UK consulting industry grew by 8.05% in 2015 ** Low oil price spurs consulting support for alternative energy.

New data published today by the MCA (Management Consultancies Association) reveals that the UK’s world leading consulting industry enjoyed solid growth in fee income of 8.05% in 2015. MCA members work with nearly all FTSE 100 companies and this growth is reflected in the performance of the wider economy. Consulting is “growing by helping others grow.”

The MCA’s Annual Report 2016 is the unique and definitive analysis of the UK’s world leading consulting industry. It is based on detailed returns from the Big 4 Accounting firms, Accenture, IBM and many other consultancies. In total, the MCA industry sample includes £5.5bn of consulting fee income, representing more than 60% of the industry total.

Key insights from the report include: