We provide strategic research and evaluation support to organisations across the private and public sector ​

“I would certainly recommend RF Associates for their research and evaluation expertise, the brief was not only met but the deliverables exceeded” Creative Skillset 

SERVICES WE OFFER

MARKET INTELLIGENCE

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.

EVALUATION

We support organisations to better understand and communicate their efficacy by advising on evaluation strategies and undertaking independent evaluations of programmes and activities

ORGANISATIONAL STRATGY

We help organisations to understand how best to move forward in a changing environment.

 

ABOUT US

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

 

Quantitative research

e.g. online surveys

 

Qualitative research

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.

MEET THE TEAM

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CONTACT US

 

RUTH FLOOD RF ASSOCIATES

9 Bangor Road Holywood BT18 0NU 

Tel: 028 9042 8777

Mob: 078 0270 2352

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Sarah Carter

Sarah is a freelance consultant with over fifteen years’ research experience, working across a wide range of projects in the private and public sectors. Her research expertise includes qualitative and quantitative social and market research, deliberative and public engagement methodologies, public attitudes, communications, customer satisfaction, policy development and evaluation research.