TBR - a leading economic research and strategy consultancy

TBR - a leading economic research and strategy consultancy

Trends Business Research Ltd (TBR) is a leading UK consultancy providing research, information and advisory services to public and private sector clients. We provide our clients with the evidence they need to make confident, informed decisions.

The TBR Observatory

We are a fully fledged research and strategy consultancy, but we also have an edge. Our TBR Observatory team brings a combination of leading edge analytical skills, data knowledge and TBR's unique longitudinal business database, TCR. They generate insight that is beyond the capability of our competitors.


TBR have worked with us on a number of projects, and on each project I have been delighted with their professionalism, dedication and hands on approach. They are very communicative, flexible, easy to manage and work very hard to provide the best outputs for the brief provided.  In my opinion they are extremely strong on the quantitative side of research, but are also good at qualitative research as well.

Research Manager, Creative & Cultural Skills

Did you know?

Q. How could you map cultural and sporting assets to help with planning, auditing and mapping?

A. TBR created the Cultural and Sporting mapping Toolkit for DCMS that does just that! Click here to see it.

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Our specialist expertise

TBR works within four core domains; economics, creative, skills and environment. Find out more about our skills and specialist expertise, the types of projects we undertake and read case studies and testimonials.

Night Time Economy

TBR is highly experienced in understanding local economies after dark. This often hidden element of the economy is important for certain areas and TBR has been creating intelligence to help understand this.

Latest News

ABPI have published their long-awaited report on drug discovery, delivered by TBR in another great collaboration with CBSL. Read more here and download the report here.

TBR and Geofutures will be presenting an update of our analysis on the economic value of town centres at the ATCM 2016 Summer School in Croydon at the end of June.

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Meet our team

TBR has a brilliant team of researchers, consultants and analysts. We work together to provide clients with effective and useful research which makes a difference.

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