Department for Culture, Media and Sport

 I was very impressed with TBR's flexibility and willingness to adapt to constantly changing project needs and requirements. The project lead was always accommodating and totally professional, despite very difficult circumstances.

Contract Manager, Culture and Sport Evidence Programme

 TBR with the Cities Institute have delivered an important piece of research which will provide a consistent framework to the mapping of cultural, sporting, heritage and arts facilities for all bodies associated with these venues.

Project Manager, Evidence and Analysis Unit, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Creative & Cultural Skills

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

Groundwork North East

 TBR were able to provide a friendly, professional and flexible response to our needs as a client at the beginning of a process, and were able to bring information, clarity and challenge to the study to make it a document we are pleased to take forward.

Regeneration Manager, Groundwork North East

Cultural Leadership Programme

 The TBR team were committed to ensuring that the research was delivered to our specifications and on time. The team were excellent at keeping us abreast of the project as it moved forward and made sure that the expertise of the steering group was fully utilised.

Project Manager, Cultural Leadership Programme

 I would like to thank you for your excellent work in the preparation of the Women in Leadership baseline study report. The report will play a vital role in our forward planning around gaps in leadership development in the cultural and creative sector. We very much hope to work with TBR again in the future.

Director, Cultural Leadership Programme

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

 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

Scottish Enterprise

 TBR has conducted a range of projects for Scottish Enterprise, from £30,000 to well over £100,000. These projects have been associated with TBR's skills in the analysis of data and the drawing of conclusions from them. One of Scotland's most significant economic development initiatives flowed from original research conducted by TBR. They have also contributed to the development of our Global Companies Enquiry, providing accurate analysis of the activities of Scottish owned global companies.

Former Senior Research Executive, Scottish Enterprise

East Durham Learning and Skills Partnership

 All staff at TBR were professional and committed to the project. They had an excellent understanding of the issues involved and the information we were trying to ascertain and use to inform our future actions and decisions. We would certainly recommend them in the future.

Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator, East Durham Business Service

 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

Bedfordshire County Council

  TBR  produced  a  thorough  report  that  has  provided  some  significant  input  to  our  strategy  development  work. 

Head of Strategy, Bedfordshire County Council

Lifelong Learning UK

 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

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