HOST Policy Research: experts in research and evaluation across the public, private and voluntary sectors
HOST Policy Research (HOST) was established in 1986 and specialises in research and evaluation in employment and skills, education, further education and training, and economic development. We provide a full range of qualitative and quantitative research services as well as underpinning education and support through our education platform Research Educate Develop.
To provide impartial, cost-effective and practical research and evaluation together with underpinning education and support services for clients involved in policy development across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Our vision is to provide cutting-edge services that empower clients to make informed decisions.
We are mindful of our intensions and contribute positively to the making of “better communities” among our internal and external stakeholders through education and support.
We conduct business in a spirit of partnership, with a solid belief in respect and decency.
We are committed to self-knowledge and development and respect all individual differences.
We appreciate that change is inevitable.
We have a passion for the services we provide.
We aim not to acquire any raw materials, or design, manufacture, or sell any products or services, the doing of which will be harmful to beings or the environment.
HOST Policy Research is a trading name of HOST Research and Evaluation Services LLP. Registered in England and Wales Partnership No. OC366813
LATEST HOST NEWS
Executive Summary of HOST report on joint working between economic development teams and local regulators published
School Business Manager (SBM) Learning Programmes Evaluation conducted by HOST Policy Research has been published by DfE
HOST GCSE Maths research included in new Education & Training Foundation report
Dorothy Berry-Lound, Sue Tate and Professor David Greatbatch appointed to DfE Associate Pool
HOST's Evaluation of the Acas Model Workplace and Acas e-learning has been published
The latest in our Research and Guidance Series, A Brief Guide to Creating Skills Needs and Labour Market Assessments is now available
HOST is awarded a framework agreement with the Education & Training Foundation
HOST awarded a framework for professional services with CITB
HOST launches a guide to writing toolkits as part of its Research and Guidance publication series
HOST is conducting an evaluation of Construction Sector Teaching at University Technical Colleges and Studio Schools
Latest summer LEED/HOST ILM brochure now available
As a contractor we found HOST Policy Research extremely efficient with very capable researchers. We enjoyed a regular dialogue throughout the course of the contract so that we were always kept up to date with developments, and so had confidence they would deliver on schedule.