A wide-ranging survey on political and constitutional issues and election campaigns, for the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust (JRRT).
Direct mail is playing an increasingly important role in the decision making process for financial services purchases, according to recent research conducted by MORI Financial Services for the Direct Mail Association.
A survey commissioned by the insurer Direct Line has found that the financial services industry is failing to capitalise on the 'grey pound' phenomenon associated with an ageing, but wealthier, population.
The 1996 survey, conducted by MORI on behalf of ICL Financial Services, aims to break consumers' attitudes to new technology and the potential effect on banking services, home banking and the internet.
The British public are in favour of increasing the powers and financial control of local government. Six in ten say they would like their local council to have more freedom to set the council tax at the level needed to provide good services. Two in five people also feel that the influence of councils could increase if central and local government improved the way they work together.
First wave of our 1997 General Election panel survey, for the Independent on Sunday and the Sunday Mirror, covering voting intentions as well as attitudes on other electoral issues
The proportion of people arranging their car insurance directly by telephone to an insurance company is now 46% according to the June MORI Financial Services general insurance monitor. This is up from 42% in June 1996 and 34% in April 1995. The growth in market share has come mainly from brokers and high street insurance company offices.
MORI Financial Services conducted a survey on the response of consumers to special payouts ("windfalls") this year as a result of demutualisation activity in the building society and insurance sectors. The Bank of England participated in this survey. Among the other institutions participating were Barclays Bank PLC.
Over two-thirds of Britains' leading industrialists think Britain should join the European single currency. Support is substantially up since 1996, when half approved.
Preliminary findings from a new MORI study into the growth of electronic commerce in Europe, reveal that nearly a quarter of Europe's companies who have access to the World Wide Web, are already earning revenue through the Internet. Electronic commerce is defined as managing all aspects of the business process including sales, marketing, finance, recruitment, customer support and partnership development over the Internet.