Market Intelligence

Knowledge is at the heart of what we do. We publish over 20 market reports on health and social care, deliver news and analysis  online and in print from our 2 market journals, share policy updates from our Westminster think tank and hold conferences and events

  • Market reports - in depth analysis of key markets in health and social care
  • Market journals - Care Markets and Healthcare Markets
  • Policy -  insights from our independent cross-party Westminster think tank, Public Policy Projects
  • Conferences - national and regional conferences, seminars and roundtables covering individual markets, investing and real estate
  • Awards - recognising the leading providers and advisors


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

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

Data Solutions

Our data solutions are based on our proprietary provider, pay and other datasets. The iLaingBuisson portal hosts cloud-based software solutions that enable clients to analyse and export data and deliver sophisticated insights. We continue to develop our analytics using data mining, Bayesian analysis and machine learning

  • CareSearch - provider market database
  • CareMonitor - care quality database
  • CareCostBenchmarks - care home cost model
  • CareDirectory - provider financials and contacts
  • HEPS - marketing contact database for Healthcare, Education and Public Sector
  • - consumer portal
  • CareSustain - market supply and demand model
Years of
Market analysis


Spending constraints and increased demand create new ways of working in children’s services

The third edition of LaingBuisson’s authoritative Children’s Services report has been published. The market for children and young people’s services in the UK is growing and was valued at £14.1 billion in 2016. This covers special education, fostering, adoption, children’s residential care, safeguarding, guardianship and…

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…