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We have decades of experience of listening to the public and making sure their voice is heard. Our research helps government and charities in Scotland make the right decisions about the big issues.
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From our Chair of Trustees
A note from Professor Sir Robert Burgess on our performance in 2017-18, and a look ahead to the upcoming year.
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On behalf of Halifax bank we identified 'generation rent' – a generation with no realistic prospect of owning their own home in the next five years.
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Sight loss at age seven
On behalf of the Royal London Society for the Blind, we found sight impairment impacts happiness, success at school, financial hardship and social inclusion at age seven.
Sentencing fraud offences
On behalf of the Sentencing Council, we investigated the emotional and psychological impacts of online fraud.
National Travel Survey
On behalf of the Department for Transport, we find out how the nation is getting around, how often and why.
Our research experts are the best in the business and our senior managers are leaders in their fields.
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