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FiMT publishes evaluation report

FiMT publishes evaluation report

In August 2017, FiMT published an update to their 2013 Transition Mapping Study entitled Continue to Work: The Transition Mapping Study 2017...

Countdown to Christmas 2017

Countdown to Christmas 2017

Our advent calendar included fabulous prizes to win, Christmas recipes to try, festive fun facts, totally addictive games and What’s New in 2018 plans too...

The charity insight mix

The charity insight mix

Arkenford is a strategic market research consultancy with high profile experience in understanding audiences. We have the skill sets...

Helping you at every step

Helping you at every step

Arkenford have worked with major and minor game publishers for over 15 years on a range of projects from concept testing, marketing, through to planning its sequel...

Commissioned by the Woodland Trust

Commissioned by the Woodland Trust

We are pleased to announce that the following successful tender the Wooland Trust have commissioned Arkenford to help them develop....

Mapping the UK games industry

Mapping the UK games industry

Worth over £4 billion to the UK’s economy (1), it’s fair to say that the gaming industry is booming. With ever-evolving technology and sector-wide tax reliefs encouraging growth in...

What is all about immigration?

What is all about immigration?

The immigration issue is highly emotive and received a lot of media focus during the Brexit campaign and many claims and counter claim were made. Many have claimed this one issue...

Are we all experts now?

Are we all experts now?

Much shock, even horror has been expressed about the British electorate's decision to ignore the procession of experts that told them they must vote to Remain in the...

What makes an indie game indie?

What makes an indie game indie?

A couple of weeks ago, Fallout 4 won best game at the BAFTA Game Awards. Surprisingly though, it was indie gaming that stole the show, with Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and...

Food trends to watch in 2016

Food trends to watch in 2016

These trends in food service are all whetting our appetites as we look ahead at how convenience innovation is revolutionising our eating experiences an in-home dining...

Will renters decide to buy?

Will renters decide to buy?

In his latest spending review George Osborne has committed to increasing the housing budget to £2bn as part of a push to build 400,000 new homes by 2020. With so many people priced out....

Supporting Property Development

Supporting Property Development

The role of brands and branding in property marketing has always been an interesting debate. The agents have one opinion, the....

Two big questions for eSports

Two big questions for eSports

In 2014, 32M people worldwide watched the League of Legends One World Championship. Over the course of the year, $36M was given out in eSports prize money, across 2,249....

GameVision: 25 not out

GameVision: 25 not out

We are pleased to announce that we have now published the 25th wave of the GameVision Compass report! This bi-annual study has provided the games industry with essential....

ArkLeisure Segmentation

ArkLeisure Segmentation

Arkleisure segmentation uncovers all. Our ArkLeisure segmentation defines the holiday choice motivations of international travellers. Future market trends are likely to see an increase....

Investors in People Accreditation

Investors in People Accreditation

Arkenford were delighted to be accredited with Investors in People (Bronze standard) and are now one of 16% of companies....