credible evidence for better decisions, to improve lives

We are an independent collaborative centre that puts high quality evidence on wellbeing into the hands of decision-makers in government, communities, businesses and other organisations. We bring pioneering thinkers together from across these sectors to share ideas and solutions. Our goal: to improve, and save, lives through better policy and practice for wellbeing.

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Happiness, and the relationships we have with people and politics

Last week, on International Happiness Day, the 7th edition of the World Happiness Report was published. The report scores and ranks countries based on the answer to the Cantril ladder question included in the Gallup World Poll, which asks people to value...

Heritage and wellbeing: state of the evidence

Today we publish the scoping review on heritage and wellbeing, from the community wellbeing evidence programme. It looked at 75 papers and reports on the impact of heritage places, interventions, and assets - things like historic objects, monuments or...

Measuring the impact of Employee Assistance Programmes

This week’s guest blog comes from Neil Mountford, Chair of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association. Together with the Work Foundation they have developed a tool that gives employers evidence of the financial benefits of Employee Assistance...

Understanding Wellbeing funding call

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