Our pursuit of excellence

From developing new research technologies to crafting service innovations. From building a world-class company culture to conducting our day-to-day operations. We aim for excellence in everything that we do.

We are humbled to have such a long and proud track record of award-winning innovations. FlexMR has been shortlisted for and received honours from some of the industry's most prestigious bodies - including AURA, Greenbook, Women in Research, Quirk's Media amongst others. Find out more about the awards we've received below.

British Data Awards Finalist

MRS Best Online Qual

GRIT Top 50 Company

GDXA Award Winner

WIRe Best Place to Work

British Data Awards Services Firm of the Year

FlexMR was shortlisted as a finalist in the Professional Services Firm of the Year category at the 2022 British Data Awards.

The British Data Awards are an annual campaign that sets out to uncover data success stories. Organisations taking part include FTSE 100 giants, public sector pioneers, technology unicorns, agile not-for-profits, and innovative start-ups among others. And with 158 nominations received, competition to be named a finalist has proven particularly tough. FlexMR's success reflects the companies dedicatation to client outcomes and impact on the British data economy.

MRS Operations Awards Best Online Qual

FlexMR has been named as a finalist in the Market Research Society’s Operations Awards in the Best Online Qual award category.

The Market Research Society (MRS) Operations Awards or the Oppies as they are affectionately known within the industry, celebrate the achievements of the top UK service providers. The judging process involves indentifying compelling stories about innovative solutions, maintaining quality and standards and how firms have supported the people at the forefront of research.

GreenBook GRIT Top 50 Innovative Company

FlexMR debuted at #44 in the annual 2021 GRIT Top 50 list, in addition to ranking #23 in the technology provider category and #15 for qualitative research

For the past decade, the GRIT Top 50 has remained a key metric used by the insight industry to understand the shape and nature of the market. Through the lens of innovation, the list acts as a brand tracker – highlighting market awareness and becoming as a reliable proxy for performance. In 2021, over 3,000 industry peers took part in the annual survey to create a complete snapshot of the sector in which FlexMR debuted. Greenbook comment that the companies on the list are those that are pushing the industry to deliver better outcomes for all.

GDXA Best Audience Engagement Campaign

The FlexMR Insight as Art campaign won this category at the 2020 Global Digital Excellence Awards.

The judges said that the creativity and uplift of the campaign was impressive - bringing fresh thinking to a niche sector that clearly drew attention from the professionals it aimed to reach. The winning campaign addressed a persistent challenge within the research sector - the activation of insight. It sought to find new and creative ways to engage decision makers with research and data. Judges included senior digital and marketing experts from Microsoft, AO, Manchester Metropolitan University, Arriva Group and more.

WIRe Best Place to Work

FlexMR featured on the final shortlist for the 2019 Women in Research Best Place to Work award.

This award aims to celebrate and raise awareness for companies doing their utmost to promote diversity and the wellbeing of their female employees. Finalists were selected for having excelled in providing great opportunities for their female employees. FlexMR joined other leading research firms from across the world - including agencies based in the UK, Germany, USA, Canada and more.

Market Research Society Company Partner

The Company Partner accreditation is a mark of research excellence, demonstrating our commitment to quality insight, data compliance, research talent and high professional standards.

FlexMR is an accredited Company Partner of the Market Research Society (MRS), the leading UK research industry body. As a Company Partner, FlexMR agrees to maintain and uphold the MRS Code of Conduct. The code has, for 60 years, been the foundation of quality, ethical research. Our team is proud to work with the MRS, their partners and associated networks to contribute to the future quality standards and direction of the insights industry.

Quirks Supplier of the Year

FlexMR was honoured as a finalist in the Revenue Below $10 Million category of the 2020 Quirk's Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards awards after a record year.

AURA Innovation

The FlexMR Insight as Art Programme was shortlisted for 2020 Innovation of the Year at the annual AURA awards, praised by judges for its creative approach to stakeholder engagement.

In-Cumbria Best SMB

FlexMR was shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Small-Medium Business category at the 2019 In-Cumbria awards for high performance and outstanding local contribution.

Rising Star of the Year

FlexMR Head of Insight Charlotte Duff was named of Rising Star of the Year British Data Awards, following her win as Best New Speaker at IIeX Europe.

GRIT Future List

FlexMR Head of Operations Gareth Bowden has been named a rising leader in the market research industry as part of the 2022 Greenbook GRIT Future List.

MRS Inclusion Pledge

To further our commitment towards creating a representative workplace, FlexMR has become a signatory of the MRS Inclusion Pledge.

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