News & events

The Trust Launches Social Return On Investment model with leading research university LSBU

Research reveals “social value” of schemes to help young people access the construction industry

Schemes to begin young people on a career in the construction industry return social value equivalent to £6.51 for every £1 invested – a study by London South Bank University (LSBU) has revealed.

By developing a Social Return on Investment (SROI) metric, researchers were able to put a monetary value on increased employment for young people in the sector – which includes increased income tax revenues, better health and a reduction in welfare benefits...