We help to evaluate services that are delivered to foster socio-economic change.
We undertake the following services:-
- Independent interviews conducted by our consultants and coaching team who are skilled at questionning techniques and uncovering the deeper answers to questions.
- Facilitated focus groups conducted by our coaching team who are professionally trained facilitators to explore scenarios and a clients feelings and thoughts on matters that are being evaluated.
- Creation of qualitative well designed reports that tell the story of your impact.
We have experience of undertaking evaluation work with a wide range of client groups, from beneficiaries to stakeholders.
Previous clients include:-
Enterprise UK – Evaluatative Research into Best Practice Network Model Replication, to provide knowledge to support their promotion and growth of business networks across the UK for young entrepreneurs. The Study looked into the infrastructure supporting leading networks across the UK from the Girl Guides to the Women’s Institute.
The Prince’s Trust – Evaluation of The Prince’s Trust Inspiring Enterprise Programmes, funded by BERR. We developed an enterprising outcomes framework and provided a qualitative evaluation on the outcome and impact of four of their programmes.
Office of the Third Sector – Panel Member on the three year 2007-2010 evaluation panel for the Review of the National Social Enterprise Strategy, for Office of the Third Sector , and Consultant on the Review of the Social Enterprise Strategy in 2004-5 for the DTi.
Business in the Community . Commissioned to undertake a review and best practice guide into Corporate Engagement with the Black and Minority Ethnic Community, to inform the BITC Publication, ‘Business Action on Neighbourhood Renewal’.
Previous Contract work with associates:-
Gloucestershire Skills First Evaluation, Gloucestershire LSC. Working for EDAW , to undertake the evaluation of the Skills First Project. The project focussed on raising training and skills levels amongst SME’s in the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector.
First Steps for Business in Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire Business Support Network. Working for EDAW , to map and review support for new business start-ups in Northamptonshire, to advise on improving the existing support infrastructure
Tyne and Wear Social Entrepreneurship Study, Business Link Tyne and Wear . Working for EDAW to map and review social enterprise activity and support infrastructure across Tyne and Wear, and to create a set of recommendations for re-shaping support.
Basildon Enterprise/Innovation Park, English Partnerships. Working for EDAW to undertake a feasibility study for the development of an enterprise/ innovation park.