Stress testing your business, services, products, marketing and reputation on the local public services sector. A rigorous and intense review of your offer and the capabilities you have to support local public services which will also identify new opportunities for your business. A full review of existing contracts and relationships will be undertaken to enable you to make the most informed decisions you can before, during and post investment.
Keeping you informed on an ongoing basis of any changes that could impact on your business. From changes in policy to people, we monitor and protect your interests through real-time intelligence and analysis of the sector and areas in which you operate.
Cratus Leadership Events
We run dinners, roundtables and receptions throughout the year with leading figures in the local public sector. These give you the chance to meet key decision makers, listen to what they are seeking from the business community and identify opportunities to work with them.
Masterclass in Local Government
Training for board room to bid teams on the realities of the local public sector, how the political system works, and who holds power through to more general background on the history, structure and legal framework of local public services.
Public Policy and Political Insight
Providing bespoke analysis, research and opinion on
- Target councils or Combined Authorities
- Target sectors or services
- Changes in national and local policies.
We can help you manage an annual calendar of events:
Events at the annual Local Government Conference, party political conferences, annual London Councils conference, political party councillor conferences, LEP and combined authority events, procurement shows, sector related trade events, regional events, service specific conferences – Fire, Police, Libraries, Energy, Highways and NHS.
Speakers for Internal Events
We can help you secure speakers for internal events that can help develop the insight and understanding of your management teams into the political thinking that is shaping the markets they are working in and reveal what opportunities exist.
We can provide bespoke event management formats. We can design your exhibition stands and materials, run breakfast or lunch events with panels of speakers or one guest speaker on topics supporting your business, 1 to 1 meetings with target local authorities, receptions with targeted guest lists, sponsorship of sector Awards or Annual Dinners with speaker slots for you to talk about your business.
Coaching your team for Speaking at Public Meetings
Not everyone is comfortable speaking to the public or giving evidence. We can help you prepare for:
- Cabinet, Procurement and Scrutiny Committee Meetings
- Making presentations to councillors
- Speaking at Public Meetings
- Giving Evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees
In-house Design Services
Good branding and visual impact alter perception.
Cratus benefits from having a highly talented in-house design team and we are pleased to offer their services to our clients. Our sister company, Rubber Duckiee, prides itself on producing outstanding creative work, understanding that first impressions count for everything and that the psychology of design is key.
But as a design house they are unique in focusing on increasing their clients’ sales and profit by investing in the analytics as much as the aesthetics. These are just some of the things that set them apart from the competition.
Our teams work closely together to facilitate the needs of our clients, understanding that good design, a clear and succinct message with a comprehensive campaign are vital to winning support.