Welcome to our latest monthly round up of our recent published polls and thought pieces.
We report on the continued political deadlock in the UK, with the SNP threatening Labour’s chances of a 2015 majority, as we record the party falls to its lowest share this year, with Ed Miliband becoming the most unpopular leader since Michael Foot. Meanwhile UKIP damage the Conservatives’ prospects.
We look at our global “Index of Ignorance” – why most countries are wrong about many aspects of their society, with the Italians and Americans the most “wrong”. This is our most viewed survey ever with over 550,000 people looking at it on SlideShare.
We also look at the effect of emotional advertising and whether celebrities are worth their fees, public trust in charities, the state of the economy, rising concerns about the NHS, and how much money we all waste daily by not turning off devices at home, as well as “real time” marketing.
Vaccine hesitancy among ethnic minority Britons
Concerns about new coronavirus variants and a possible exit wave are a reminder that there is still work to be done to defeat the pandemic. We consider how the uneven impact of the pandemic across different ethnic groups is mirrored by the uneven way they are emerging from it, and look at how important vaccine uptake is to preventing racial disparities from widening further.
EVENT | The Future of Fats, Sugar and the Obesity Crisis
It can be easy to forget, but the world is facing more than one pandemic. Thirty-nine percent of the global population is overweight. In the UK, that figure is even higher: 67% of adults are overweight. But what makes this crisis so hard to tackle?