UK Central Government Frameworks

North Highland has been awarded places on three different UK Central Government Frameworks

Management Consulting Framework II (MCF2)

MCF2 provides a compliant, cost-effective way for UK central government and the wider public sector to access a broad range of consultancy advice and services.

We offer our full range of consultancy services through MCF2. The framework has separate lists of suppliers for general consultancy, complex transformation consultancy, and strategy work. For strategic consulting, we have a place on the framework as BrambleHub. 

Management consultancy services

North Highland offers a wide range of management consultancy services. Through MCF2, we can support you in the following areas:

  • Process and performance optimisation
  • Change management and business engagement
  • Data and analytics
  • Customer, user, and employee experience design
  • Creative and campaign design
  • Product development
  • Product management and agile delivery
  • Project, programme and portfolio delivery
  • Technical appraisal, planning, and transformation
  • Strategy and advisory services

Complex Transformation Services

North Highland can support you in planning, managing, and delivering large scale and complex transformations. Through MCF2, we can provide you with:

  • Design and delivery of multiple work streams, programmes or portfolios of work
  • Programme and project management which include methodologies such as waterfall, agile, iterative, and continuous progress reviews
  • Leadership and support in the design, construction, and implementation of dynamic, multi-disciplinary workstreams and interdependent projects
  • Change management and performance improvement

Strategy Services

North Highland can support you in developing and planning for strategy delivery and execution. Through MCF2, we can provide you with:

  • Proposals to Customers which are based on insights, intelligence, expertise, and academic research
  • Advice to support government direction or policies, based on knowledge and consultancy capabilities
  • Introduction of best practice and market-leading advice to government
  • Diagnostic and analytical support for public sector leadership and management
  • Assignments to develop and/or enhance business strategy, providing the delivery needs to meet strategic goals
  • Advice on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, and strategic alliances
  • Appraising business structures, business architecture, operating models, and business performance measurement
  • Business case development


Digital Outcomes and Services (DOS) Framework

North Highland have been awarded a place on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) Framework. We have extensive experience delivering digital outcomes in Central and Local Government, having worked across Discovery, Alpha, Beta, and Live phase projects that meet the Government Digital Service (GDS) Standards. We also have experience providing a range of digital specialists, from User Researchers through to Data Scientists, to support government organisations in achieving their digital ambitions.

DOS framework buyers guide: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/digital-outcomes-and-specialists-buyers-guide

Services we provide on DOS:

  • Performance analysis and data
  • Service delivery
  • Software development
  • Support and operations
  • Testing and auditing
  • User experience and design
  • User research

Roles we provide on DOS:

  • Agile coach
  • Business analyst
  • Communications manager
  • Content designer
  • Cyber security consultant
  • Delivery manager
  • Designer
  • Developer
  • Performance analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Product manager
  • Programme manager
  • Quality assurance analyst
  • Service manager
  • Technical architect
  • User researcher
  • Web operations engineer


G-Cloud 10 Framework

The G-Cloud framework is an agreement between the government and suppliers who provide cloud and digital-related services. North Highland offer all our digital and related consulting services through G-Cloud 10.

G-Cloud Buyers guide: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/g-cloud-buyers-guide

North Highland Services available on G-Cloud 10

  • Agile concept development, design, and build of digital products
  • Benefits realisation
  • Business analysis
  • Business engagement & change management
  • Business process and ways of working
  • Business transformation
  • Cloud service architecture, maturity assessment, strategy & design and system selection
  • Customer experience design & strategy
  • Data & analytics and business intelligence
  • Data architecture, analysis and migration
  • DevOps strategy, maturity assessment and delivery
  • Digital capability assessment, fulfilment and supply chain
  • Legislative transformation
  • Operational support design
  • PMO services (agile or waterfall)
  • Project & programme design, assurance and management
  • Security assessment and design
  • Software engineer delivery services
  • Testing
  • Training design and delivery
  • Transition and delivery management
  • User research
  • Workday strategy and design
  • Organisational design and career development frameworks
  • Behavioural change
  • Service design
  • Office 365 and google apps adoption
  • IT operating model
  • Digital strategy
  • Change management for ERP / HRIS systems


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