Our Research

MyPocketSkill provides independent advice, consulting and research expertise in youth sector, innovation, impact policy and digital. Our team have a wealth of specialist knowledge and skills across the public and private sector and have worked on projects for the UK government departments, EU and innovation agencies as well as charitable sector.

We provide regular updates and thought leadership around current aspects of social impact, youth policy, youth entrepreneurship and employability. 

Kent Reconnect Programme

We worked with Kent County Council on the Reconnect Programme, aimed at connecting young people in Kent with pre-pandemic opportunities and improving their economic well-being. Following the end of the programme we measured our impact by conducting quantitative and qualitative research, using data from our platform, survey results and case studies.

Kent Reconnect Programme

Money Advice Service

Research and Review of the Evidence of what is effective in building financial capability in children and young people for the Money Advice Service in 2018. You can read our report here under "Evidence Analysis".


EU Erasmus+

We are the UK Policy Lead to the EU on the Youth Wiki Project. The Youth Wiki is an online platform presenting information on 33 European countries' youth policies. The main objective of the Youth Wiki is to support evidence-based European cooperation in the field of Youth. It does so by providing information on national policies, structures and actions in support of young people – in a user-friendly and continuously updated way.


National Citizen Service

Review of the value for money / comparative costs of running this flagship programme.

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Office for Students

Qualitative Analysis of Access and Participation Plans for all Higher Education Providers.



Exploring opportunities and barriers for fintechs and social and community & social lenders to partner in addressing financial exclusion.