We work to meet the highest professional standards, by:
a rigorous approval process for research projects
reviewing our research
to specific protocols developed with the Office for National
Our Project Quality Approval Board must review and approve
all social research projects before they begin. This ensures
the research will be of the appropriate quality and will achieve
Once the research is complete, in most cases we send the final
project report to be peer reviewed by two external experts.
We choose peer reviewers for their knowledge of the subject
their expertise in the methodology used for the research.
Academic and practitioner peer reviewers can download copies
of our peer review proformas here.