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We understand the transformative potential of the culture and creative industries (CCIs)

The report outlines the findings from a major study into the international activity of the Arts Council England-supported cultural ecosystem.

Arts Council England

International Activity Report

Aug 8, 2023

BOP Consulting was appointed to outline a pilot for a Creative Worker Income Guarantee for Brighton & Hove, working on behalf of the University of Sussex and the ABCD Cultural Recovery Programme. 

University of Sussex

Cultural, Creative and Collective Recovery: Exploring a Creative Worker Income Guarantee

May 24, 2023

The report on how global cities tackle climate change with cultural policies and programmes. Insights from the World Cities Culture Forum's latest report.

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

The Green World Cities of Tomorrow: Culture and Sustainability – Special Report Prepared for WCCF Global Conversation

Nov 1, 2021

Unique case guide is co-produced with the participating cities of WCCF, highlighting city examples and a global cities approach to evidenced-based policymaking.

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Culture Counts: New Approaches to Evidence Based Cultural Policymaking in World Cities

Dec 1, 2021

Working alongside CRAIC, a new research and collaboration centre at Loughborough University, we conducted an extensive survey of virtual production assets throughout the United Kingdom to map the country’s growing ecosystem.

Loughborough University

Mapping the UK's Virtual Production Ecosystem

May 16, 2023

The World Cities Culture Report (WCCR) 2022 builds on the ground-breaking 2018 and 2015 Reports. It gives insights on the major challenges world cities facing.

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

World Cities Culture Report 2022

Oct 5, 2022

BOP's contribution to the 2nd edition of the report UNESCO's Global Creativity Report, examining policies safeguarding the creative and cultural sectors.

UNESCO

UNESCO's Re|Shaping Policies for Creativity Report – Addressing culture as a global public good

Feb 8, 2022

Our strategy will guide the creation of a new digital service aiming at supporting and developing the creative scene in Downtown Kingston.

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

Leveraging the creative potential of Downtown Kingston through technology

Jul 30, 2021

Our research into the UK's high streets found that 69% of people think culture on their high street makes their area a better place to live.

Arts Council England

Culture: The cornerstone of the UK’s high streets

Jul 30, 2021

BOP’s updated Handbook for the Inter-American Development Bank sets out strategies for sustainability and urban resilience

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era

Sep 9, 2020

We investigated the potential impact of AI for European cultural and creative businesses. Explore the transformative opportunities AI brings to industries.

European Commission

Opportunities and Challenges of AI for the Cultural and Creative Industries

Nov 29, 2021

Published today: ‘Design for Good: 90 Years of the RSA Student Design Awards’, a new publication from the RSA, co-authored by BOP

The Royal Society for Arts (RSA)

A History of Bright Ideas: 90 Years of the RSA Student Design Awards

May 19, 2015

Research in the Gulf Co-operation Council States in collaboration with British Council and BOP Consulting helps identify opportunities for festival development.

British Council

An evidence-base for the growing Gulf festivals sector

May 2, 2019

Our research into the museum workforce is launched, emphasizing the importance of conscientiousness and advocating for a diverse and well-supported sector.

Museums Galleries Scotland

Conscientiousness, optimism, and curiosity

Sep 28, 2016

BOP’s report on creating a healthy night-time economy for the Nanjing City Government demonstrates the importance of cross-cutting policies.

Nanjing Creative Center

Creating Healthy Night-time Economies in World Cities

Feb 12, 2021

Findings from our work at Great Ormond Street Hospital reveals how visual arts enhance the patient, visitor, and staff experience.

GOSH Arts

Creativity in health settings

May 31, 2018

How is China influencing the future of Cultural Tourism? China's cultural infrastructure projects are redefining the global tourism landscape.

Chengdu Media Group

Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Dec 12, 2019

Our new report for UNESCO sets out the huge global impact of COVID-19 on the cultural sector. We estimate $750 billion lost for the CCI and 10 million job cuts.

UNESCO

Economic impact of COVID-19 on the Cultural and Creative Industries

Jun 18, 2021

Our analysis of the strengths and challenges of music in the Midlands report published for Arts Council England.

Arts Council England

Hitting the right notes in the Midlands

Jul 31, 2019

New handbook 'Making Space for Culture' explores how world cities address the challenge of preserving cultural infrastructure while promoting growth.

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

How can cities make space for culture?

Aug 10, 2017

Our report sheds new light on how building the capacity of the heritage sector can assist working internationally

National Lottery Heritage Fund

International working builds stronger heritage sector at home

Sep 12, 2019

Explore recommendations for UK-China equity crowdfunding collaboration in our report published with Nesta. Download the briefing note and market study.

Nesta

Opportunities for China-UK Cooperation through Equity Crowdfunding

Aug 10, 2017

Our research for the National Trust suggests approximately 3,000 Grade II buildings at risk in urban areas and discusses the impact on heritage and communities.

National Trust

Protect urban heritage to prevent growth in inequality

May 24, 2019

Our latest research commissioned by The Reading Agency uncovers the broader benefits of year-round reading for pleasure and empowerment.

The Reading Agency

Reading is for life, not just for August

Aug 4, 2015

Our review of the Scottish Animation Sector, commissioned by Creative Scotland, has just been published

Creative Scotland

Review of the Scottish Animation Sector

Mar 21, 2017

UK-wide study of visitor experience practice provides new benchmarks for cultural and visitor attractions

VE:Forum

Sharing Operations and Visitor Experience insight

Aug 7, 2019

Our new research for the Design Economy 2018 report from the Design Council, with in-depth analysis of the scope and impact of design in the UK.

Design Council

The State of Design in the UK

Jul 10, 2018

Our ‘blueprint for growth’ strategy has just been published for the video games sector in the West Midlands.

ukie

What's next for a video games cluster?

Mar 30, 2017

Gain insights from the groundbreaking World Cities Culture Finance Report, the first global study on cultural financing in world cities.

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

World Cities Culture Finance Report

May 15, 2017

The World Cities Culture Report 2018 explores the evolving role of culture in global cities. The report provides a view of the state of culture in our cities.

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

World Cities Culture Report 2018

Nov 20, 2018

Our research into the English Theatre landscape is published. Gain insights into the funding reductions and technological changes on the theatre sector.

Arts Council England

15 years of change for English Theatre

Dec 16, 2016

Our detailed options appraisal analysis is being used to lever additional capital funding for a renowned The Albany arts centre in Deptford.

The Albany

Upgrading The Albany art centre into a mixed used development

Aug 13, 2018

Our research into the sector’s economic and cultural impact on the live entertainment industry in Ireland, published in our groundbreaking study, Lets Celebrate.

Wide Awake Communications

Ireland’s live entertainment sector

Jul 13, 2018

Our research for UNESCO's major report on Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

UNESCO

Reshaping cultural policies

Jul 13, 2018

Developing a ‘blueprint for growth’ for the sector. Research into the West Midlands video gaming sector reveals growth potential.

ukie

Review of the Video Games sector in the West Midlands

Mar 30, 2017

Our research revealed opportunities for collaboration between UK and China’s Museum and Theatre sectors

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

UK China collaboration moves up the agenda after Brexit

Apr 1, 2016

Simplifying and automating how China licenses copyright material. China Digital Copyright Exchange project.│​中国版权授权许可的简化和自动化

Arts and Humanities Research Council

China Digital Copyright Exchange│中国数字版权交易

Jan 19, 2016

BOP Consulting research paved the way for a future UK-China cross-border equity crowdfunding solution, ensuring legal and technical feasibility.

ShareIn

UK China cross-border equity crowdfunding

Nov 17, 2015

Sustainable approach to China’s museum and performing arts boosting international competitiveness through infrastructure development in China’s cultural sector.

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Sustainable cultural infrastructure development in China

Oct 28, 2015

Scoping the landscape of social funding and CCT’s readiness to deliver outcomes sought by major foundations and trusts.

Churches Conservation Trust

Scoping the landscape of social funding for Churches Conservation Trust (CCT)

May 17, 2015

Understand the impact of £1.2bn that has been secured through the HLF major grants programme in this review.

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Review of HLF major grants programme

May 17, 2015

Our comparative study helps support improved enforcement of online copyright.

Intellectual Property Office

Comparative study of online copyright enforcement policies

May 17, 2015

We analyzed organizations offering training and learning for to young people in digital making. Get insights from our report on the digital skills landscape.

Nesta

Research into digital making

May 17, 2015

With our research, we have identified the evidence and insights for an action plan to drive the development of the sector.

EUNIC

Strategic review and action planning for the creative industries in Jordan

May 17, 2015

Our Innovation Optimism Index surveyed 500 businesses on their attitudes to innovation and understanding the prospects for the UK's digital businesses.

Digital Catapult

Innovation Optimism Index

May 15, 2015

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The report outlines the findings from a major study into the international activity of the Arts Council England-supported cultural ecosystem.

International Activity Report

Arts Council England

BOP Consulting was appointed to outline a pilot for a Creative Worker Income Guarantee for Brighton & Hove, working on behalf of the University of Sussex and the ABCD Cultural Recovery Programme. 

Cultural, Creative and Collective Recovery: Exploring a Creative Worker Income Guarantee

University of Sussex

The report on how global cities tackle climate change with cultural policies and programmes. Insights from the World Cities Culture Forum's latest report.

The Green World Cities of Tomorrow: Culture and Sustainability – Special Report Prepared for WCCF Global Conversation

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Unique case guide is co-produced with the participating cities of WCCF, highlighting city examples and a global cities approach to evidenced-based policymaking.

Culture Counts: New Approaches to Evidence Based Cultural Policymaking in World Cities

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Working alongside CRAIC, a new research and collaboration centre at Loughborough University, we conducted an extensive survey of virtual production assets throughout the United Kingdom to map the country’s growing ecosystem.

Mapping the UK's Virtual Production Ecosystem

Loughborough University

The World Cities Culture Report (WCCR) 2022 builds on the ground-breaking 2018 and 2015 Reports. It gives insights on the major challenges world cities facing.

World Cities Culture Report 2022

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

BOP's contribution to the 2nd edition of the report UNESCO's Global Creativity Report, examining policies safeguarding the creative and cultural sectors.

UNESCO's Re|Shaping Policies for Creativity Report – Addressing culture as a global public good

UNESCO

Our strategy will guide the creation of a new digital service aiming at supporting and developing the creative scene in Downtown Kingston.

Leveraging the creative potential of Downtown Kingston through technology

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

Our research into the UK's high streets found that 69% of people think culture on their high street makes their area a better place to live.

Culture: The cornerstone of the UK’s high streets

Arts Council England

BOP’s updated Handbook for the Inter-American Development Bank sets out strategies for sustainability and urban resilience

Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

We investigated the potential impact of AI for European cultural and creative businesses. Explore the transformative opportunities AI brings to industries.

Opportunities and Challenges of AI for the Cultural and Creative Industries

European Commission

Published today: ‘Design for Good: 90 Years of the RSA Student Design Awards’, a new publication from the RSA, co-authored by BOP

A History of Bright Ideas: 90 Years of the RSA Student Design Awards

The Royal Society for Arts (RSA)

Research in the Gulf Co-operation Council States in collaboration with British Council and BOP Consulting helps identify opportunities for festival development.

An evidence-base for the growing Gulf festivals sector

British Council

Our research into the museum workforce is launched, emphasizing the importance of conscientiousness and advocating for a diverse and well-supported sector.

Conscientiousness, optimism, and curiosity

Museums Galleries Scotland

BOP’s report on creating a healthy night-time economy for the Nanjing City Government demonstrates the importance of cross-cutting policies.

Creating Healthy Night-time Economies in World Cities

Nanjing Creative Center

Findings from our work at Great Ormond Street Hospital reveals how visual arts enhance the patient, visitor, and staff experience.

Creativity in health settings

GOSH Arts

How is China influencing the future of Cultural Tourism? China's cultural infrastructure projects are redefining the global tourism landscape.

Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Chengdu Media Group

Our new report for UNESCO sets out the huge global impact of COVID-19 on the cultural sector. We estimate $750 billion lost for the CCI and 10 million job cuts.

Economic impact of COVID-19 on the Cultural and Creative Industries

UNESCO

Our analysis of the strengths and challenges of music in the Midlands report published for Arts Council England.

Hitting the right notes in the Midlands

Arts Council England

New handbook 'Making Space for Culture' explores how world cities address the challenge of preserving cultural infrastructure while promoting growth.

How can cities make space for culture?

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Our report sheds new light on how building the capacity of the heritage sector can assist working internationally

International working builds stronger heritage sector at home

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Explore recommendations for UK-China equity crowdfunding collaboration in our report published with Nesta. Download the briefing note and market study.

Opportunities for China-UK Cooperation through Equity Crowdfunding

Nesta

Our research for the National Trust suggests approximately 3,000 Grade II buildings at risk in urban areas and discusses the impact on heritage and communities.

Protect urban heritage to prevent growth in inequality

National Trust

Our latest research commissioned by The Reading Agency uncovers the broader benefits of year-round reading for pleasure and empowerment.

Reading is for life, not just for August

The Reading Agency

Our review of the Scottish Animation Sector, commissioned by Creative Scotland, has just been published

Review of the Scottish Animation Sector

Creative Scotland

UK-wide study of visitor experience practice provides new benchmarks for cultural and visitor attractions

Sharing Operations and Visitor Experience insight

VE:Forum

Our new research for the Design Economy 2018 report from the Design Council, with in-depth analysis of the scope and impact of design in the UK.

The State of Design in the UK

Design Council

Our ‘blueprint for growth’ strategy has just been published for the video games sector in the West Midlands.

What's next for a video games cluster?

ukie

Gain insights from the groundbreaking World Cities Culture Finance Report, the first global study on cultural financing in world cities.

World Cities Culture Finance Report

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

The World Cities Culture Report 2018 explores the evolving role of culture in global cities. The report provides a view of the state of culture in our cities.

World Cities Culture Report 2018

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Our research into the English Theatre landscape is published. Gain insights into the funding reductions and technological changes on the theatre sector.

15 years of change for English Theatre

Arts Council England

Our detailed options appraisal analysis is being used to lever additional capital funding for a renowned The Albany arts centre in Deptford.

Upgrading The Albany art centre into a mixed used development

The Albany

Our research into the sector’s economic and cultural impact on the live entertainment industry in Ireland, published in our groundbreaking study, Lets Celebrate.

Ireland’s live entertainment sector

Wide Awake Communications

Our research for UNESCO's major report on Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Reshaping cultural policies

UNESCO

Developing a ‘blueprint for growth’ for the sector. Research into the West Midlands video gaming sector reveals growth potential.

Review of the Video Games sector in the West Midlands

ukie

Our research revealed opportunities for collaboration between UK and China’s Museum and Theatre sectors

UK China collaboration moves up the agenda after Brexit

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Simplifying and automating how China licenses copyright material. China Digital Copyright Exchange project.│​中国版权授权许可的简化和自动化

China Digital Copyright Exchange│中国数字版权交易

Arts and Humanities Research Council

BOP Consulting research paved the way for a future UK-China cross-border equity crowdfunding solution, ensuring legal and technical feasibility.

UK China cross-border equity crowdfunding

ShareIn

Sustainable approach to China’s museum and performing arts boosting international competitiveness through infrastructure development in China’s cultural sector.

Sustainable cultural infrastructure development in China

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Scoping the landscape of social funding and CCT’s readiness to deliver outcomes sought by major foundations and trusts.

Scoping the landscape of social funding for Churches Conservation Trust (CCT)

Churches Conservation Trust

Understand the impact of £1.2bn that has been secured through the HLF major grants programme in this review.

Review of HLF major grants programme

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Our comparative study helps support improved enforcement of online copyright.

Comparative study of online copyright enforcement policies

Intellectual Property Office

We analyzed organizations offering training and learning for to young people in digital making. Get insights from our report on the digital skills landscape.

Research into digital making

Nesta

With our research, we have identified the evidence and insights for an action plan to drive the development of the sector.

Strategic review and action planning for the creative industries in Jordan

EUNIC

Our Innovation Optimism Index surveyed 500 businesses on their attitudes to innovation and understanding the prospects for the UK's digital businesses.

Innovation Optimism Index

Digital Catapult

Research, Data and Insight

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