CRIME BYTES Tackling Doorstep Crime – Good Neighbours Stop Rogue Traders

In line with the Trading Standard’s ‘Good neighbours stop rogue traders’ campaign for National Consumer’s Week (3-7th November), this month’s article will be looking at the nature and impacts of doorstep crime. Doorstep crime involves offenders cold-calling at the homes of consumers, commonly elderly or vulnerable individuals, and offering to carry out property repairs such as roofing, tarmacking or gardening […]

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Meet Sarah Webb Our Senior Research Officer

Having previously worked with Perpetuity as a valued associate, we are delighted to welcome Sarah as an official member of the Perpetuity Research team on the Organised Crime Project. Sarah Webb has been a social research and evaluation consultant since 1995. Sarah has completed a number of significant projects for government departments, local authorities, and national umbrella organisations mainly involving […]

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Education Research: Children, Schools & Families

Our research team at Perpetuity has extensive experience of working in educational environments and have conducted studies with young people, families, teachers, head teachers, governors and school support staff. We have conducted research on a wide variety of topics affecting young people and education, including violence and indiscipline in schools, security, management autonomy and self-governance within state funded schools and […]

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Transforming rehabilitation agenda – why is resettlement so important?

Improving the development of positive life skills for offenders is central to successfully preventing further offences being committed. The significant role that personal issues such as substance misuse, living arrangements and education, training and employment play in changing the attitudes and behaviours of offenders is strongly evidenced. All are central to ensuring the effective resettlement of offenders both in the […]

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Research Areas

Our research team at Perpetuity has wide ranging experience and expertise of working in a variety of areas. We recognise the advantages of combining a flexible and adaptive approach with specific area expertise and practical knowledge. Much of our work is involved in undertaking rigorous research including evaluations to develop practical solutions to facilitate the needs of our diverse range […]

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About

Perpetuity Research is a leading research company with wide expertise in both quantitative and qualitative approaches. We have been extensively involved in evaluating ‘what works’ (and what does not). Our work has involved helping our clients to understand people’s behaviours, perceptions and levels of awareness and in identifying important trends. Our mission statement is ‘committed to making a difference’, and […]

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Reducing re-offending through employment

There has long been a link identified between employment and offending. The desistence literature suggests that gaining legitimate paid work can reduce offending behaviour. There are a number of reasons why this may be the case, including, that employment distracts from offending, that regular/stable income removes the need to offend, that interaction with non offenders creates a positive influence and […]

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13th March – National No Smoking Day

Today is national No Smoking Day and www.wequit.co.uk offer a range of resources to support smokers to quit. Perpetuity has a particular interest in smoking prevention and cessation initiatives – as part of our Healthy Communities research strand – we have undertaken a number of evaluations of initiatives in this area. For more information see the ‘Healthy Communities’ page of […]

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Corporate Manslaughter and Regulatory Reform

OUT NOW: A new addition to the Crime Prevention and Security Management series Corporate Manslaughter and Regulatory Reform. Author Paul Almond has written an innovative account of the international emergence of corporate manslaughter offences to criminalise deaths in the workplace during the last twenty years, identifying the limitations of health and safety regulation that have prompted this development. For a […]

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