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Mapping Cyclists Using GIS & Census Data

March 22, 2017

The Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scootering challenge. It’s designed to inspire pupils, staff and parents to cycle or scooter to school. In 2017 The Big Pedal will return on the 20 March and run for …

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How Census Data Connects You With Your Customer

February 2, 2017

It doesn’t matter what the size of a business is, we all need to gather information in order to help us make those important decisions. With the latest Census data we can find out more about our customers and better influence the overall …

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Your data is a resource. Can you afford not to use it?

January 23, 2017

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine” – Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president at Gartner Big data is transforming the way businesses understand and interact with customers. Analysing large datasets enables businesses to identify …

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London’s demographics have changed since the last mayoral election

February 11, 2016

In May many Londoners will go to the polls to elect a new mayor. Using P2 People & Places we’re going to explore how geodemographics can be used to understand the different types of people that live in London and …

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Planning inquiry: Using our products, data & expertise to provide evidence

July 27, 2015

Planning Inquiry: Is a crematorium needed? It’s important to note that the techniques and processes used to produce this evidence is applicable to most other types of planning inquiry. Whether it’s for a new retail centre, GP surgery, sports centre or …

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Age by Sex Census Data 2011

July 24, 2014

Towards the end of July the UK version of the 2011 Age by Sex census table will become available. Beacon Dodsworth will take the data based on census geography and transform it onto postcode based geography for ease of use. …

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How long will my retirement funds need to last?

May 20, 2014

In the recent budget the chancellor George Osborne announced that the rules that dictate how people spend the money in their pension funds were going to change in 2015. In the current system, most people buy an annuity with their …

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What has the census ever done for us?

May 12, 2014

The census offices of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have been releasing the data from the 2011 census for public use over the past year. As the data becomes available we can process it to match the census …

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Loving Local – How Targeting Close to Home Creates a Successful Marketing Campaign

April 18, 2013

With the rise of digital advertising and the decline of the local print media why are local campaigns still so important? For a start people tend to spend the majority of their income within a few miles of where they …

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Going Further for Fairtrade with 2011 Census Data

February 25, 2013

Fairtrade Month is designed to raise awareness of fair trade and why it is important. The Fairtrade consumer campaign enables food producers in the developing world to get a fairer deal for their produce, allowing them to improve their communities …

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