Consulting Headlines

11-Feb-2020
Recruitment from Russell Group Universities declines again as management consultancies continue to broaden talent pool

- The number of young consultants that attended a Russell Group university has fallen by 28% since 2011
- Younger consultants more concerned about competitive salary and travel than sociable hours and flexibility which matter more to older consultants
- 1 in 4 young consultants considering leaving UK after Brexit according to new independent research
- Consultancy sector continues to grow, up 8% in 2019 with 6% growth estimated for the next 12/24 months...

20-Jan-2020
Finalists announced for prestigious MCA 2020 Awards


- 33 firms make it to finalist stages in both project and individual awards
- Improving care and shortening waiting times for cancer patients and transforming police forces across UK provide strong examples of value of consulting to public sector
- Major businesses from BP, to HSBC, Astra-Zeneca, Standard Chartered, Ocado and L’Oréal line up to champion the collaborative work done with consultancies...

20-Jan-2020
Consultancy sector continues to grow, up 8% in 2019, according to latest survey, as UK clients embrace technology transformations


- Over a third of firms exceed growth expectations in 2019 (34%) with digital transformation projects driving growth
- Post-election, sector body, the MCA, warns the UK should not squander this opportunity in 2020 to reshape Britain and secure its competitive position in the world as a centre for entrepreneurship, innovation and digital leadership
- 6% growth estimated for next 12-24 months with three quarters of firms expecting consulting activity to rise
- A quarter of firms say driving sustainability efforts is the number one trend for UK businesses...

12-Dec-2019
Healthcare consulting revenues pass US$10bn

Global healthcare consulting revenues passed US$10bn (US$10.9bn) in 2018, with the market growing 9.1% as healthcare companies pursued a global agenda of growth, efficiency, patient-centricity, and digitisation.

03-Dec-2019
Recreating first-mover advantage in a crowded consulting market

One of the topics we’re most often asked about is expansion. Usually, this is about geography, but it doesn’t have to be—a point I’ll come back to later. Perhaps demand for a particular service is on the wane; perhaps there’s no headroom for growth in a specialised market; perhaps the opportunities elsewhere simply look more attractive. Whatever the driver, the questions are the same: Where to go, and what to do when you get there? writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global consulting

20-Nov-2019
Forbes Managing Investor Expectations During A Digital Transformation

News Image I believe investor impatience and today’s stock-trading process can work against digital transformation. That’s too bad, because shareholders -- and all other company stakeholders -- stand to benefit from digital transformation. Digital transformation can lead to better solutions and more innovation and it can create new revenue streams in the process.