1. Final Evaluation of the Integrated Family Support Service
    Apr 2014

    The Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) programme in Wales is focused on supporting families with complex needs, where a child/children can be at risk as a result of parental substance misuse problems. SQW led a three year evaluation of the programme. Read More

    Report

  2. Economic Impacts of Mobile Coverage in Scotland
    Mar 2014

    The Scottish Government has published research by SQW and Real Wireless into the likely changes in mobile coverage and service levels over the next few years, and the economic impacts for Scotland. Read More

    Report

  3. Teleworking: the Heat is On
    Feb 2014

    Increased teleworking will cut carbon emissions from commuting. But there’s a big ‘rebound’ effect: increasing emissions from domestic heating. Read More

    Article

  4. Evaluation of Play Pathfinder and Play Builders Programme
    Jan 2014

    SQW has published its interim evaluation of the previous government’s investment in children’s play areas. The study indicated that, following the introduction of the Play Pathfinders programme, more children were enjoying higher quality, innovative play spaces, with a greater play value than traditional playgrounds. Read More

    Report

  5. The Pareto Principle: The Importance of the Vital Few in Business Support Programmes
    Nov 2013

    The 80-20 Pareto rule has been applied widely to highlight the importance of the 'vital few', for example in quality control. In this think-piece, we test the rule in the benefits from business and innovation support programmes. Read More

    Article

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