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.

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.

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

10 Feb 2017

PBE worked with Blue Sky Development in order to demonstrate their social and economic value in reducing reoffending through offering employment to ex-offenders.

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.

Looking at the impact of SHINE's Saturday programme on pupils' development

1 Feb 2017

PBE helped SHINE show how it could measure the economic benefits of its 'SHINE on Saturday' programme, supporting additional learning for primary school pupils.

Supporting CMV Action to design a research brief

7 Dec 2016

CMV Action approached PBE in order to conduct research into the economic effects of treating Cytomegalounis, one of the main causes of childhood disability in the UK. This will provide an evidence base for further research, awareness and fundraising.