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What People Say

We are happy to provide references from our extensive list of past and current clients. Below are some quotes from clients, reproduced with the permission of those concerned:

carolineproverbsNiku, I just wanted to thank you for the excellent work you and your team have done for mhs on the inspection (although I know you haven't finished yet). Colleagues across the organisation have been energised by the process and you have done exactly what we hoped for when we set out on this journey. We've been challenged, we've learned from the process, and we have a solid basis for service improvements. The feedback today was most helpful and really gave a good sense of where we are; and Directors Team was hugely impressed with how much you and the team have been able to assimilate in such a relatively short time. Please could you convey my thanks to Zaidee, Jonathan and Sandra. I look forward to receiving the full report in due course and to continuing to work with you.

Caroline Proverbs, Operations Director, MHS Homes Group.

bobwalderWe needed to have independently sourced data on our back office costs and knew that this was a very challenging piece of work. CT responded positively to our brief, developed the approach and secured the co-operation of others in producing a very useful report which we could not have achieved alone. The commission was handled professionally to agreed timescales. We are very pleased with the information and thank CT in particular and all those organisations who participated.

Bob Walder, Group Chief Executive, Longhurst Group

donalddouglasCampbell Tickell have undertaken two significant consultancy projects for Lee Housing Association. One was a strategic review to determine Lee HA's commitment and capacity to deliver considerable service and governance improvement in a timely manner. The other was to assist Lee HA to select a development partner which would best represent its interests. In both cases Campbell Tickell demonstrated considerable knowledge of the sector and the specific issues under consideration. Their experience and knowledge was of critical importance in assisting us to refine the brief. Both projects were completed to a high standard, with detail reports which were supported by a professional presentation to the Board. My Board have commented: 'Two excellent projects by Campbell Tickell, very thorough, delivered to a high standard, achieving deadlines and representing value for money.

Donald Douglas, Chief Executive, Lee Housing Association

brucemooreThank you ever so much for your help and for assembling a great selection of potential candidates for our Board, to allow us a really good choice.

Bruce Moore, Chief Executive, Hanover

charlottegravesWe engaged Campbell Tickell to help us prepare for our Audit Commission inspection. Their mystery shopping and staff focus groups highlighted where we had made progress, but more importantly it helped us to see the work we needed to focus on in the 9 months leading up to the inspection. A special thanks to Niku, Zaidee and Annie for their help.

Charlotte Graves, Chief Executive, Hackney Homes

jeremygrayWe engaged Karen Patten of Campbell Tickell to review our draft submission for an important tender. Karen's review proved to be invaluable to us, pointing out areas of strength and suggesting areas for improvement in a helpful and constructive manner. Her extensive experience of tenders from both a provider and commissioner perspective was crucial in helping us achieve the required standard. In the end we were delighted to hear that our tender had been accepted, and that we scored very highly in the process. I would be delighted to recommend Karen for similar reviews in the future.

Jeremy Gray, Chief Executive, South London YMCA.


The salary review report was very well received by the Board – they thought it a significant improvement of the previous review carried out by another organisation.  Sue Goodrich was very efficient and responsive.  A job well done.

Andy Watson, Chief Executive, WECH

davidjepsonIdentifying good quality senior people is difficult. Using their extensive knowledge of the housing world Campbell Tickell were able to identify a number of excellent candidates for Group Director with responsibility for our supported housing business. They organised the whole process efficiently and we were delighted with the outcome.

David Jepson, Group Deputy Chief Executive, The Riverside Group.

laurencefowler-stevensGreg's organisation have never failed us in helping us to recruit first class senior staff. They filter the time-wasters from the serious candidates and the support provided during the entire process is faultless.

Laurence Fowler-Stevens, Director of Corporate Services, The Abbeyfield Kent Society.

jeremyswainWe asked Campbell Tickell to consider the various options open to Thames Reach Bondway through which we could increase our financial strength and independence. The resulting report comprehensively and thoughtfully considered the range of options and included clear and challenging recommendations. As part of the work Campbell Tickell contacted a number of Thames Reach Bondway's key stakeholders and their diplomatic and astute questioning provided some rich information to back the research and its conclusions. Greg Campbell then presented the findings from the research at a full Thames Reach Bondway Board meeting which led to an excellent, productive debate.

Jeremy Swain, Chief Executive, Thames Reach Bondway

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