Change Management Group Joins Management Consultancies Association

CMG specialises in consulting to clients in the retail, transport and distribution, fast moving consumer goods and healthcare sectors, helping to improve their business performance and effectiveness.  In the current economic climate CMG is in high demand to enable client organisations to make rapid change that leads to improved efficiency, customer satisfaction and profitability.

Julia Cook, Managing Partner of CMG said:
“We have been impressed with the role MCA performs. Our membership of the Association enhances our prominence in the industry, where we are already in the top 10 of consulting firms in our field by consultants deployed.”

The membership of CMG takes MCA membership to 58 firms, representing around 70% of the UK consulting sector. MCA membership has become synonymous with quality and professionalism in consulting. 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 also offers a wide range of activities and member services, and provides a platform for government and industry stakeholders and the media to engage in debate with consultants about wider issues facing the UK economy.  

Commenting on the membership of CMG, Alan Leaman, CEO of MCA, said:
“Change Management Group is an excellent company and we are delighted that they have joined the MCA. Like all our members, they have met tough entry criteria and uphold high standards as set out in our Code of Practice. As the recession bites, our industry is contributing significantly to business and the UK economy as a whole.”


For more information, please contact:

David Pippett
DWP Public Relations
Tel: 01225 833745 / Mobile: 07899 798197
Hilary Downes
Press Officer
Management Consultancies Association
Tel: 020 7321 4810

Note to Editors:

Change Management Group is one of the UK’s leading independent management consultancies, working with clients spanning the largest global brands, niche retailers, manufacturers, transport and distribution companies and NHS trusts.  Consulting specialisms include performance improvement, cost reduction, merchandising, sourcing and IT-enabled change programmes.  CMG’s methodology places an enhanced customer experience at the centre of every assignment, whether the customer is an industrial company, a shopper in a hypermarket or a patient in hospital.

About the Management Consultancies Association
The MCA was formed in 1956 to represent the consultancy industry to its clients, the media and government.  Management consultancy is an increasingly important industry for the UK economy with management consultancy revenues for 2007 estimated at around £8bn.  MCA members represent around 70% of the UK consulting sector, employ around 30,000 consultants and work with most of the FTSE100 and all government departments. Eight of the top ten UK-based consulting firms (by consulting fee income) are members.        

The MCA supports its member firms with a range of services including events, publications, interest groups and public relations. The Association also works with its members to attract the top talent into the industry. The MCA provides advice on the selection and use of management consultants and is the main source of data on the UK market.