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 can you easily compare different local authorities demographic and sporting attributes?

A. TBR created the Local Sport profile Tool for Sport England which helps users find out demographic and sporting attributes of local authorities in England. 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

TBR presented at the ATCM 2015 Summer School in Leeds, giving the audience the opportunity to be the first to hear the results of our research into the size and value of town centres across the UK.

The Government's long awaited new report on the Low Carbon economy was published on 24th March, delivered by TBR

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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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