The research helps inform the development of a more comprehensive assessment framework for the broader cultural sector. In particular, the research considers approaches to valuing cultural assets; relevant assessment criteria; and the current assessment process used by DfC.
New processes which could evolve would complement the business case approval process which covers quantitative financial factors (e.g. value for money and financial sustainability) and economic factors (e.g. tourism spend and job creation) alongside, to some extent, non-monetary considerations.