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We deliver better outcomes that cost less

By enabling public service leaders to grip the challenges of complexity, we supercharge their ability to improve lives and save money.

What we do

We help public service leaders produce lasting, positive change in complex systems. Our approach enables organisations to make the required mindset shift – towards a focus on outcomes and working across organisational and system boundaries – and provides the tools that make this easier.


Why we do it

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A better society

We believe that a better public sector is the cornerstone of a better society.


At the heart of our work is respect for the users of public services and the staff who work in them, and a belief in their contributions to positive change.

Improving lives

For us, improving public services is fundamentally about improving the lives of citizens.

Our impact

Recent projects


reduction in new Education, Health and Care Plans for children and young people


overall spend reduction


homelessness avoidable demand


examples of improved independence in ASC


savings and cost avoidance


children prevented from coming into care

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Our approach


EDGEWORK is our unique approach to delivering sustainable change. It is drawn from 20 years’ experience of making change happen in complex public service systems.

Our insights

Latest news and views

  • IMPOWER's Bryony Langdon celebrates Theresa Kachindamoto this #BlackHistoryMonthIn 2003, Theresa became the Senior Chief in the Dedza District in Malawi & is best known for taking action to dissolve child marriages.#BHM #BHM2021 ,
  • Good microwave? Good chef? Good #TEC? 🤔TEC is important, but there is often too much focus on technology and not enough on genuine change & impact.IMPOWER's & Arif Ahmed explain in latest blog#localgov #socialcare ,
  • Delighted to sponsor #BfdAwards21 - incredibly important to recognise staff efforts & their dedication to improving outcomes for citizensHuge thanks to our resident Bradfordian for presenting the 'Children at the heart of all we do' award 🤩🏆#TeamBradford ,


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