About Us

Our reputation is built on trust and excellence.

As business management consultants we provide an unparalleled range of business support solutions.

Our procurement and commercial teams assist and guide clients to ensure that their supply chains are cost-effective, efficient and sustainable.

Our Management Standards and Health, Safety & Environmental teams assist our clients to implement and subsequently manage their systems ensuring best practice.

Our training teams deliver certified industry training for a wide range of business disciplines which assist our clients to increase and improve their teams’ knowledge, capabilities and contribution.

We have three divisions

FPA Consulting

Our highly experienced procurement and commercial consultants will assist you to maximise supply chain opportunities, drive down costs and simplify systems and processes to make even the most complex procurement simple.

We offer an unparalleled range of expertise and supply chain market knowledge in both the public and private sectors.

We will work closely with you as an extension to your team, and can also offer interim procurement and commercial resource support if required.

FPA Consulting

First Energy Solutions

First Energy Solutions has over 25 years market experience and knowledge together with an extensive client utility and fuel purchasing portfolio, which gives us considerable purchasing leverage and market power when buying commodities such as electricity, natural gas, water and fuel (including biofuels).

Energy & Fuel markets are challenging places. Businesses face the volatility and uncertainty of commodity market conditions. By working with our energy consultants you will benefit from market expertise ensuring that you buy at the optimum time and secure the best deals available.

Our team of qualified Energy Assessors and Auditors can assist you in identifying energy efficiencies which will reduce your costs, implement management systems to focus your business on its energy footprint e.g. ISO 50001, together with end to end support and guidance for compliance with governmental requirements such as the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) or Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting Scheme (SECR).

First Energy Solutions

First Quality Solutions

Our First Quality Solutions division comprises a team of expert ‘ hands-on’ consultants who integrate totally into your business.

With expertise across quality, environmental, sustainability, health and safety and information security, they support clients to gain a competitive edge by reducing costs, improving process efficiencies and promoting robust risk management.

As a company, we are Associate Consultants to BSI and Alcumus ISOQAR.

Our clients have a 100% record of success in achieving certifications to the ISO and Rail standards.

First Quality Solutions
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“In offering an unparalleled range of support services and advice we can help your organisation achieve its ambitions.”

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Proud of our success

Longevity: 25 years of Independent Thinking

Our independence is critical to us providing the best service to our clients. Our recommendations are thoroughly impartial.

Knowledge: Experience across Multiple Industries

Our work is diverse and we cover a wide range of industries via 3 divisions. Our clients benefit from this as we share Best Practices and Improvements.

Customer Service: Investors In People & ISO9001

As you might expect, we are ISO9001 accredited ourselves and we are also very proud of our Investors In People award, both of which we've held for 20 years.

Successful: 100% success achieving Management Standards

Whether its an ISO Standard or an Industry Sector Standard such as RISQS or UVDB, our clients have always achieved success.

Our Accreditations & Partnerships

ISO 9001:2015
Investors in People Gold
Cyber Essentials
RISQS Verified
RISQS Audited
BSI Associate Consultant Scheme
East Midlands Chamber
Rail Forum
Marketing Derby Bondholder
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