Social Research Services
Well informed decisions can only be achieved by considering the best available evidence. We are committed to helping clients to make the right choices, and provide the clear thinking and insight that comes from effective research.
The Social Value Lab helps to gather evidence and build the case for change.
Community consultation. We design and facilitate targeted public consultations that are inclusive, effective, and enjoyable.
Third sector mapping. We conduct research into the scale, characteristics, needs, and potential of the third sector.
Socio-economic analysis. We help to make the best use of demographic, social, cultural, and economic intelligence.
Participatory action research. We conduct collaborative and action-orientated research with local communities.
Customer research. We carry out primary research into service user needs, expectations, and experiences.
Best practice research. We produce case study evidence and best practice guides that can inform and inspire action.
Policy research. We conduct research that is often used to support the development of local and national policy.
The Lab is equipped to conduct social research based on a full range of qualitative, quantitative and ‘mixed methods’ research designs. We are able to present evidence in creative ways and we use a Plain English reporting style.
We bring qualified social researchers that are members of the Social Research Association, and we follow the codes of conduct of the Market Research Society.
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