1. What does COVID-19 mean for business management practices?
    Dec 2020

    A discussion on the role of management practices in supporting businesses’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the implications for future support as firms adapt to a changing context.
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  2. Evaluation of the Enterprise Adviser Network and Careers Hubs
    Nov 2020

    The evaluation explored the achievements of the Enterprise Adviser Network and Careers Hubs for young people, schools and colleges, and communities, and factors which make a difference in enabling impact.
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  3. SME Manufacturers and the Covid Crisis
    Oct 2020

    Our analysis of almost 300 company survey responses shows that during the Covid crisis SME manufacturers have been squeezed between sharply weakening demand and poorer supplier performance.
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  4. Evaluation of The Mentoring Fund
    Sep 2020

    Mentoring has been defined as a voluntary, mutually beneficial and purposeful relationship in which an individual gives time to support another to enable them to make changes in their life. SQW have been working with the Careers & Enterprise Company to evaluate the effect of its Mentoring Fund which aimed to support mentoring activities for young people.
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  5. Understanding Approaches to Service Reconfiguration
    Aug 2020

    Major service change (often called ‘reconfiguration’) may be required to make services safer, more sustainable and improve population health. SQW conducted over 110 in-depth interviews to help NHS England and NHS Improvement understand what it can do to better facilitate and support reconfiguration in areas including specialised commissioning, A&E, maternity, stroke and mental health services.
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