Category: Learning from others

Changing practices: employers and deprived areas

Changing Practices: A Good Practice Guide for Businesses Locating in Deprived Areas – a case study-based guide highlighting how businesses can adapt their practices to bring benefits for the company and benefits for the community in regeneration areas. Produced for the British Retail Consortium and the then ODPM Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, and published by Communities and Local Government (Research Report 6  pdf 794KB).
Also Part 2 Case studies ( pdf 794KB) and Summary ( pdf 138KB)

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Neighbourhood renewal case studies was developed by the then Neighbourhood Renewal Unit as an on-line guide to what works in neighbourhood renewal. Published by the Department for Communities and Local Government, it included topic overviews, how to guides, case studies, project summaries and much more. Educe contributed subject overviews in the ‘Reviving Local Economies’ theme, on Business Development; Land, Property and Planning; and Engaging Employers – along with a number of case studies. Other items include an overview on Data Sharing, and a case study of Data Sharing and the Wigan and Leigh Community Safety Partnership (2005). Most documents were subsequently incorporated into the IDeA Partnerships and Places Library.

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Data Sharing for Neighbourhood Renewal

Data Sharing for Neighbourhood Renewal: Lessons from the North West analyses barriers to effective data sharing for neighbourhood renewal at a local, regional and national level, illustrates good and promising practice, and draws out success factors. Highlights the importance of leadership within partnerships; skills in making the case for sharing; understanding the legal context; and the use of technology, networks and protocols.

Report  (pdf 393KB), and summary  (pdf 168KB)

The report also featured in the Social Exclusion Unit (SEU) report, Inclusion Through Innovation – Tackling Social Exclusion Through New Technologies.

Data sharing overview ( pdf 85KB) and case study of data sharing in the Wigan and Leigh Community Safety Partnership ( pdf 68KB) prepared for (2005).

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