• Why you should choose Amanda Murrell Associates for your next project!

    As a small business of award-winning consultants, we are experienced in coaching, mentoring, training development and delivery and are all specialists in our own right, and we put our success down to our business values: We place a strong focus on our Corporate Social responsibility and often take on projects which are not-for-profit or part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Olympic challenge we all face

    It is almost time for the 2016 Olympics and one question has been going around my mind for a while: can the Rio Olympics live up to our expectations following such an amazing event in London 4 years ago? Anyone involved in or who attended London 2012 will most likely only have great memories and […]

  • 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 […]

  • What does it take to be awesome?

    We are all different; different shapes and sizes, different goals and dreams, different abilities and skills, knowledge and experience. But as individuals we can all be awesome. Recently, I was watching the Lanzarote Ironman in Puerto Del Carmen. As with any Ironman, this is a very tough competition and not for the faint hearted. It […]