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Research, evaluation and insight

Our research, evaluation and insight provides a publicly accessible collection of evaluation and research reports from Scottish Enterprise. The reports cover all aspects of Scottish Enterprise's economic development activities and are available for download at no cost.

  • Training and Employment Grants Scheme evaluation: revised final report (2003)

    SEFV’s Training and Employment Grants Scheme (TEGS) aimed to: increase employment opportunities for the long-term unemployed; increase long-term employability; change business attitudes to training and the long-term unemployed; and have an impact upon business development.
    GEN Consulting
    Evaluation
    Skills Development
    Economic Inclusion
  • Training for Tomorrow: evaluation (2001)

    Scottish Enterprise Borders (SEB) launched the Training Initiative for Redundant Staff in 1998 in response to large-scale redundancies in the area.
    Anon.
    Evaluation
    Skills Development
    Economic Inclusion
  • Transforming Lanarkshire's town centres: final report (2002)

    The evaluation, the Lanarkshire Town Centres Study, aimed to develop a strategic framework for intervention in 18 Lanarkshire town centres, which would determine strategic priorities and guide the development of town centre action plans for economic, social and physical development.
    yellow book; Gillespies; Ryden; Colin Buchanan and Partners
    Evaluation
    Area regeneration
  • Visitor attraction review (2001)

    The Scottish Enterprise Network has provided support to many visitor attractions (VAs) within its operating area.
    Malcolm Watson Urban Regeneration and Economic Development
    Evaluation
    Area regeneration
    Company specific
    Sector-level support
    Tourism
  • West of Scotland Science Park: interim evaluation January 2004 (2004)

    The West of Scotland Science Park (WoSSP), part of the Strategic Sites Programme, aimed to: provide close linkages with Glasgow university; to provide purpose-built accommodation within a high quality environment; and to act as a focus for inward investment and indigenous company growth.
    PRA Economic Development Consultants
    Evaluation
    Company specific
    Entrepreneurship/new firm formation
    Inward investment
  • Wigtown Booktown initiative: an evaluation – final report (2003)

    The Wigtown Booktown Initiative aimed to regenerate Wigtown, through establishing book-related businesses, upgrading properties, organising events and attracting additional visitors.
    The Market Specialists
    Evaluation
    Area regeneration
    Entrepreneurship/new firm formation
    Tourism
  • Workforce Development Programme: interim evaluation – final report (2006)

    Scottish Enterprise Forth Valley’s (SEFV) Workforce Development (WFD) Programme aimed to provide: support and financial assistance for the training and development of higher level staff to improve productivity and growth; and support to help businesses to develop the skills and systems required for longer-term workforce development processes.
    Rocket Science
    Evaluation
    Support to existing/growth businesses
    Skills Development
  • Working in Tourism and Hospitality (WITH) project evaluation (2004)

    The WITH partnership project aimed to develop a competitive workforce to enable the people of West Dunbartonshire gain jobs in the tourism and hospitality sector.
    Hall Aitken
    Evaluation
    Skills Development
    Tourism

Impact appraisal and evaluation guidance

Read our impact appraisal and evaluation guidance to learn more about how we create these reports.

This guidance helps us ensure that any impact assessment for our projects and programmes uses consistent methodologies and is undertaken in a transparent way.

The full guidance is available as a PDF.