Helping the British Red Cross better evaluate confidence in First Aid trainees

12 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross sought out PBE for statistical expertise in checking data and methodology to measure the success of its first aid training programme.

St Giles Trust: looking at the impact of Choices, a programme for disadvantaged youths

3 Oct 2016

PBE undertook a study of the Choices programme, run by St Giles Trust, to evaluate the impact it has in supporting disadvantaged young people move their lives forward.

Designing an evaluation framework for a family therapy programme at the Anna Freud Centre

5 Sep 2016

PBE helped to show how a family therapy programme run by the Anna Freud Centre benefitted both its clients and the taxpayer in terms of public savings, providing tangible evidence of the successes of early intervention.

Tomorrow's People: evaluating impact & performance with Bank of England economists

10 Aug 2016

PBE worked with Tomorrow’s People to update findings on the success of their work engaging disadvantaged young people in the labour market.

Helping Breast Cancer Care design a research brief

27 Jul 2016

We advised Breast Cancer Care as to how they could undertake an economic analysis of their ‘Moving Forward’ programme, supporting those affected by breast cancer post-treatment.

Shelter Scotland: advice on data collection

21 Jul 2016

PBE worked with Shelter Scotland in support of their Foundations First scheme, focused on helping families in chronic poverty. We advised the charity as to how best to obtain meaningful data to measure the programme’s success and identify areas for further improvement.

Circle Scotland: how to evaluate alternatives to prison for Scottish women

18 Jul 2016

Circle came to PBE looking to assess the value of their ‘Alternatives to Imprisonment’ programme, which aims to support the rehabilitation of female offenders within communities as an alternative to custodial sentences.

Tavistock Relationships: evaluating their "Parents as Partners" programme

2 May 2016

PBE helped Tavistock Relationships demonstrate the social value of their ‘Parents as Partners’ programme, a group-based scheme strengthening couples’ relationships and encouraging greater parental involvement in family life.

Prisoners' Education Trust: evaluating the impact of educational resources for prisoners on reoffending rates

1 May 2016

Prisoners’ Education Trust approached Pro Bono Economics to undertake an impact assessment of their programme that funds educational resources for prisoners.

Four new projects for Locality

8 Mar 2016

PBE worked with Locality, advising four local charities on how they could undertake, and benefit from, a cost-benefit analysis of their work.

Friends of the Elderly: advice on the value of their home support service

29 Feb 2016

PBE helped Friends of the Elderly demonstrate the cost effectiveness of the work of their Home Support Workers, in terms of preventing certain traumas affecting elderly people and thus reducing possible hospital admissions.

Wide Horizons: advice on the impact of adventure learning

23 Feb 2016

Wide Horizons approached PBE looking to understand the impact of their outdoor learning programmes on children who visit their centres.