We have developed this 10-point Plan following an emergency MCA Board meeting in July 2016. The Plan sets out a range of steps the MCA would take collectively in the coming months. These include:
- quarterly surveys of member firms on the impact of Brexit
- engagement with government on the important role our industry can play in developing effective post-Brexit economic and public service strategies
- working groups to examine future economic models, economic devolution and new consulting offers
- Brexit briefings and feedback sessions for member firms
In his Foreword to the Plan, MCA President Howard Tollit stresses the MCA’s vital role in ensuring the voice of our industry is heard by government. He also argues that the value consulting provides in pursuing economic modernisation and growth, as well as public service transformation, encapsulated in the Consulting Excellence scheme, is more important than ever given the Brexit context. Through the widest possible involvement of member firms, harnessing our collective expertise, we will use our engagements with government and other industry bodies to set out the benefits to the UK, as it confronts its post-Brexit destiny, of listening to consulting firms, supporting them and deploying their expertise.