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Research for Community Based Initiates & Projects

Wider Impact Consultancy understands what funders, sponsors, partner agencies and stakeholders are looking for from front line, customer facing organisations.

We have wide experience of carrying out detailed research on behalf of a wide variety of large and small UK based organisations and sectors; and pride ourselves in having the skills, knowledge and a multi-skilled team in place to assist organisations achieve their aims and objectives.

Our portfolio includes:

  • Commissioned by Stoke on Trent College into the needs and aspirations of ex-offenders looking to enter the labour market
  • Commissioned by Skills for Care West Midlands to research the impact of the West Midlands Care Ambassadors Scheme
  • Commissioned by St Paul’s Church, Colwyn Bay to carry out ‘Needs Analysis’ research relating to the St Paul’s Church Hall and the wider use of the St Paul’s Church and the Dewi Sant Church building

Testimonials include:

“We are extremely pleased with Wider Impact’s approach to this challenging commission. Their ‘coal face’ approach has certainly worked. We are now aware of what clients’ with criminal convictions are looking for in relation to their becoming employed. We are also aware of areas for development in terms of partnership working. In addition to delivering high quality research, they have made a number of important recommendations, which will assist in developing multi-agency strategic approaches in this important field of work. We would not hesitate to recommend Wider Impact, and particularly, Director, Edwin Lewis to others looking to carry out similar work.”
Jeremy Clay, Stoke on Trent College Senior Contracts Manager

“We are grateful to Wider Impact for delivering such as objective and well researched report that will play a role in directing the future delivery of the West Midlands Care Ambassador Scheme. We have no hesitation in recommending Wider Impact to others looking to commission similar work.” 
Amanda Spratt, BCPC

“Thank you very much for the producing the Youth Work Evaluation and the Executive Report so efficiently and effectively in line with the brief given. Your analysis and recommendations will positively inform our strategic approach; your analysis of our teams’ skills and strengths in this area is thorough and has helped us identify training needs in our teams. We are very pleased with this report which clearly evidences a thorough and considered approach to the work commissioned.”
Carol Hayton, Neighbourhood Investment Team Leader, L&Q Housing Trust

Our offer

Wider Impact Consultancy is ‘led from the front’ by myself, and I never hesitate to utilise over 30 years of experience, achievements and successes within public, private and voluntary sectors to meet our clients’ needs. Recognising that clients value the skills and experience I personally bring to the table, it is company policy that I lead on all commissions. We have found that this approach ensures high quality, value for money work and consistently high levels of customer satisfaction.

Our pricing policy is flexible, and we understand that during this period of austerity, ‘money is tight’. The key objective must be ensuring that front end agencies and organisations continue to deliver high quality, value for money service.

For a no obligation, initial free consultation please complete the quick enquiry form above, or contact me on 0845 165 0491. (Calls will cost 2p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge)

I look forward to hearing from you, and ask that you do not hesitate to contact me if I can assist you further.

With Kindest Regards, Edwin Lewis, Director, Wider Impact Consultancy

Wider Impact Consultancy, Edwin Lewis