Barb awards RSMB new research contract from 2024
June 2, 2021

Barb has today announced the award of new contracts commencing 2024. RSMB is delighted to have been awarded contracts covering Design and Methodology and Quality Control, Audit and Monitoring.

RSMB will continue to be responsible for the sample design and methodology of the Barb Establishment Survey and the Panel, and for the quality of the overall service with an expanded audit remit.  With an increase in panel size to 7000 reporting homes,  and new metering technology, RSMB will ensure that the Barb service continues to be underpinned by high quality standards and plans to enhance its service with machine learning and new analytics tools.

Chris Mundy, Chief Executive of RSMB, said: “We’re delighted that Barb has chosen RSMB to provide these key parts of the Barb service until the end of the decade. With 30 unbroken years as a Barb contractor, RSMB has the expertise and solutions to help Barb ensure that its service continues to evolve to meet the needs of the industry”.