Blue Cross Lies

Blue Cross little lies survey

Christmas is coming. Time to lie to your kids. ‘Santa is watching’ has been revealed as the most common lie parents tell their kids. This was followed closely by ‘we’ll see’ and ‘we’re almost there’. The threat of a lack of presents from Father Christmas was used by 62% of parents to keep their children’s behaviour under control.

Fisherman's Friend Sick Days Survey

Fisherman’s Friend sick day survey

People are taking less sick days this year than last year, according to our latest survey for Fisherman’s Friend. On Average workers took just 1.67 days, despite suffering 3 bouts of illness, compared to 1.85 days last year. In fact, 51% haven’t taken a day off at all for a minor ailment in the last 12 months

Savings survey for Nationwide

Nationwide savings survey

How much money would you need to save for you to feel financially secure? Our survey for Nationwide Savings revealed that for most people it’s a hefty £21,000. However, the survey of 2,000 UK adults found that, in reality, most people fall short of this by approximately five grand, with most only having saved £16,460.

st john ambulance

St John Ambulance first aid survey

An unconscious child is the most frightening scenario for 74% of parents according to our recent survey for St John Ambulance. The survey runs in conjunction with a recent video by the charity which urges parents to learn CPR in case of emergency situations. Our survey of 2,000 parents found that only 1 in 4 would know what to do if they were faced with a child that wasn’t breathing.

Halloween Costumes

Channel Mum Halloween costume survey

Almost half of parents believe costumes aimed at children are too frightening. The survey of over 1,000 mums for parenting site, Channel Mum, found that 1 in 7 are worried that Halloween costumes are becoming more sinister year on year with a third saying costumes no longer have traditional Halloween themes but are instead designed simply to scare people.

Frank and Fearless Survey Loose Women

Loose Women frank and fearless survey

Three-quarters of women are unhappy with the way they look. That’s just one revelation from our landmark ‘Frank and Fearless’ survey for ITV’s Loose Women. The survey of 5,000 women looks at the lives of British women focussing on the topics of body image, sex and relationships and their hopes and fears for the future.