My Apprenticeship Journey

Hello everyone, I’m Emily. I am a Team Assistant here at The Survey Initiative, and alongside this I am completing a Business Administration apprenticeship. I left sixth form in summer 2022, after completing my A Levels in English Literature, Business Studies, and Law. I think it is fair to...

We’re Working Well!

In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environment, promoting the health and wellbeing of employees is crucial for both their personal wellness and the success of organisations. Recognising this need, the Essex Wellbeing Service has established Working Well, a program dedicated to providing free workplace health and wellbeing support to...

ISO 27001 & 9001 Certified Employee Research

We are pleased to share the exciting news that we have obtained ISO 27001 and 9001 certifications via UKAS-accredited ISO certification body, the British Assessment Bureau. These certifications mean we are ISO 27001 & 9001 Certified Employee Research verified, and are a testament to our commitment to providing a...

EDI Training

Last Friday, we were fortunate enough to receive EDI training from the experts at In Professional Development. As a research company undertaking employee surveys that may include an element of EDI, or are wholly EDI based, we understand the importance of staying ahead of the game, and this training...

Proud to be a Female Founded Business

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also an opportunity to recognise the importance of women in business and their contributions to the global economy. Women bring a unique perspective to the workplace, and their insights can help businesses make better...

The Return of Ralph

We are delighted to welcome Ralph Sutcliffe back into the fold at The Survey Initiative. Some of you may remember Ralph from his five-year stint with us over two years ago but for those that don’t, Ralph is a highly experienced research practitioner and now joins us from a...

Seasons Greetings

This year we’ve decided not to send out Christmas cards. Instead, we have made a charitable donation to Crisis. 2022 has been a rewarding year! We’ve helped over 50 companies with their employee research, further developed the survey and reporting platforms, brought in three new team members, started some...

Supporting Essex Wildlife Trust

We are pleased to announce we have become corporate members of the Essex Wildlife Trust. As a result, we were recently visited by Karen Dixon, Corporate Coordinator at the trust, to present us with our framed certificate. She also outlined the important work they do and explained what other...

MRS Net Zero Pledge – Challenge Accepted

Going net zero is a big step for any organisation, but it’s an increasingly important one to take. To that end we are delighted to announce that we have signed up to the Market Research Society (MRS) Net Zero pledge. After recently becoming Company Partners with the MRS we...

Employee Engagement – Practicing What We Preach

A team day out is a great way to bond with your colleagues, build team morale, improve communication and employee engagement. As we are all about employee engagement, and practice what we preach, we recently spent the morning on The River Stour – one of the most beautiful rivers...