Research provides the strong foundation for all successful businesses. So before you do anything else, ask yourself this question: “How do I find out if my idea will work?"
Our Business Research service will help you find the answer to this question. The research unit delivers invaluable support to individual businesses throughout the borough, compiling detailed market research, competitor analysis and funding sources about their service area. This information is vital in helping our entrepreneurs to improve performance, productivity, profitability, competitiveness and sustainability.
So do you:
- need help with market research?
- want to know what finance and funding is available for your startup?
The Business Research service will assist you with all of these issues and this service is completely free. If you would like to discuss your business research needs, please contact our Business Research Officer, Rowena Moore, by email or telephone 0300 013 3333 (ext. 40959), or you can fill in our online Research Request form linked below.
In compiling information on your behalf, our research team has access to some of the most detailed and current data sources for information covering market research and funding. These include: