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The MCA is delighted to partner with The Times once more for its 2020 MCA Awards. The Times produce the special MCA Awards supplement each year, covering the winners of our prestigious awards.

The Times is one of the UK’s leading daily newspapers and sponsor of the annual MCA Awards. The paper produces the special Awards supplement each year, covering all the winning consultancy firms, client projects and individual consultants.

DIAMOND SPONSOR (Project of the Year)

Deltek delivers software and information solutions that enable superior levels of project intelligence, management and collaboration. Our industry-focused expertise makes your projects successful and helps you achieve performance that maximises productivity and revenue.

We understand the challenge for consultancy firms of keeping track of every project and member of staff all of the time. With Deltek’s fully integrated project and financial management solutions you can:

Streamline business processes
Consolidate disparate systems
Enable real-time visibility
Set your firm on a robust and scalable platform for growth.

If you would like to speak to a Deltek representative about how our system could deliver tangible benefits to your business click here. 


DIAMOND SPONSOR (Best Use of Thought Leadership Category) 

Kimble is the leading cloud-based Professional Services Automation tool. Our clients include leading Management and IT Consulting firms and Kimble is fast becoming the de facto solution among MCA members.

In a single integrated product, Kimble provides the combined functionality of separate pipeline management, resourcing, delivery, time and expense and financial reporting systems.  Kimble allows your entire organisation to easily access in real-time operational data across multiple locations and devices.

Firms using Kimble have been able to streamline business process, drive cost efficiencies and deliver growth rates 25% faster than their peers.

If you would like to contact Kimble to learn more or speak to one of our many MCA member customers for a reference then please contact us via our website.

SPONSOR (Performance Improvement in the Private Sector Category)

Retain International, established in 1992 (and acquired by Capita in 2014), meets the needs of professional services firms in billable resource planning. Retain International operate in over 70 countries and is used by consultants, auditors and lawyers.

Retain’s resource planning improves billable utilisation rates (on average) by 2 to 5% – something that can lead to a dramatic impact on the bottom line of any professional services firm.   Currently working with The Big Four accountancy firms, Retain offers a resource planning solution to fit unique business requirements. Key benefits include:

  • Greater visibility on all planned and future matters to enable a better view of supply and demand
  • Identify billable resource availability and conflicts
  • Improved planning efficiency – find the right fee earner, with the right skillset, at the right time
  • Capture of individual experience, skills and personal objectives to allow optimum planning
  • Advanced reporting engine for improved executive governance.


SPONSOR (Best New Consultancy)

Mindbench is the leading specialist recruitment firm focussing on the management consultancy sector. We are proud to have sponsored the MCA Awards for 14 years, and to be here now supporting the event happening this year in these unique and challenging times.

We work with many MCA member firms on their growth plans and their hiring needs. Our clients include the “Big 4”, strategy consultancies, and specialist consulting firms.

We also recruit management consultants into industry, private-equity, start-ups, the public sector and charities. We recruit from Consultant to Director/Partner level. We have opportunities for consultants in the UK, Europe, US and beyond.