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We help consumer-facing businesses transform and thrive in today’s unpredictable world of intense change and digitally driven disruption

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How we transform businesses

Customer experience

We work with clients to help them better understand and create value for their customer.

Business orientation

We help businesses reorient to rapidly changing customer needs and market conditions.

Organisation development

We work with organisations to help them thrive in today’s world of rapid change and unpredictability

Exploiting digital

We help clients to develop new strategies to exploit the opportunities of the digital age

Strategy

Transformation

Innovation

Data Science

We have worked with

Here’s a selection of the companies we have worked with.



  • Ultimate finance
  • Virgin Money
  • Sainsbury's
  • Friends Life
  • Tesco
  • B & Q
  • Arriva
  • John Lewis
  • EAT
  • HSBC
  • Whitbread
  • NCP
  • Greene King
  • Morrisons
  • Waitrose
  • Royal London
  • TalkTalk
  • Nationwide
  • Well
  • Shell
  • Gatwick
  • Harvester
  • James Hay
  • Yo! Sushi
  • Mothercare
  • Waterstones
  • Mitchells and Butlers

Latest insight

Transforming an organisation’s DNA: moving beyond recycling to genuine culture change

Never has the demand been so great for organisational transparency, flexibility and integrity. Our insight on what it takes to achieve genuine culture change.

Serving notice on grocers: what the Amazon – Whole Foods deal could mean for the industry

The announcement of the Amazon – Whole Foods deal sent shockwaves through the retail world. But what could the genuine impact be for UK grocers, and how should they respond?

Taking the lid off leadership

What do individuals really need to know when they become leaders? We've kicked off a research project where we will speak to leaders across multi-sector organisations to answer the question: what is the experience of being a leader today?

Join our fast-growing team

We have varied and rewarding Analyst, Senior Consultant and Engagement Manager roles available: we'd love to hear from you if you'd be interested in working across our exciting projects.

The at-home food delivery market is booming, but could the bubble burst?

Faced with poor unit economics, will Deliveroo use their Roobox concept to move into 'own brand' products and differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive market?

Opportunity or risk? 5 Reasons Nando's are hesitant to sign up to Deliveroo

This year the delivery market should continue its rapid growth. We look at the 5 reasons restaurants are hesitant to embrace delivery, and what they can do to allay their fears.