Post-pandemic planning: researching the impact of Covid-19 on Barking and Dagenham’s social sector

We’re proud to have engaged with the social sector in Barking and Dagenham (LBBD) to assess Covid-19’s impact on the sector. Amidst the positive and adaptive response in the community, LBBD stands to be hit hard – especially when we consider longer-term. We collected and analysed trends, experiences, views and ideas to help plot recovery, a trailblazing initiative commissioned by BD_Collective. The report seeks to guide policymakers and funders who want the best for the borough and to enable them to decisions that will have the most impact. To give a sneak preview of our report, we put together a video of the key findings: