In August 2013, 22 representatives from the across the region took place in a Health Impact Assessment workshop as part of our project on Financial Challenges Facing the North East.

PRG is working with ILG and ANEC, representing the 12 local authorities in the North East, to looking at the aggregated effects of welfare reform and cuts on the regionís economy, what that means for the regionís ability to adapt and how to respond  deliver vital services and generate jobs. 

PRG is publishing the second annual evaluation report of the O2/Telefonica Think Big programme, which shows that small scale youth-led projects helps to build young people's resilience at a time where prospects of employment are low. Details here.

PRG has completed a study for the Rio Tinto Alcan Response Group and ILG to develop a framework to capture wider social and economic impacts of the closure of Northumberlandís largest public sector employer.

PRG in partnership with ORC International has won the contract to undertake an economic evaluation of the governmentís Strategic Investment Fund.