ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANCY
We specialise in initiatives that promote business growth in places and industries
Our UK-based consulting services empower the civic-minded organisations that invest in enterprise programmes and local economic development.
PolicyDepartment's mission is to create, in places and industries, the conditions for more dynamic businesses to start and grow. We bring together leading expertise in enterprise policy, qualitative and quantitative research, economic development funding and public affairs. Read more about our multi-disciplinary network of advisers. We publish what we learn in articles, briefings and podcasts.
"What makes us special is that we work across functional divides. We provide end-to-end insight and support for our clients. We can analyse problems but campaign for the solutions too. We work with associations, government, leading consultancies, investors and many more to build stronger business communities."
WHO WE'VE WORKED WITH
WHY OUR CLIENTS LOVE US
“...a highly valuable consultancy project for us, utilising depth and breadth of experience in the areas of business support, local government and wider economic policy...we’ve been implementing their recommended actions and are already starting to see positive outcomes."
— David Gimson, National Network Manager, Business & IP Centres, British Library