Player Sponsor Feature: CBS Consulting
We catch up with CBS Consulting who have this year sponsored centre and Scotland internationalist, James Lang.
From the early beginnings of the organisation, to their targets and goals in 2024, learn more about CBS Consulting in our players sponsor blog below!
Can you tell us more about CBS Consulting, the history of the organisation and how long you’ve been based in Edinburgh?
We were founded in Edinburgh to help financial services firms execute and delivery effective change.
We’re noow in our 18th year and serving clients in FS, Retail, Utilities and the Public Sector, while active sponsors of Edinburgh Rugby for around 10 years now.
Can you talk us through any notable projects you’ve been involved with or a project that CBS Consulting were particularly proud of in 2023?
In 2023, we led a sway of regulatory-driven change, such as Consumer Duty, Confirmation of Payee and Operational Resilience for our clients, as well as several Operational Improvement projects to a high-standard.
What are the biggest challenges that CBS Consulting face in the New Year as an organisation and how are you overcoming that?
As a consultancy, our people are our biggest asset. Talent retention and recruitment is a particular challenge in the current market.
As a firm, we take our work seriously but not ourselves. That’s why sponsoring Edinburgh Rugby is important – it creates a fun, relaxed environment for our team, clients and partners to enjoy.
You’ve chosen to sponsor James Lang for the season – why have CBS Consulting chosen James and what will it mean to have James represent you this season?
Apart from hitting 400-yard drives on the golf course, James is a real pro on the pitch who epitomises hard work, discipline and teamwork – which are values we share.
It’s been great having James represent CBS Consulting throughout the season. He’s now one of the team!
Finally, what are the main targets/objectives of the organisation as enter 2024?
Growth, with our recent expansion into Ireland, and new, interesting projects with clients that we enjoy going the extra mile for – to deliver great outcomes!