The Consilium team has over 30 years of shared experience of social and economic research, including hands-on experience of project management and delivering services within the public sector. We have combined experience of successfully delivering over 400 research and consultancy assignments to a range of clients including government departments, local authorities, voluntary and community sector organisations, regeneration partnerships, arts and cultural agencies and learning and skills agencies.

The team has recent experience of supporting the following:

• Advice Services Alliance
• Age UK
• Archives Libraries and Museums Alliance (ALMA UK
• Arts Council of Wales
• Artsadmin
• Arts & Business Scotland
• Arts Council England
• Big Lottery Fund
• Booktrust
• Capacitybuilders
• Chambers of Commerce
• Community Development Foundation
• Community Food and Health Scotland
• Council for Voluntary Services
• Creative & Cultural Skills
• Creative Scotland
• Creativity, Culture and Education
• Design Council Cabe
• Department for Communities and Local Government
• Diabetes UK
• Digital Unite
• Durham University
• Education Scotland
• English Federation of Disability Sport
• Further Education Colleges
• Department for Culture, Media and Sport
• Heritage Alliance
• Home Office
• Impact Housing Association
• Local Councils
• Local Government Improvement and Development
• Macmillan Cancer Support
• Middlesbrough CAB
• Museums Galleries Scotland
• Museum Libraries and Archives Council
• National Literacy Trust
• National Museums Scotland
• National Trust
• NCVO
• Nesta
• New Writing North
• NHS Education for Scotland
• Northern Rock Foundation
• Paul Hamlyn Foundation
• Regional Employment and Skills Boards
• Safe Newcastle
• Shape
• Skills Active
• Skills for Care
• Society of Chief Librarians
• StreetDoctors
• Sustrans
• The Mighty Creatives
• UK Theatre
• Volunteer Centres
• Welsh Government
• Woodhorn Charitable Trust

We have substantial experience in employing a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methods to support the delivery of our consultancy services. Our approach combines tried and tested methodologies with innovative approaches including the use of social media, peer evaluators and online forums.

Our team is trained in the use of Social Return on Investment (SROI), Logic Framework methods and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). In addition we offer experience of providing robust appraisal, evaluation and impact assessment services compliant with government and sector-based good practice.