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Why Beaufort?

We’re a leading market research agency with a focus on Wales, whilst also providing UK wide services. The strength and depth of our research resource, combined with the quality of our team means we offer a wide range of areas of expertise - both in terms of sector knowledge and quantitative / qualitative research techniques. Our aim is to deliver research with the potential to drive change, underpinned by our commitment to quality.

Omnibus surveys

Our 4 separate omnibus surveys among distinct audiences allow you to efficiently carry out market research with the population in Wales:

Wales Omnibus Welsh Speakers Omnibus
The Business Omnibus        Children’s Omnibus

Join our research panel

Members take part in online surveys on a wide range of interesting topics and are rewarded for sharing their opinions. Click below to find out more and register:

Register for walesmatters

Areas of expertise

The wealth of experience in our team means that we’ve been able to develop particular areas of specialism, including:

Government and Social
Leisure, Sport, Tourism and Transport
Retail, Food and Drink

Case studies

Find out how clients across the UK have benefitted from partnering with Beaufort by reading our research case studies.


We commissioned Beaufort to carry out research with fishing rod licence customers to help us understand more about our customers and to improve our marketing activity. The project ran smoothly, to time and budget, and we were presented with a clear set of actionable results at the end. They were a pleasure to work with and offered a very thoughtful and attentive service, whilst demonstrating their excellent knowledge of research and acquired knowledge of the subject area. (Alex Woodward, Market Research Advisor, The Environment Agency)

Beaufort delivered findings from a challenging journey mapping study that not only expanded our customer understanding, but crucially also gave us pointers for improving our services. The team mixed know-how with pragmatism to deliver robust, digestible and actionable results in this work. (Arthur West, Head of Customer Insight, Intellectual Property Office)

Beaufort provided an excellent service throughout the study. They wholly met our expectations of quality, value for money and timeliness. I already have recommended Beaufort to colleagues. (Richard Lloyd, Senior Managing Consultant, ICF International)

We were delighted with the high quality and timely fieldwork provided by the Beaufort team. Moreover, Beaufort did not slavishly follow a brief, rather challenged our approach and inputs, leading to what I believe was a higher quality product overall. (Stephen Canning, Project Manager, Peter Brett Associates)

We have worked with Beaufort over the last three years to deliver our Quality of Visitor Experience survey across Wales. Everyone at Beaufort has been helpful and easy to work with, providing regular updates as appropriate and always ready to discuss and provide information and updates on an ad hoc basis too. (Rosalind Owen, Recreation and Access Manager, Natural Resources Wales)

Beaufort Research provided me with a fuss free service, with great results. The research provided CCG with tangible feedback that will result in further work that will deliver great benefits to CCG as a business. (Delyth Gwyn Williams, Assistant Director – People, Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd Cyf)

Beaufort provided an excellent service throughout the project. They worked with a broad range of stakeholders at a senior level and handled our work with sensitivity, competency and professionalism. The outputs were of an excellent standard, updates were provided through the project and I would highly recommend using them. (Olivia Thomas, Senior Marine Policy Manager, The Crown Estate)

The team at Beaufort worked quickly and professionally to a very tight deadline. The delivery at all levels was excellent and the results of the research have given us clear direction on the development of our brand. (Clare Morgan, Marketing Director, Peter’s Food Service Ltd)

The interviewers were interested in the subject they were researching on our behalf and actively sought to understand the sensitive nature of children’s hospices prior to contacting families, thus ensuring that their approach was not only professional but also compassionate and understanding. (Clare Robinson, Governance and Contracts Manager, Naomi House & Jacksplace)

The ‘People’s Panel’ project worked very well for S4C, the Beaufort Research staff worked hard to make it a success.  The company successfully kept the panel members interested over a long period, which is no easy task, and all the information that was collected was very useful for us.  We are very happy with the work.  (Carys Evans, Head of Insight, S4C)

Beaufort did a great job – they delivered on time and on budget and kept in close contact throughout. The insights from the research have proved valuable in guiding our strategy and market positioning. (Stephen Ross, Chairman, Enterprise Ventures)

The team at Beaufort Research really took time to understand the issues we wanted to explore in this project and as a result the findings have given us very helpful feedback. They went the extra distance to not just do the job but do the work to a high standard and I’m delighted with the outcome. (Sally Tedstone, Co-ordinator for National Breastfeeding Programme for Wales, Public Health Wales)

Our expectations of the outcomes of the research were met and exceeded in areas. We would not hesitate to use Beaufort for any future projects and would recommend their services to other businesses. (Joanna Hancock, Health & Safety and Projects Manager, British Frozen Food Federation)