Working with MetaValue has been an incredibly rewarding experience, a true partnership. From the very first meeting, Meeta and Suzie have been open and diligent, taking the time to really get to understand our organisation. Their inclusive approach has meant that staff feel involved and meaningfully engaged throughout the entire process, and as a result, feel a real sense of ownership of the proposed targets and the plan moving forward. I feel really confident about the business plan, how it works and why it is the right plan for A&B Cymru. It’s been an excellent experience for us, MetaValue are an absolute pleasure to work with.
Becca Lloyd, Rhelowr Datblygu / Development Manager, Arts & Business Cymru
MetaValue were an absolute pleasure to work with. They had an instinctive understanding of the value of A&B Cymru’s work and their approach to the project was intelligent and considered. Throughout the review they were professional, reliable and extremely personable. The whole staff and board team were extremely impressed with the organisation and I would not hesitate to employ the company again.
Rachel Jones, CEO, Arts & Business Cymru
MetaValue conducted a review of our Commercial Services which considered our current trading operations as well as our potential to grow new income streams in the future. MetaValue built their analysis on a robust evidence base and applied an effective methodology for identifying the areas where we could grow significant new revenue streams for the future, this identified areas for improvement, innovation and opportunities for investment. We chose MetaValue for this assignment not only because of their impressive experience of working with other non-profits on business growth but also because we felt their organisational values aligned with our own. Their approach to working with us was collaborative and highly participative: Suzie, Meeta and Selena injected high energy and worked seamlessly across staff, officer and student groups. Sheffield Students’ Union now has a clear plan for the future to take our trading operations to the next level.
Jaki Booth, CEO, Sheffield Students Union
SCL appointed MetaValue to work with them to develop and establish the culture offer as the sixth universal offer, I have been tremendously impressed by the way in which they have approached the brief, involved key internal and external stakeholders and ensured that all are engaged with the work being undertaken and helped to shape the results and outcomes. The attention to detail, the refreshing approach to engagement and the conversations with the steering group leaves me with no hesitation to recommend and indeed promote MetaValue as an excellent organisation to support any review, research and understanding of current, existing and new practices being considered and reviewed.
Neil MacInnes, Chair Society of Chief Librarians
MetaValue took time to understand us as an organisation and were excellent at using their methodology to get to the heart of our issues. Their approach has allowed us to meaningfully engage our staff, customers and the management team not only addressing the ‘trigger issues’ but also leaving everyone knowing that they and their expectations from the organisation are understood. We have already started implementing their recommendations.
Rebecca Stewart, CEO, HTB Group
We have been working with MetaValue for several months now. Their approach has fully engaged the whole team which has led to real ownership of the business plan. They have steered us through the process, supporting us to come up with a vision which is meaningful and growth expectations which feel realistic. Their style has enabled the team to find space to look to a future beyond the logistics of transition.
Stephen Brewster, Director, Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire (Cabinet Office Mutual Support Program)
MetaValue have been one of the most impressive organisations that I have worked within in a public sector career spanning approx. 20 years. They are passionate, knowledgeable about their chosen area of consultancy and are able to draw in expertise in key areas. Their leadership mirrors the ethos and values that are at the heart of public servants and they worked with us in an honest, open, professional and transparent manner. I have no hesitation in recommending them to you as a high quality provider.
Jaimin Patel, Managing Director, The Language Shop (Newham)
MetaValue worked with us as real partners. They not only brought excellent subject-matter expertise and experience of supporting other spin-outs, but also an engaging approach that helped us develop the confidence to build a sustainable and flourishing future as a Public Service Mutual…. Their flexibility and pace was immensely helpful in delivering to the tight project deadlines. Whether as a critical friend, a sounding board or a trusted advisor, we could always count on the MetaValue team to be there to help us navigate the project challenges.
Jen Beardsmore, Head of Service, Discover (Social enterprise spin out from Dudley Libraries and Archives)
MetaValue were an experienced team that brought with them a broad range of skills and expertise. MetaValue understood and worked with the Council’s ethos that developed relationships of trust at all levels of our organisation. This enabled them to challenge our thinking, inspire new approaches and collaborate with us to develop the most fit-for-purpose delivery model as we look to refigure our current provision to an innovative and sustainable service for Children & Young People in Telford.
Jas Badesha, Service & Delivery Manager, Telford & Wrekin Council
MetaValue are a trusted and valuable partner who share our belief that buildings have the potential to be inspiring and engaging spaces that truly reflect an organisations ethos and play a part in their growth and development. With their expertise in organisational growth and business planning they have really helped us articulate to our customers both the financial and wider benefits from our development schemes and they have de-mystified the financial aspects of what can often be complex development schemes.
Andrew Chadwick, Principal & Founder, Chadwick International
I enjoyed working with MetaValue so much and honestly have learnt skills that I know are going to help me in my second year and in placement year. Most importantly I feel I am now more confident and my attitude is a lot more positive when approaching things that are out of my comfort zone. So for that I am very grateful!
Manvir Grewal, MetaValue Summer Intern