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Press release: Failure to support children exposed to domestic violence costs UK taxpayers up to £1.4bn

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Tuesday 5 March 2018: New analysis from charity Pro Bono Economics, carried out for charity Hestia, highlights the staggering potential cost to UK taxpayers of children exposed to severe domestic violence who are not given support to overcome their trauma. Around 500,000 children in the UK...

Pro Bono Economics, Cranfield Trust and Pilotlight offer coordinated programme of support to Oak Foundation homeless charities

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As challenges grow for UK’s housing and homelessness charities, Oak Foundation launches pilot programme to harness expertise of professional volunteers 10 housing & homelessness charities in Oak Foundation’s portfolio of grantees to benefit from consolidated resources of Pro Bono Economics,...

Pro Bono Economics' Budget response

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Julia Grant, CEO of Pro Bono Economics (PBE) said the following in response to the Budget Statement delivered today:

“The Chancellor’s Budget speech and accompanying documents provide some helpful colour on the state of the UK’s public finances and how the Government intends to continue...

Restoring trust in the charity sector: a role for PBE

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The Charity Commission’s annual survey of public trust and confidence in charities makes disturbing reading for charities working across the UK. The level of trust in the sector has declined...

Mental health counselling in primary schools could offer a six-fold return on investment, benefiting children’s economic future and creating savings for taxpayers

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Mental health counselling in primary schools could offer a six-fold return on investment, benefiting children’s economic future and creating savings for taxpayers With a one-year investment of £4.2 million1, charity Place2Be delivers one-to-one counselling to 4,548 children across 251 schools,...

Britons are open to an experimental approach by teachers to boost educational attainment

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Britons are open to an experimental approach by teachers to boost educational attainment 43% of British adults say that education in schools is worse than it was when they were a child. Only 6% say that children today will not be worse off than their parents, 44% of people say teachers should have...
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