BritainThinks in the news.
"Social contempt can appeal to middle-class voters who resent spending their taxes on the undeserving, and low-paid workers who resent struggling to pay bills while others "milk the system". According to a survey by BritainThinks, it even includes benefit recipients who – belonging to a demonised group – are keen to distance themselves from "scroungers"."
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Click here to read Deborah's analysis of the latest Social Attitudes Survey.
Click here to read Harriet Harman's article in The Guardian about the findings of BritainThinks focus groups on the recent riots.
BritainThinks Founding Director Deborah Mattinson was on Channel 4 News last night discussing the results of the latest British Social Attitudes Survey.
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"Deborah Mattinson's latest research looks at how long we are prepared to wait for gender balanced board rooms?"
"Women, said Deborah Mattinson, who was presenting some new research, make up 7.8 per cent of board places across the FTSE 250. They make up 2 per cent of executive directors of FTSE 350 companies, which is the kind of figure that might boost your sales if what you made was "multi-dependency" models of the noose. Half of the population, according to the research, thinks that businesses should "do more to get more women into senior positions", but only a few think the answer is quotas. People under the age of 24 don't, apparently, give a monkey's either way. Perhaps they think that if you want to be in business, all you need to do is audition for Dragon's Den."
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Deborah was interviewed as part of Nick Robinson's "Your Money and How They Spend It" this week.
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BritainThinks Director Ben Shimshon was interviewed on Good Morning Wales today ahead of the first wave of wellbeing figures being released by the government.
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