The Interviewer Quality Control Scheme (IQCS) has been firmly established as the industry’s benchmark quality standard for data collection since 1978.

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IQCS members uphold and adhere to a set of contemporary standards covering the recruitment, training and appraisal of data collection staff. Members implement various procedures that guarantee research will be carried out to the highest standards as well as streamlining processes , saving both time and money.


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IQCS News Blog

New Featured Company Page

The IQCS gives member companies the opportunity to showcase their services in more detail with an enhanced listing. We call this a features company page.
If you would like to apply to have your company featured, we have a limited number of places available on a quarterly basis. Please contact Gill Wareing -click here.

B2B International’s New Featured Company Page

The current featured company is B2B International. Their featured page contains very useful information and two excellent videos show-casting their services. Well worth a visit!

IQCS Welcomes Adam Wyles and David Burdon to IQCS Council

The IQCS Team welcomes Adam Wyles and David Burdon to the IQCS Council. Info about Adam and David can be found here. We would like to thank our members for voting in last December’s election. The turnout was fantastic. We would also like to thank Charlotte Solberger for her support and her interest in driving quality in the industry as a council member.


Upon request we have added a list of books you may find useful in our IQCS shop . Please do let us know if you can recommend other books and material to our members.

The IQCS supports the MRBA as a Corporate Patron

The Market Research Benevolent Association (MRBA) is the industry’s only independent, registered charity. Their mission is to provide financial assistance and support to anyone who works or has worked in market research and to their immediate families.

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Are you aware that agencies, recruiters and interviewers should ensure that they understand their responsibilities under the 1998 Data Protection Act and that interviewers/recruiters building or holding any databases of interviewees/respondents for recruitment purposes should be registered data holders?
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