Our customers

 
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“Foundation Stones helped me to align my team behind one of our strategic priorities. They didn't focus on ‘glossy strategies’ or clever theories like many other consultants, they focused on practical support to help us align behind and then in detail, identify our objectives. They combined this practical support with the courage and care to help us anticipate the people and relationship issues that can block successful execution.”

Anne Allen, Managing Director, Park Cakes Bakeries

 
        "This sort of insight is particularly relevant for businesses about to change ownership, embarking on an M&A strategy or going through fundamental change.  It is a great due diligence tool to find out the people capability of a business.”     Amanda Williams, HR Director, Quorn Foods

 

 

"This sort of insight is particularly relevant for businesses about to change ownership, embarking on an M&A strategy or going through fundamental change.  It is a great due diligence tool to find out the people capability of a business.” 

Amanda Williams, HR Director, Quorn Foods

           "As a Customer Experience leader, I know that results are only sustainable when effectively implemented through a strong people agenda. That's why I would call upon Foundation Stones when taking up a new role or facing into a big change in my business."    Jean-Marc Codsi, Vice President, Global Customer Experience, eBay

 

 

 

"As a Customer Experience leader, I know that results are only sustainable when effectively implemented through a strong people agenda. That's why I would call upon Foundation Stones when taking up a new role or facing into a big change in my business."

Jean-Marc Codsi, Vice President, Global Customer Experience, eBay

    "I would recommend Foundation Stones to any business that needed or wanted to understand quickly and accurately what was actually happening with their people."   Keith Foreman, Managing Director, Freshpak Foods

 

"I would recommend Foundation Stones to any business that needed or wanted to understand quickly and accurately what was actually happening with their people."

Keith Foreman, Managing Director, Freshpak Foods

 
           “Mark Martin made a significant contribution to the success of the Direct Line Insurance Group and its IPO. One of his greatest strengths was his ability to quickly and accurately identify the material people issues that faced us pre-IPO. Issues that once fixed enabled us to succeed and importantly to sustain that success. Therefore, his Foundation Stones business is an obvious development of this critical and unique skill."      Paul Geddes, CEO - The Direct Line Insurance Group Plc

 

 

 

“Mark Martin made a significant contribution to the success of the Direct Line Insurance Group and its IPO. One of his greatest strengths was his ability to quickly and accurately identify the material people issues that faced us pre-IPO. Issues that once fixed enabled us to succeed and importantly to sustain that success. Therefore, his Foundation Stones business is an obvious development of this critical and unique skill."  

Paul Geddes, CEO - The Direct Line Insurance Group Plc

   “All companies have a strategy, however, fewer are making sure of their alignment from top to bottom, from leader’s vision to the most detailed execution. Our journey has been about building alignment at all levels on the vision (strategic, initiatives, roles & responsibilities, emotional engagement), entirely directed towards our customers, constructed upon deep insights of the team, a very robust but pragmatic framework, a very sensible approach of team dynamics.”    Xavier Blanchard, CEO, AXA Travel Insurance


“All companies have a strategy, however, fewer are making sure of their alignment from top to bottom, from leader’s vision to the most detailed execution. Our journey has been about building alignment at all levels on the vision (strategic, initiatives, roles & responsibilities, emotional engagement), entirely directed towards our customers, constructed upon deep insights of the team, a very robust but pragmatic framework, a very sensible approach of team dynamics.”

Xavier Blanchard, CEO, AXA Travel Insurance

     "Foundation Stones was not at all disruptive to my operation and was completely focused on my business and my issues. It is the first effective ‘risk assessment’ product for people that I have ever come across, it identified material people issues and material opportunities with the strategy I was trying to deliver and gave practical advise on how to fix those issues. Critically it identified significant risks that my people were likely to cause my business that had not yet materialised, that I was then able to sort."    Ian Michalski, Managing Director, Palethorpes

 

"Foundation Stones was not at all disruptive to my operation and was completely focused on my business and my issues. It is the first effective ‘risk assessment’ product for people that I have ever come across, it identified material people issues and material opportunities with the strategy I was trying to deliver and gave practical advise on how to fix those issues. Critically it identified significant risks that my people were likely to cause my business that had not yet materialised, that I was then able to sort."

Ian Michalski, Managing Director, Palethorpes

 

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"I was sceptical whether this would be any different to other leadership programs but having experienced 'Foundation Stones' I am a complete convert"

Senior Director, FTSE 20 Retailer

“This is an exciting new business with a unique approach. The rigorous process, completed rapidly in weeks, makes the complex people landscape of business seem simple resulting in valuable, understandable actions. It's just what business leaders have been waiting for.”

Darrell Evans, Senior Business Executive, FTSE 100

"We constantly aspire to the highest leadership qualities. Foundation Stones has shown me that these qualities only become useful once a team of people are truly aligned."

Senior Director, FTSE 20 Retailer

“I was new into role as head of HR and this proved to be the perfect way to develop a powerful People Strategy that the Senior Management Team would understand, own and deliver.”

Jason Page, HR Manager, Palethorpes

“There is obviously a lot of science, models and technology behind what they do but all you experience is a chat. They just chat to people at all levels but then shock you with incredible insight that will actually add value to your business, unlike all the other consultants I have experienced. To me, using Foundation Stones in your business is a ‘no brainer’.”

Ruth Peck, Head of Commercial, Addo Foods Group

"I believe that Foundation Stones are the missing link in the due diligence process..."

Gareth Voyle, Chairman, Vision Capital Food Portfolio

"Foundation Stones is unique because it drives real alignment by combining leadership development with the practical reality of solving real issues."

Senior Director, FTSE 20 Retailer