Advisory services

Our advisory services can help recruitment and HR services businesses of all sizes take the next step in their growth. This includes helping organisations evolve their service delivery models to secure new customers with MSP, RPO and/or SOW offerings. It also includes health checks and risk assessments regarding operating practices, corporate governance and regulatory reform – ideally suited to organisations that may be looking to grow through acquisition or by entering new markets.

We have particular expertise in large-scale contingent labour programmes using multiple forms of engagement (temporary workers, contractors, intermediaries, consultants, SOW, staff banks and ‘squads’) in the most cost-efficient manner. We can also help introduce appropriate performance standards and controls to improve performance within supply chains.

Commercial Healthcheck

How do you make commercial decisions?

New Regulations

What are the threats and opportunities on the horizon?

Supply Chain Assurance

How well do you know your suppliers?

Policy & Governance

How do you set the right behaviours?

Operational Risk Reviews

How much do you know about your working practices?

Strategic bids and contract sales

With 15 years’ experience in successfully bidding for some of the largest and most profitable contracts in recruitment, across all market sectors, we are ideally placed to help your business identify and secure major contracts. We can also help you to build low-cost, high-impact teams and define internal business processes that will create a sustainable pipeline of new client partnerships.

We have particular expertise in public sector sales and managing compliant bids in line with the Public Contracts Regulations (2015). For recruitment businesses interested in increasing their trade within the public sector we can also provide advice on the most appropriate routes to market and the relative benefits of different frameworks, dynamic purchasing systems, procurement intermediaries and also consortium/JV arrangements.

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Where are the right opportunities for your business?


Do you have the right proposition for a successful pitch?


How can you exceed the client's requirements?


What are the win themes?


How do you deliver on what you've sold?

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Contract reviews

Feedback can be provided in the most appropriate format depending on the purpose of the review, for example:

  • Mark-up of required or suggested changes (with commentary);
  • Amendments table suitable for formal tender responses;
  • Written report with RAG rating for identified risks; or
  • Documenting operational, technical or compliance requirements to feed into implementation plans.

Reviews are completed on a fixed-cost basis subject to standard terms. Please get in touch to request a quote or to discuss your requirements.

Further support is also available to negotiate terms or develop operational, commercial and management schedules for complex/high-value deals.

Let's talk...

Are you worried about a new piece of legislation? Do you have a bid that needs to be managed? Are you interested in improving your business' ability to retain relationships or secure new contracts? Are you looking to refresh your governance policies and procedures?

Get in touch for a no-obligation discussion.