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Matthew Kaye, Consultant writes… Si is currently doing a piece of work for Marie Curie evaluating their Information and Support service. Part of this has involved focus groups with those found to be the least likely to access Marie Curie support. One of these demographics is older men. We got in touch with a London-based Men in Sheds organisation so that we could explore issues around accessing support, Marie Curie’s materials, as well as why older men are less likely to use Marie Curie. In an interesting development, we were offered the chance to run a session at their fortnightly Pub Club meeting. So, we turned up, rather ambivalent, and ...Read More
In 2014, Shared Intelligence worked with Local Government Association (LGA) to undertake research into the funding landscape of the coalition government. The report was written in light of the LGA’s Rewiring Public Services: Rejuvenating Democracy campaign in which ambitious proposals were presented to give local areas greater control over public money. This report was published under the title Fragmented Funding. Following the changes to the government and priorities in 2016, Si and the LGA updated the analysis of central government funding streams for local economic development and regeneration. In addition to the 2014 report, we considered the ability of local authorities to influence funding streams at a local level, gauging ...Read More