Our Services

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted”

– Albert Einstein

Our Expertise & Services

We can provide personal consultancy support in a wide range of strategic and tactical areas. This will enable you to think strategically about the bigger picture and, where appropriate, help you find ways of solving your current issues. We would expect to have a short-term involvement with your organisation, and leave you with the capability to deliver long-term improvements. Whether you are concerned about large-scale organisational change, team building or personal development issues, we are here to help you with bespoke support targeting your unique requirements.


Trusted Charity Mentoring


Organisational health checks

National Lottery Community Fund strength reviews

Independent end of project reviews

Coaching / Mentoring

Change Management

Bespoke training sessions

Our Values

The values by which we run the business are:


Positive Impact

our aim is to make a positive impact in the local community, and our services are ultimately aimed at seeing lives changed for the better. 



is fundamental to success. If we can’t help you we will tell you and, wherever possible, suggest someone who can.



we will treat you with the respect you would wish; it is your business and we will join with you in seeking your success. 



our services will provide value in return for your investment of time and money. Where appropriate, we will provide some services pro bono.



we will challenge you in a fair and open way to give you the maximum opportunity of achieving your goals.



 leads to satisfaction.

Barrie is to be highly recommended.  He is professional, knowledgeable, friendly but determined that we make progress.  We are very grateful. 

Building Circles had been working towards a PQASSO accreditation for several years.  A small working party met irregularly over a few years and had made some progress.  We had established some...

Barrie gave us positive and motivational support

We employed Barrie as a mentor when we started working towards the Trusted Charity Mark. We met with him every two months for approximately one year. We always found Barrie to be punctual and...

Working with Barrie has been a great experience

Working with Barrie has been a great experience.  He has gently and kindly opened our eyes to what compliance with the new Standards meant for us.  Barrie looked at the work that we prepared for our...

PQASSO – we emerge a stronger organisation.

Barrie has patiently worked with us towards our PQASSO accreditation, despite changes of our staff and the updated PQASSO.  Barrie has calmly and kindly helped us to understand the process and...

Barrie’s facilitation skills have been exceptional

Barrie structured his Organisational Strengths Review to our requirements whilst using the PQASSO framework as a benchmark. Barrie’s facilitation skills and final report have been exceptional. The...

No hesitation in recommending Barrie

Barrie provided a great combination of insight, analysis and personability in delivering an 'end of grant' independent audit for a Comic Relief grant for 2 of our Ethiopian partner NGOs. It was a...

There is real value in PQASSO

Barrie has convinced me that there is real value in the PQASSO kitemark, because to achieve it we have made one or two very positive changes to the way our charity operates. Jenny Hopkins - CEO,...

A turning point for our organisation

Barrie's facilitation of our discussion and helping us to delve deeper in to the meaning of our work, what is important and what is measurable was really valuable and provided a turning point for...

We have found the process very helpful

Barrie has been an excellent mentor as we’ve gone through the Level 1 PQASSO self-assessment process with him. He is sympathetic and understanding of the voluntary and community sector’s realities...

We are now operating more efficiently

Barrie has been invaluable in supporting Allsorts through a time of significant growth and change. Initially he came in to the organisation to guide us through a PQASSO level 2 self assessment, and...