Press Releases

Smart Meters – at last a breathing space

by Adrian Cook

The announcement in the Queen’s Speech of a bill to provide powers to extend the 2020 Smart Meter roll-out target, is very welcome.  It’s a common-sense recognition that implementation is having a real impact on energy suppliers’ finances and ability to respond.  Perhaps we shouldn’t make too much of the fact that the bill will also […]

Read more...

Smart Meters need a quality check – new article

by Oakland Consulting

Adrian Cook and Steve Blackwell have recently published an article on Smart Meters.  The article is featured in New Power, the specialist report for anyone with an interest in the UK energy industry. The authors focus the reader on the current programme to roll out smart meters across the UK. You may have had one […]

Read more...

Andy Crossley gets 5 minutes of fame with Quality World

by Oakland Consulting

Our Managing Consultant colleague, Andy Crossley, was interviewed recently by Quality World Magazine. The Magazine is published by The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), one of the leading professional organisation supporting the subject of Quality.  Andy is a Next Generation Network ambassador for the CQI – responsible for promoting the quality profession to the younger members […]

Read more...

John Oakland publishes new book for the construction sector

by Oakland Consulting

John and his co-author Marton Marosszeky have recently published Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery. The coming together of lean and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly. Managers need to understand these changes and […]

Read more...

Oakland Consulting signs up to the MCA’s Consulting Excellence principles

by Rod Scott

On the 7th July Rod Scott attended the Management Consultancies Association launch of its Consulting Excellence principles. Rod committed Oakland to following the principles that cover ethical behaviour, client service and value, and professional development. Rod commented, “We fully support this initiative – it underpins the best in consulting and creates additional benefits for our […]

Read more...

Review of 2015 and looking forward to 2016

by Oakland Consulting

2015 has been an exciting year for Oakland Consulting, especially due to the celebration of our 30th anniversary and we would like to thank everyone we have worked with for supporting us throughout the past 12 months. Throughout the year we have attended and spoken at various events, contributed to various publications to share our […]

Read more...
Oakland Institute logo

Leeds University ranked 4th for Business Studies in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016

by Oakland Consulting

The 2016 Times Good University Guide has been published this week ranking Leeds University Business School 4th in the country for Business Studies, helping Leeds University climb to 14th in the overall university league table. The Business School scored 97.8% overall in a composite of Teaching Quality, Student Experience, Research Quality, Entry Standards, Graduate Prospects, […]

Read more...
CQI blog logo

Dirty Chicken Scandal

by John Oakland

The campylobacter in chicken scandal, is only the latest in a string of recent contaminated food scandals. Increasingly we hear and read stories in the media of a wide range of companies in this industry, and others, failing their customers by producing poor quality, sometimes even dangerous, goods and services. This usually stems from a […]

Read more...
The future face of the quality profession

The future face of the quality profession

by Oakland Consulting

In the final article of our six-part series for Quality World magazine, our Chairman, John Oakland and Managing Partner, Mike Turner explore the opportunities open to the quality professionals of the future. Please click here to read the full article to see why quality should be at the heart of every business. The CQI will […]

Read more...

The winning entry for our World Quality Day Competition

by Oakland Consulting

Thank you to all that entered our competition to win a signed copy of Professor John Oakland’s book, ‘Total Quality Management & Operational Excellence‘ as part of the CQI’s World Quality Day. We had a great response of quality messages and it was desperately difficult to choose one as a winner. Nevertheless, our panel has come […]

Read more...
World Quality Day 2014 logo

Competition for World Quality Day – win a signed book from Professor John Oakland!

by Oakland Consulting

In celebration of CQI’s World Quality Day on the 13th November, we are holding a competition to win a signed book from our Chairman, Professor John Oakland. The book will be his latest publication, ‘Total Quality Management and Operational Excellence – Text with cases, Fourth Edition’. Full details can be found here: http://oaklandconsulting.com/total-quality-management-operational-excellence-fourth-edition-available-now/ To enter […]

Read more...

This site uses cookies. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies. Find out more here.