CityFibre

CityFibre installs full fibre broadband cables for homes and businesses across the UK. Bean Research has worked with CityFibre to develop its approach to social value by embedding the approach within procurement. Bean has worked with various teams at CityFibre to understand the organisation and how value could be created. More specifically, a menu of…

Mayor’s Fund for London

Access Aspiration, a Mayor’s Fund for London employability programme linking young people and employers designed to provide high-quality careers support and guidance for 16–18-year-olds, commissioned Bean Research to review Access Aspiration’s social impact assessment. Acting as a guide on the side by making recommendations to their outcomes and Theory of Change and considering improvements that…

ICAP Charity Day

TP ICAP, a global financial and energy broking company headquartered in London, holds an annual fundraising campaign called ICAP Charity Day. They welcome charities, ambassadors and celebrities to the broking floors to help raise funds by donating all the revenue and commission of the day to charity. Ahead of the 30th ICAP Charity Day on…

Nando’s

Bean Research was commissioned by Nando’s to undertake a review of its social value, to better understand how the business could best focus their efforts. Bean undertook an external landscaping review, including mapping Nando’s restaurants and employment deprivation indices, developed research among Nandocas and created social value strategy recommendations globally, for individual nations, and city-specific…

TCFC

We are passionate believers in the value of financial education for primary aged children. As such, Bean Research is the research partner for The Centre for Financial Capability. Working with partners such as the Money and Pension Service, TISA and the APPG on Financial Education, Bean helped author the APPG report on Primary aged Financial…

Quilter Foundation

When Quilter Foundation was established in 2017, Bean Research was commissioned to create a Theory of Change and an accompanying impact framework. We then worked with partners to create a Monitoring & Evaluation suite to capture the outputs and outcomes created as a result of Quilter Foundation funding. Bean continues to support Quilter Foundation, on…

No Going Back

No Going Back is an innovative programme of training, support, employment and housing funded and driven by 30 Livery Companies with the ambition to work collaboratively to reduce re-offending. Bean Research was commissioned to undertake an impact assessment of No Going Back, developing an impact assessment framework to provide a structure for measuring, collating and…

BMJ

Bean Research was commissioned to create an impact framework for BMJ, The British Medical Journal, drawing together its different businesses and data. This was then used to structure how BMJ measures the impact it has, with Bean collaborating to identify key indicators under each of the three new outcomes – Better Evidence, Better Decisions and…

CIPD Trust

The CIPD Trust (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) supports people getting into and progressing in work, by harnessing the knowledge, expertise and talents of the people profession. CIPD Trust commissioned Bean Research to develop a new Theory of Change, bringing together its variety of programmes, to clearly articulate its purpose and the difference it…

Hatch Enterprise

Hatch support underrepresented entrepreneurs (8,000 since 2014) to develop the knowledge, confidence, and skills needed to launch and grow a business. Hatch commissioned being researched to review and revise its theory of change, to better reflect its growing portfolio of programmes and entrepreneurs. In doing so, we engaged with the senior management team, partners and…

SROI: Creating value through sports

In 2019, Berkeley Foundation & Street Elite commissioned Bean Research to undertake a SROI analysis on behalf of Street Elite, based on the distance travelled for the 97 participants of the 2018 and 2019 programmes in Newham, Tower Hamlets, Lambeth, Southwark and Hammersmith and Fulham, assessing the impact through economic benefits, human capital gains, avoided Exchequer…

Embedding Evaluation

Bean Research works in partnership with The Ideas Foundation, providing monitoring & evaluation tools to ensure the organisation consistently captures and reports their impact to inspire creativity in schools, and diversify the creative sector.  We provide quarterly reporting to Trustees, developing insights for funders and management, as well as monitoring and evaluating outcomes on students,…

St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation

St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation – the philanthropic arm of St. James’s Place Wealth Management Group – has raised and distributed over £100 million to thousands of charities, since 1992. Bean Research developed and conducted an independent evaluation of St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation for its 25th anniversary, looking at organisational change among its grantees, as…

Equal Lives

Business in the Community in partnership with Santander UK, undertook a groundbreaking project to exploring the organisational barriers and to better define the enablers for men with caring responsibilities. Bean Research supported the commissioning and academic research teams throughout the research, as well as collating and writing the published report. “Bean Research stepped in to support us with…

Key4Life

Key4Life aims to address the root causes of young adult reoffending and break the cycle of crime for young men aged 18-25 years in prison and those at risk of going to prison. Bean Research works with Key4Life to support its evaluation and reporting of its outcomes and impact on employment and re-offending.  Bean has…

The value of responsible business

Assessing the link between responsible business and financial performance, also demonstrating an outperformance of Total Shareholder Return compared to their FTSE 350 peers. 2013’s project also involved further interviews with sustainable investment experts and the investment community. “These pieces of research form a very key part of the business case for doing business responsibly and an…