KPMG London
KPMG elects 52 partners
: 04/09/2014

London: Professional services group KPMG says its appointment of 52 new partners in the UK reflects its business...

Australian market slows
: 02/09/2014

London: Growth in the Australian consulting market slowed in 2013 - growing by just 2 per cent to just over US $4.2bn, according...


To a new consulting model
: 01/07/2014

Gerry Carr, CMO at BCSocial on a how to facilitate a new model of lean consulting, Our customers at BCSocial are telling us...

Desert oasis
Tougher days in GCC oasis
: 28/10/2013

Edward Haigh, Director of Source Information Services, talks about what's driving growth in the GCC consulting market. The...


Ignacio Garcia-Alves
Arthur D. Little name 20 partners
: 28/05/2014

Brussels: Arthur D. Little, the global strategy and technology consultancy, has appointed 20 new Partners through a mix of...

Domenico Azzarello
Bain appoints Azzarello
: 24/01/2014

Paris: Bain & Company, the global business and management consultancy, has named Domenico Azzarello as managing director of its...


PwC London
PwC: End of the Office?
: 31/07/2014

London: The traditional nine to five office environment could soon become a thing of the past according to a new report by PwC:...

Atos publishes Ascent Look Out
: 27/09/2013

Paris: French IT services consultancy Atos unveiled the fifth edition of its independent trends report this week. Ascent Look Out...


Australian market slows
: 02/09/2014

London: Growth in the Australian consulting market slowed in 2013 - growing by just 2 per cent to just over US $4.2bn, according...

Russian growth may not last
: 22/07/2014

London: The Eastern European and Russian consulting markets enjoyed healthy levels of growth in 2013, according to a new Source...


Sir Alex Ferguson
Fergie's management legacy
: 14/05/2013

Manchester: Half a million people on the streets of Manchester last night, and barely a dry eye. The City was painted red (its...

David Wetherill
Wetherill set sights on Rio
: 24/04/2013

Manchester: It is easy to be cynical about consulting firms and giving, so here is a straight up, generous, good news story of...

news in brief

MCA plans Thought Leadership award
08/09/14 13:06

London: Entries to the 2015 MCA Awards open in just two weeks, and the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) has announced a new award for the Best Use of Thought Leadership. This new award will identify the piece of Thought Leadership by a consulting firm which the judges believe has had the greatest impact : in developing the capabilities and skills of the firm, launching a new service, supporting excellent client service and projects, stimulating wider debate in management and public policy, or in building brand and marketing strength. Awards entries can be purchased from the MCA Awards website from 22nd September 2014, but MCA members should login to the MCA member area to benefit from the discounted rate. The purchase entry deadline is 31st October 2014, and all written award entries must be submitted by 7th November 2014.

Wipro hires down under
05/09/14 12:03

Sydney, Bangalore: Indian IT consultancy Wipro Ltd. has launched its first graduate hiring program in Australia for engineering and computer science graduates. The firm says it considers Australia a key market and is committed to increase the local talent in its Australian workforce. Wipro also plans to expand its workforce in Muscat to meet increasing business demand in Oman.

EY completes Parthenon deal
03/09/14 10:16

London: EY today completed its acquisition of The Parthenon Group--a global strategy consultancy with 300 professionals in offices in Boston, London, Mumbai, San Francisco, Shanghai and Singapore. With the combination complete, Parthenon Group and EY's Investment Strategy practices will operate under the Parthenon-EY brand. Bill Achtmeyer, Chairman and founder of Parthenon, will lead Parthenon-EY, which will be part of EY's global Transaction Advisory Services.

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