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​elephant helps leading local business raise the bar for Comic Relief

​elephant helps leading local business raise the bar for Comic Relief

Blog posts   •   Mar 24, 2017 20:20 GMT

In traditional form our national celebrities have been taking part in a number of events to keep the great British public smile as we work together with Comic Relief to raise money for those in need, both in the UK and abroad.

Olympic success boosts public mood and hopes for business success and celebration of role models

Olympic success boosts public mood and hopes for business success and celebration of role models

Blog posts   •   Oct 25, 2016 17:19 BST

More than 40% of Brits think Team GB’s success at The Rio 2016 Olympics has lifted the public mood and one in four think it will deliver a boost to the business sector and the UK economy at large.

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.

Small business start ups get a voice on local radio

Small business start ups get a voice on local radio

Blog posts   •   Jul 17, 2015 18:59 BST

Six months ago 107 Meridian FM made a commitment to back local business. Today the show is booked up 10 weeks in advance.

Live broadcast on the local hustings

Live broadcast on the local hustings

Blog posts   •   Apr 17, 2015 08:25 BST

Blog commentary by Sophia Harrison: The Jubilee Community Centre in East Grinstead was clearly the place to be on Wednesday evening. It saw the first hustings meeting of the Mid Sussex Parliamentary Candidates

​Showcasing small business success stories

​Showcasing small business success stories

Blog posts   •   Apr 06, 2015 19:36 BST

This Bank Holiday Monday - 107 Meridian will be showcasing a number of small business interviews conducted by the elephant team in recent months.

The spirit of radio - uncovered

The spirit of radio - uncovered

Blog posts   •   Apr 02, 2015 19:33 BST

New elephant research for April explores the enduring popularity of radio as a mainstream source of news and current affairs information.

​Small business success stories shine on Meridian drive time

​Small business success stories shine on Meridian drive time

Blog posts   •   Feb 28, 2015 15:50 GMT

A look back on a couple of February’s small business interviews which the elephant team conducted on Meridian business drive time.

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.