SERVICES WE OFFER
We help clients to better understand their market position supporting them to secure current markets and explore new opportunities, as well as better understand their competition.
RESEARCH ON COMPLEX ISSUES
We work with key stakeholder audiences to conduct important research that helps to shape policy and activity in the public sector.
We support organisations to better understand and communicate their efficacy by advising on evaluation strategies and undertaking independent evaluations of programmes and activities
We help organisations to understand how best to move forward in a changing environment.
RF Associates is a research and evaluation consultancy. We seek to deliver high value research driven insight, bringing together a team of multi-disciplinary consultants from a range of backgrounds.
We believe that we offer:
A strong point of view
we join the dots on the work that we do and tell you what we believe it really means;
A blend of traditional research skills with new ways of thinking
we are well grounded in the basic skills in each of our areas, we seek to use tried and tested approaches but also stay abreast of the latest developments in our fields;
A multi-disciplinary approach
we bring together individuals from different consultancy backgrounds to allow us to undertake more complex consultancy projects;
A creative approach
we have a deep knowledge of design-led innovative approaches and seek to apply those in all of the sectors that we work in;
Approachability and reliability
we love what we do and take pride in delivering great work.
We undertake the whole breadth of research methodologies including desk research, both qualitative and quantitative research projects, and make use of a wide range of consultancy methods. We also have experience in delivering training and mentoring to start up businesses. At heart we are curious individuals, keen to help businesses and organisations find the information to approach and address their challenges.
The research tools that we use are best described in three areas:
Desk research and secondary data analysis
e.g. Social media audits, economic modeling and return on investment
e.g. online surveys
e.g. interviews, workshops, focus groups
We are members of The Market Research Society (MRS) and The Association for Qualitative Research (AQR).
SECTORS WE WORK WITH
Our team of associates have deep expertise across the following areas, with experience working with a range of clients.
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