We're in a unique position to produce relevant and informative research and policy by both 'doing' and 'thinking' and we regularly conduct research around areas of our own interest, and that of our clients.
Our team contains highly skilled and knowledgable staff members working and conducting research at the highest levels of academia.
Areas of Research
Below are just some of the areas of our research expertise.
Community & Social Value of Sport
We assess the community, social and economic impact of sports on communities, including outreach programs and grassroots initiatives.
Policy and Governance
We analyse and advise on sports policies, regulations, and governance structures for organisations and governing bodies.
Conducting financial assessments for sports organisations, including budgeting, revenue generation, and financial sustainability.
Club Health Checks
Our in-depth research and insights offer a comprehensive examination of the landscape encompassing community sport, grassroots activities, and community groups. The data and knowledge gathered by our team play a crucial role in guiding decision-making and shaping the assistance we provide.
Social & Community Value of Football
We conducted a research project about the social and community value of football. The purpose was to understand better how clubs interact with and provide value to their communities
Community Sport Social Investment Fund - Feasibility Report
We investigated the feasibility of a thematic social investment fund in which sport organisations with with enshrined community value would be able to apply for funding to develop facilities for the benefit of their community.
Community Sport Club Surveys
We regularly conduct research around the health of sport clubs, offering a comprehensive examination of the landscape encompassing community sport, grassroots activities, and community groups.