Skip to content

Research

CLES undertakes two types of research activities.

The CLES Policy Advice Service (CPAS) provides clients in the public, private and voluntary and community sectors with tailored advice, research, events, and briefings.

CLES Research is our own independent research which is shaped by our own ideas and is based upon the seven themes outlined below. Each page provides an overview of each theme and examples of our recent CPAS commissions and research publications.

Research work is often undertaken in collaboration with our members, partners, associates and consultancy clients. If you have needs for tailored policy advice, ideas for policy research, or would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact Sarah Longlands, Director of Policy.

CLES Policy Advice

Provides tailored advice, research, briefing and events
View more >

Making places better

Collaboration and place-shaping
View more >

Social economy

Voluntary and community sector and Big Society
View more >

Poverty and social exclusion

Understanding welfare and worklessness intervention
View more >

New economic development

New structures and vehicles of local economic development
View more >

Procurement is the new regeneration

Understanding the impact of procurement spend
View more >

Place resilience

Understanding welfare and worklessness intervention
View more >

Examples of our work

Understanding Community Resilience – Barrow Cadbury Trust
View more >

NewStart - The magazine for creating better places
LinkedIn YouTube Twitter