What we do

What We Do: our services Your sector Your functions

recruiting

the right one, not just anyone

permAnent HIRES

THE PEOPLE YOU NEED FOR YOUR FUTURE

The world is changing. There are no business-as-usual jobs at a senior level any more. We all need to deliver against particular challenges, with particular outcomes expected. And we need to deliver quickly. We will support you in building the team you need to oversee transition and transformation in your business

INTERIM MANAGEMENT

LEADING EXPERTS PROVEN TO DELIVER

Practicus is a leading interim management provider. We have been in the top 10 of the provider rankings every year for over a decade and in the Top 5 for the last six. You can depend on us for a decent brief, thorough vetting  and due diligence, with accurate representation of worthwhile candidates.

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EXCELLENT CAPABILITY ON PAYROLL

In any change programme, there are likely to be straightforward needs that require an outside specialist but where budget is constrained or an interim would simply be excessive. Fixed term contractors can fill the gaps and take on specialist assignments that are uncomplicated by politics or ambiguity.

consulting

Discover, design, deliver

A full suite of change solutions to reduce risk and accelerate your agenda:

• Tried and tested solutions from industry tailored to your particular circumstances

• Close collaboration with you and your teams

• Always the ‘A’ team – the capability and subject matter expertise to make a difference 

• Flexible staffing  as your needs change during the engagement

• Long-term partnership with handover of IP and knowledge transfer to your teams 

OFF-THE-SHELF SOLUTIONS

Popular client solutions available off the shelf.

Flexible, cost-efficient + high value
  • Inject portfolio expertise and tools to optimise value of PMO outputs
  • Support the regular ‘heartbeat activities’ of the portfolio

  • Measures that drive focus on successful outcomes and continuous improvement

Find out more PMO as a Service

Benchmarking your PMO is a catalyst for improved delivery

• Current position measured against targets

• Leadership priorities and PMO output alignment score

• Evaluation Tools + Templates

Find out more PMO Benchmarking

The talent you have been looking for

Use our highly-rated resourcing services to augment your PMO and projects and find talent for permanent posts.

Find out more PMO resourcing

Realise the full potential of your leadership team with projects and programmes

Combining one-to-one time with facilitated group sessions to engage and challenge executive-level thinking and practices relating to Change leadership.

Find out more Sponsor Coaching

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Data Diagnostic

A data capability review with a difference

Unlike other industry-benchmarking diagnostics, which compare you to what other organisations are doing, our approach takes a baseline from what you want to achieve with your data and creates a gap analysis to your future. When you think about it, this is the approach that matters most to your success.

Detailed recommendations on your data function and its future direction

Bespoke recommendations tailored to the situation on the ground in your organisation and its future strategy.

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Perform Enterprise

The ultimate PPM software solution
  • Enable portfolio efficiencies at pace
  • Delight the exec and improve leadership
  • Transform project and portfolio meeting outcomes
  • Optimise project portfolio performances 
Expert independent facilitation to work through your specific change opportunity

Move forwards with confidence as a team. Bring clarity to your challenges. Gain the lessons of those who have been where you are now and define next steps.

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Areas of focus

We take an integrated approach to change, combining robust change management and project management with subject matter expertise in strategy, technology, behaviour, data and operational efficiency.

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With disruption and intense competition everywhere, your organisation’s ability to change and transform has become essential to success.

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Behind every story of successfully integrated change is a plan… the strategy. Find out more 

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The shiniest of toys are easily discarded if no-one knows how to play with them. Find out more 

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Organisations do not change. People change. Find out more 

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Linking business strategy with data strategy for effective decsion-making. Find out more 

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The future is optimisation with agility. Find out more 

Advising

What is the value of making the right informed decision?

Ask the Community (ATC)

Imagine you could get immediate practical help with the business problem or challenge you’re grappling with? Imagine you could speak to someone who had solved that problem already somewhere else? Well, that is ‘Ask the Community’ or ATC as we call it.

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Nurture innovation in your organisation and cultivate cultural change

Establish new ways of thinking through a managed series of events and workshops designed to drive change. 

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Darren Tolhurst, CEO, Practicus 

"Change and transformation respect no borders. As sectors evolve, merge and split to form new industries so to must we in pursuit of helping our clients navigate change." 

SECTORS

Practicus works across sectors to meet client needs. The sectors below show some of those that we are involved with currently.

WE Work across

Functions

Practicus works across functions for a truly integrated approach to change.

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functions

Some of the functions that we most regularly working with:

case studies

see our case studies

RECENT EXAMPLES

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Wiltshire Council Transformation

Through partnership with Practicus, Wiltshire Council successfully delivered the largest change in local government in Wiltshire for over 30 years, merging five authorities into one. In just one year, Wiltshire

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Open Water data programme

In 2017, many  utility companies faced root and branch change as the non-household water market opened to competition. The opportunity To take advantage of market liberalization, Thames Water needed to

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