Evaluation and Impact Assessment


Evaluation of the Heart of the South West Growth Hub

In partnership with Southern Horizons (UK) Ltd, Lorna Bell Research and Marketing Means, Buckman Associates Ltd conducted an independent evaluation of the Heart of the South West Growth Hub (Service for All).  This included:

  • An online survey (with telephone follow-up) of beneficiaries
  • Semi-structured interviews with local stakeholders
  • An analysis of CRM data
  • An economic impact assessment including gross to net analysis
  • Value for Money assessment including benchmarking and Return on Investment
  • Secondary analysis of project documents to inform the strategic case
  • A comparative review of performance with other Growth Hubs

Practical recommendations were produced to support future Growth Hub development, drawing on evidence from businesses, a review of comparator areas and interviews with local stakeholders.

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