RAEng workshop

Wastewater and public health workshop

Risk Solutions facilitated a workshop on wastewater and public health for the Royal Academy of Engineering. Participants discussed the viability and efficacy of interventions to mitigate public health risks. The workshop was to inform an Academy report on the topic requested by the Chief Medical Officer for England.  more...

Feasibility of a GB trial of longer-heavier vehicles (Stage 1)

Many countries across Europe and around the world permit some limited use of a special class of HGVs commonly referred to as Longer-Heavier Vehicles (LHVs) to carry 50% more goods on a single trip than standard articulated trucks, where the roads are suitable. Use of LHVs is has been growing across Europe since the early 2000s and much earlier in countries like Norway and Sweden. Could they be used in GB?  more...
Continuous improvement

Rail performance investigation tools

Risk Solutions brought together performance managers from five UK train operating companies to discuss the data and tools they use to investigate train service performance and identify ways to improve passenger journeys.  The aim of this research work, funded by City, University of London, was to identify strengths and weaknesses with the current analytical processes, […]  more...

Water Abstraction Reform

Risk Solutions helped Defra design and test changes to the regime that govern how users can abstract water from rivers and ground water aquifers, in response to increasing pressures from demographic and climate change. We managed a multi-disciplinary team that engaged water users, environmental groups and regulators in the construction of an integrated water resource and economic behavioural model - using the technique of agent based modelling.  more...

Health and social care

The integration of our Health and Social Care systems to provide seamless care is a major challenge of our time. The Local Government Association (LGA) has a series of initiatives aimed a supporting local health and care leaders in making this integration a reality. As they do so, Risk Solutions has been supporting the LGA by evaluating the efficacy of their interventions.  more...

Drug Driving evaluation

Our evaluation of the first year of operation of the drug driving legislation introduced in 2015 has been published by the Department for Transport.  more...