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.


 This was the first time we had worked with the company and found them to be extremely professional, offering a high quality service. They understood the needs of the project and delivered beyond expectations providing us with crucial evidence to progress the development of the creative sector within the borough. We would certainly recommend TBR to others and would look to work with them again in the future.

Regeneration Projects Manager, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

Did you know?

Q. What is the gender balance of the Science Workforce?

A. Following diversity research conducted for the Royal Society, TBR's research found that there is a 50/50 split between females and males in the Science Workforce. However, when the Health sector is taken out of the analysis, the workforce split is 60/40 in favour of males.

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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

TBR's analysis of voting results and economic structure shows that ares with the strongest leave vote are also most dependent on EU-owned firms for jobs.  See the analysis 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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