UK management consultancy sector set for another year of growth

A quick search on LinkedIn showed that a number of Edinburgh physics graduates are now working in management consultancy/professional services. Interesting profiles include: Elaine Goode at Actica (currently recruiting), Oliver Proctor at Accenture and Thomas Crewther who graduated with a three year ordinary degree and following some interesting work experiences is now a Senior Consultant at EY.

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Thanks to my colleague Kayleigh McGarry for this blog post giving an update on the consulting sector following the publication of Top Consultant’s annual management consultancy recruitment report; essential reading for any of you who are thinking about entering this competitive sector – Rebecca have published their annual Management Consultancy
Recruitment Channel Report 2016, which is based on a survey of 1000 UK consulting recruiters, and focuses on the trends in recruitment and retention within the industry.

The report indicates that there is confidence from management consultancy recruiters that 2016 will bring another year of strong growth, building on the 8.2% growth in 2015 reported by Source Global Research.  Other key findings from the report include:

  • 89% of consulting employers report that they are looking to hire staff in 2016 at least as fast as they did last year
  • Staff attrition rates are increasing
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