10 recommendations for your charity's business plan from a professional economist

23 May 2017

Julian Laite, professional economist with over 25 years of experience in public sector reform, advises Highground and other small charities on how to develop their business plan model.

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!

Advising Food Train on its data collection methods

6 Jun 2017

PBE has helped Food Train to accurately measure its true economic value in providing savings in health and social care spending in Scotland. This will help provide a greater evidence base to prove that the charity is worthy of expansion.

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

23 May 2017

PBE has helped Spitalfields Crypt Trust to demonstrate the public and economic value of its work, helping those facing problems such as homelessness, alcohol and drug misuse work towards a better future.

Using economics to develop a new business plan at HighGround

23 May 2017

PBE matched small charity Highground with experienced economist Julian Laite, developing its business plan in preparing serving and ex military personnel for work in the land-based sector.

Helping GOALS UK understand their evaluation needs

17 May 2017

PBE has advised Goals UK on how to carry out an effective social impact assessment of its training programmes, addressing issues of motivation and self esteem in areas such as youth offending and homelessness.

Supporting The Centre for Investigative Journalism to evaluate their training programmes

10 May 2017

PBE matched the Centre for Investigative Journalism with volunteer economist Ahmed Al-Khaja in order to evaluate the success of its newest training programme.

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

3 May 2017

PBE produced a report providing economic rationale into the casual link between rapidly rising house prices and corrupt money, aiding Transparency International ’s research programme investigating illicit financial flaws in London’s housing market.

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, helping to demonstrate through data collection that their first project, designed to stop at-risk households from become homeless, is already providing net benefit to society.

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.