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Blake Stevenson awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation

Blake Stevenson is proud to announce it has been approved as a Cyber Essentials accredited company. Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats. The company’s Certificate of Compliance can be found here Onyema Ibe, Director, says: “This accreditation is a testament to the investment the company […]

Blake Stevenson awarded Scottish Business Pledge and become a Living Wage employer

Blake Stevenson is delighted to be one of less than 500 companies in Scotland that have recently been awarded the Scottish Business Pledge. Described as a values-led partnership between Government and business, it is a shared ambition of boosting productivity, competitiveness, sustainable employment, and workforce engagement and development, which is built on the following principles: […]

Assessing Young Carers’ Health And Wellbeing

The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, in partnership with Carers Trust and Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance, commissioned Blake Stevenson to gather the views of young carers on their mental health and wellbeing.  For this project, we collaborated with a local illustrator who attended the Scottish Young Carers Festival with us to work with […]

Delivering High Quality Healthcare Standards

The Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It sets standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers. Blake Stevenson was appointed by NMC to test the nursing competencies and education framework that individuals […]

Scottish Government Third Sector Interface Evaluation

The Scottish Government commissioned Blake Stevenson, in partnership with Arrivo Consulting, to evaluate the role, function and effectiveness of the Third Sector Interface model and Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS), and to explore what the future strategic direction and approach to third sector support in Scotland should be at the local level. This comprehensive study involved […]

Glenys Retires

Events across Scotland as part of work to develop an impact measurement framework for the Booked! Programme.

Edinburgh International Book Festival on the road

Events across Scotland as part of work to develop an impact measurement framework for the Booked! Programme.

Libraries Lead The Way

Our work with libraries continues to highlight the important role they play in communities across the country

Talk To Us About Stop And Search

We are currently undertaking qualitative research for the Scottish Police Authority on the public’s experiences of stop and search, and the impact of the policy on individuals and their communities. We are currently recruiting people to take part in the research. Please share the information below with anybody resident in the selected areas who may […]

Piloting The Place Standard Tool

The quality and design of a place has a significant impact on peoples’ lives. The Scottish Government, are amongst many who are focusing on the importance of maximising the potential of the physical and social structures in our communities to promote good health, wellbeing and a good quality of life. In late summer we completed […]