Socio-Economic
Research and Surveys (SERS)

Our SERS unit is responsible for
socio-economic assessment and
impact studies. The impact analysis
can quantify direct,

Economic impact assessment
Econometric modeling
Feasibility studies
Sectoral studies

Regional, economy and industry
wide impact studies
Socio-economic research
Sector Skills Plans (SSPs)

Development Programme Monitoring
and Evaluations (M&E)

The M & E Unit mainly caters for
governments, NGOs, CBOs, and
other development oriented
organisations.

Statistical analysis and predictive
software: SPSS (Statistical analysis
and predictive software:
www.spss.com),

Business analytics and Business
intelligenceSAS (Business analytics
and Business intelligence
software: www.sas.com )

Economic Impact Assessment &
Econometric Analysis (EIA)

UCS is a specialist in the economic and
socio-economic impact assessments
and econometric analysis. Investors, private
and public sector institutions want to ...

Socio-economic modeling and
analysisEviews, Stata, SAS, CSPro,
and SPSS (socio-economic
modeling and analysis)

Input-Output ModelInput-Output
Model (for industry wide impact
modeling)Social Accounting
MatrixSocial Accounting Matrix (SAM)

Data Capturing Center
(DCC)

Social Economic Research and Survey,
Development Programme Monitoring
and Evaluation, Economic Impact
Assessments, Data Capture

Census and Survey Processing
System (CSPro); as our data
capturing and verification
software

Predictive Analytics Software (PASW)]
for data cleaning and analysis.
The DCC team is well versed with a
number of statistical and econometric

Business & Institutional
Development (BID)

The BID Unit’s core business is to assist
the public sector, NGOs and the private
corporates to conceive and deliver
solutions that can help them meet

Business Advisory
- Corporate Finance
- Business and Institutional Diagnostics
- Model and Business Revaluations

Financial Advisory
- Corporate Finance
- Credit Skills Training
- Credit Skills Assessment

Regional Development, Trade &
Investment Promotion (RDTIP)

Several studies at both national and
regional level have been conducted,
and empirical evidence shows that
trade, foreign direct investment (FDI)

Socio-economic modeling and analysis
Eviews, Strata, SAS, SPSS (Socio-economic
modeling and analysis) Industry wide
impact modeling Input-output

Economy wide socio-economic modeling
Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) (economy
wide socio-economic modeling)
Regional and economy wide modelling

Education and Training Services
(UCSETS)

UCS Education and Training Services
(UCSETS), a wholly owned subsidiary
of UCS, is a market leader in Education,
Training and Skills Development in
Southern Africa.

Quality Council for Trades &
Occupations (QCTO)
Banking Sector Education &
Training Authority (BANKSETA)
Education, Training and Development

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Underhill Corporate Solutions (UCS)
Underhill Investment Holdings CC, trading as Underhill Corporate Solutions (UCS) is a socio-economic research and business consulting company based in Southern Africa with a global vision.
UCS offers expertise in Socio-Economic Research and Surveys (SERS); Development Programme Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E); Economic Impact & Econometric Analysis (EIA); Data Capturing and Analysis (DCA); Business and Institutional Development (BID); Regional Development, Trade and Investment Promotion (RDTIP) and Education and Training Services (UCSETS).
UCS’ Main Products & Services
Socio-Economic Research and Surveys (SERS)
Development Programme Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E)
Economic Impact Assessment & Econometric Analysis (EIA)
Data Capturing and Analysis Center (DCAC)
Business & Institutional Development (BID)
Education and Training Services (UCSETS)
Client Testimonials

“Underhill produced five (5) reports that were used as input and recommendations for the final report which was presented to and accepted by the HRD Council. l am deeply indebted to Underhill who made my work manageable during a very difficult process. They were always very professional and their input in the process and reports was invaluable. I would highly recommend them for any work on skills development, education management and socio-economic research.”

Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA)

Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA)
Manager: TVET College Technical Task Team

“It gives us an immense pleasure to attest to the professionalism, competency, commitment and a high work ethic exhibited by the staff of Underhill. The Departmental staff enjoyed the cordial relationship they had with Underhill who greatly assisted by providing expertise and invaluable advice on data collection and analysis for the Shebeens & School Raids project, which contributed significantly to the quality of the project report. The standard of work produced by Underhill is highly impressive and of commendable quality. The Gauteng Department of Safety is highly pleased with the services rendered by Underhill Corporate Solutions.”

Department of Community Safety Gauteng Provincial Government

Department of Community Safety Gauteng Provincial Government
Director: Policy & Research

“Underhill managed to produce a high-quality research report after a series of engagements with consumers in Gauteng, Western Cape, KwaZulu Natal, and Limpopo provinces. Underhill employs cutting edge methodologies in producing intended deliverables and maintained a close working relationship with the NCR project team throughout the whole project. The NCR commends Underhill for their work ethic and outstanding capability in the successful completion of the project and is happy to endorse Underhill in national research, impact assessment studies as well as other multi-sector projects.”

National Credit Regulator (NCR)

National Credit Regulator (NCR)
Manager: Compliance Department

“Underhill Corporate Solutions worked tirelessly to achieve high quality within the project’s timeframe. They are client centred and always ensured that the project team was well informed of project progress W&RSETA are happy to provide more information on the project.”

W&RSETA

W&RSETA
Skills Planning and Research Manager,

“Underhill Corporate Solutions worked tirelessly to achieve high quality within the projects’ timeframes. They are client centred and always ensured that the project team from merSETA were well informed of project progress and highlighted risks in a timely manner to ensure quality. The Underhill team was received well by merSETA stakeholders and applauded for their attention to detail and preparedness for meetings, many of which were high level engagements. merSETA are thus happy to endorse Underhill in national research, tracking and tracing as well as multi-sector projects.”

Labour Market & Sector Skills Planning, merSETA

Labour Market & Sector Skills Planning, merSETA
Senior Manager: Projects Development & Manager:

“The feasibility study was successfully completed. We confirm that Underhill performed its services to our satisfaction, and we are pleased to recommend them for similar services.”

UTHO Capital Pty Ltd

UTHO Capital Pty Ltd
CEO

“Underhill proved that they have capacity to deliver with precision, dedication and commitment. They managed to meet FoodBev SETA’s expectations after a series of engagements with beneficiaries, employers, and training providers across all provinces in South Africa. The FoodBev SETA commends Underhill for their solid work ethic and outstanding capability in the successful completion of the project. Therefore, the FoodBev SETA is happy to endorse Underhill in national research, tracer and impact studies as well as other multi-sector projects.”

FoodBev SETA

FoodBev SETA
Skills Planning and Learning Programme Manager

“Underhill Corporate Solutions (UCS) has proved that they have capacity to deliver with precision. All research deliverables were completed on time including producing a Sector Skills Plan (SSP) of a high quality. UCS employs cutting edge methodologies and worked closely with CATHSSETA staff to ensure that they leave a capacitated team behind. They have met all the expectations and their work ethic is one outstanding capability that enabled CATHSSETA to achieve its objectives in this regard.”

CATHSSETA

CATHSSETA
Executive Manager,

“Through the study, Underhill demonstrated their high levels of skill and expertise in human settlements and evaluation. The final report that UCS submitted was approved by the steering committee for publication and circulation in broader human settlements sector. Given the quality of work carried out for the DHS, which demonstrated expertise and excellence on human settlements and evaluations, Underhill is highly recommended to conduct further research in the field of human settlements development.”

Department of Human Settlements (DHS)

Department of Human Settlements (DHS)
Director: Monitoring & Evaluation

“Underhill successfully completed the research study on time, albeit under very tight timeless. This enabled SASSETA to report about the research study during 2018/19 financial year. Underhill delivered a high-quality research report, thus observed the research quality assurance criteria of SASSETA. SASSETA highly recommends Underhill to be appointed for similar or related research assignments because they have demonstrated propensity to deliver quality research outputs, on time.”

SASSETA

SASSETA
Research and Skills Planning Manager

Head Office Address:

28 Brecher Street, Clydesdale,
Sunnyside, Pretoria,
South Africa

CONTACT US

+27 12 751 3237

+27 60 532 8754

+27 81 013 9223 or +27 83 757 3733

+27 86 639 8976 or +27 86 540 7052

info@underhillsolutions.co.za