• PB
    Is 2022 the year for more Participatory Budgeting?
    The pandemic interrupted the use of participatory budgeting (PB) programmes, but we believe there is a growing appetite to restart them post-Covid, especially grant making PB programmes. While grant making PB certainly has benefits, there are pitfalls too, says Shared Future Director Jez Hall in this end of year opinion...
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  • Local Climate Engagement
    The Local Climate Engagement Programme
    Local Climate Engagement is a new programme to support local authorities in England to plan, commission and deliver high quality public engagement in their climate decision-making, in a way that benefits both them and their local population....
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  • Tenants' Jury
    The Social Housing Tenants’ Climate Jury
    The Social Housing Tenants’ Climate Jury saw 30 social housing tenants from across the North meet online over 10 weeks between July and September 2021. The report was released on the 2nd Nov 2021...
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Our Vision is of a world where everyone feels they can take action to make a better life for themselves and for others. At Shared Future our motto is simple “We can do that here.” Read our Mission Statement to find out why we are called Shared Future


Shared Future are leaders in the fields of Participatory Budgeting and Citizen Inquiries/Juries. We can also provide expert advice on Community-Led Planning, Community Empowerment Projects, Ethical Business and Social Responsibility, plus many other areas.


Since Shared Future was founded in 2009, we’ve built a successful team of experienced consultants and practitioners who offer a diverse range of skills. We work together on worthwhile and stimulating projects that reflect our personal values.

"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Pete and Jez, and in particular I admired your excellent facilitation skills."

Helen McFarlane, Director,
Our Voice Programme, Scottish Health Council.