Charities

A trauma informed approach in crisis support

Trauma in crisis

Author: Tiffany Lam, Consultant, NEF Consulting Many people, including those who seek crisis support services, have experienced trauma. It may be more prevalent than we think. 1 in 3 adults in England have experienced trauma. And in the UK, 31%… 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 »


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 »


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 »


Fairtrade Foundation

Costs and benefits of a hypothetical collaborative sustainability initiative in the UK pineapple industry The Fairtrade Foundation commissioned NEF Consulting to conduct a social cost benefit analysis (SCBA) of a hypothetical collaborative sustainability initiative in the market for fresh pineapples… Read more »


RALEIGH: LONG-TERM BENEFITS OF IN-COUNTRY VOLUNTEERS

Following extensive research and first-hand interviews across Namibia and China, NEF Consulting and Raleigh International have released the findings of a study into the benefits of volunteering for participants in a long-running programme. The study found significant improvements to the… Read more »


Raleigh International: From Local Lives to Lasting Legacies

Raleigh International’s long-term effect on in-country volunteers Raleigh International’s (‘Raleigh’) mission is to create lasting change through youth. The organisational vision is of a world where the global community works together to build a sustainable future. Raleigh’s Expedition programme, which has been running for… Read more »