NEWS15 June 2021

Market research wellbeing study launched

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UK – The Market Research Society has begun its annual survey on mental wellbeing in the market research sector.

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The survey, conducted in partnership with Opinium, will explore wellbeing, the effects of Covid-19 restrictions and evolving workplace practices.

It is the third time the study has been carried out, after launching in 2019.

Last year's research found that over half ( 57%) of survey participants had told someone at work about a mental health struggle, compared with 36% in 2019.

The 2020 study also found that while Covid-19 was a top source of stress for people working in the sector, the majority ( 96%) of participants said they wanted to work from home to some extent in future.

UK research professionals have until Wednesday 30 June to participate in the anonymous survey, with the results to be published during the summer.