Who We Are

We are the leading Change Management consultancy in the North of England, helping organisations do change better.

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Our Ethos

We have deep empathy because we know the challenges that the public sector faces, and it's important to us that they get it right, so we need to get it right!


Above everything else, we make transition and development easier and more enjoyable for everyone involved because we deliver, and we are trusted by our clients to do this.

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Our Approach

  • Change Management expertise
  • Project leadership or support
  • A collaborative, flexible approach
  • Experience and understanding
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Specialist Sectors

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Local Government

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Social Care

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Emergency Services

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Case Studies

We understand that change can be a daunting prospect, and so it’s our aim to help organisations establish structure from within, and support them in setting achievable, positive goals which will make a meaningful difference to the way they work.

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Strategy Consultation for Birmingham City Council

February 2022

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Community Funding Evaluation

October 2021

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Evaluation of a Community COVID Response

September 2021

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Change Diagnostic for Haringey London Borough Council

November 2020

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What our Clients Say

“We got things from your work we just couldn’t get from the rest of our consultation”

Aidan Hall

Senior Programme Manager, Birmingham City Council

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Trueman Change were commissioned to carry out an external evaluation of the Opportunity Area-funded Maths Excellence Partnership. Trueman Change worked very flexibly and positively with Opportunity Area partners and this relationship culminated in a helpful and informative final report, produced in difficult circumstances because of the pandemic

David O’Connell

Opportunity Area Programme Manager: Stoke-on-Trent

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It is an excellent evaluation and you have really captured just how much of an impact these grants made, it was a pleasure to read. I particularly liked the way in which the case studies were presented, they really come to life

Tracy Hopkins

Vice-Chair of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre CVS

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Recent Insights

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How are budget pressures impacting current project plans?

Recently, the Local Government Chronicle highlighted that “Top tier councils expect at least £1.7bn in additional budget pressures from spiralling inflation. London’s 32 boroughs are facing £400m of pressures on top of what was already planned for when budgets were set in April. Municipal authorities are looking at £570m and counties £729m totalling at least £1.7bn of additional costs in all".

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Conflicting objectives won’t impact stakeholders’ needs if you follow three straightforward steps

With the mass influx of grant funding, it is unsurprising that you are faced with conflicting objectives that impact on your ability to prioritise activities and projects efficiently to meet stakeholder needs. The sheer speed at which you are being asked to respond to change leaves little room for strategic and carefully planned activities and can often create barriers in communication, until you get a grip on what needs to be done, and how.

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How to Tackle Overwhelm and Capacity Issues

Our Managing Director, Lucy Trueman, shares some ideas on how to tackle capacity issues in order to alleviate the overwhelm so many are feeling right now within the public sector. Having to contend with issues such as the pandemic, spiralling cost of living and refugee crises on top of the day job has created a massive amount of stress.

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