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

 

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I graduated from Liverpool University with a degree in Geography in 1999, and seeking variety while I decided what I wanted to do long term with my career, I began my management consultancy career at ...

Kirsty Nethersell, Partner

Kirsty Nethersell

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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.

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Organisations are in a constant state of change. But change is disruptive, and can be challenging for those involved. For any change to succeed, you must get to grips with the journey you are taking your people on, and put in place the right mechanisms to help them navigate the path. See how in the articles below.

Organisations are in a constant state of change. But change is disruptive, and can be challenging for those involved. For any change to succeed, you must get to grips with the journey you are taking your people on, and put in place the right mechanisms to help them navigate the path. See how in the articles below.

The secret of successful change

The key to successful change is having a clear sense of where you are heading and why you are heading there. Any change needs to be rooted in tangible business benefits, supported by a robust business case and an understanding of the journey your people are embarking upon. Here we provide some guidance on how to shift your organisation from one that maybe “can’t” change to one that “can” and ultimately “will”.

People aspects of change

From the primacy of people to the critical importance of communication, from the opportunities to challenge and improve accepted ways of doing things to the dangers of stress, Dr Richard Kwiatkowski, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology at the Cranfield School of Management, shares his insights on change – the emotions that surround and drive it and how to make it a success.

The Project Management Toolbox - Part 4: Good governance

Governance bodies that are set up well can have a significant impact on the smooth running of projects and programmes of work. Here, we talk about the key ingredients to ensure that your governance arrangements are most effective and add value.

Berkeley takes on the Tough MudderBerkeley Team

‘Electroshock Therapy®’, ‘Arctic Enemas®’ and scaling ‘Everest’, obstacles designed to test mental grit, toughness and camaraderie. Our Tough Mudders took them on, and triumphed, raising over £20,000 for some great causes though this event and other fundraising activities.

Read more about the 'Tough Mudder' challenge here

Berkeley has a new PartnerBerkeley Team

Congratulations to Kirsty Nethersell who, in July, became Berkeley’s latest Partner. She became our 16th Partner, and the first of them to claim proficiency in fly-fishing!

Read more about Kirsty becoming a partner here

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