What does it take to deliver successful change? You may be tasked with devolution, improving health and social care outcomes, or delivering major programmes. It all requires the right approach.

Modern government services are essential for addressing 21st century challenges, such as increased demand, reduced funding and changing behaviour, but stepping up requires expert analysis and fresh ideas.

  • Major programme delivery
    From first analysis through to final delivery, we have a proven record of delivering government's biggest programmes.
  • Insight and analytics
    Our experts bring unique insight driven by data – bringing government deep insight and fresh ideas.
  • Strategy, transformation, and change
    Our advisers are experts in working with you to meet the immediate delivery challenge while scanning the horizon for delivering services more effectively.

Our sectors

COVID-19 recovery in the public sector

As the country begins to move into a period of recovery, the public sector now face a range of new challenges.

Infrastructure and transport

Delivering a successful transport or infrastructure project will require you to balance an often complex set of strategic issues.

Levelling up

Levelling up focuses on raising living standards and improving public services. We know the complexity you encounter across all stages of delivery.

Net Zero

Net zero is key for tackling climate change. We can help map your journey to it and deliver your priorities.

Transforming health and social care

Sharing insight and knowledge to deliver transformation and improvement to health and social care services.

How we can help you

Delivering change in central and devolved government requires support beyond the standard adviser relationship. You need people with experience in public service who can provide analytical expertise, insight, and fresh ideas. 

We help public sector professionals deliver projects, save money, and enhance their understanding of challenges. Many of us have direct frontline experience in running NHS trusts and local authorities. From first analysis to final delivery, we help you deliver your agenda.

Delivering the National Lottery Recovery Fund

The challenge
Sport England and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) needed help delivering the £100 million National Leisure Recovery Fund (NLRF)
The solution
In six weeks we built a business case for a biddable fund, developed the application process, designed assessment criteria, and advised Sport England on stakeholder engagement.
The result
Applications were received from all 270 eligible local authorities and funds were distributed to successful candidates before the end of the 2020/2021 financial year.

Building the Business Growth Service

The challenge
The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) wanted to merge the Manufacturing Advisory Service and Growth Accelerator into a single source of support.
The solution
A cost-effective solution was delivered by leveraging our technical expertise in assurance and supplier management, and bringing together a network of 15 contractors.
The result
Evidence of the interventions' effectiveness collated by our insights and analytics team helped BEIS adjust the programme's priorities to maximise return on investment.

Advising on the Wales & Borders franchise and South Wales metro

The challenge
The Welsh Government and Transport for Wales (TfW) needed financial and commercial advice on procuring, mobilising and subsequently restructuring the Wales & Borders rail franchise and the South Wales metro.
The solution
Our clients received guidance on a commercial structure, transferring assets from Network Rail, bid evaluation, and optimising the appointment of an operator. As a result of the impact of COVID-19, we also helped TfW to take over rail operations.
The result
We have helped TfW to create appropriate commercial and financial structures to support improvements to the quality of rail services in Wales, in line with local political objectives.
Hub

Levelling up

Levelling up focuses on deep-set social inequalities and economic challenges. To achieve genuine change requires central and local government to do things differently.