Five tips for charities

2 Nov 2016

Want to know what makes a successful PBE project? Here are five tips to consider before you get in touch with us!

Helping Spitalfields Crypt Trust collect data to support their work in complex needs

23 May 2017

Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT) offers a range of support, rehabilitation and training services to people facing problems such as homelessness, alcohol and drugs misuse, poverty and social isolation. Their mission is to help people recovering from addiction...

Using economics to develop a new business plan at HighGround

23 May 2017

HighGround is a small charity that prepares serving and ex-military personnel for work in the land-based sector. Pro Bono Economics matched HighGround with economic consultant Julian Laite to support the charity with its business plan, using insights...

Helping GOALS UK understand their evaluation needs

17 May 2017

GOALS UK is a community interest company whose aim is to address issues of motivation and self-esteem via its training programme “GOALS.” GOALS is typically delivered by partner organisations working in areas such as youth offending and homelessness....

Supporting The Centre for Investigative Journalism to evaluate their training programmes

10 May 2017

The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is a charity committed to the education and training of journalists, editors and researchers towards critical in-depth reporting and defence of the public interest.

In 2016, CIJ received funding from The...

Supporting Transparency International's research into illicit financial flows in London's housing market

3 May 2017

As part of a research programme investigating illicit financial flows in London’s housing market, researchers at Transparency International approached Pro Bono Economics for economic advice on available data about the rise in London house prices....

Evaluating Tomorrow's People's Opportunity Partnership grant from HSBC

25 Apr 2017

PBE helped Tomorrow's People demonstrate the value of their work enabling disadvantaged young people to gain employment, education and training opportunities.

Looking at the costs and future impact of Shelter Scotland's Foundations First project

25 Apr 2017

Pro Bono Economics worked with Shelter Scotland in 2016 to give the charity advice on how to collect data. See a summary here ....

PBE study reveals the crippling cost of lung disease in the UK

15 Mar 2017

PBE report “Estimating the Economic Burden of Respiratory Illness in the UK” for the British Lung Foundation breaks down the cost of respiratory health to the NHS and to society.

Volunteers from Frontier evaluate the impact of Giving World on disadvantaged economic and social groups

1 Mar 2017

PBE matched Giving World with volunteer economists from Frontier Economics to undertake an impact analysis of Giving World’s distribution of free surplus goods to those most at risk of poverty.

Helping Blue Sky Development to understand the impact of their employment programmes for ex-offenders

10 Feb 2017

Blue Sky Development is a social enterprise that reduces re-offending by offering employment to ex-offenders in contracts with local authority and private sector clients. Blue Sky approached Pro Bono Economics as they wanted support in...

The Social & Economic Impact of Street Soccer Academy: A Preliminary Assessment

7 Feb 2017

Street Soccer Academy came to PBE to determine the social and economic value of their work using sport and exercise to integrate vulnerable individuals back into society.