About Cost Management

Cost management is an integrated framework of business performance improvement approaches….it covers the setting of targets, fact-based analysis of the business, development of improvement ideas, implementation of solutions and ongoing measurement


We are familiar with the common challenges faced by clients in the cost arena

  • Pressures on margins from competition
  • Brexit – pressure on Sterling
  • New technology and new entrants ‘disturbing’ the traditional operating models
  • Need to understand and manage customer value along the whole life cycle
  • Drive to understand from where value is being created
  • Variable performance within operational areas that drive up cost

We have invested in capability and experience to help clients with their cost challenges

Data:
Analytical / fact based approach to segmenting the cost base and providing new insights

People:
Our people have run successful cost management consulting entities and have a track record of success We have invested heavily in our core team.

Technology:
The ability to collect and share data easily throughout the project lifecycle

Intellectual Property:
Approaches and insights that enhance the probability of success

We can create programmes to work with clients to achieve significant success.

  • Integrated approach: we have developed processes that link seamlessly with other business initiatives
  • Knowledge: we provide the ability to know ‘how’ to remove cost while maintaining a sustainable business
  • Change management: our understanding of people and change enables us to ensure that programmes are delivered in such a way as to increase the chances of success

We can support a wide range of business requirements.

  • Rapid cost reduction
  • Shared service centres
  • Process improvement
  • Resource planning
  • Customer channel, product profitability
  • Pricing
  • Business separation / integration
  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting

Pricing

We are confident in our ability to help you succeed and this confidence is reflected in a variety of pricing models such as: