Monthly Archives: July 2017


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Jul 2017

Are you getting the most from your market research investment?

In the UK, around £4 billion is spent each year on market research and another £2.1 billion is spent on public relations. Is this money well spent and are the buyers maximising the benefits they get from their investment? As a leading specialist market research agency in the UK, IRN has worked with clients of all sizes and shapes, each with different levels of knowledge...

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Jul 2017

Substantial growth in first quarter 2017 for both inbound and outbound tourist flows

The first quarter 2017 results of the International Passenger Survey results were published in July and showed substantial growth for both inbound and outbound tourism. The 9.9% growth in overseas residents to the UK was the highest in over ten years and reached over 8.3 million visits in the quarter. Meanwhile growth in UK resident visits abroad at 8.1% was down on the first quarter...

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17

Jul 2017

8% of debtors fall into arrears

Unsecured debt arrears affect just over  8% of debtors Using data from the 2016 Bank of England/NMG household survey, IRN Research found that 4% of consumers have fallen into unsecured debt arrears over the past year, representing 8% of all consumers owing money on an unsecured loan product. The IRN Research brief Consumer Debtor Brief, July 2017  looks at  consumers who have problems repaying their unsecured debts,...

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13

Jul 2017

Another freight increase in the first half of the year.

For the last eight years first half year freight traffic on the English Channel, Eurotunnel and Irish Sea routes has grown each year. The cumulative eight years of growth increased the traffic by nearly a third from 2.4 million accompanied and unaccompanied trailers to exceed 3.1 million. The Short Sea and Eurotunnel sector has been the most successful with an increase of first half year...

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13

Jul 2017

Bar Standards Board publishes client-based family law research undertaken by IRN Research

In Spring 2017, IRN Research carried out one of the most in-depth pieces of research that the Bar Standard Board has ever done with barristers’ clients in family law. The research report has just been published and the findings show that most of those who took part in the research were positive about the service they received from their barrister. However, some clients referred by...

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10

Jul 2017

Debt-related Legal Services report published

Debt-related legal services a new growth market The Debt-related Legal Services 2017 report provides an overview of the legal services related to debt recovery and debt collection. The market for debt-related legal services in the UK is growing and saw major growth in key areas in 2016, especially general recovery and insolvencies. The market is expected to see relatively strong future growth, based on rising...

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05

Jul 2017

UK Residential Conveyancing Market Briefing Report published

UK residential conveyancing market – growth will be hard to find in the next 2 years  The UK Conveyancing Market Briefing 2017 provides an overview of the UK conveyancing market which has witnessed a period of fluctuating trends in the last few years. From 2009 onwards the residential conveyancing market has been improving slowly through to 2016 but then declined in the second half of...

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