Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Survey

Bacta survey reveals almost a third of jobs lost as industry hits breaking point

Bacta survey shocking redundancy reports
As the Government announces further restrictions - including a curfew of 10pm for pubs - a survey of members carried out by Bacta last week reveals shocking rates of redundancy, with almost a third of the workforce having already lost their jobs or with their jobs at imminent risk. The government needs to act now.

Squaring the cashless circle: Survey reveals extent of non-cash payment growth

cashless payments survey Square
A survey by payments firm Square has revealed that fewer than one in four payments in the UK are currently made with cash, as Coronavirus safety measures exacerbate the growth of contactless transactions

Millennials are replacing night clubs and dancing shoes with bingo clubs and dabbers according to Mecca survey

Mecca Bingo survey
Ahead of its 60th birthday celebrations taking place next year, Mecca Bingo has conducted its own extensive survey of 2,000 players generating a rich seam of media friendly facts, figures and social insights

What? Which? survey shows smaller seaside resorts are shining brighter

St Mawes Which staycation
According to the latest data from consumer association Which?, staycationers in the time of Corona are eying smaller destinations more favourably than their busier counterparts.

Young hearts run free, and they’re driving the economic recovery

Hospitality survey staycation
A younger demographic is leading the hospitality charge with 35 percent of adults drinking or eating out in first ten days of re-opening.

Online gambling accounts fell through April and May, GC stats shows

Gambling Commission data
The Gambling Commission had to grasp at straws to find a gloomy angle in its latest round of survey data, which tracked dwindling numbers of player accounts online throughout both the first and second months of lockdown

Tour operators set to make large scale redundancies without government action, warns UKinbound

Tour operators set for redundancies unless government act warn UKinbound
According to a survey undertaken by tourism trade association UKinbound, 88 percent of tour operators and destination management companies (DMCs), who are responsible for bringing in and looking after over half of all international visitors to the UK, are set to make large scale redundancies as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, unless the Government provides more financial support.

The cost of lockdown: quarter of UK small business “may never reopen”

FSB Survey quarter of small businesses wont reopen
A new survey by the Federation of Small Businesses has found that as many as a third of small business owners believe that they may be at risk of permanent closure as a result of the UK government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Clevedon Pier survey completed by drones

Clevedon Pier Drone Survey complete
The Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust has stated the Grade I-listed landmark is “in good condition” after drones were used for the first time to survey the 151-year old structure.

Gambling in decline: Participation stats fall despite fears of lockdown temptation

Gambling decline during lockdown YouGov Survey
Contrary to much of the alarmist rhetoric, the latest YouGov data has clearly shown that gambling uptake, play-time and spend has fallen throughout the shelter-in-place order.

Commission issues new guidelines for online operators in lockdown

GC data online gambling during lockdown
The Gambling Commission has said new data suggests a hike in spend and playtime on gambling sites since the introduction of lockdown, prompting it to tighten regs on digital operators.

42 percent of public don’t see arcades as gambling

YouGov Survey Arcade
A recent YouGov survey has shown that while 77 percent of people feel they have enough information to gamble safely, more than half that amount don’t..

Getting to grips with Showmen’s mental health

Showmen mental health survey
A new questionnaire aims to better understand the mental health needs of Britain’s oft-overlooked Showmen community. A survey questionnaire targeted..

UK theme parks safe as houses, says BALPPA data

BALPPA Safety survey UK Theme Parks
A number of high-profile injuries on roller-coasters belie the benign reality of UK attractions, suggests the findings of one new survey. A BALPPA survey..

Shoppers name top 20 wish list of high street retailers

High Street Survey
A survey by smart meter provider Utilita asked the public what they wanted on their local high streets and the answers were definitely not betting shops and

Blackpool survey shows impressive gains in footfall

Blackpool Tower survey
Visitation rates have leapt in Blackpool this year, with particular growth in the number of overnight stays. according to the latest figures from the..

Leisure and amusements lead high street wish list in survey for Wakefield regeneration

Leisure, amusements, high street, survey, Wakefield, regeneration
Something doesn’t quite add up in the high street debate when it comes to leisure and amusements facilities and their role on the key thoroughfares in Britain’s town centres. Councillors, often ill-informed, tend not to like them; the nimby brigade is definitely no fan and the highly active anti-gambling community, small but exceedingly mouthy, seem to bully their way into...

Leisure and travel industry bosses voted best in the country

Coinslot - Crisis management BALPPA
Management within the leisure and travel industry have been voted “the best bosses in the county”, according to a new survey.   Published in the One4all Rewards Review of UK Management whitepaper, the survey of 1,024 UK employees found that leisure and travel bosses - such as those in restaurants and hotels – were voted as one of the best, with...

Majority of Brits want to go cashless at theme parks

Coinslot - Theme parks
Cash is king, but for how long? The customer is saying they want more cashless in theme parks, according to a recent survey of visitors.   Sixty percent of British visitors at theme parks have said they would like use cashless payments when next visiting, according to a new survey. Omnico’s Theme Park Barometre interviewed 677 respondents from the UK - along...

Irish operators express concerns over Revenue and Customs survey

Coinslot - Irish operators Customs Revenue survey
As Ireland’s gaming and amusements industry undergoes an audit and research survey, the country’s operators have encountered a number of issues due to the emerald isle’s archaic gambling legislation.   Operators in Ireland have expressed concerns as the country’s gaming and amusements industry undergoes an audit and research survey carried out by the offices of the Revenue Commissioners and the Customs...

Optimistic signs for domestic tourism across UK

Coinslot - Domestic tourism
Domestic tourism figures are showing a rise pollsters are saying, which gives further cause for optimism around the UK’s leisure and amusements sector.   The latest evidence can be found in the second Domestic Tourism Industry Snapshot Survey which indicates positive signs for the year ahead. The survey, conducted before and during the British Tourism & Travel Show, found 67 percent of...

Grosvenor Casino’s share the smiles on Random Acts of Kindness Day

Coinslot Grosvenor Casino
A survey by Grosvenor Casinos reveals it’s the small acts of kindness which matter as part of Random Acts of Kindness Day. Grosvenor Casinos has undertaken a survey which provides a number of insights into what acts of kindness matter to the UK public on this year’s Random Acts of Kindness Day. In addition to the survey, Grosvenor Casinos’ Luck Squads...

WhichBingo Survey confirms bingo popularity

Coinslot Bingo research
Were it to be recognised as as sport, bingo would be the sixth most popular in the UK. The admittedly questionable comparison, revealed thanks to research conducted by WhichBingo, does at least reveal the immense player base at the bingo industry can draw from across the country. The data shows that there are around 1.9m people who play bingo every month...

Surveys complete problem gambling picture

pub gaming license
A new set of surveys has been published by the NHS, revealing the status of both gambling participiation and problem gambling in Wales and Scotland. Often used as the bellwether of problem gambling in England by the Gambling Commission and many others, the existing bank of NHS health survey data was joined last week by the Scottish Health Survey, published a...

Survey reveals cashless uptake

Coinslot survey cashless
The two-pronged future of cashless payment is undergoing differing fortunes, as it was revealed in a survey by Retail Week that while contactless card payments continue to rise in the UK, the use of smartphones to purchase items on the high street is struggling to gain traction. Since the launch of the two main forms of mobile phone payment, Apple...