Our Values

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Strong procurement values are embedded within our organisation. It’s one of the reasons we attract and select the very best professionals to our organisation, who our clients trust. We are open and honest in our working practices and driven by a desire to make a positive and sustainable impact on your business.

Barkers’ Values


We always listen and check our understanding before providing independent advice tailored to each client.


We are honest, open and fair. We have strong morals, underpinned by our code of conduct and our commitment to delivering social value.


We know we can positively impact returns in short timescales and have a legacy of achievement that supports this.


We have a track record for successful delivery encompassing strategy, operations, technology, and development of people and culture.

Our Value Proposition

Award winning Barkers consultancy supports its clients to achieve real and repeatable value through a tailored and collaborative approach to understanding and solving their unique challenges. We are experts in performance enhancement, cost reduction, risk analysis, cost transformation and the development of highly effective teams. Our skilled practitioners work alongside clients in a pragmatic and structured way, using their ​extensive experience, coupled with Barkers’ collective knowledge and tools, to deliver value-based outcomes. We are passionate about ESG and social value investment, extending our significant knowledge in this area to enable clients to achieve sustainable outcomes responsibly.


We’re delighted to announce that we are a silver carbon literate organisation and we are a carbon neutral company.

We have earned recognition from the Carbon Literacy Project as a business committed to carbon literacy and maintaining a low carbon culture, gaining silver status as a Carbon Literate Organisation. Each year we undertake an assessment to understand our carbon footprint by comprehensively tracking our carbon emissions. Working with Positive Planet last year we made the decision to offset our carbon emissions by 150% with 1,1320 trees being planted globally to achieve this. Our permanent team are now Carbon Literacy trained and we are working with Positive Planet to learn more ways in which we can further impact our planet in a positive way.

A diverse business

We are proud to be a diverse business!

Certified Disability Confident employer, supporting disabled colleagues

Increasing opportunities for people with convictions to compete for jobs

Supporting ex Armed Forces colleagues to find employment

Part of a world class collaboration to ensure a sustainable built environment.

Proud member of SEUK, the leading global authority on social enterprise.

Committed to the Enhancement of Knowledge

We strive to further procurement knowledge and promote best practice.

We don’t keep this information to ourselves; we are open and transparent, offering thought leadership through guest speaking roles at sector events and through the regular production of our white papers and blogs. Our Knowledge Library provides access to resources which we hope will support procurement professionals to excel in their career.

Our team are known for their skill and expertise, but we are committed to their continued professional development. Team members are offered the opportunity to attend sector events on a monthly basis and we are committed to supporting their academic excellence, offering flexible work policies to support the balance of work, home and study time.

Do your values fit with ours? Find out more about working with us