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    1. April 2, 2017

      Help wanted: UK seeks consultancies to work on Brexit

      The department in charge of overseeing Britain’s exit from the EU is calling for help. In the aftermath of Theresa...

    2. March 13, 2017

      Management consultants make hay out of Brexit uncertainty

      As British politicians scrap over Brexit negotiating terms, one sector is benefiting from the uncertainty — the...

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    1. The Business of Consulting

      While the basic model of management consulting may not have altered much, demand has r...
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    1. January 8, 2017

      Arnold Donald, Carnival CEO — selling millennials on cruises

      On Southampton’s concrete docks under a sky heavy with drizzle, tourists — most of them middle aged — crane their necks...

    2. December 21, 2016

      Consultancies left to count cost of leaked memo

      Ever since Deloitte’s memo detailing government stresses and strains over Brexit was leaked, the consultancy has said...

    3. December 8, 2016

      Expatriate employees struggle to readjust to old lives

      Early in her career with a big-four professional services company, Annaliese Allen was seconded from her home town of...

    4. December 6, 2016

      Going solo as a consultant delivers rewards, but adds pressure

      If you draw a parallel between freelance management consultants and the “gig economy” of Uber drivers, Deliveroo...

    5. December 6, 2016

      Changing face of advisers’ war for talent

      Consultants first popularised the expression “war for talent” in the late 1990s. Nearly 20 years on, the martial...

    6. December 6, 2016

      Good news for banks means bad news for their advisers

      Winston Churchill is often credited with having coined the phrase “never let a good crisis go to waste”. He might have...

    7. December 6, 2016

      Brexit effect brings good and bad tidings for consultants

      The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has seen companies call on consultants to help them prepare for the...

    8. December 6, 2016

      Competitors forced to work together to tackle complexity

      The UK government wants the long arm of the law to stretch even further, by encouraging police forces to collaborate...

    9. December 6, 2016

      Explosion in data ushers in new high-tech era

      Delegates at an event hosted by Accenture last month in the Conrad Hotel in lower Manhattan were welcomed and...

    10. December 6, 2016

      ‘Massive bias’ stops advisers becoming bosses

      Company directors are often hesitant about hiring a management consultant to be their chief executive. Perhaps they...

    11. December 6, 2016

      Pharma sector offers rich pickings for management consultants

      The reputation of management consultants in the pharmaceuticals industry has taken a bruising in recent months...

    12. December 5, 2016

      Who will make the grade in graduate recruitment season?

      Good luck!”, a receptionist calls out before closing the door on a small meeting room in London lit by fluorescent...

    13. October 6, 2016

      When McKinsey met Uber: The gig economy comes to consulting

      His LinkedIn profile calls him a “social entrepreneur”. But Jonathan Petrides, 32, is as likely to be found trying out...

    14. August 24, 2016

      Accountancy’s Big Four need more competition

      There has been plenty of blame to go around for the financial crisis and the scandals it exposed. Most of this has...

    15. July 5, 2016

      Britain turns to private sector for complex Brexit talks

      Britain is turning to the private sector to prepare for Brexit, seeking to second consultants to boost a civil service...

    16. June 13, 2016

      Consultancies bypass Oxbridge in search of digital skills

      Management consultancies are increasingly bypassing the universities of Cambridge and Oxford as they compete for...

    17. June 10, 2016

      UK Trade and Investment criticised over outsourcing contract

      Outsourcing deals between the government and the private sector have again come under the spotlight after UK Trade and...

    18. June 9, 2016

      Connect the corporate dots to see true transparency

      Until recently, no one outside the upper echelons of McKinsey, the consulting firm, knew what the letters “MIO”...

    19. June 6, 2016

      Why McKinsey should invest more in the open

      It was Adam Smith who warned that when people of the same trade meet together, even for merriment and diversion, the...

    20. June 6, 2016

      Inside McKinsey’s private hedge fund

      In 2012 a group of elite hedge fund managers were about to see a complicated trade finally pay off. Funds run by...

    21. June 5, 2016

      McKinsey’s secret $5bn fund in spotlight

      McKinsey, one of the world’s most influential consulting firms, has built up a secretive $5bn internal investment arm...

    22. May 22, 2016

      Should business schools fear McKinsey’s leadership factory?

      Companies that move into the WeWork shared office space at 25 Broadway in lower Manhattan are renting the usual...

    23. February 8, 2016

      Robots will force experts to find other routes to the top

      There is a point in any talk about the automated future of the professions when the audience visibly relaxes. It comes...

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