Research Service

We’re experts at getting you answers. Request free research to develop and grow your business or idea.

Business Gateway Research Service

We specialise in desk-based research and subscribe to all of the relevant databases that supply up-to-date, reliable, premium data – saving you time and money.

All businesses can access a range of timely, relevant information:

Restart and rebuild

Many businesses face uncertainty and challenging conditions right now. The research service provide insight into the latest data to help inform your business recovery and growth.

Here are just some of the questions our research can help you answer:

  • What are the latest insights on consumer attitudes and buying behaviour?
  • Who are the key players in the market? How are they adapting and innovating?
  • Who are my competitors and what’s their market share?
  • Where can I find suppliers and partners?
  • What’s the demographics of my target market?

As markets are unpredictable right now it is important to stay ahead of the game. Using our subscription resources and ability to source key insights we can provide the evidence you need to make informed decisions. And here is the important part, it’s all free.

UK and international market research reports

Accurate market information can help you to spot opportunities and make informed strategic decisions. We subscribe to several market-leading databases so that you can source detailed market and consumer information to support your plans.

UK and international companies

We create targeted company lists using UK and global databases. These lists can help you to pinpoint competitors, suppliers and potential customers.

UK company reports and credit checks

Simplify your due diligence processes by asking us for up-to-date company accounts and reports.

Statistics and demographics

Give your business plans and reports greater credibility by citing data from various authoritative sources.

Property searches

Looking for business premises? We can access a leading commercial property database.

News articles

We can gather news articles on your company, competitors and sector. Our database covers newspapers, journals and trade press from around the world.

Databases at your fingertips

Our vast library of market research and company intelligence lets us respond to a diverse range of research needs – all for free.

Request free market research

Ready to request a free research pack tailored to your needs? Use the form below to give us the details about what you need and why you need it. The more detail the better.

Please only use this form to request research support, for business advice, contact your local office.

1. What sector(s) are you interested in or targeting? 2. What location(s) are you targeting? 3. How are you planning to use this information? (i.e. business plan, develop your business, get finance etc).

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How we use your data

We will use the information you provide to respond to your request, and to provide business advice and support services to you. For more information please view our privacy notice.