Market Intelligence

Sector knowledge is at the heart of what we do. We inform clients about their markets with sector reports, news delivered online and in print from our 2 market news magazines, policy updates from our policy forum Public Policy Projects, conferences and events

  • Market reports - in depth analysis of key markets in health and social care
  • Market news - Care Markets and Healthcare Markets magazines
  • Policy -  insights from our Westminster think tank, Public Policy Projects
  • Events - conferences covering individual markets, investing and real estate
  • Awards - recognising the leading providers and advisors


We advise leading healthcare clients on the full spectrum of market analysis, covering quality, policy, data, markets, strategy and operations. We provide knowledgeable, fact-based insight to make the right choices and implement strategies successfully

  • Inspections - mock CQC and OFSTED type inspections
  • Data - market and marketing data consulting
  • Policy - thought leadership projects, policy insights
  • Consulting - market, strategic and operational consulting and commercial due diligence
  • Human capital - market talent mapping, pay benchmarking, management referencing, board compensation reports

Data Solutions

Our data solutions are based on extensive proprietary databases accessed via a suite of unique cloud based solutions delivering sophisticated insights to our clients. We continue to invest in data analytics, data mining, Bayesian analysis and machine learning

  • CareSearch - search and export all provider data
  • HEPS - marketing database for Healthcare, Education and Public Sector
  • - consumer portal
  • CareDirectory - online list of providers
  • CareMonitor - benchmark CQC quality data
  • CareCostBenchmarks - model the cost of care
  • CareFinance - Company House financials online
Years of
Market news


LaingBuisson appoints Head of Business Development and Chief Technology Officer to drive growth

LaingBuisson announces two key appointments to support the business’s expansion. Heidi Nicholson joins as Head of Business Development and Neil Waring as Chief Technology Officer. These appointments reflect the company’s strategy of building on its heritage as the leading healthcare market intelligence provider for health…

LaingBuisson’s InPolicy paper takes a unique look at Regulation

Following from this morning’s Public Policy Project Thought Leadership Breakfast with Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, LaingBuisson presents a Regulation Special produced in association with its health and care news magazines Care Markets and Healthcare Markets. Download your…

UK Health expenditure now at EU average with contribution from the independent sector continuing to grow

Figures published today by leading healthcare market intelligence provider, LaingBuisson, reveal that UK healthcare spending of £185bn in 2015 continues to be dominated by government expenditure at 80% of all healthcare spend, higher than any other OECD, EU or G7 nation. However, the independent sector…

LaingBuisson and BKR partner to provide independent care and education service inspections and assessments

LaingBuisson and BKR Care Consultancy are pleased to announce a partnership to provide CQC-type and Ofsted-type inspections across England, Wales and Scotland. Inspections are conducted by a highly experienced, 26-strong inspection team that have undertaken more than 300 inspections. They include former CQC inspectors, senior…

Value of independent sector healthcare provision grows by 5% to £45.4 billion, according to latest LaingBuisson figures

Figures published today by healthcare consultancy LaingBuisson reveal that the revenues generated by independent sector (non-statutory) providers across 12 core health and care market segments grew by 5% in 2015 to reach £45.3bn. Growth was led by private acute healthcare, up 8% to £7.8bn (driven…