Amanda Carpenter

Posted by on Nov 30, 2013 in Team

Amanda leads the team at Achill Management and has brought together a skilled and experienced group of consultants from a wide range of disciplines. Amanda is a strategic thinker who understands both the policy environment and the operational constraints that organisations face. Having worked on national campaigns as well as at local level she is […]

Jim Haywood

Posted by on Nov 30, 2013 in Team

Jim is an independent sustainability consultant with extensive experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors where he has held a variety of senior executive roles. Most recently, Jim developed and led the environment campaigns of Business in the Community (BITC), supporting a wide range of multi-national corporates at Board level in their own sustainability […]

Age UKs in Kent Consortium

Posted by on Nov 24, 2013 in Case Study, Working Together

Achill Management worked with 6 Age UKs in Kent, covering the whole county, over a period of 6 months to support the development, formation and early stage operation of this new consortium. Although all part of the Age UK wider brand the six charities were all very different in style, size and operational approach and […]

International Network for Building, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU)

Posted by on Nov 24, 2013 in Case Study, Strategy and Planning

The Director of this small charity was due to take 12 months maternity leave. The Trustees required a cost-effective solution to cover her role which ensured continuity, provided a “safe pair of hands” and ensured the work of the charity was developed in the interim. This needed to be delivered as cost-effectively as possible. With […]

The Aldingbourne Trust

The Aldingbourne Trust cares for and supports adults with learning disabilities across the South of England. Kevin and his team created a tiered, integrated marketing strategy which supported the charity as a whole and the 9 separate entities within it all leveraging the core brand, philosophy and focus. They created internal communications programmes to engage […]

Hidden Britain

Posted by on Nov 24, 2013 in Case Study

Hidden Britain is a UK-based rural development charity. Kevin Baughen woked with the charity to create a valid marketing approach including strategic priorities and relevant activity plans, designed and launched a new product range via multi-media campaigns to a limited budget. He created a new website and built a social media presence to influence stakeholders […]


Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Characteristics

Do you need to be more productive – be better at what you do with lower costs and more effective outcomes for beneficiaries, for clients and for service users? With our support you can improve and develop your services and systems, create new strategies for growth and development and increase your capacity to generate income. […]


Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Characteristics

More productive organisations are by definition more successful. What do you need to develop greater success? Could it be improved business planning or strategy, better people management, better communication with customers or clients? We can help you develop success strategies and manage the transition that will take you from being a functioning organisation to a […]


Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Characteristics

Resilient organisations are better able to survive and prosper in difficult economic times. At Achill Management we have developed a range of new tools and interventions to assess the resilience of your staff, and your organisation. Our approach is about sustainability for the long term and is designed to make sure you are still in […]

Developing Your Organisation

Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Services

Whether you are a new social enterprise, a start up or an established business, there are times when you need to focus on organisational development. At Achill Management we have over 20 years experience working with charities, not for profits, SMEs and social enterprises in helping them be more effective through development and change management. […]