About Bourton

Bourton Group is a performance improvement consultancy that is passionate about success and results. Our reputation as experts in our field has been established over 40 years, utilising tools and techniques that are proven to work in organisations across a range of industries driving projects forward. We develop a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that enables individuals to grow, learn and contribute to the overall organisational goals.

Our team of consultants have held senior management positions across many sectors, so they understand the challenge of improving the performance of people and processes, and of making change stick. They know exactly the right questions to ask to stretch your thinking while guiding you through successful implementation.

Our International Partnerships

Bourton Group operates internationally in a highly collaborative way. We are therefore able to offer our clients the very best in Sector specialism, consulting capability and international expertise to support global programmes of change and performance improvement.

In 2007 we launched a joint venture operation in India. Bourton Group India is a specialist Lean performance improvement company enabling dramatic change in strategy development and deployment, operational improvement and asset utilisation.

We are a founder member of the International Consulting Network (ICN) and offer our clients a network with offices throughout Europe, America and the Far East, including India and China.

ICN relies on local experts with many years of industry and management expertise in particular regions. The advantage of our partner network lies in the experienced, multinational teams and time-tested processes. For more than 10 years, we have been jointly carrying out advisory projects with the same, proven methodology. Our formation ensures all members can both independently and collaboratively provide the very best and most focused support to our clients.

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Working at Bourton

We are always looking for talented, experienced, energetic and results driven people to join our busy consultancy and support teams. If you think you have what it takes to be part of our team and have a strong CV with plenty of examples of helping to deliver performance improvement then we would like to hear from you. Please forward your CV and covering letter to info@bourton.co.uk. We offer excellent conditions of employment and our remuneration and benefits packages are competitive, comprehensive and designed to attract only the very best people. We understand the importance of ongoing development, for the benefit of our employees and the business, and actively look for opportunities for training, development and career progression. We are committed to positive employment policies to promote equal opportunity in employment regardless of age, marital status, ethnic origin, sex, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or disability. We do not discriminate on any grounds other than the ability to carry out the task.

Awards & Accreditations

MCA

We have been active members of the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) since the mid 1980’s. Entry requirements to the MCA are strict and only established consultancies are considered for membership.

A code of conduct for member firms is in operation, and we have committed to supporting ‘Consulting Excellence’ as its framework to ensure professional consultants and firms behave ethically and professionally. Internally we have adopted the Nine Principles of Consulting Excellence and embedded them into the management and development of our staff. MCA membership enables us to continuously improve our services by benchmarking our performance against others in the industry.

ISO 9001: 2008

Bourton Group operates a Quality Management System that complies with the requirement of ISO 9011:2008 for the provision of consultancy services for industry and government, including strategy development, operational improvement, supply chain management and staff development.

ILM

As a national centre for the Institute of Leadership and Management, we can offer businesses the opportunity to support in-house development programmes with an appropriate qualification for the individual learner.

This provides both quality assurances to our clients as well as offering recognition for standards achieved by participants on bespoke learning programmes that support our performance improvement projects.