Impact videos: Relationships with local partners

The following impact videos demonstrate the relationships that the School of Social Policy have with local partners in both the public and voluntary sectors.

Jean Templeton: Collaborating with St Basils

St Basils is an organisation that works with young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness in Birmingham and other parts of the West Midlands.

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Pete Jackson: Collaborating with Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands

Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands, supports 14 Directors of Social Services across the region. They have recently engaged with the University around a piece of work looking at 'prevention' and looking at what prevention looks like in a climate of austerity and looking at how they reduce the number of people requiring direct services.


Steve Walker: Collaboration with ART Business Loans

ART Business Loans are a loan provider which provides loans to small businesses and social enterprises, unable to obtain their full requirement from Banks. Their mission as a social enterprise, is to provide local jobs for local people.