It’s a commentary of two halves

By Dan Clay, Managing Partner, Newgate Research UK An interesting report was published earlier this week describing the results of a study by a Danish research firm (RunRepeat) into the live, English-language commentary from 80 games across Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1. Over 2,000 comments were analysed, alongside the players these comments were…

Plotting a course through the fog of Covid

By Jake Pryszlak, Associate Partner Business, governments and individuals have all taken dramatic action in the face of COVID-19. Change has been delivered with speed and at a scale we have never seen before.  It may be in common parlance to say we delivered five years’ change in five weeks but when you are moving…

Travel is on the Aussie mind

By Ian Silvera, Account Director Research reaches us from Down Under that Australians are hoping to travel more domestically and to New Zealand as the country starts to open-up. Our colleagues at Newgate Research Australia have crunched the figures following a survey of 1,200 people, finding that nearly a quarter of respondents (24%) expect to travel within their…

The public’s current temperature

By Ian Silvera, Account Director As we hopefully head toward a much-awaited vaccine and lockdowns continue to ease, business leaders, policy makers and government’s need to take heed of what the public and consumers have to say, how they are acting and what they are thinking.  There has been a deluge of opinion polls –…

Australia shows the challenges faced in reopening borders

By Tom Carnegie, Consultant Australia is one of the lucky countries that has managed to get on top of COVID 19 early. As the nation continues to relax its restrictive measures, one major issue is the freedom of travel both domestically and internationally. Newgate Australia has polled 1,224 Australians and found that the majority support…

Lockdown hitting hardest those already in financial trouble

By Dan Clay, Head of Newgate Research UK As much of Europe and North America continues to re-open and look to resuscitate their ailing economies, the UK remains largely paralysed, with Government cautiously lifting a lock-down which the majority of the British public still support retaining.  This has been a brutal couple of months. The…

Australia’s New Normal: Economic Fears Now Eclipse Health Concerns

By Tom Carnegie, Consultant Australians’ concerns about the economy have overtaken their concern about coronavirus for the first time in the last six weeks, according to Newgate’s national tracking survey. The survey, which polls 1,200 Australians voters aged 18+, taken between Monday 4 May and Wednesday 6 May, Found that the economy is now the…

ScoMo’s satisfaction playbook

By Ian Silvera, Account Director  It was Harold Wilson, the pipe-smoking Yorkshireman, that coined the idiom ‘a week is a long time in politics’ ahead of the 1964 UK General Election. Wilson, who had become Labour leader after the sudden death of Hugh Gaitskell, led his party to victory with a super-slim majority of just…

#ToiletPaperApocalypse

By Dan Clay, Managing Partner, Newgate Research TomL: I’ve gone to the next stage, buying a shotgun, infra-red cameras and two pit bulls. No f***er’s gonna get my supply of pot noodle 🤬 We are still very much in the midst of the most serious worldwide pandemic in (my) living memory, so in true British fashion…

A lesson in teamwork: How Australia and New Zealand are beating COVID-19

By Tom Carnegie, Consultant Australia and New Zealand are about to start relaxing COVID-19 measures. Being two nations who reacted early, with strict social distancing and championing pragmatism over ego, they are now experiencing a surge in national pride as they enter the “new normal”. Newgate Australia has polled 1,000 Australians and found that the…