Welcome to issue #20 of the eOpinion Sunday 7!
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Now back to the Sunday 7 round-up from this week, enjoy!
1. Do you know where the Eiffel Tower is? 🇫🇷
According to a survey from Medicspot, 15% of people don’t and 52% of 18-24yr olds don’t. 😮
Half of respondents don’t believe their geography to be very good, with 43% unable to find Germany on a map! 🤯
For more of these stats – click here
How’s your geography?
2. Driving lessons are not cheap! 🚗
Insurance company Marmalade has revealed some interesting stats around learning to drive.
They surveyed 4,000 driving instructors and found enquiries up 227% on 2020.
Increased demand and lower supply have resulted in lessons likely to cost over £30 a pop.
For the full breakdown and many more data points – click here.
How much did you pay an hour when you were learning? Mine was £9 per hour!
3. Are you office bound? 😧
Healthcare provider Lime has conducted some research into returning to the office.
40% say employers do not provide enough mental health support.
One in five are worried their stress will be visible to others.
26% think they are not coping well.
For more details on these worrying numbers, you can click here.
4. Building and learning to drive are similar! 📈
The FMB has released their state of trade survey for Q2.
- Workloads and enquiries are at their highest levels for a decade
- 71% of builders are receiving higher numbers of enquiries for future work, compared to Q1 2021
- 53% of builders are struggling to hire carpenters/joiners, and 47% are struggling to hire bricklayers
- 98% of builders are facing material price rises, with the same number expecting this to continue into Q3 2021
- 80% of respondents have been forced to raise their prices in the past quarter
Looking to hire a builder in the near future? This report might be worth a read.
6. Stress is not good for the skin. 😩
This whole pandemic has been pretty stressful for all of us.
And according to research from Typharm, 66% of us have stress-induced skin flare-ups, dryness or itchiness.
27% reported allergic-type skin reactions with no apparent cause.
If this topic is of interest to you, click here for more info.
7. The most important survey this week.
An issue that effects many of us up and down the country.
Where do you keep your ketchup?
It was pretty tight and if I’m honest, I was hoping for a bit more of a definitive answer.
I still don’t really know the right answer. 🤔
Are there ketchup storage arguments in your house?
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