Understanding your market - both your customers and your competitors - is vital. Find out the benefits of market research and ways to do it.
If you're starting up on your own, information on how other businesses are performing can be invaluable.
A quick and easy way we can help is through our Business in Britain reports. They give essential in-depth analysis into the trends in UK business that you can access right now - and it's free.
Small businesses in Britain are poised for growth as confidence hits five year high.
Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Business in Britain survey shows that confidence is growing in the wider economy regardless of Euro zone concerns. June 2013 sees the strongest rate in business confidence since January 2008, companies are showing signs of their intention to invest in hiring and capital expenditure in the coming months and are more optimistic about the economy.
Read the full report for more details.
Downloadour guideJuly 2013 Business in Britain
Downloadour guideJanuary 2013 Business in Britain
Basic market research techniques can help you obtain information essential to your business's success.
This guide will show you how to:
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