A tale of three fisheries

Coastal communities throughout the UK are, as a group, struggling more than others over a number of social and economic issues from unemployment and educational underachievement to lower health and wellbeing. This is despite the fact that they are located… Read more »

The war on solar


AUTHOR: Alex Chapman, NEF Consulting The government were warned what scrapping the feed-in tariff would do – and now it’s happened. Back in November I invited a local solar installation company round to my house to take a look at… Read more »

Vincent Neate

Associate E: Vincent has pursued his passion for responsible business and social enterprise from when he led efforts to support the European private equity industry in its first foray into venture philanthropy.  A trained mediator, Vincent believes passionately in the… Read more »


ANALYST T: + 44 (0) 207 820 6319 E: Emmet Kiberd is an analyst with NEF consulting. An economist by training, he has experience in quantitative research, using data analysis to better inform public financial management. He has conducted… Read more »


CONSULTANT T: + 44 (0) 207 820 6348 E: Alex Chapman is a consultant with experience in qualitative and quantitative research, project evaluation and policy analysis. Alex has worked with tools such as Multi-Criteria Analysis, Social Cost-Benefit Analysis, System… Read more »

Lancashire Wellbeing Service SROI

Lancashire Wellbeing Service (LWS) commissioned NEF Consulting to undertake a Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis to  understand the social value generated from its activities. Background The Lancashire Wellbeing Service (LWS) was set up in 2015 to provide support for… Read more »

Developing composite indices to measure change


AUTHOR: NEF Consulting team and reviewed by Samra Mariam, Senior Consultant, NEF Consulting. Monetary valuation of social and environmental outcomes, as applied in methodologies like Social Return on Investment (SROI) and Social Cost-Benefit Analysis (SCBA), has become an increasingly common approach… Read more »