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They took our people, developed them and we are producing results we could only have dreamed about Head of Procurement

Key Stats

Tangible ROI of 60:1 as a direct consequence of the programme.

80% overachievement of initial multi-billion dollar savings target, delivered a year ahead of anticipated schedule.

Another extraordinary breakthrough.
Achieve Breakthrough worked with our Global Medical Affairs Group to break down barriers and create an innovative and collaborative environment to enable us to respond to ambitious growth expectations from the business. The outcomes were amazing. Achieve Breakthrough helped us change our whole way of thinking and behaving and we are already seeing the positive results. We couldn't have reached this point without them. Global Medical Director
The application of the breakthrough methodology created a real step-change in our European Leadership Team’s ability to proactively align and overcome the setbacks involved in the execution plan for a critical strategic transformation project that underpins the organisation's future success and delivers a very significant ROI. We would not have been able to get to this position without Achieve Breakthrough’s support and guidance.
Managing Director BTA and Group Director of Marketing
Achieve Breakthrough have transformed the spirit and enthusiasm of our teams, enabling us to change more rapidly than ever before. No other approach or consultancy has been as effective. Global Logistics Manager, Wound Management Division

Key Stats

Operations improvements, exceeding 97% of volume.

Positive trend in OTIF and 90% reduction in back orders.

Retrieving £600k of a predicted overspend.
Over a two-year period Achieve Breakthrough delivered a fully coordinated culture change programme that substantially shifted us from a fixed, slow and bureaucratic culture to an empowered, energised and innovative culture, allowing the company to be more fluid, responsive and act with pace. HR Director - HP Bulmers

Key Stats

Turnover grew from £200m to £700m in four years

NPD cycle times reduced from 1 year to 3 months

Elimination of non-value-adding activities delivering £4 million savings in one year

Strongbow brand moved from position 11 to 4 in the 'Long Alcoholic Drinks' sector
It has enabled teams to create visions and strategies together and get the best out of each other. The work provided a turbo boost in momentum for delivery. Their support is direct, engaging and focuses on what needs to be done to achieve results through education, coaching and facilitation. Vice President Asia Pacific - Ball Packaging
I have worked with Achieve Breakthrough for over twelve years and their approach to organisational transformation has provided significant benefits for the organisations I have ran. During my three years at Guinness they helped me make the company more responsive, inspiring and successful. Chief Executive

Key Stats

£3.1 million benefits over six months.

60% reduction in lead times.

£1 million CAPEX avoidance.
In my opinion this programme has delivered more organisational change in the last eighteen months than in the previous eighteen years. Senior and middle managers feel empowered and motivated and we are developing a new organisational culture based on trust, devolved responsibility and making the possibility happen. Assistant Director - Cheltenham Borough Council

Key Stats

Acceleration of service delivery projects, aiming to save £3.6 million by 2012/13 and further savings beyond.
I have seen a lot of external consultants not make a great deal of difference, but Achieve Breakthrough really do. VP
Achieve Breakthrough’s work is grounded in sound theory and can be applied practically, working through real-life issues to create a deeper learning experience and to focus the business on conversations that really add value and deliver real change. I believe your contribution touches the parts that other providers cannot reach." Chief Executive - Taunton Deane Borough Council
Our culture was constrained and rule-bound. Achieve Breakthrough supported and coached us in harnessing the power of our staff to shift the organisation from a culture centred around professions and hierarchies to one focused on the patient and the patient care process." Chief Executive

Key Stats

£7 million savings within twelve months.

Service levels maintained (short term) and enhanced (long term)
Without the Achieve Breakthrough programme we would still be talking about needing key operational changes but feeling unable to do anything about making them happen. As a result of the top 50 leaders programme, we had a wider management team truly engaged in the nature of the challenges we were facing and taking 100% responsibility for implementing the changes Finance Director - Bath & North East Somerset Primary Care Trust

Key Stats

5% savings identified across the year

Balanced budget - £179k underspend on £59m budget (from a position £1m overspend 12 months previously)

Community rehabilitation reduced waiting times – 4 months to 3 weeks
Having identified stretch targets in terms of output and time, Achieve Breakthrough developed individuals involved in the project to deliver previously unachievable results, breaking down cross-functional barriers between departments, customers and suppliers. Product Supply Director

Key Stats

£3.1 million benefits over six months.

60% reduction in lead times.

£1 million CAPEX avoidance.
As a service we felt ready to relaunch ourselves and by working with Achieve Breakthrough we have managed a remarkable improvement in performance and attitudes over a period of four months. The step change has acted as a catalyst to spark real possibilities and a belief that we can achieve the challenges we have set which, in turn, will make us a high-performing authority. Head of Service - Bath & North East Somerset Council

Key Stats

£404,000 cash savings

Revenues & Benefits: Cleared 6000 document backlog in 5 weeks and reduced new claims process by 35%

Environmental Services: £3.5 million savings and 7% year-on-year performance improvement

£3 million improvement programme delivered with no additional people, resources or cost
The Achieve Breakthrough philosophy has captured everyone’s imagination and has created an opening to really create improvement and change. The team feel invested in, have more confidence around leading and delivering change, focusing on ‘action’ rather than ‘activity’ and the organisation has benefited from improved productivity and results. Partnership & Business Improvement Manager - North Somerset Council
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