The National Trust is the second biggest land owner in the UK and has thousands of buildings that it cares for and like any sensible organisation with such a huge responsibility the National Trust undertakes a periodic review into how they do things. Edwards Hart have been appointed to work on this review which includes benchmarking against other similar organisations. The Edwards Hart team has extensive knowledge and expertise not just in conservation and heritage issues and related competencies, but also in their management. This includes the management of heritage organisations, direct labour workforces and the management of historic sites, which includes operations and commercial activities.