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 were flexible and efficient, with good project knowledge which helped us to meet our project objectives. The findings have provided useful background and baseline data to outline the future skills needs in East Durham. The work provided will help to inform future skills interventions within the area.

Senior Economic Development Officer, East Durham Business Service

Did you know?

Q. How many people studied HE and FE culture or sport related courses in London in 2008/09?

A. There were 112,600 people studying at GCSE level, 60,400 higher education students and 246,100 people studying at FE institutions.

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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.

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