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Free UK industry reports, Brexit impact statements, COVID impact statements and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reports

Are you a small business or entrepreneur? Would you benefit from expert research and analysis about your industry and sector?

Now more than ever, understanding your market can help you make better business decisions, faster. You may be interested in trends, risks or opportunities, the impact of Brexit or Covid, or how your industry compares in environmental, social or governance issues.

However, business intel can be very expensive and it’s easy to be put off by the cost.

Luckily your local business and IP centre is here to help! 

IBISWorld is an online collection of current UK industry reports, created by independent expert analysts. The team at IBISWorld research economic, demographic and government data, to create comprehensive market research reports, covering UK industries and key business environment indicators. 

Free market research reports for small businesses

Although usually priced at hundreds of pounds per report, you can view this expert analysis, free of charge, at Exeter, Barnstaple and Paignton libraries.

What’s included?

  • Brexit impact statement
  • Covid impact statement
  • Industry definition
  • Industry at a glance
  • Key internal and external drivers
  • SWOT in the Industry
  • Key trends
  • Industry outlook
  • Industry life cycle
  • Products and markets
  • Supply chains
  • Product & service segmentation
  • Competitive landscape and major companies
  • Operating conditions
  • Statistics and charts
  • European, social and governance reports for each industry

A short trip to the library, or a conversation with one of our team, and all the data you need to make the best business decisions could be at your fingertips!


IBISWorld is available in Exeter, Barnstaple and Paignton libraries. Simply access from the public computers, or on your own device via our free wi-fi. 

For help or to find out more contact us today!

And that’s not all….

Visit all our available business resources here >>

Need some extra help?

‘User guides’ are now being produced for each database, helping you get the most of out of the business data.

If a user guide exists, it will be available above. If no ‘View User Guide’ is showing, it is still being created.

If you need any further help, please contact us.

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