Enabling successful change,
empowering those impacted by change
Epion Consulting works with organisations to enable effective change, and to empower those impacted by change to embrace and embed it - the right change, done right.
We enabled change in our organisations rather than seeking to manage it?
We empowered our people to embrace change, rather than trying to manage resistance?
Our people worked with us to shape change?
Read our blogs for more on how we think about change
What’s its intent?
What’s its impact?
What We Do
With you, we ask, answer, and act on
What is the change intent?
What is the change impact?
What change interventions are needed?
With expertise, passion and creativity we design and deliver interventions that engage, envision and equip your people so that they embrace and embed change - and that change realises the benefits you seek.
How do we work with you?
How often do client teams really want to work with consultants?
Epion looks to make that the norm. How?
Only deploying consultants whose expertise is relevant, deep, and proven.
Taking on no more work than our leaders can personally add value to, hands-on.
Looking to grow your capabilities, avoiding any dependency that can diminish value.
Sustaining curiosity and a passion to learn.
Seeking at all times to be creative, energetic, flexible, proactive, open, and honest.
Bringing our whole persons to work, anticipating and fostering fun.
Epion perspectives on change
Read our blogs where we share thoughts on change. Here are some tasters …
Change is about people first. If people aren’t engaged, envisioned and equipped, they won’t embrace and embed change.
Too much of what’s badged as transformation just isn’t. Transformation has to involve a sustained change in mindset and behaviours, not just structures, processes and systems.
Line of sight to customers matters, not just what’s in it
Formulaic change management will constrain change. Enabling change is organic, takes many forms, and empowers.
Too often, change interventions are shaped without clarity about change intent and
Our team comprises experienced practitioners with wide-ranging expertise in enabling change. We’re individuals, each bringing something a little different, with skills honed over time working with complex change. From backgrounds in strategy, change, communications, creative design, coaching, learning, project management and more, we're all committed to working flexibly at pace, partnering collaboratively with our clients, and making a difference to their people and their business.
Our consultants have worked in and with organisations from Central Government to Financial Services; from Technology and Media to Transport and Utilities; from Construction to Professional Services.
We’ve enabled culture change; shaped digital transformation; driven adoption of new technologies and systems; assessed and built change capability and readiness; and deployed new operating models, structures, roles and processes.
If it’s related to change and we haven't done it ourselves, it’s likely we’ve got partners who have – from futurology to coaching informed by recent thinking about neurology.
Epion’s ethos isn't just about how we work with our clients. It’s about the kind of business we want to be in all our relations – a force for good within the business and in our interactions with our communities.
That means taking the well-being of our people and those with whom they interact very seriously. Our Health and Safety policy extends to include emotional well-being, and we see a real and worked-through commitment to Diversity and Inclusion as critical to making Epion a business in which our people can bring their whole-selves to work.
It means extending these concerns to the broader communities of which we’re part, and so we’ve partnered with two organisations focused on helping vulnerable people through significant change. ACT, an Oxford-based charity provides a community of support for people in prison or having left prison, and for those sleeping rough or on a journey towards independent living. ACT offers a community (shared meals and celebrations), supported housing (a real problem in Oxford), and mentoring. We’re also pleased to support Refuweegee, a community-led charity warmly welcoming all refugees and asylum seekers in Glasgow. It began in 2015 and continues with the support of over 3,000 volunteers each year who help approx 250 people every week. Refuweegee meets the immediate and long-term needs of all refugees, treating everyone with kindness and dignity.
Finally, our ethos means a commitment to sustainability, focusing on working with local suppliers whenever possible, minimising our carbon footprint (including off-set), maximising re-use and continually looking to learn and adopt more sustainable practice.