In February 2016, Wavehill was commissioned to carry out a visitor survey at the Royal Welsh Spring Festival which ran for two days on the 21st and 22nd May. The research was primarily based on fieldwork undertaken during and immediately after the event. In addition to engaging with 387 visitors, Wavehill also surveyed traders (65) and exhibitors (32) to garner their experiences. The research has provided the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society (RWAS) with insights that will aid in ensuring the continued success and sustainability of the Festival. These include a better understanding of the profile of visitors (visitor postcode data was also used for additional segmentation work), what had attr
The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act became law on 1 May 2014 and it came into effect on April 2016. It provides the legal framework for improving the well-being of people who need care and support, for carers who need support, and for transforming social services in Wales. The White Paper ‘Sustainable Social Services for Wales: A Framework for Action’ highlighted a number of challenges faced by public services in Wales. These included demographic changes, increased expectations from those who access care and support as well as continuing hard economic realities. The Act aims to address these issues and in doing so will give people greater freedom to decide which services they need
Wavehill have been commissioned by Ceredigion County Council on behalf of the Ceredigion Destination Management Partnership to undertake a review of festivals and events in the county. This project is being delivered in collaboration with the Dyfi Biosphere Destination Management Partnership to support the ongoing development of the Ceredigion and Dyfi Biosphere destination Sense of Place product. Wavehill will explore and assess a range of existing and proposed events to identify those that have the capacity and desire to attract additional audiences, and their role in the development of a quality and authentic destination offer. Wavehill will collect information from event organisers and m
We are pleased to be working with Chwarae Teg and the Gender Equality Policy in Practice Network to conduct research to help better understand workplace culture in Wales by investigating men’s perceptions of gender equality, workplace culture and working with women colleagues. The research will focus on three priority sectors in Wales - Construction, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Energy and Environment. For more information, please contact Dr Andrew Engeli.