Since starting to trade in 2006 Urban IQ has undertaken a range of contracts and interim and advisory roles. Some of these are listed below:
Strategic Policy and Regeneration
From 2010 to 2016 we have worked with the Growth Boroughs (formerly Host Boroughs) Partnership, to provide policy and performance advice, develop strategies, co-ordinate projects, write annual reports and the Convergence Framework and Action Plan.
In Redbridge from 2014 we have provided policy advice for Children’s Services and drafted the annual evaluations of the Children and Young Peoples Plan . Prior to this we have carried out an evaluation of the Anti Social Behaviour Strategy in Waltham Forest and supported Regenfirst on the development of a regeneration strategy for the London Borough of Enfield.
Interim management and management support
In 2009 and 2013 Urban IQ provided interim managers for the roles of Head of Strategy and Head of Policy and Performance in Redbridge Council.
In 2009 we worked with Workplace in Newham to recruit and initially manage a new peripetetic team to support parents into work.
Before that we worked as part of a SOLACE team to complete two recruitment and selection exercises for Swale District Council.
In 2015 and 2016 we have supported the development of projects to deliver the Employment and Skills priorities for the Growth Boroughs Partnership.
In 2010 we worked for the then Host Boroughs Unit, managing evaluations and coordinating employment projects across the five Olympic Host Boroughs.
Between 2007 and 2009 we delivered contracts for the London Borough of Newham to support economic regeneration projects including a local labour scheme and City Strategy Pathfinder and in 2008/09 we project managed the co-location of LDA, ODA, Olympic Host Borough Unit and Jobcentre Plus with Newham Workplace to provide an integrated job forecasting and job brokerage service.
In 2008/09 we project managed the co-location of LDA, ODA, Olympic Host Borough Unit and Jobcentre Plus with Newham Workplace to provide an integrated job forecasting and job brokerage service.