We carry out independent research and analysis on market sectors and typical challenges faced by UK businesses.
Opus carries out market research on UK market sectors. We publish comprehensive reports detailing the current position of that market, forecast and recommendations to help businesses in that market thrive through any challenges they face. We cover markets that our Partners specialise in and typically publish these on a quarterly basis.
UK Construction Market – serious challenges are being faced
How is the UK construction market responding to the current economic pressures and what is the way forward in 2023?Read Report
The UK Retail Market – warning signs of trouble ahead
As we are fast approaching Christmas, how is the UK retail market responding to the current economic pressures and what does the future hold?Read Report
Financial uncertainty for the hospitality industry
With energy price rises, labour shortages and supply-chain difficulties the hospitality sector is facing an uncertain time. How can it be helped?Read Report
UK Food Manufacturing – Many challenges with much uncertainty
There is no sector more fundamental to the UK economy than food manufacture and processing, but none is assailed by more challenges right now.Read Report
The UK Retail Market – Remarkably resilient despite the Pandemic
Some fifteen months since the last UK retail market report, we can now see what has happened and it turns out to be a surprising picture.Read Report
The UK Hospitality Market – Will the pandemic ever end?
Just as the industry thought it was starting to recover, the hospitality market suffers the impact of Covid yet again. How can it be helped?Read Report
The UK Travel Market – Continuing disruption for the sector
The travel market employs 1.5m people in the UK and, with its wide ranging activities, it has a significant influence on many other industries.Read Report
The UK Charities Market – Going through unprecedented disruption
Charities play a major role in a broad range of industries, ranging from the arts and entertainment, education and training, healthcare and social care to a host of community activities of all types.Read Report
The UK Road Haulage Market – Caught up in the supply chain reset
The Pandemic and Brexit have caused challenges for the Road Haulage market. Narrow profit margins and heavy investment have grown debt levels. In this report, we look at the need for agility and financial stability.Read Report
The UK Retail Market – It was already in transition before Covid
Retail has been buffeted for years by change on an historic scale. A simple analysis might point the finger of blame at the rise of internet shopping. In this report, we look at the market and it’s transformation.Read Report
The UK Construction Market – Before & after coronavirus
So much has changed over the past hundred years, but the construction sector has always been a steady contributor to the UK economy. In this report, we look at the shape of this market and the way forward.Read Report