About Framework

Framework is a collective of independent consultants. Our approach to consultancy is underpinned by a commitment to professionalism, client empowerment, social justice and equity. Framework’s vision is of an effective not-for-profit sector playing a vital role in leading positive social and environmental change across the world. We aim to help develop healthy organisations that contribute to a strong and vibrant civil society.

Our values of creativity, integrity and connection are at the heart of our work with clients, with each other and with the wider world. Creativity for us means creating value using innovative approaches. Integrity means being true to ourselves and maintaining high standards. Connection means finding, creating and sharing links and patterns between people, organisations and ideas.



Recent blogs

What it means to work as a collective

25th May 2017, posted in Bruce, Uncategorized, by Bruce Britton

Since March 2016 Brenda and I have been working as mentors in the INTRAC / NAMA Foundation initiative called Consultants for Change (C4C). C4C aims to develop the ability of a cohort of committed individuals to provide sustainable consultancy and support services … Continue reading

Intrac Online M&E Training

8th May 2017, posted in Orla, Training, by Orla Cronin

Orla is delighted to have become an INTRAC associate. She is lead trainer on the forthcoming online M&E course.  This marries her skills in monitoring and evaluation, and online facilitation, beautifully, and she’s really looking forward to the next course, … Continue reading

The Play Ethic

4th March 2017, posted in Uncategorized, by Catherine Squire
Sisters at play in Nigeria

What would it mean to have a play ethic? It’s not the opposite of a work ethic – you can have both at once. But you can’t be depressed and feel like playing, so researcher Stuart Brown says it’s the … Continue reading

Client timeline

21st November 2016, posted in Bruce, People and Relationships, by Bruce Britton

If you are interested to see the great organisations we have been working with over the past year, please check out our animated client timeline here.

Consultants journey

21st November 2016, posted in Book review, Orla, by Orla Cronin

There’s a great review by Bruce of the book The Consultant’s Journey (Roger Harrison) over on Bruce’s blog, Motive Means and Opportunity