right tools to target them.
Populus is delighted to have been nominated by the MRS Annual Conference Awards judges for Best Presentation for our contribution to Impact 2018.
Consumer debt has risen sharply over recent years and is now approaching levels last seen just before the 2008 financial crisis. Populus asked MPs who they thought was primarily responsible for rising debt and who was doing least to combat the problem.
The most noticed business news stories are almost always negative and reputation sapping. However, on rare occasions companies make the headlines for the right reasons. The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) was one of the most noticed news stories in February because it has returned to profit for the first time in ten years.
Every week Populus tracks the news stories that catch the public's attention. The weather, KFC’s chicken crisis and charities were among the most noticed stories on social media this month.
Populus's social media expert Laurence Stellings reports on the topics that kept us glued to our smartphones in January. The failure of Carillion, charities and sporting events caught the public's attention.
The failure of Carillion is the highest profile business story in the past two and a half years, noticed by 55% of the UK public in January. Populus's Head of Syndicated Stakeholder Research David Racadio explores why the story has touched a nerve, and what must be done next.
Populus is proud to announce that it has received the internationally recognised Silver accreditation from Investors in People.