News & Views

Keep up to date with developments in the research industry, PFA Research’s latest projects and sector insights across Cornwall & the South West here.

Launching the Cornwall Business Observatory

The Cornwall Business Observatory is a new online space initiated by PFA Research to describe Cornwall’s economy and business landscape through curated research and up-to-date... Read More

Sustainability: great for the planet; what about the bottom line?

There’s growing evidence that consumers are trying to act sustainably and that they expect the same from businesses. So when it comes to buying, they’re... Read More

Legally Bound to Change

The UK legal sector continues to grow. According to National Statistics the ‘turnover on legal activities’ to December 2017 was £33.5 billion, up 7% on... Read More

Location, Location, Location

According to the Longitudinal Small Business Survey 2016 commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), 86% of SME employers operate from... Read More

The Digital, Always-On Learning Opportunity

Our article published in the March 2018 edition of Business Cornwall magazine examined the opportunity of learning and upskilling in an increasingly digitised and connected Cornish landscape. The analysis... Read More

Finance & Funding: How Healthy is your Business?

Did you make any new years’ resolutions?  If so, you are one of the 21% of the British population to do so.  A recent YouGov... Read More