Client case studies
National Citizen Service
Earlsbrook Consulting was commissioned to develop a detailed place-based approach for NCS to inform its new localities strategy. This included: providing strategic leadership of NCS’s support of Opportunity Areas, particularly through its Innovation Fund; providing expert insight to support the development of an effective localities-based approach; providing expert advice in respect of inclusion and diversity issues and in reaching ‘hard to reach’ communities; and, providing expert insight to support the development and management of key strategic partnerships. The localities strategy underpinned the ‘NCS 2.0’ development with its significant new commitment to community engagement.
Earlsbrook Consulting was engaged by CareTech plc to develop the strategic framework and operating model for the establishment of its exciting new charitable foundation, including its governance, focus and resourcing requirements. Earlsbrook Consulting then provided interim CEO services to launch the new Foundation, securing significant media coverage and stakeholder buy-in for the Foundation’s innovative approach to tackling key social issues in the UK and overseas.
The Sleep Charity
Earlsbrook Consulting was commissioned to support this award-winning charity through its acquisition of The Sleep Council. We delivered this merger of a private sector-led initiative into the charity on time and to budget. In addition, we supported the trustees and management to develop a new Strategic Plan, Business Plan and Theory of Change for the newly-enlarged charity as well as advising on governance changes to underpin the charity’s long-term growth.
Earlsbrook Consulting Limited has been engaged to provide strategic and governance support to the trustees of this impressive family foundation. Earlsbrook Consulting has undertaken a thorough governance, strategy and communications review to ensure that the Foundation delivers maximum impact in accordance with the highest standards of probity and good governance.
Careers & Enterprise Company
Through Earlsbrook Consulting Limited, Jonathan Freeman served as the Senior Mentoring Adviser to the Careers and Enterprise Company, the Government-backed organisation that exists to join the dots in careers and enterprise provision across England. Jonathan advised the Company on its mentoring campaign strategy following the announcement in June 2016 of a £12m investment fund created to deliver 25,000 additional employer mentoring relationships to help young people at greatest risk of disengaging from education and to roll out a national employer mentoring campaign.
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Earlsbrook Consulting was engaged to develop a mentor training programme to support the professional development of CIArb’s members and encourage recruitment and retention across the sector. Earlsbrook Consulting Limited developed and delivered a comprehensive multi-platform training package as well as back-end systems by which to deliver this international peer mentoring programme to support CIArb’s membership offer and commitment to training and diversity.
The Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership
Earlsbrook Consulting supported this exciting new Foundation on the development of its Evaluation Strategy and its Strategic Plan, including a new Theory of Change to focus its efforts.
Earlsbrook Consulting has advised this new local charity on its fundraising approach as well as its successful registration with the Charity. Commission.
Earlsbrook was engaged to develop this asset management company’s youth engagement strategy by which to deliver its ambitious responsible business agenda across its extensive international portfolio.