Case studies

A new operating model for Weetabix

Weetabix Breakfast of Champions

The Weetabix leadership needed to develop a new operating model and a new organisational structure. We used Concentra’s OrgVue modelling tool to analyse the existing organisational design and make recommendations for the future.


Helping AVIS Budget Group drive €17m savings through the business

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Change Associates led four projects that collectively saved Avis Budget Group €17m. Find out how in this case study.


Building a major government department's procurement capability

Houses of Parliament

A major government department needed focused support to develop the skills and capabilities of its procurement team. Our consultants identified some quick wins and delivered training guidance and a communications plan.


Transforming the HR model of a national broadcaster


How a Change Associates Interim Change Resource helped a national broadcaster redefine its HR model.


Taking AVIS Budget Group through business transformation


Avis needed to reduce overheads while also bringing consistency and efficiency to processes. Change Associates worked with senior leaders to take the organisation through the change, secure 2.5m euros value in year line and a further 14m euros in ongoing benefits.


An HRIS business case for DS Smith

DS Smith

Selecting and implementing a new HRIS heavily depends on securing funding and support of the board. A compelling business case can make all the difference. We worked with DS Smith's in-house experts to identify the key success criteria for the project and demonstrate how they would be achieved.


Taking performance management at British Sugar from good to great


Following the launch of British Sugar's Performance Review Cycle, which aimed to bring consistency to the company's processes, the talent development team recognised further improvements needed to be made. Change Associates designed and delivered a two-day practical skills course for managers and the staff who would be reviewed. Delegates tested their new skills in a series of role-play interactin...


A Nationwide change in Performance Management

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Nationwide wanted to adopt a revised Performance Management process and introduce it to 22,000 employees and 2,800 managers across its UK branch network. Change Associates delivered a clear approach to communications, with support materials, a training programme within budget and to tight 12-week deadline.


BBC Respect at Work Review

BBC Broadcasting House

The BBC Respect at Work Review was prepared with the help of Change Associates and overseen by Dinah Rose QC working alongside the BBC's own HR department. It was set up in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal to look at current BBC policies and processes relating to sexual harassment as well as what it is like to work at the BBC more broadly with regard to respect and appropriate behaviour for st...


Measure for Measure. Performance Management at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Ann Hathaway's House

How Change Associates helped Shakespear Birthplace Trust turn from loss making to profit and build a robust performance management process within 12 months.