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HB Publications and HB Consulting are companies founded by Chartered Accountants, Lascelles Hussey and Jennifer Bean. HB Publications is responsible for the production of books and e-books in a series called Essential Skills for the Public Sector, which comprises many finance and management topics relevant to all sectors. Many thousands of books have been purchased in the UK and internationally. In particular titles such as Managing the Devolved Budget have been extremely popular. All our titles have been recently released as 2nd editions in paperback and e-book format available to download to Kindle, Ipad, and other e-reader devices.

HB Consulting has delivered training and consultancy services to hundreds of clients in the private and public sector. For much of the last 20 years, the consultancy has been in great demand for its training services in particular around the areas of budgeting, business planning and finance for non-financial managers. The company has worked with numerous public sector organisations, in particular 30 of the 32 London authorities, regional authorities, health and housing organisations and many other not for profit organisations and government quangos throughout the UK. HB Consulting has delivered training to thousands of managers and staff with excellent feedback. Many comments include “enjoyable”, which is how we wish our training to be perceived.

With the growing demand for flexible online solutions to training and development, the Directors developed an innovative online system to assess competencies in a range of financial and other key management areas. The Financial Competency Improvement (FCI) System allows individuals to take online assessments and provides feedback reports on their level of practical skill and knowledge. Our online competency assessments are very useful to organisations wishing to assess staff capabilities; identify training needs; recruit new staff; and implement organisational development or change programmes. We also have the ability to produce bespoke solutions, tailored to meet specific organisational needs.

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