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RedRock Consulting Ltd – Building client capabilities by creating dynamic, multi-disciplinary, highly skilled workforces


Our whole industry is being revolutionized with the advent of the Internet, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, and Data Analytics. The digital transformation is taking place in many sectors & has become a necessity rather than an option. Companies using digital technology have been very successful in increasing their revenue manifold in a short time. However, there are specific challenges that are also associated with such a transformation. We need to handle those challenges as the customers' expectations and satisfaction are of utmost importance. The digital transformation platform helps clients achieve digital transformation using traditional digital technologies and disruptive digital innovations with the customer in the center of the strategy.

RedRock Consulting Ltd is one such firm that has been building client capabilities by creating dynamic, multi-disciplinary, highly skilled workforces for over twenty years. Its formidable heritage and successful track record in technology project sourcing, combined with access to the very best talent, means they are uniquely placed on building powerful digital and transformation teams to optimize every project delivery. The long-established recruitment practice helps its clients augment and build the capability of their existing teams. It is a successful SME that is agile, responsive, and able to create tailored solutions, unrestricted by a suite of 'out of the box' technologies, systems, or processes. It helps organizations achieve Transformation in their business, services, and technical infrastructure. The firm also helps them embrace new ways of working using digital, mobile, and emerging technologies.

Innovating offerings by RedRock Consulting Ltd

IR35 COMPLIANCE: RedRock's IR35 Supply Chain Management and Compliance solution can take away the hassle of preparing your business for the reforms' impact and even help you gain a competitive advantage in retaining the best talent.  The range of solutions includes dedicated project management, audit, and risk assessment with ongoing compliance underwritten by comprehensive insurance to provide complete peace of mind. Put, IR35 is legislation aimed at ensuring that contracted or off-payroll workers are accurately classified for tax purposes. Introduced by HMRC in 2000, IR35 aims to distinguish 'genuine contractors' from 'disguised employees.' A 'disguised employee' is one that supplies services to clients via an intermediary (such as a limited company) but who would otherwise be an employee if the intermediary was not used.

Teams of excellence: RedRock teams include some of the best subject matter experts within the IT and Business Change domain. They maintain an associate population of proven specialists, ensuring customers will always get teams based on merit, rather than on availability. The firm puts its skills, experience, and delivery record before internal processes, hierarchies, and margins.

Ownership: RedRock's Delivery Management function's experience provides a wealth of knowledge and maturity in the way they manage teams and assures the delivery of the solutions they devise. The company addresses exit planning from the start of the engagement by defining a long-term approach to supporting and further developing solutions. Its customers often benefit from lessons learned by the Delivery Management Team, which can optimize elements of their wider delivery environment. RedRock believes in applying the right technology for the right solution. By remaining technology agnostic, we can deliver unbiased options appraisals for customers and support whatever tooling proves to be the right fit. Its impartiality is why RedRock is often the supplier of choice for Critical Friend engagements that involve feasibility studies, VFM assessments, health checks, and discoveries requiring an impartial options appraisal.

Client Enablement: RedRock's Associate model means that it has no interest in delivering an outcome that requires ongoing support. Therefore, the firm champions up skilling customers to be able to take full ownership of the solutions they provide. This is overseen by its experienced Delivery Team, ensuring that it builds internal capability along with building your IP.

The pre-eminent leader

Dean Harte is the Co-Founder and also serves as the Managing Director of RedRock Consulting Ltd. He has day-to-day responsibility for the overall financial and operational performance of one of the fastest-growing companies in the UK. Established in 2005, he has led RedRock to a turnover above £30m and a working contractor base of more than 300 through consistently high service delivery levels. Before establishing RedRock, he was Managing Director of Sapphire Technologies Australasia, where he also held an executive board position with the industry body, ITCRA. Before this, he was a Managing Director at MVM Recruitment and part of the management team that negotiated the business's successful sale to the Randstad Group (formerly Vedior).

"We help businesses to transform their teams, operations, services, and digital infrastructure to ensure they're fit for the next decade."