1. 29% of women in G20 say they have experienced harassment at work: 61% never report it!
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3632/New-global-poll-reveals-the-top-5-workplace-challenges-facing-G20-women.aspx The survey was carried out online by Ipsos Global @dvisor from 24 July– 7 August 2015 in the following 17 countries: Argentina, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan and the United States. The survey was also carried out face-to-face in South Africa and Indonesia from 6 August – 25 August 2015. The total sample size is 9,501 female respondents across all 19 countries. Respondents are aged 18-64 in the U.S. and Canada, and 16-64 in all other countries. Sample sizes range from 301 respondents in Saudi Arabia to 1,022 respondents in South Africa. The average sample size is 500 respondents across all countries. All countries are weighted to 500 when calculating the G20 total figures. Data are weighted to match the population profile of each country by: age, region and household income.
2. Almost eight in ten (79%) think it is the government’s responsibility to ensure that businesses pay the right amount of tax by making the rules clear, enforcing them and closing loopholes.
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3633/People-significantly-underestimate-how-much-tax-revenue-comes-from-business.aspx The Ipsos MORI survey was conducted between 9th and 13th October using i:Omnibus – Ipsos MORI’s online panel. 1,097 people responded.
3. News of Zayn leaving 1D amassed over 470,000 tweets in the UK in one week, dwarfing the 100,000 mentions each received by Cameron and Miliband during the week of the leaders 7-way debate.
4. Just over half (52%) of Britons say they would chose to vote to ‘stay in’ the EU if there were a referendum compared to four in ten (39%) who would leave.
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3641/Stays-lead-narrows-in-EU-Referendum-debate Ipsos MORI interviewed a representative sample of 1,021 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain. Interviews were conducted by telephone 17-19 October 2015. Data are weighted to the profile of the population
5. Britons believe that 50% of people have pretended to be sick at least once in the past year to avoid work but only one in five say they have done so personally.
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3620/Major-survey-shows-Britons-overestimate-the-bad-behaviour-of-other-people.aspx Ipsos MORI interviewed a representative sample of 615 adults aged 16-64 in full or part time employment across Great Britain. The survey was conducted online between 24 July and 7 August 2015.
6. The proportion of adults in Great Britain accessing the internet is at 88% with two-thirds (65%) accessing via mobile.
7. 1% of all Twitter users send 14-33% of all tweets.
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/publications/1760/The-road-to-representivity.aspx ‘Road to Representivity’, Demos and Ipsos MORI, all Tweets collected in two data snap-shots taken between 8-10th February, and 12-15th April 2015.
8. More than half (54%) of Britons say Jeremy Corbyn is more honest than most politicians compared to three in ten (30%) who say the same for David Cameron.
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3626/Corbyn-seen-as-more-honest-than-most-politicians-but-Cameron-leads-on-other-PM-attributes.aspx Ipsos MORI interviewed a representative sample of 1,255 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain. Interviews were conducted by telephone 19-23 September 2015. Data are weighted to match the profile of the population.
9. Two thirds of people in Northern Ireland support the rights of gay and lesbian couples to marry.
https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3668/Same-sex-marriage-in-Northern-Ireland.aspx Ipsos MORI Northern Ireland conducted a face-to-face survey of 1,000 adults aged 16+ in May 2015.