Measuring Progress And Quality Of Life In The UK: February 2023


by What Works Centre for Wellbeing We support the use of harmonised methods to understand national wellbeing as a Centre. We will be looking at the most recent statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Quality of Life Dashboard: Measures of National Well-being Discuss the quarterly publication and what it tells you about … Read more

State Of The Nation 2022: How Are Our Children Doing?


The Department for Education published on February 7, a report about the well-being of children and young adults in the UK, aged 5-24 years, for the academic year 2021-2022. Richard Crellin, Centre Associate, discusses key insights in the report and next steps. Covid-19 has created a huge public interest in the well-being of children. It … Read more

The Core Components Of Successful Wellbeing Frameworks


What is a strong wellbeing framework? A New discussion paper The Centre for Thriving Places supported by Carnegie UK has analysed eight models in order to identify core elements. Nancy Hey, our Executive Director, was one of the advisors. Joanne Smithson, Head of Implementation, walks us through key insights and shows how to tailor the … Read more

Wellbeing And Debt In The UK


To explore How increased financial pressures have an impact on the well-being of UK citizensThe Office for National Statistics (ONS), has examined Opinions and Lifestyle Survey data. Citizens Advice (CA) data and spoke with experts from CA Money Advice Trust. Collaboration between ONS, charitable organizations demonstrates the power and value of civil society data. We … Read more

Civic Strength And A Purposeful Nation


Launched 26 January 2023 Unleashing the power and potential of civil society This is the outcome of the two-year Law Family Commission to strengthen civil societies and demonstrate its impact. Nancy Hey, Executive Director of the Centre for Social Change, discusses the report within the context of civil society, a hidden engine of high-quality nations, … Read more