• The past 12 months we have become even more innovative for our Bedfordshire clients.

    Amanda Murrell Associates have just finished two high profile pieces of work within the county. Customer service training with Beds University This year we have developed a customer service programme that has been accredited by the University of Bedfordshire following in-house delivery and feedback. This has been an amazing achievement and means we can now […]

  • Business Person of the Year Runner Up

    East of England Business Champions Awards 2016 We are delighted to announce that Amanda Murrell was awarded Runner Up in the Business Person of the Year award at the East of England Business Champions Awards 2016 on 25th October. Having been successful in reaching the final, she batted off stiff competition from the 7 other […]

  • Increasing participation using Participatory Budgeting

    With more emphasis on alternative and innovative methods to reduce public sector spending and increase participation, many organisations are moving towards Participatory Budgeting (PB). It is regarded as one of the most successful innovations in participatory democracy. PB is an asset based approach to co-producing public services. With benefits focused on the hardest to reach […]

  • The OMW Empowerment Programme

    Project of 2016 in Bedfordshire: The OMW (on my way) Empowerment Programme is by far our biggest and most significant success of the past year. It has helped to transform the lives of not only those who attended the courses but also those who may have become victims of crime in the future. In recognition […]

  • If it’s good enough for the Prime Minister then it should be good enough for you

    Public consultation is high on the government’s agenda. At a recent PM’s Question Time, the Prime Minister gave her clearest commitment yet that local NHS Sustainability & Transformation plans (STPs) will take account of local people’s views, following a question from local MP Richard Fuller (Bedford) (Con) as to whether the sustainability and transformation plans […]

  • Make that training count

    How many times have you sat through a training course and then walked out of the door never to put any of it into practice again? It may seem like an odd question, but I am sure many people would respond with ‘nearly every time’. Undertaking training is an investment in ourselves, our staff, and […]

  • The value of continuous learning

    <img class="size-medium wp-image-1049 aligncenter" src="×251.jpg" alt="All progress takes place outside the comfort zone (3)" width="300" height="251" srcset="×251.jpg 300w,×644.jpg 768w,×533.jpg 636w,×268 cialis dosierung.jpg 320w,×200.jpg 239w, 940w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> There is a common saying that I regularly hear and sometimes see pinned on notice boards in client offices: “What […]

  • An opportunity for us all?

    It is almost three weeks now since the result and for many business owners we still have more questions than answers. There seemed to be an immediate period of concern, which was quickly smoothed over by Mr. Carney but further destabilised by political unrest; however the main thought still going through my mind is – how […]