MEPs vote in favour of giving everyone “the right to have their personal data erased if he/she requests it”.
Out Now claims poor methodology in the Integrated Household Survey has led to ‘dangerously’ inaccurate data on the prevalence of homosexuality and bisexuality in the UK.
UK — The Market Research Society (MRS) has asked for a formal investigation by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as to whether prisoners at Oakwood prison are making sales calls under the guise of research – a practice known as sugging.
UK — People are less likely to trust politicians but they have more faith in their own ability to influence the political process, according to the latest British Social Attitudes (BSA) report produced by NatCen Social Research.
US — Using happiness surveys for political purposes is flawed, according to a study from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a libertarian thinktank
UK — Convicted criminals are taking part in a prison work scheme that has them conduct phone interviews with home owners on behalf of an unnamed market research company.
US — Results from a new IRI MarketPulse survey suggest that American consumers’ financial outlook is being affected by the government shutdown and looming debt ceiling crisis.
UK — The Market Research Society (MRS) has written again to G4S calling for further clarification about the ‘market research’ reportedly carried out by prisoners at its Oakwood prison.
UK — The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has proposed two different approaches to measuring the population of the country following its review of the UK Census.
UK — The Market Research Society (MRS) has written to the head of G4S, the company that runs Oakwood prison, seeking assurances that “market research” surveys being conducted by prisoners are operating under the society’s code of conduct.
US — American researchers have backed a senator’s call to give shoppers the opportunity to opt out of tracking them in the retail environment.