The Management Consultancies Association (MCA) is one step closer to finding Britain’s top consulting firms and can now reveal the names of the shortlisted consultancies for the MCA Management Awards 2010.

Shortlist announced for MCA Management Awards 2010

The MCA Management Awards, now entering their 14th year, and run in association with Management Today, seek out the very best management consultant and client teams, who have delivered truly outstanding results and demonstrated how the UK consulting industry is a positive force for the economy.

Entries for the fourteen award categories are drawn up in partnership with clients and judged by a panel of senior figures from consulting clients, business schools, media, and the government.

Alan Leaman, Chief Executive of the MCA said: “These awards recognise the top performers in the British consulting industry. UK consulting is a world leader and firms which sign up to the MCA’s Code of Practice put high standards and clients’ interests first. The standard of entries was extremely high and all displayed outstanding consulting skills. Our congratulations go to the excellent consultancies that have been shortlisted.”

The shortlisted firms and their clients are as follows:

Change Management in the Private Sector

• Boxwood with Balfour Beatty

• EC Harris with BAA

• Navigant Consulting with Ogier

• PA Consulting Group with London Metal Exchange

• Quest Worldwide with Barclaycard

Change Management in the Public Sector

• AMTEC Management Consulting and Hitachi Consulting with RAF

• Deloitte with BBC

• Hay Group with Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

• KPMG with Home Office

• KPMG with Learning Skills and Improvement Service

• PA Consulting Group with Serious Fraud Office

• SFL with Cambridge Fire and Rescue Service

Customer Engagement

• CSC with Anglian Water

• Ernst & Young with NHS Direct

• Propaganda with Illamasqua

• Tribal with Parentline Plus

Business Strategy

• KPMG with Royal Bank of Scotland


• Deloitte with Tesco

• Trinity Horne with Yorkshire Water

Human Resources

• Hay Group with BAE Systems

• Navigant Consulting with Ogier


• Avail with Department of Health

• Boxwood with UNITE

• Trinity Horne with eircom


• Alsbridge with Butterfield Bank

• Atos Consulting with The Global Fund

• PA Consulting Group with Ministry of Interior

• Tribal with The Tertiary Education Commission

• Trinity Horne with Siemens

Operational Performance in the Private Sector

• Arup with Dubai Airports

• Atos Consulting with Willis UK and Ireland

• Boxwood with UNITE

• CSC with SELEX Galileo

• Deloitte with BT Operate

• IBM UK with Brawn GP

• LCP Consulting with Rieber & Son

Operational Performance in the Public Sector

• Atos Consulting with The Highways Agency

• Deloitte with Scottish Government

• KPMG with Department of Health

• KPMG with Newcastle City Council

• PA Consulting Group with The Identity and Passport Service

Outsourcing Consultancy

• Alsbridge with Butterfield Bank

• Navigant Consulting with Independent Franchise Partners

• Xantus Consulting with Nationwide Building Society


• Arup with MTR Corporation

• Atos Consulting with CLM

• CSC with Royal Mail

• The Berkeley Partnership with Unilever

• The Berkeley Partnership with Xerox

• Xantus Consulting with Diageo

• Xantus Consulting with Nationwide Building Society

Most Collaborative Firm


Most Innovative Firm


• Digital Public

• Right Management

• Sysdoc Ltd

The winners will be announced at the MCA Management Awards Dinner to be held on 29 April 2010 at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane and will be featured in a special Management Today supplement in April 2010. read more