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The New Energy Context – Dec 2017

Traditional internal combustion powered vehicles account for over 95% of the UK & European market.

Until recently a fringe choice, the reality of electric plug-in vehicles soon becoming more mainstream was given a major prompt when GB & France governments announced this summer that no new only petrol or diesel powered cars & vans will be sold after 2040 and both Germany and The Netherlands announced they were aiming for an earlier timing. Norway have declared that all forms of petrol and diesel vehicles will not longer be permitted to sell from 2020. Read more

To have a fairer than average chance of ‘winning’, all businesses, regardless of sector or product, need to know the answers to certain questions.

As an insight professional servicing internal clients, knowing what these questions are likely to be is the first stage to becoming an effective resource. Read more

Recent ‘Crowdfunding’ success stories, such as maverick Scottish brewer, BrewDog, may have piqued interest in alternative investments, following a record period of low interest rates and government bond yields.

Following on from our ‘Start-Up Britain’ entrepreneurial poll, Insight Engineers questioned over 2,000 UK nationally representative consumers on their attitudes toward Crowdfunding, and discovered the opportunity appeals to a wide audience of potential investors.

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Post-Brexit, there may or may not be uncertainty in the economy, but one thing is certain, the Great British public are as entrepreneurial as ever!

In Insight Engineers’ recent polling of c. 1,500 UK nationally representative consumers, we discovered a quarter of us have plans to start a new business venture in the next 12 months and 1 in 12 are confident enough to say they will ‘definitely start one’.

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Insight Engineers adopts an agnostic or method-neutral approach to data capture – after all, as independent business intelligence consultants, it is our job to advise clients on the most appropriate project design to help better understand and solve business intelligence ‘problems’. Read more

The first Saturday in December is Small Business Saturday UK.

Established in 2013, the UK movement seeks to celebrate and champion small businesses (traditional ‘bricks & mortar’ retailers and their online equivalents) Read more

Giving Tuesday (November 29th 2016), promoted in the UK by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), encourages people and business to give money, time or voice to supporting a good cause. Read more

It is often easy to overlook that sales believed ‘lost’ may, in fact, still be potential opportunities… Read more