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BEYOND MIDDLE-CLASS MEN IN LYCRA

AUTHOR: TIFFANY LAM, CONSULTANT WE WON’T GET MORE LONDONERS CYCLING WITHOUT MAKING IT MORE INCLUSIVE Transport for London has launched a new network of Healthy Street Officers as part of the Mayor’s efforts to get 80% of Londoners cycling, walking and… Read more »


The importance of staff wellbeing in crisis support

Author: Tiffany Lam, Consultant, NEF Consulting 70 million days are lost from work each year due to mental ill-health. These figures from the Mental Health Foundation point to mental ill-health as the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK…. Read more »


Overseas volunteering: the value to young people

Return on investment from youth volunteering programme For every £1 the government spends on International Citizen Service (ICS) – its overseas youth volunteering programme – the scheme generates over £4 in social value, finds a report by NEF Consulting commissioned… Read more »


BRISTOL AIRPORT: INCONSISTENCIES IN THE CASE FOR EXPANSION

Plans for expansion of Bristol Airport may have overestimated benefits to the region by £280 million. The business case for the expansion of Bristol Airport may have significantly overestimated its economic benefits, and underestimated its social and environmental costs, a… Read more »


SROI of the Guide Dogs’ habilitation service

Social Return on Investment of the Guide Dogs’ habilitation service at Jordanstown School The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (Guide Dogs) commissioned NEF Consulting to undertake a Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis to help them to understand the… Read more »


HOW WE HELPED STOP THE M4 EXTENSION

Transport Fit for Future Generations

The proposed, and now cancelled, extension of the M4, represented the single largest infrastructure investment in the Welsh Government’s pipeline. Over two projects NEF Consulting supported the Future Generations Commissioner (empowered by the 2015 Well-being of Future Generations Act) with… Read more »


NHS ENGLAND: THE SOCIOECONOMICS OF UNPAID CARE

NEF Consulting were commissioned by NHS England to undertake the second phase of a project begun in 2017 aimed at better understanding the economic case for support to carers. The work involved developing a cost-benefit model which can be populated… Read more »


UNPAID CARE ISN’T FREE

MODELLING THE SOCIOECONOMICS OF CARE AUTHOR: ALEX CHAPMAN, CONSULTANT, NEF CONSULTING. It is now widely recognised that Britain’s army of unpaid carers, family and friends of those with care and support needs, contribute the equivalent of over £57bn in service to our… Read more »


IMPROVING FRONTLINE CRISIS SUPPORT

HELP THROUGH CRISIS Help through Crisis (HtC) is a £33 million National Lottery funded programme set up by The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. Help through Crisis supports 69 partnerships across England… Read more »