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Savvy spending on the cards for Christmas 2015

Savvy spending on the cards for Christmas 2015

Blog posts   •   Dec 18, 2015 13:54 GMT

​New elephant research suggests people are adopting different financial coping strategies for Christmas this year. Some want to minimise debt they can’t clear relatively quickly, some draw from their savings to have the Christmas they want and others look to control spending.

​Small business Saturday: Credit card Monday?

​Small business Saturday: Credit card Monday?

Blog posts   •   Dec 06, 2015 22:00 GMT

A view from the high street: Small business optimism, consumer festive spending - and new elephant research on whether savvy saving or credit may be on the cards this Christmas.

​Cutting back doesn’t check nation’s throw-away culture

​Cutting back doesn’t check nation’s throw-away culture

Blog posts   •   Aug 06, 2015 16:58 BST

At a time when many households still feel the impact of austerity around them and are making cutbacks to keep the finances afloat, new elephant research suggests this has not put a stop to the nation’s throw away culture.

Britons in better financial shape for Christmas in 2014

Britons in better financial shape for Christmas in 2014

Blog posts   •   Nov 20, 2014 20:25 GMT

Fewer people are planning economies to keep the cost of Christmas down this year and fewer people spent 2015 repaying debt from the previous Christmas, according to new elephant research.

Bank of mum and dad to support one in five children through university

Bank of mum and dad to support one in five children through university

Blog posts   •   Aug 17, 2014 17:34 BST

Two in four parents would encourage their children to get a weekend job to help them become more employable after school or university – and more than one in four would encourage their children to learn more languages and have a full driving license.

Kick off the New Year with an insight experience day at elephant

Kick off the New Year with an insight experience day at elephant

Blog posts   •   Dec 19, 2013 12:31 GMT

elephant communications is holding a set of insight experience days in January as part of its rolling market research – friends and clients of elephant are invited to come down to our office for a day to immerse themselves in the market research archive elephant has created and assess issues that impact on their specific sector.

Higher Education stays close to home

Higher Education stays close to home

Blog posts   •   Aug 13, 2013 10:11 BST

More than one in four parents (27%) will advise children going to university to attend a local college and live at home while studying.

Monthly treats keep people inspired

Monthly treats keep people inspired

Blog posts   •   Jul 01, 2012 11:18 BST

Around two thirds of adults still enjoy monthly treats, set against the economic slowdown and pressure on the household budget, according preliminary findings from our new edition of Austerity Britain, out later this month.