TBR - a leading economic research and strategy consultancy

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 undertook a difficult project against a tight time scale. Despite this we have felt well involved in the development of the final report and have enjoyed good relations with individual members of the TBR team. Staff have listened to our views and been responsive to our suggestions so that we feel a sense of ‘ownership’ of the final report.

Lifelong Learning UK

Did you know?

Q. How much does the Heritage crafts sector contribute to the UK economy (in terms of GVA)?

A. Following a mapping study for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Heritage craft sector contributing over £4.4bn to the UK economy in 2012 .

*If acquiring such information is important to you and your job, please join our mailing list or get in contact with the TBR team.


Enter your details to receive mailers and information about TBR and our work.

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 are 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.

Anna Morgan, 1972 - 2013

It is with much sorrow that we pass on the news that on 10th August 2013 our friend and colleague Anna Morgan passed away.

She made a huge impact on TBR during the 17 years that she invested in the company. She touched so many people and enriched our lives with her boundless energy and enthusiasm and we will all miss her terribly.

Get in touch

If you have a query or would like more information:

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.

You may also be interested in finding out about our