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GC Insight

GC Insight works across the UK to help our clients have a more positive impact on place, people, businesses and the world around us. The GC Insight team helps organisations and partnerships to plan for the future, secure investment, improve their impact and demonstrate the benefits they generate. We work across the UK and have over 30 years’ continuous experience of helping public, private and third sector clients make better informed decisions.

GC Insight is part of the Growth Company group. We draw on the skills of ekosgen and Winning Moves as well as colleagues in the Growth Company (GC). We work together to provide a broad and deep range of research and advisory consultancy support for our clients.

We aim to grow our offer by delivering excellent support that helps our clients fully understand the context in which they are delivering and make better informed decisions that enhance their positive impact on the world around us. We will do this by working collaboratively with our clients and by building strong relationships with partner organisations that can add additional expertise and capacity to our core team.

ekosgen and Winning Moves continue to operate as distinct trading and legal entities, offering their established clients the same level of service that has been the bed-rock of their commercial achievements.  GC Insight is building on the investments made in ekosgen and Winning Moves to broaden the range of work we deliver and to offer our clients a seamless service drawing on the right skills and capacity across the team.

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We are establishing a mission and purpose driven team that is:

  • Blended: We offer analysis to understand the issues and support to deliver change.
  • Growing: We will operate at scale & can offer clients a breadth of services.
  • Committed: We are a social enterprise that operates with commercial discipline.
  • Magnetic: We aim to be a team that people want to work with, whether you are an employee, a collaborator or a client.
  • Innovative: We want to continuously develop our knowhow and tools, and help our clients implement change.
  • Engaged: We want to spend our time tackling the issues that impact people and places.


ekosgen was established in 2002, and is now one of the UK's leading independent companies providing economic and social research, analysis and consultancy advice. Since being acquired by the Growth Company Group in March 2021, ekosgen has continued to grow its team and presence across the UK, including through the opening of a new London office to supplement its bases in Manchester and Glasgow.

Winning Moves

Winning Moves was established in 1995. Originating as a technology company, the organisation has evolved to design and deliver both offline and digital  business support solutions – including through its’ flagship Benchmark index ,With the acquisition of Databuild in 2016, Winning Moves’ offer was extended to include robust research and evaluation.

The Growth Company

The Growth Company’s established purpose is to:

  • Enable Growth
  • Create Jobs
  • Improve Lives

We focus on securing inclusive growth in an environmentally sustainable way.

The Growth Company’s vision is for a society where economic growth and prosperity are inclusive and sustainable, and where no person or community behind is left behind. We aim to create a future founded on the principle of good growth where thriving businesses create well-paid jobs for talented and empowered individuals across our diverse communities.

The Growth Company is dedicated to becoming the market leader for services to business, people, environment, and place. GC aim to do this by being an agile and financially robust organisation, with an empowered team of people who are committed to our vision and values.

The Growth Company invested in Winning Moves and ekosgen to broaden its analytical and advisory service offer to clients. Winning Moves and ekosgen will continue to operate as distinct trading and legal entities, offering their established client bases the same level of service that has been the bed-rock of their commercial achievements to date. GC Insight will build on that base to broaden-out the range of work we can deliver, deploy innovative ways of working and maintain the high quality standards expected by our clients.