London: Mindbench and Equiteq have joined the Management Consultancies Association's Associate Membership Scheme. Only those companies which support the objectives of the MCA and the management consulting industry in the UK can apply to become associate members. Mindbench is a specialist recruitment firm for the management consultancy sector that has worked closely with MCA member firms for many years. The consultancy provides senior executive search, contingency recruitment, and specialist contractor provision. Equiteq is a leading M&A advisor for consulting firms, helping grow profits, revenues, and equity value as well as achieve a successful sale that delivers maximum value for firm owners. Equiteq recently launched Equiteq Edge, an online resource and information hub for consulting firm owners that provides analysis of market conditions, advice from those who have sold their firms and intelligence from buyers themselves.