Richard Brace - Research Associates


Research Associates has 40 years international experience.  It has conducted over 1,100 bespoke B2B studies in 71 countries worldwide.  RA works in all industry sectors and all of our last 100 customers rated us as Good to Excellent.  Visit our website for more details and client endorsements.


A specialist in business-to-business market research conducting b2b studies in UK and international markets.  We specialise in interviewing the people who matter, whatever their seniority, either on the telephone or face-to-face.  We we design your study, conduct the fieldwork, analyse the results, write the report and present the findings.  At every stage we keep your objectives in mind.  Projects tend to be strategic in nature covering market opportunities, market perceptions, NPD, M&A due diligence, etc.  


BA (Hons) Geography from the University of Wales, Certified Member of Market Research Society, BIG, ICG member.  

What sectors do you most often work in?

  • Business to business
  • Industrial, manufacturing & logistics
  • IT (inc Ecommerce)
  • Financial
  • Automotive

What are the main types of research/research specialisms you conduct most often?

  • Qualitative
  • International
  • Secondary Research (data mining, desk research, web analysis)

What regions within the UK do you cover?

  • English Midlands
  • London/South East England
  • Northern England
  • South West England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • N. Ireland

Which international regions do you cover?

  • Western Europe
  • Japan
  • Eastern Europe
  • Middle East
  • SE Asia
  • India
  • Australasia
  • China
  • Central/South America
  • Scandinavia
  • North America
  • Finland

Apart from English, which languages do you speak fluently?

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Italian

Where are your offices in the UK?

  • English Midlands

Where are your offices outside the UK?

  • Other Western Europe