Consultancy services provide organisations with professional support, guidance and advice from an independent subject matter expert.

Bywater has been a leading provider of consultancy services for over 40 years, assisting organisations from an extensive range of sectors across the world.  Our expert consultants work closely with organisations to identify their requirements and provide effective, sustainable solutions to achieve their goals.

Our consultancy services are client orientated and tailored to meet your business requirements with our expert consultants able to provide as much or as little assistance as you need.

You will be matched with a consultant with expert knowledge, practical experience and sector experience (where relevant). We will work with you to identify clear objectives, project milestones and deliverables to ensure you achieve your expected result.  We pride ourselves in our expertise in developing, managing and delivering such programmes on behalf of our clients. Our interventions have been proven to provide measurable results and sustainable improvements within organisations.

We have a large number of consultants across the UK and Europe who are able to provide consultancy at your premises or virtually.

It is important to ensure employees are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to implement management systems, improve company performance and undertake leadership roles.

We offer ISO management systems training across an extensive range of standards to teach delegates about the standards and the knowledge and skills required undertake internal audits and lead audits. Our courses include those certified by CQI and IRCA, IEMA and IOSH.

Our business improvement courses focus on process improvement approaches, for example utilising Lean Six Sigma within the workplace to reduce waste and deliver value to customers whilst our Procurement and Contract Management training courses equip delegates with the skills and confidence to manage contracts.

All of our training courses are available within our Virtual Classroom, at venues across the UK at on a dedicated basis at your premises.

We have experience completing complex consulting assignments across all industry sectors for organisations of all sizes inclusive of the public sector, private sector and not for profit organisations. Examples of consultancy services provided to date include:

  • BP (Procurement Consultancy)
    Reviewed all aspects of procurement strategy – process, systems, roles, skills and measurement. Achieved significant savings short term and identified further savings long term.
  • Wolverhampton City Council (Procurement Consultancy)
    Value realisation project – cost reduction delivery across Council directorates by reviewing existing contracts to re-evaluate contracts and terms.
  • Buckinghamshire County Council (Contract Management and Action Learning Sets Programme)
    Contract management – improved contract performance, ensuring compliance, measurable improvements and efficiencies, identifying real value from existing contracts. Achieving values delivery across a range of services and Directorates.
  • Westminster City Council (Contract and Category Management Training Programme)
    Embedding category management and good contract management – introducing sourcing strategically, driving change and managing the market to achieve overall efficiency and performance for the Council.


Management Systems Consultancy

We provide consultancy across an extensive range of standards including ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001 and ISO 17025. Our experienced ISO consultants can assist you in achieving, maintaining and continuously improving your management system, from undertaking a gap analysis to designing and implementing your management system to pre-assessment auditing.

Procurement & Contract Management Consultancy

Our professional consultants will work closely with you to provide support in overcoming challenges to allow you to achieve your goals, whether this relates achieving significant savings, improving efficiency or enhancing performance.

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Lean Six Sigma Consultancy

Focusing on reducing variation and achieving verifiable business cost savings, our Lean Six Sigma consultants can design, develop, implement and support the ongoing development of successful Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma improvement and transformation programmes within your organisation.

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