The One Stop Shop's main aim is to give users access to unpublished research and data that has been undertaken by the public sector. The research covers consumer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviour. We encourage users to search the database to find out about what customer research is going on in their area.

This section provides you with information about the different types of research and links to organizations which offer advice on the commissioning of research studies.

Click here the links below for more information on:

Research methodologies

Qualitative research technigues

Quantitative research techniques

Secondary research techniques

Commissioning research

The links below also provide brief information on areas to be aware of when commissioning and handling research, with links to appropriate information sources, on the following areas:

Research ethics

Intellectual Property

Freedom of Information

Data Protection Act