We have expertise in community safety and urban cultural planning issues, with a particular interest in evening and night-time economy research and policy development. Our services include:
Evening and Night-Time Economy Strategy needs assessment and development advice
Licensing policy development advice
Expert witness work in licensing review and appeal cases, litigation and evidence gathering
Qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation projects
Public consultation exercises
Providing bespoke services, Phil works alongside a team of hand-picked, highly qualified social scientists chosen from his extensive pool of research associates. Teams are drawn together to fulfil the individual requirements of each commission.
Phil's approach combines academic rigour with a service that is attentive and strongly client-focused.
Phil remains the main point of contact for clients and is centrally involved in all correspondence and reporting, from the initial contract, through to interim updates and delivery of the final report. Client confidentiality is taken very seriously, as is the drafting of high quality research outputs for various audiences.
Previous clients include:
The City of London, City of Sydney, City of Westminster, Community Alcohol Partnerships (Central), Durham Constabulary, Essex Police, Headingley Network, Leeds, Herefordshire Community Safety Partnership, Hoylake Vision, Institute of Alcohol Studies, KPMG, Kuits Solicitors, Adam Geoffrey Management Ltd., Alcohol Concern, Lancashire Constabulary, Lancaster University, Liverpool City Council, Living Ventures Group, London Borough of Camden, London Borough of Hackney, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, London Borough of Lambeth, MEL Research, Merseyside Police, The Metropolitan Police Service, Nobel House Leisure Limited, Northumbria Police, Nottinghamshire Constabulary, Ortus, Poppleston Allen Solicitors, Safer Middlesbrough Partnership, Sussex Police, The Portman Group, UK Home Office, Worthing Borough Council, European Forum for Urban Security.