About-Berkeley

About Berkeley

We’re about being there for our clients when it really matters. When it absolutely has to be right. Doing the right thing is both our ethos and sweet spot. And it’s why clients turn to us again and again

 

I spent the first eight years of my working life with Unipart IT, joining in 1990 after graduating with an IT degree from Salford University. When I left, I was running IT for their Supply Chain ou...

Dave Machin, Partner

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The people

It's the people that make Berkeley different to other consultancies. Bright, friendly, down-to-earth people who are both thinkers and doers. Working by your side, as consultants and colleagues, to get the right results.

 

Careers

Find out how you can make a big change to your career by joining one of the best small firms in the UK.

 
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unspun 29

Successful projects are built on strong relationships. But how do you develop these? Here we look at how to create the perfect IT outsourcing partnership; how to engage successfully with project stakeholders from the outset; as well the fundamentals of building a robust business case to help you deliver successful change. We’ve helped many clients with these challenges and found out a few things along the way.

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Dave Machin-Background

Dave Machin Partner

What do clients like about working with us? They like our integrity - that we tell it how it is. And they like not being sold to - that we let our project successes do the talking, not sales teams.

Dave Machin
Kirsty Nethersell-Background

Kirsty Nethersell Consultant

Both our clients and consultants will tell you working with Berkeley feels different. We put quality over quantity. Even on multi-million pound, global programmes, we have just one or two consultants working closely with our clients to ensure successful delivery. It’s all about delivering through strong relationships and it’s what we enjoy doing best

Kirsty Nethersell
Juliet Armstrong-Background

Clients need consultants who make an immediate impact and achieve results, particularly in today's climate. They get this with us.

Juliet Armstrong
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Kare Heikkila Consultant

Our work is just as complex and challenging as you’d expect from much larger firms, but that’s where the similarity ends. Our working style is very different, and it’s one that clients seem to prefer

Kare Heikkila

We’re here for your business when it really matters. Working by your side and trusted to deliver.

The Berkeley Partnership - here for the moments that really matter.

When a great deal of value is at stake, whether it's a big opportunity or a particularly significant challenge, we can help. It is where we’re at our best.

We are an independent management consultancy, working across a range of sectors for clients including multinationals and household names.  We help them to achieve real and lasting change, driving through the benefits of their most critical strategies and programmes.

Our focus on delivering value and working right alongside our clients means we develop many long-term relationships. As a result, we are proud to say that over 90% of our work comes from repeat business and referrals.

 

News

We came eighth and were the highest ranking management consultancy in the Sunday Times top 100 best small companies to work for 2014. And we kept our 3* rating too. We're delighted!  

Unspun

Read Berkeley’s latest newsletter, Unspun 29, which looks at IT outsourcing, effective stakeholder engagement and provides tips on how to build a robust business case.

Health Check

Read our views on IT Outsourcing and take our quick online IT Outsourcing health check to assess the strength of your current outsource relationship.

Insight

Strategy is a big word which means lots of different things to lots of different people. For us, strategy is social. Find out more about our thoughts on strategy.

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In 2014 we were delighted to make the Top 10 and retain our 3* accreditation in The Sunday Times 2014 100 Best Small Companies To Work For.

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