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Research & Evaluation Support Service

You are in safe hands when it comes to research and evaluation as we are experienced in both designing and carrying out research & evaluation projects with a whole range of organisations. These include borough and county councils; local, regional & national charities; educational establishments; conservation organisations and corporate community engagement programmes. We also have a solid background of working within set remits put in place by various funding agencies/bodies such as the national lottery / heritage lottery fund.   

Research Services

Carrying out research can be a time consuming task for any organisation. The aim of this facility is to design, conduct and analyse the research for you. this involves:
  • An initial consultation meeting, identifying your needs.
  • Research design.
  • Carrying out the piece of research.
  • Analysis of research findings.
  • Provision of documentation - a detailed report outlining the aims, findings and conclusions of the research along with appropriate recommendations.
Research can be used for:
  • Gauging opinions/attitudes on a specific subject.
  • Feasibility studies.
  • Supporting grant applications.
  • Providing a better, more effective service to existing clients.
  • Establishing programmes / services for prospective clients.
  • Developing 'in-house' programmes to enhance staff development.
  • Increasing the productivity, motivation and success of your staff and organisation.

Evaluation Services

Whether you are at the start of a project, the project is in full flow or it has come to an end, the aim of this service is to help you:
  • Plan, design and carryout (using a range of bespoke tools) meaningful evaluation.
  • Make sense of data you may have already gathered, whatever the quantity and/or format.
  • Both interpret and incorporate your evaluation data into a meaningful report thus helping you make those all important links to specific project / funding outcomes.
If your work schedule is busy we can remove the pressure from you completely. Choosing our complete evaluation package you can hand the evaluation of your project entirely over to us and we will do everything for you. This includes:
  • Initial meetings to determine your exact needs.
  • The design and execution of all project evaluation.
  • Analysis of all the data generated.
  • The production and presentation of a report, linked to your projects specific requirements.
  • Progress meetings throughout. 
  • A 3 month online support service (optional) - providing you with extra guidance on how to use your evaluation data effectively for future initiatives.