Is Fast Food Becoming a Healthy Sector for Investors?

Over the last few years, a swathe of new fast food brands have popped up. These new brands aim to cater to changing attitudes towards healthy eating and dietary choices. The traditional players in the fast food space, those widely perceived to offer ‘unhealthy’ meals, are beginning to alter their menus, too. Healthy choices seem […]

The effects of climate change in retail and hospitality

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It’s official: February 2019 was the hottest month on record in Britain, the Met Office has confirmed. With temperatures reaching 21.2°C, it was hard to believe that, a year earlier, the country was facing the “Beast from the East”, with heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures. To put in context, the average temperature in February is […]

ChicGeek: Life After Brexit

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The website ChickGeek has published an article about fashion investments in the UK and how Brexit will affect the market. Our Managing Director Fleur Hicks was interviewed by the editor Marcus Jaye, alongside other experts in the industry. “UK Trade benefitted from a goods export boom in July. Official figures showed the deficit in goods dropped to £10 […]

The Modern Man – The growth of menswear through digital brands

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Since 2015, the UK’s online menswear market has been growing significantly, as investors and designers alike realise the untapped potential of this market. In this period, there has been a significant shift in the attitudes to men’s fashion, as brands use similar marketing techniques to those long used in womenswear. To drill down into why […]

Easy to be eco-friendly – why should investors care?

Last week, onefourzero published an article on growing demand and investment in the home automation sector. One area of home automation that consumers favoured were products that helped them save energy as well as money, such as smart meters. Today’s consumer is more environmentally conscious than ever before. Searches on Google for the term “eco-friendly” […]

UK more aware of recyclables

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Sometimes bad news can bring good news. The increased amount of environmental-related stories in the media, most of them terrifying updates on our suffering planet, seems to be having a positive effect on the public. In the past few years, the number of online searches for information related to recycling has been growing consistently. Since […]

The Rise of Digital Doctors: the changing face of UK health tech provision

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New research by onefourzero and GK has found that demand from patients for health technology has risen dramatically since 2014. At a time of significant pressure on NHS services, we have found that patients are turning to technology to help them address every-day health issues. Click here to download the full report Key findings: The […]

Farmers Guardian: Eastern European Google searches for UK ag jobs drop 34 per cent

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The website Farmers Guardian has published an article mentioning our Updated Migration Report 2018 and highlights the effect of Brexit on UK farming and ag jobs.   “A new piece of research has shown Google searches for farming jobs in the UK across Poland, Romania and Bulgaria dropped by 34 per cent between 2016 and 2017. The study, carried […]

CIN Magazine: Number of Eastern Europeans searching for UK construction jobs online drops by a third

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The website Construction Industry News has published an article mentioning our Updated Migration Report 2018 where it highlights the effect of Brexit on UK construction jobs. “New analysis reveals a dramatic reduction in Google searches for construction sector jobs across Poland, Romania and Bulgaria in 2017, with Romania seeing the largest drop according to new research by GK Strategy […]

Farming UK: Number of Europeans searching for UK agricultural jobs online drops by a third

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The website Farming UK has published an article about our Updated Migration Report 2018 where it highlights the effect of Brexit on UK farming and agricultural jobs. “The number Eastern Europeans searching for UK agricultural jobs using Google has fallen by 34 percent in the past year. New analysis show that Google searches by Romanian, Bulgarian and Polish citizens […]