Data on the road

A large room containing groups of tables where lots of people are involved in a workshop

Over the last two months a few of us from the national Troubled Families’ team along with our colleagues from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) have hit the road and held data analysis workshops for Troubled Families data leads across …

Proving the worth of early help

Why focus on Cost Benefit Analysis? In Greater Manchester we have seen first-hand how important a robust approach to evaluation and Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) is in supporting effective decision making, particularly where Local Authorities and partner organisations are investing …

Parental Conflict and the Local Family Offer

Why consider parental relationships? It is evidently clear that inter-parental relationships characterised by acrimonious and destructive conflict are harmful for children. Parental conflict increases a child’s risk of developing emotional problems such as depression and anxiety.  Children may also develop behavioural …