Category: Blog


2022 Good Intentions

So, we’ve just about made it through the first week of 2022! Well done everyone! We returned to the (virtual) office on January 4th, well-rested and ready for an exciting year ahead. Although being loudly greeted by the alarm clock that morning was a bit of a shocker after nearly two weeks of lie-ins, it… Read more »

Go Fish! BEAM can make ‘anyfin’ possible…

We’ve all fished before. Fished for compliments, fished for approval, fished for the perfect dessert to accompany your Sunday roast. Some of us have even been on Plenty of Fish, trying to hook a date with the perfect partner. But here at BEAM, we’ve gone fishing to find the perfect participants to take part in… Read more »

Gardening Exercise Day

My garden. It is my haven, my sanctuary and my ultimate happy place. It provides me the opportunity to get out into the fresh air, a reason to get some well needed exercise and to thoroughly ‘blow away the cobwebs’ for three seasons every year. There are a whole host of reasons as to why… Read more »

Happy ‘World No Tobacco’ Day!

Happy World No Tobacco Day

Happy ‘World No Tobacco’ Day – celebrating our team, our clients and our wonderful respondents who are helping to change, develop and improve the UK vaping industry.

BEEAM – The ‘Worker Bees’ of research


It’s ‘World Bee Day’, and like any Queen Bee, I’ve been asked to lead by example and write a blog about it. At first I thought “great topic – thanks!” (with a huge amount of sarcasm added in), but then I got thinking about the research industry, my team and the global economy (yikes) and… Read more »

BEAM International – Ready for take off!

Beam International launch

The ping of my mobile phone and a message from the boss… “I’ve got some exciting plans for BEAM which involve you”… Crikey! Stomach churning, butterflies forming, what could these exciting plans be? A few days later, Amy and I got out our notebooks and pens and started building our plan to take over the… Read more »

A year in the life of a Project Assistant

Want to know what it’s like starting your career at BEAM? Have a read of this… I recently celebrated my one-year anniversary at BEAM Fieldwork and what a unique experience it has been! Like a lot of people during the pandemic, I have been reflecting on things the past 12 months and my career being… Read more »

We’re Recruiting! – Project Assistant

BEAM recruiting project assistant

Looking for a role you can really get your teeth into? Let’s talk. We’re looking for a Project Assistant to join our busy fieldwork team. Whether you’ve got a few years of experience in any workplace, or you’re looking for your first opportunity – this is the role for you. Energetic, organised and efficient, you’ll… Read more »

How to support vulnerable audiences in research

Before COVID-19, gathering the thoughts and opinions from a vulnerable audience was a huge part of our day-to-day work here at BEAM. Whilst arranging in-home, face to face interviews are most certainly off the cards for the foreseeable, thankfully we are still able to reach this market safely and sensitively with the help from the… Read more »

Stats of the Festive Season

After a year with some huge changes and a large amount of unpredictability, it comes as no surprise that Christmas is also going to be a little different this year too. One thing that can be predicted, thanks to market research and the questioning of consumers on the build-up to the big day is just… Read more »