Employment and the labour market

Building Futures – Evaluation of the SPFP040 project (2014)

The SPFP040 project developed by Asset Skills (now Building Futures) was designed to deliver new apprenticeships and other qualifications in Wales while also promoting qualifications to employers and training providers. The project aimed to introduce a wider variety of qualifications across a range of sectors including cleaning, pest control, housing Read more →

Chwarae Teg – Evaluation of Agile Nation (2014

Arad undertook an evaluation of the Chwarae Teg Agile Nation project, in association with Ecorys. Agile Nation provides training and support for female employees seeking to develop their team leadership and management skills. The evaluation examined the process and impact of providing advice, guidance and training to participants of the Read more →

Flying Start Reviews

Two reports by Arad relating to early language development have been published by the Welsh Government. A review of research evidence on the effectiveness of different approaches to promoting early speech and language development This report presents findings from a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) of international research on successful early language development Read more →

Review of the Wales Social Partners Unit

The Wales Social Partners Unit (WSPU) exists to promote engagement by employers groups and trades unions in policy making and policy development processes.Arad Research is carrying out a Service Review of the WSPU relating to its performance under its current contract with the Welsh Government. The Review will be an important Read more →