Enduring relationships with business leaders

The partnerships we form with senior people help us prosper in challenging times and grow in better times. Some of our first clients from 40 years ago remain with us today. Whatever the economic outlook our relationships endure, built on the trust forged by understanding every issue and opportunity facing the managers we work with. Our collective experience is set out below.

Reducing costs quickly at the head office of Channel 4

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Rolls-Royce

Reducing costs, improving efficiency


Imperial Brands

Balancing capacity in Western Europe


Falcon Investment Advisors LLC

Assessing the potential synergies and risks of combining businesses


HC-One

Creating a new operating company

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Air Fayre

Reducing costs and improving core processes


AlphaGary

Acquisition, interim management and restructuring in UK chemical plants


AWE

Organisational development


Avery Healthcare

Support on managing people


Balfour Beatty

Organisation, overheads and costs


Cambro

Getting better value in logistics


Caterpillar

Improving the effectiveness of indirect functions


Cattles

Interim HR director


Channel 4

Reducing costs quickly


Chemring

Reducing costs and improving profitability


Department of Health

Development of a planning tool


Department of Health - Pathology

Review of NHS pathology services


Electrocomponents

Improving profitability


Exemplar Health Care

Advice on employment law and managing people


Falcon Investments Advisors LLC

Assessing the potential synergies and risks of combining businesses


Findel Education

Restructuring the buying department and providing HR and employment law advice


Finning

Integration of two, large regional businesses


Flowtech Fluidpower

Auditing the HR Function


Flybe

Reducing charges at airports


Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Improving efficiency and effectiveness


GNER

Managerial support and reducing costs


Hanson

Restructuring and improving operational performance


HC-One

Creating a new operating company


Hewden Stuart

Simplifying back office processes


Hill Care

Advice on employment law and managing people


Home Office

Cutting costs substantially


Hong Kong Aero Engine Services

Matching costs to demand


HM Prison Service

Improved procurement policies


Imperial Brands

Balancing capacity in Western Europe


Imperial Brands

Making manufacturing more efficient


Kier Group

Reorganisation of regional offices


Lavendon Group

Improving performance in Germany


Low & Bonar

Integrating European subsidiaries


Manchester Airports Group

Planning and implementation of substantial cost savings


McBride

Reduce complexity


McKesson

Business turnaround of the European division


Moneycorp

Restructuring to reduce costs


National Car Parks

Support on employment law


Noble Foods

Advising on employee relations in the UK and France


Norbain

Understanding the true cost-to-serve


Norbain

Improving transactional processes


Northgate

Improving performance through radical change


Northgate

Redesigning and automating administrative processes


Office for Criminal Justice Reform

Improve processes and increase efficiency


PHS Direct

Review of sales order processing


PHS Group

Reducing central overhead costs


Polestar

£20 million savings in operating costs


Portastor

Improving project management processes


Rockwood Specialties

A review of global supply chains


Rolls-Royce

Organisational improvements and cost controls for an international manufacturing group


Speedloan Finance

Reducing risk, restructuring


Syngenta

Organisational structure


Thorn Lighting

Improving profitability in the supply chain


Thorn Lighting

Reconfiguring a factory to save £3.5 million


UK Border Agency

Restructuring and reducing costs substantially


United News and Media

Profit improvement


Urenco

Eliminating waste and improving profitability


Urenco

Analysing the market potential of the U-Battery


Victoria Plum

Restructuring and consolidating the warehouse and distribution network


ZyroFisher

Intergrating an acquisition