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About Us

BDRC Continental is the UK’s largest independent research consultancy. We have built an unrivalled reputation as a full service consultancy, using the strap line “providing intelligence” to underscore our commitment to delivering market-leading research that clients can rely on for their decision making.

Our Vision
            is to be a leading international research consultancy group.

Our Mission
            is to deliver clear insights for our clients to make better strategic decisions.

Our Strategy
            is to extend our client offer in terms of sectors, geography, research techniques and business critical products.

BDRC Continental is now a dominant player in our specialist sectors and a one-stop shop for research buyers.

We offer a wide range of services including viewing facilities, advanced analytics, all forms of data collection and online reporting.

We count numerous blue chips, government agencies and not for profit organisations amongst our clients. BDRC Continental is dedicated to providing our clients with excellent service throughout the research process - that’s why our clients keep coming back to us.

We don’t claim to be experts in everything - we stick to what we excel in.  We do, however, lay claim to deep expertise across a number of sectors.

We have won numerous awards for our work.  For more details visit our Awards and Achievements Page. 

The company is led by Dr Cris Tarrant, formerly co-founder and CEO of BDRC Group. 
BDRC Continental is quality accredited (ISO 20252:2012) and company members of the MRS (Market Research Society). 
Most of our staff are members or associates of the MRS.  See the MRS Code of Conduct to which we subscribe.

On a historical note, the company was started in 1991 as Business Development Research Consultants.  BDRC bought Continental Research in 2008 and the name was subsequently changed to BDRC Continental.

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Perspective Research Services
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Members of the Global Market Research Group, a leading network of international research businesses