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The Knee High Design Challenge

NEF Consulting has been appointed to evaluate the social and economic impact of new services and products for children under five years old. The Knee High Design Challenge is an open innovation programme funded by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity,… Read more »


Evaluation of early childhood development interventions

Early childhood development

NEF Consulting evaluated ChildFund’s Responsive Parenting Program in Ecuador using a Social Return on Investment approach. The research indicates that if a long-term approach is combined with broader social valuation, the returns on investment in early childhood development interventions could… Read more »


Social Value Matters Conference, Milan, June 2014

Natalie Nicholles, associate director of NEF Consulting, and Richard Spencer of the ICAEW, discussed the role of social value in creating a new economic system at the recent SROI Network event in Milan on putting social value measurement into practise…. Read more »


Regent’s Place at 30

British Land: Regent's Place

A view from NEF Consulting – Extract from the British Land report “When NEF Consulting was commissioned to review the social, environmental and economic impacts of Regent’s Place over the 30 years since British Land first invested in the area,… Read more »


Milton Keynes: Neighbourhood Employment Programme

Neighbourhood Employment Programme

NEF Consulting undertook a one-year evaluation of the Neighbourhood Employment Programme in Milton Keynes (NEP). This is a locally-developed initiative to support residents into work by providing employability skills through tailored support at job clubs. The NEP is designed to… Read more »


Newlon Fusion: Social valuation of resident support services

NEF consulting was appointed by Newlon Fusion to prepare a social valuation of services that support social housing residents and local community members into self-reliance and financial independence through employment or entrepreneurship. Newlon Fusion is the community regeneration partner of… Read more »