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Quality and compliance

We aim to deliver quality in every aspect of our service, from day-to-day project management and survey design, through to fieldwork, analysis, insights and recommendations

We are proud to be members of the pharmaceutical market research governing bodies and the main market research associations listed and follow their guidance on all matters relating to market research codes of conduct, data protection and adverse event reporting.  

BHBIA   Ephmra    ESOMAR   

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Rigorous training in research excellence

All our researchers, from graduates to senior managers, participate in a comprehensive, ongoing training and development programme. We run fortnightly lunch-and-learn sessions where employees share their experiences and teach others about new techniques and approaches in market research. Our Qualitative and Quantitative Centres of Excellence, run by senior Directors with expertise in their field, share best practice and nurture innovation.   

We take compliance extremely seriously and we have a great confidence in the robustness of our compliance procedures:

  • Globally all our offices are BHBIA members and all our staff are BHBIA compliant in Adverse Events and Ethical and Legal Requirements (and EphMRA compliant in Europe)
  • Our Compliance Officer continually improves and develops existing procedures, ensuring that all researchers’ training is complete and up-to-date
  • All our freelancers globally are trained in AE to a BHBIA standard
  • We abide rigorously by client specific requirements
  • All our global fieldwork agency partners comply with applicable regulations and self-regulatory codes of practice in the countries in which they operate
  • We comply with the professional code of conduct and strict operating standards of a range of widely renowned professional organisations such the Market Research Society, BHBIA, EphMRA and ESOMAR
  • All our staff are trained in and updated on our internal policies (anti-bribery and corruption)

Professional standards
Our Staff Handbook provides employees with our expectations and standards relating to business practice and professional ethics. We aim to uphold the highest standards and expect our employees to do the same.

Customer feedback
At the end of every project, we invite clients to tell us about their experience via our short, online feedback survey. Results are distributed internally every six months and we use the findings to highlight any areas for improvement. A summary of the findings appears here on our website.

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  • Our latest awards
    Janssen & Research Partnership win prestigious BHBIA Best Business Impact award

    We are delighted to announce that Janssen and Research Partnership have won the BOBI (Best of Business Intelligence) Award in the Best Business Impact category at the BHBIA annual conference in London for our collaborative market research and consultancy work. The ‘Best Business Impact’ category, sponsored by Branding Science, is awarded for insights which have significantly increased a client's understanding of one or more of their…

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    Research Partnership and Janssen are 2017-18 BOBI Awards finalists

    We are delighted to announce that an entry submitted by Research Partnership with Janssen has been selected as a finalist in the Best Business Impact category at this year’s BOBI (Best of Business Intelligence) Awards for our combined work in helping to reverse the fortunes of one of their established products, which up until recently had been suffering from declining market growth in the UK.…

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    Director Richard Head is joint winner of the 2017 EphMRA President's Award

    We are delighted to announce that Research Partnership’s Richard Head is joint winner of the 2017 EphMRA President's Award for his contribution to pharmaceutical market research.

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  • Our latest news
    Research Partnership welcomes four project management apprentices

    We are delighted to announce that we have recruited 4 new Project Management Apprentices at our London office this month, in a collaboration with West London College. This is a two-year apprenticeship scheme, and is in line with the UK government’s initiative to commit to 3 million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020. The apprentices will work with our quantitative team to provide project management…

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    Research Partnership launches new patient Living with Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) EU report

    Living with Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) EU is a study conducted amongst 275 adults with NASH / NAFLD in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK. The report consists of 30-minute quantitative online and qualitative telephone interviews with patients and will be available to purchase in the first quarter of 2019. The report is intended to help pharmaceutical companies developing products in this disease area to gain…

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    Research Partnership launches new patient Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (EU & Japan) 2019 report

    Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a quantitative study conducted online amongst 390 patients diagnosed with RA in the 5 EU markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK) and 55 patients in Japan. The report consists of 30-minute quantitative online and qualitative telephone interviews with patients. The qualitative interviews will be enhanced with insights generated from pre-interview patient exercises – such as patient diary entries - to…

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