MCA welcomes new member

The Management Consultancies Association (MCA) is pleased to announce that Challenge Consulting, a leading management consultancy focusing on business performance transformation, has joined the Association.

Challenge Consulting specialises in strategic organisational restructuring and change, and has an enviable track record in leading and supporting medium to large companies through such change.  
Chris Cooper, Managing Director of Challenge Consulting, says:
“We are delighted to be accepted as members of the MCA. We recognise the benefits the association brings to members and our clients and we look forward to contributing to the consulting community further over the coming year. 2009 has been challenging for all of us but as we look ahead to 2010, we are optimistic as many of our clients are focusing on future growth and development through re-organising themselves to more effectively succeed in their goals. ” 

MCA members represent around 70% of the UK consulting sector by fee income and membership has become synonymous with quality and professionalism in consulting. All members must 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. 

 Alan Leaman, CEO of the MCA, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Challenge Consulting to membership of the MCA. Management consulting is under the spotlight; a major theme for us will be the value that consulting generates for clients and the economy as a whole. 2010 will be a big year for the industry and it is great to see firms such as Challenge Consulting deciding to join us at such a critical time.

“All our members adhere to our rigorous Code of Practice. This enables buyers of consultancy to purchase services with confidence. They also provide enormous support and input for our role as the voice for the industry.”

For further information, please email Hilary Downes or call 020 7321 4810.