Improving your productivity

Is the productivity of your business the best it can be?

Are your staff working hard but still struggling to get everything done in time?

Does stress at work and sleepless nights at home sound familiar?

Businesses can waste up to 50% of their wage bill as their staff struggle with processes and work instructions that don’t work for them. They are also incurring the costs of increased staff sickness, absenteeism and staff turnover.


Lost productivity is costing UK PLC approximately £19bn per annum and affects every business


You may not know what the problem is. It might simply be that your operating costs are higher and margins lower than expected.

Perhaps recent improvement plans haven’t delivered expected results or they’ve made things worse.

These are just a couple of examples you may be encountering. Whatever your productivity challenge is, we can help you.

“The average lead time was reduced by 32% to 5 days”

It ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it - That's what gets results!

What impact could low productivity be having in your organisation?

Answer these 12 simple questions to find out

Do you feel in control of your operation and its performance?

Do you sometimes have to rush to complete orders on time?

Do people feel like they are stuck in ‘fire-fighting’ mode, constantly under pressure?

Do you know how many staff are needed to get everything done?

Is there inconsistency in how people work in their team/part of the organisation?

Are you aware of the operational issues you need to address? All of them?

Do you have plans in place to fix all of your operational issues?

Is it difficult for people to tell what’s going on "on the ground"?

Are your operating costs rising and/or productivity is falling?

Do employees/managers feel like they know "what’s going on" or "what the plan is"?

Do you have the people and the skills you need to improve the way work gets done?

Does your organisation have a history of successful change delivery?

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We’ve walked in your shoes!

From our own operations experience, we know it can be hard to find the time to develop solutions to these problems.

We can help you to see your problems from a different perspective, discovering innovative and imaginative solutions. Two heads are always better than one!

Above all, we will ensure that you can identify and resolve the productivity issues most critical to your business.

We will share our knowledge and experience of what works to ensure you deliver solutions, certain of success.

We can also teach your staff how they can become your future problem-solving capability.

“Working with Efficient Thinking helped us to streamline our processes, saving considerable time and cost throughout the business. More importantly it is empowering our teams to work more collaboratively.”

So how do we do this?

We always start with an initial 2-hour free consultation with you and your staff, helping you to identify the areas that need improvement most.

You know stuff; we know stuff!

We know that you and your staff know your business better than anyone. We combine your collective knowledge with oodles of our practical operational experience and improvement expertise to create better ways of working.

We help your staff make their processes and systems work better: for them, for you and for your customers.

Would you like to know more?