Consultancy for Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC)
Disabled Children’s Access to Childcare, Pathfinder Project: Commended for business analysis work in turning around implementation of a multi-agency process which client has been attempting to do for the last 10 years and has now delivered.

Cashless Catering in Schools (SMBC)
Commended for shaping and scoping the project to deliver benefits in excess of £300,000 per annum in a short timescale.

Emergency Duty Team (SMBC) 
Produced draft report to turn around a corporate risk. Commended for input to service redesign.

Consultancy for Warwickshire County Council
Delivered whole systems view of as-is finance processes surrounding adult care services and developed initial plan to restructure systems. Commended for creating a “deep dive” view of the process as this had not been done before


Consultancy for ACCF
Commended for project management and systems development work on Transforming Local Infrastructure programme. Also for realigning the strategic direction of the organisation and putting in place processes to track performance. Our digital solution on this programme was chosen as a learning case study in a report to the Office for Civil Society within the Cabinet Office.


Repeat consultancy for Solihull MBC 
Helped business to assess value of Cashless Catering programme by analysing benefit realisation and delivering an end of programme assessment.

Repeat consultancy for Warwickshire CC
Contributed to refocusing the service’s transformation programme activities. Delivered in seven weeks a model of the learning and development business process the team had been working on over two year period but were unable to bring together into a holistic view due to resource shortages.


Repeat consultancy for Solihull MBC
Project managed the implementation of a new Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) process and supporting workflow based paper-lite solution. Delivered stage 1 of this priority project that had to be completed on time (had stalled for over 18 months) and commended by Head of Service.


Repeat consultancy for Solihull MBC
Project managed implementation of new service for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) up to the age of 25. Awarded interim project management of this key Statement of Educational Needs reforms project based on EHCP implementation. Commended by Assistant Service Director and Head of Service.


Consultancy for London Borough of Newham
Project managed initial stages for implementation of the Inclusion Alliance “Best for All” Strategy designing and facilitating various stakeholder engagement events for Special Interest Groups Chairs (head teachers from schools), Parent Partnership members, representatives from Health/CCG and Social Care for cohorts of up to 60 people. Commended by Asst Director of service for approach to delivering events and front of house skills.



  • Dear Steve

    I just wanted to add my thanks to those given to you today for an excellent piece of organisation and logistic planning. The Awayday went smoothly and the table groups remained focused and engaged. You managed the event calmly and we covered a lot of ground. Thank you and best wishes.
    – Jane, LBN Deputy Director Education & Skills CYPS – Strategic Commissioning.

  • Steve Thanks once again for the effort you are putting in this project. There are some pleasing and encouraging improvements to the documents’ structure and content how ever there are still some touched urgently needed that if effected in my opinion it will be a working document. Mission statement part 2 is superb.
    – Dumisani Papaya (BSc, MSc) Project Director Skills Enhancement and Utilisation Project (Seup)

  • Thank you Steve, you made the process enjoyable and easy to understand. I very much enjoyed helping out with this.
    – Dena Allen, Senior Customer Relations Officer, Customer Relations Service, Resource Group, Warwickshire County Council

  • We worked well as a team because , we have spent deliberative time on what we wanted to achieve and were very clear on this in our planning group meetings. This meant a change in detail was managed as this did not change the outcomes we were working towards. So well done to one and all. 🙂
    – Vandna Gohil, TLI Change & Programme Manager

  • I write to say a big thank you to all of you for such a successful AGM. Everyone appreciated your hard work and above all the professional way in which it was organised. It was clear from the audience that your presentation Steve was well received and judging from the comments from the floor endorsed that such a presentation as long overdue. Once again well done all of you.
    – Terry Harrison, Chair