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  • Lk is our online research and intelligence service that is designed to help people achieve better understanding of places. e.g regions, sub regions, local authorities and wardsCustomer Knowledge is embedded within the local knowledge platform and provides users with access to a geodeomgraphic tool called the output area classification. This helps users develop a better understanding of customers communities and citizens
  • Local knowledge helps you to…Understand current conditionsThere are a range of indicators, grouped within the broad categories of economy, society and environmentA range of geographies can be analysed including: regional, sub-regional, Local Authority, ward and Lower Level Super Output Area.An interactive toolkit brings this data to life, allowing you to produce a variety of outputs including maps, ranks, compare (bar charts), profile (spider chart), tables, nearest neighbours and trend over timeAlongside each indicator you can access the metadata which provides information about the data used in the indicator such as source, publisher, date of release, date of update, full description etcAnticipate future changeWithin Local Knowledge we have other resources that help you anticipate future change.Future driver of change are short articles that examine projections and trends over timeChange application- this includes a number of demographic projections

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  • 1. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Place Analytics
  • 2. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Place Analytics • Place Analytics is a research and analysis service that helps organisations to understand the economic, social and environmental characteristics of people and places. • Our data, toolkits and resources are available online, providing organisations with an unrivalled set of decision support tools. Through our Local Insight and Customer Insight services we help them achieve a better understanding of places, customers and communities. Through our Places Profiles service, we provide a comprehensive analysis of an area, telling a 'story of place'.
  • 3. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Strategic Insight Place Insight Customer Insight Place Profiles SMART Observatories Place Analytics Tools, Products and services
  • 4. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Place Analytics helps organisations to • Understand current conditions • Range of indicators – economic, social, environmental • Range of geographies – regional, sub-regional, LAD, ward, lower level SOA • Interactive toolkit – map, rank, compare (bar charts), profile (spider charts), tables, nearest neighbours, trend • Comprehensive metadata • Anticipate future change • Change application • Forecasts
  • 5. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Online products and services • Place Profiles are computer generated reports that provide a high level analysis of an area, telling a ‘story of place’. The reports cover 20 different themes, with Summary Place Profiles providing an overarching analysis of economic, social and environmental conditions. • Place Insight our online research and intelligence service is designed to help users achieve a better understanding of places. It contains the latest data, at different spatial levels, linked to an easy-to-use toolkit. • Customer Insight: we provide access to the Output Area Classification, together with resources and support to help users develop a better understanding of citizens, customers and communities. • SMART Observatories: we build customised versions of Local Knowledge and Local Information Systems, providing a cost effective solution to local information management.
  • 6. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Competitiveness SustainabilityCohesion ECONOMY SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT
  • 7. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. ECONOMY SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT Economic scale Industrial structure Productivity Economic growth Skills & qualifications Business & enterprise Labour market Occupations Demographics Prosperity Housing Crime Deprivation & inequality Health Commercial propertyTransport & connectivity Environmental sustainability Natural environment Local amenities
  • 8. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Research and consultancy • We provide consultancy services designed to inform local research and strategy development. These include local area analysis and benchmarking studies through to futures and scenario planning exercises. • We help shape visions and strategies for the future, including Sustainable Community Strategies, Local Economic Assessments and local Regeneration Strategies. • We also work in the corporate sector, shaping local marketing strategies and informing relocation decisions.
  • 9. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Strategic Insight • Our Strategic Insight Programme brings together a combination of services and support , to inform a range of different policy and research needs. Available on annual subscription, the programme comprises: • Online services – Place Profiles – Local Knowledge – Customer Knowledge • Support services – Training and capacity building – Advice and support – Highly skilled staff to deliver specific projects
  • 10. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Place Profiles On-line Report Templates Reports Economy Economic Performance Industrial Structure Bus & enterprise Skills & quals Labour Market Society Age Ethnicity Households Migration & change Occupations Prosperity Deprivation Health Crime Environment Housing Commercial Property Connectivity Amenities Natural environment Typologies Data Regional Subregional Nuts 3 District Ward LLSOA COA Spatial Levels Map Rank Compare Profile Table Graph Scatter Tools Subscription service Private Space SMART Observatories Products Place Analytics Services Online Services
  • 11. © 2012 Grant Thornton UK LLP. All rights reserved. Benefits Efficiency Savings Common Evidence base Joined-up Thinking Online access Latest data Single Source Easy-to-use Data visualisation Training and support