Talking about the PACEC
report, he said: "We knew we were doing the right things in terms of being committed to local contractors and local employment and it is pleasing to see this paying off.
In their attempt to square this circle, landowners and others exercising service have long argued that their management interventions are designed to work with nature and improve it (McEachern, 1992; PACEC, 2006).
PACEC, 2006, "Shooting sports: findings of an economic and environmental survey", report prepared on behalf of the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, The Countryside Alliance, The Country Land and Business Association, in association with the Game Conservancy Trust, PACEC, Cambridge
(1998) Business Links -- Value for Money Evaluation.
also will oversee the Panasonic Learning Laboratory, a hands-on educational facility for New York City students.
The suggestion that 40% of birds shot are not retrieved is based on 60-year-old research undertaken in a different country looking at different birds, not modern well-managed game shooting in the UK, in which 97% of all game meat goes into the food chain (figure from the PACEC
report, The Value of Shooting).
It commissioned research from consultants PACEC
which showed that, in Wales, the sport supports 2,400 full-time jobs and influences the management of around 380,000ha of land.
Unfortunately, for far too many North Wales businesses the status quo appears to be acceptable, as reported in the September 2000 Pacec Report into the Wales Regional Technology Plan.
Since the Pacec Study was published in September 2000, a number of developments to improve support for innovation give me reason to hope that the North Wales economy can become more innovative and productive:
This section draws on a study of the motivations of owner-managers of small businesses by Westhead and Cowling (1995), a recent review of the impact of Business Link interventions (PACEC, 1998), and some case studies of business support practices addressing attitudes towards growth.
Despite a small sample size (where only 43 per cent of Business Links [BL] were able to provide any final impact measures) the survey revealed some useful findings that complement the most recent BE evaluation conducted by PACEC (1998).