Acumen strive to create long-lasting partnerships with their clients, growing with them on every project while delivering the same high quality fieldwork that enables them to achieve the results they need. To achieve this, we’ve made it our mission to:

  • Work with you to build and maintain lasting partnerships which add value to your research, not just on a project by project basis, but through the growth and development of your business.
  • Maintain an unwavering commitment to quality, always pushing for the highest levels of service and best practice solutions.
  • Provide complete transparency in all aspects of the work we do, believing that trust is essential to our clients work but also for the esteem of the research industry as a whole.
  • Pioneer new methods of recruitment; understand the ways different social groups engage and interact and embrace the latest innovations
  • Work to provide comprehensive coverage of services, throughout all our specialisms but also in various key regions and demographics where other agencies cannot.


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As part of the fuller research group, acumen have the privilege of being affiliated with some of the most recognisable names in the research industry. Sharing the same founders and directors has enabled us to offer the full suite of services to clients through our affiliated businesses – making acumen the one stop shop for research services in the UK.

Founded in 1987 as Julie Fuller Recruitment, Research Opinions is now one of the foremost research recruiters in the UK. With a national database of willing participants for both qualitative and quantitative research there are no demographics or locations that research opinions can’t cater to.


Aspect is an award winning Viewing Facility, being shortlisted in the MRS Operations Awards in 2016 and winning in 2017. It comprises of two state of the art venues in Manchester city centre and Stockport, Cheshire, providing spaces specifically designed with researchers in mind.


Founded in 2017, Full Colour Research has grown to provide specialist research services to sectors including FMCG, youth and millennial markets and leading cosmetics brands. Known for bringing research to life, Full Colour works to provide bespoke research solutions which enable actionable and meaningful results for clients.