Geoff Kneen, Group Managing Director, for the management consultants business in Atkins said:
“Companies in the public and private sector continue to be under pressure to run their operations to a high standard, at the same time as being cost effective. As management consultants we believe we can play a vital role in helping them achieve these goals. Through our membership of the Association, we look forward to actively participating in the continuing development of the sector and maximising the value of what our clients do.”
Alan Leaman, Chief Executive of the MCA, said:
“Atkins’ recent award winning success not only demonstrates their expertise and high standards, but also their engagement in our industry. These awards play such an important role in communicating the value of management consultancy. We welcome Atkins to the Association, and look forward to their contribution to relevant industry and economic debates and campaigns.”
The MCA's member companies comprise around 65 per cent of the UK consulting industry in fee income, employ around 30,000 consultants and work with over 90 of the top FTSE 100 companies and almost all parts of the public sector. All members adhere to the MCA Code of Practice that provides the consultancy buyer with reassurance that MCA firms maintain the highest standards.
The MCA is the representative body for management consultancy firms in the UK. Its mission is to promote the value of management consultancy for the economy and society as a whole. The MCA's member companies which is over 60 per cent of the UK consulting industry, employ around 35,000 consultants and work with over 90 of the top FTSE 100 companies and almost all parts of the public sector. The UK consulting industry is amongst the best in the world and a vital part of the business landscape.
Compliance with the MCA's tough entry criteria and rigorous Code of Practice means that MCA member companies are widely acknowledged to provide high quality services to their clients.