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26 Feb 14

City of London Commissions Enventure for Resident Engagement

The City of London Corporation has commissioned Enventure to engage with its residents with the aim of significantly improving recycling rates and capture rates.  Mark Robinson of Enventure commented, “We are really excited about working with The City of London Corporation.  It’s a great win for us and a great opportunity to be part of something that improves recycling in the city."

The project will involve doorknocking residents in all four of the estates – Middlesex Street, Mansell Street, Golden Lane and Barbican, as well as in privately managed blocks of low rise flats and individual flats above shops. 

The engagement activity will be rolled out during March 2014.

05 Feb 14

City of Lincoln Council Commission Enventure for Tenancy Consultation

Enventure Research has recently been commissioned by the City of Lincoln Council's Housing Department to conduct a tenant survey following review of Council housing tenancy agreements.  8000 residents will be asked to provide feedback about the proposed changes to their tenancy agreements.  This feedback can be submitted either online or by post.

Enventure will code responses from tenants and analyse the results, producing a full report.  The consultation is due to begin in February 2014.

31 Jan 14

Kayleigh Achieves MRS Certificate Distinction

Enventure Research's newest recruit Kayleigh Haigh has achieved a distinction in the Market Research Society's Certificate in Market and Social Research. 

As Research Project Support Officer, Kayleigh is responsible for assisting with the day to day running of all Enventure’s projects, and the MRS Certificate will help to provide a comprehensive grounding in the basic principles and practices of effective market and social research.

This is one of the first steps in Kayleigh’s career in research, as she is now progressing on to the MRS’s Advanced Certificate.

Congratulations from everyone at Enventure, Kayleigh! 

29 Jan 14

Second Resident Engagement Campaign in Basildon

Basildon Borough Council has commissioned Enventure Research to carry out a doorstepping engagement project to support the local housing association in educating residents about correct usage of the refuse and recycling service.  Enventure has previously conducted a successful doorstepping campaign on behalf of Basildon Council, which took place over June and July 2013.

Enventure’s trained recycling promoters will visit approximately 1,300 households within areas of low recycling participation, aiming to speak to residents from approximately 1,000 of these properties.

The engagement project is scheduled to begin at the end of January 2014 and will take place over a ten-day period.

22 Jan 14

Enthusiastic Team Deliver Barnet’s Large Scale Engagement Campaign

Enventure has successfully completed a large scale resident engagement project on behalf of Barnet London Borough Council within time and to budget.  A team of over 30 recycling promoters visited 102,000 properties in nine weeks, speaking to 41,610 residents about their new recycling and food waste scheme.   Residents were able to ask their burning questions on how the scheme worked and check what could and couldn’t be recycled. 

Mark Robinson of Enventure commented on the successful delivery of the project, “This was one of our largest engagement projects ever.   We had some great staff working on the project who were knowledgeable and enthusiastic about recycling.  Despite the cold weather, our teams did exceptionally well and delivered the project on time.  We hope our engagement activity will have a lasting impact on tonnages of waste collected.”  

A summary of the results of the campaign has been published on the Barnet London Borough Council website.

09 Jan 14

A Call to Action Survey Analysis for NHS Wakefield

The West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit (WSYBCSU) recently commissioned Enventure Research to conduct the analysis of the results of the Call to Action Survey, which investigated what matters to the public in terms of local health services in Wakefield.  The Call to Action Survey considered issues such as NHS spending and what constitutes high quality care. 

The survey was administered online during November and December 2013.  Coding and in-depth analysis of responses from 378 participants was undertaken by Enventure Research, allowing key themes to be identified in order to accurately understand the views of respondents.  Enventure Research produced an independent report which detailed the survey results and analysis.

03 Jan 14

Further Consultation with Residents on the Future of Public Libraries

Enventure Research has been appointed to conduct a study on behalf of Bradford Metropolitan District Council exploring different ways of offering library services to the public in order to improve access and manage services more efficiently.  The survey will be administered online and will seek to find out what the public thinks about the different options being proposed by the Council.

The findings from the survey will be used to help the Council understand the best way forward for public libraries in Bradford, making them fit for the 21st century.

19 Dec 13

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Everyone at Enventure Research would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

11 Dec 13

Residents in Western Riverside Now Clear on What Can Be Recycled

Over 15,000 residents in London's Western Riverside (Lambeth, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Wandsworth) have recently received a visit from one of Enventure’s knowledgeable Recycling Canvassers, providing them with help and advice on what can and cannot be recycled.  During the whole of November, over 50,000 residents were visited and 15,379 spoken to by one of Enventure’s team, with the emphasis on helping reduce the amount of contamination in the bags of recycling from residents.  


22 Nov 13

An Insightful Online Survey of the Town Planning Profession

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) recently appointed Enventure Research to conduct a survey of its members, in order to gain useful information about aspects of RTPI membership such as members’ awareness of and use of services, reasons for membership and participation in RTPI activities.

The survey was designed by the RTPI and Enventure Research and was hosted online for a four-week period in October 2013.  This was made available to all RTPI members (approximately 23,000 members) via a variety of methods and an overall response rate of 25% was achieved, with 5,718 members participating in the research – an excellent response rate which provided confident statistical analysis.

Enventure Research provided detailed analysis of the survey results, allowing a clear picture of RTPI members to be established.  A research report detailed the complete findings and further recommendations.

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