Heat Networks Investment Project

Risk Solutions and partners are delivering a multi-wave process and impact evaluation of BEIS' Heat Networks investment project, which aims to help scale up the market for heat networks in the UK by investing £320m in individual projects across England and Wales.  more...

The National Audit Office Value-for-Money

Since we were first appointed in 2009 Risk Solutions have provided independent comment on over 100 National Audit Office (NAO) value for money reviews and investigations. We review a sample of reports each year against fixed criteria including the use of quantitative and qualitative data and analysis and how well these are synthesised to produce conclusions and where appropriate recommendations.  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...

Value for money decision support tool for HS2

HS2 Ltd faces many design decisions in the delivery of high speed rail in the UK. Each design decision has cost implications, and crucially, implications for delivery of benefits. WSP and Risk Solutions have created a whole life value tool for HS2. HS2 and ITS contractors are now using the tool to measure and compare the value of various options, and TO inform design decisions to ensure the benefits of HS2 are realised.  more...

Longer Semi-Trailer Trial

Longer-semi trailers (LSTs) allow more goods to be transported at once, allowing operators to reduce the number of lorries on the road for the same total quantity of cargo. DfT are trialling use of these new trailers on roads in Great Britain and Risk Solutions have been retained since 2012 to carry out the independent evaluation of the trial.  more...