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Our award nominations celebrate the value of our clients and consultants working together collaboratively to achieve the best results. We would like to extend a huge thank you to all our clients and the Achieve Breakthrough team, who are committed to unleashing the power of people for a thriving world


Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards 2016 Finalist

We wereManagement Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards 2016 delighted to be nominated as a finalist at the 2016 MCA (Management Consultancies Association) Awards, held on 21st April at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge. Our ‘Breakthrough Leadership in Procurement’ programme was shortlisted in the category of commercial excellence for a programme we have designed and implemented with one of  our pharmaceutical clients.

The MCA Awards are recognised as the benchmark for quality within the consultancy profession. They celebrate the value of clients and consultants working together collaboratively to achieve the best results.

Read more about the extraordinary Breakthroughs created with our client in the programme case study HERE.


Management Consultancy AwardCIPD People Management Awards 2015 Winner: Achieve Breakthrough have repeated their success by being presented as the outright winner of the CIPD Best HR/Learning & Development Consultancy of the Year Award 2015.

The winners of the 2015 CIPD People Management Awards were announced on Tuesday 29 September 2015 at the glamorous Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. Delivered by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership with People Management Magazine, the awards are the most prestigious in the industry, recognising outstanding and innovative achievements

CIPD People Management Awards 2013 Winner: Winner of  ‘Consultancy of the Year’ at The CIPD People Management Awards 2013, having been nominated by Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust, a long standing client of ours.  They are doing some fantastic leadership development and occupational development work, and we were delighted that they have been recognised by winning the HPMA GateHouse Awards for excellence in organisational development. The win was awarded in the category of ‘Supporting transformation through strong impactful leadership’. They are turning around a great Trust in very challenging circumstances and this has required them to truly engage Breakthrough Leadership.

MJ Awards 2013 Finalist: We worked with Bath and North East Somerset Council to develop their 10 in 100 initiative, which launched in May 2013. The 10 in 100 initiative came second in the Workforce Transformation category of the MJ Awards and was also shortlisted for the CIPD People Management Awards 2013.

CIPS Supply Management Awards 2010 Finalist: For our work with AstraZeneca in the following categories:-Best Cross-Functional Teamwork Project, Best People Development Initiative.

CIPS Supply Management Awards 2009 Finalist: For our work with AstraZeneca in the following categories:- International purchasing project of the year, Best process improvement initiative, Best purchaser-supplier collaboration.

Other awards include:  Smith & Nephew’s Manufacturer of the Year award in 2007. Also, in 2008, Bath & North East Somerset Council won an award for ‘Cultural Change Programme of the Year’, again following a period of work which we undertook with their teams.

Inventing Futures – Innovating for Growth Award: Marketing Academy Alumni, Michelle Keaney, has been named as one of a handful of recipients for the prestigious Innovating for Growth Award for her work with the progressive and disruptive youth enterprise Inventing Futures (if). The award recognises the achievements of if in its work with organisations such as The Princes Trust and the immense potential for rapid growth in both revenue and scale for the organisation. Harnessed in over 25 years of breakthrough thinking methodology, if partners with leading brands and organisations across around the world to connect their CSR strategies with a range of compelling social needs for young people aged 9 to 24 in areas such as youth enterprise employability and education.

The Young Academy Incubator – Inventing Futures won a place on The Young Academy incubator, a new £3 million support and investment programme for social entrepreneurs tackling inequality in education. The programme lead from The Young Academy said, “We’re delighted to welcome Inventing Futures onto the course as part of a cohort of social ventures tackling inequality in education. We feel they have the combination of innovative product and motivated team that gives them real potential to grow their positive impact through The Young Academy programme.”

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