Thinking of a new idea to expand the business? Fed up with a lack of ideas or a scatter gun approach with too many ideas simply generated by a database? The answer can be to plan a research project to form a strategy enabling decisions to be taken quickly when the right opportunity is discovered.
We plan the scope of any report, the form in which it is delivered and any interim reviews. Topics that might be covered include:
- Industry overview
- Best practice
- Valuation of companies in the sector
- Strategic options
- Ways to gain further information
- Themes for particular focus
Our reports often include the involvement of sector specialists and would typically require significant field work with interviews and careful analysis of data. Depending on the project, this may include detailed financial modeling, for instance for a feasibility study or financial valuation.
We like to include interim reviews to ensure the research is heading in the right direction and encourage a collaborative approach, all starting with a careful analysis of the requirements.
Research may entail use of third party consultants, meetings with competitors or other related parties, a prerequisite for which is attention to confidentiality.