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Tenant Satisfaction and preparing to publish

In 2023, the Social Housing regulator implemented new tenant satisfaction measures (TSMs) for social housing providers to ask their tenants, as part of understanding the customer experience of using the services they provide.

A day in the life of Nicola, an Associate Director here at IFF

Curious about a day in the life of a researcher at IFF? We caught up with Nicola, one of our Associate Directors, to give you a sneak peek into her daily routine.

Residential Rehabilitation: Supporting Public Health Scotland with their National Mission

We evaluated two aspects of residential rehabilitation, shedding light on important insights that can shape future policies and support systems.

Improving holistic family support for children, young people and their families in Scotland

The Scottish Government commissioned IFF Research to conduct an evaluation of the Whole Family Wellbeing Funding (WFWF) to understand what the first year of the funding is being used for and how family support is being delivered.

The Impact of Respite Rooms for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women and Girls

There is strong evidence showing Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) and homelessness are linked. The availability of safe accommodation plays an important role in avoiding further incidents.

Inside IFF: with Director, Sarah

Ever wondered what working at IFF is like? We recently chatted with Sarah, who works on delivering research and insight for clients concerned with work, welfare, housing, community and wellbeing.

Latest Employer Skills Survey published

Our knowledge of and expertise using ESS data is a shining example of the insight we can provide to universities about the labour market to help inform decisions around course development and careers services.

Prioritising Student Mental Health: The journey continues

Looking after young people’s mental health is high up on The Governments priorities. With most mental health conditions making an appearance before the age of 24 (1), time spent in Higher Education is critical for offering support to young people.
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Community Vaccine Champions demonstrate an important proof of concept

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) commissioned us to evaluate the Community Vaccine Champions programme. We found that both flexibility and locally embedded Champions were the key to the programmes success.

Change in the air?

At Manchester’s Housing conference back in June, many of the conversations both on stage and around the fringes sensed the possibility of change in the air, and what that may mean for the housing sector.

Social Housing: Working together to drive meaningful change

This week we saw Prince William launch Homewards, a five-year programme that will bring local organisations together to end street homelessness.

Building Knowledge of Women’s Lived Experience of Gambling and Gambling Harms across Great Britain – Research Findings

Voices of women with lived experiences of gambling and gambling harms have always been  important, but always underrepresented and underexplored in popular discourse around gambling harms and support treatments.