people make it work are proud to report that we love our clients (it’s an occupational hazard) and maintain relationships with them long after the formal assignment is over… so if you aren’t after a long term commitment then you might want to talk to one of our competitors…


The projects we work on with these clients tend to vary significantly from fundamental organisational transformations, to small team development sessions, leadership coaching and board away days. The services we offer include change management, strategy and leadership development, employee engagement, stakeholder management, communications and marketing.

Arts and Culture


people make it work has supported some of the most celebrated organisations in the Cultural sector including Barbican Guildhall, Arts Council Wales, Creative Schools, Manchester Royal Exchange, Arts Council England, Ballet Cymru, UK Theatre, BBC National Orchestra Wales, Playful,  A New Direction, Situations, English National Ballet, FRIEZE and Clore Leadership Programme.

Our work with them ranges from fundamental organisational change programmes to smaller scale leadership development.

Current Arts and Culture Clients (who we love working with, helping them to change and develop)
Former Arts and Culture Clients (who we keep connected and committed to)

Akademi – Almeida – ArtWorks – Arts and Business Scotland – Arts Marketing Association – Audiences UK – Axisweb – Breakin’ Convention – British Council – Crafts Council – Liverpool Philharmonic – Live Art Development Agency – Matts Gallery – National Gallery – Pentabus – RIO – Ripon Museums Trust – Royal Court – Royal Shakespeare Company – Salisbury Playhouse – Shakespeare Birthplace Trust –  Suffolk Artlink – The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) – Turner Contemporary – Up Projects – Various Voices – West Yorkshire Playhouse – Yorkshire Arts Space

Public and Higher Education sector


people make it work supports organizations across the Public and Higher Education sectors including: UK Parliament, GLA, 28 of London’s Local Authorities, London School of Economics, Knowledge Quarter, Conservatoire of Dance and Drama, LAMDA, Leeds University Business School, RADA, Royal College of Music, Kingston University Business School, Royal Academy of Music,  Queen Mary, University of London, and Ravensbourne Digital Design College.

Our work with them ranges from public consultation facilitation through employee engagement to leadership development and change management.

Former Higher Education and Public Sector Clients (who we keep connected and committed to)

LB Brent – LB Camden – LB Southwark – LB Wandsworth – LB Tower Hamlets – LB Bromley – LB Richmond – Queen Mary University of London – Ravensbourne Digital Design College – Thomas’s Schools

Charities and Voluntary sector


people make it work has a track record of working with some of the UK’s largest and most far reaching charities. Our clients include Teach First, Comic Relief, Pilotlight, Myeloma UK, CAIRN Trust, Niemmen Pick, Oxfam and The Everyone Foundation.

Our work with them ranges from team development work and leadership coaching to change management programmes and larger scale strategy development interventions.

Former Charitable Clients (who we keep connected and committed to)

CAIRN Trust – Comic Relief – Clean Break – Myeloma UK – Oxfam – Pilotlight – Teach First

Designed, developed and delivered by people make it work, the Change Creation programme supports arts and cultural organisations to create lasting change. We’re currently shaping our future programmes, as now, more than ever, we know that we need to support the incredible organisations in our sector to re-model, plan and shape their futures.  Find out more about the programme.