The consulting firms named a Great Place to Work in the UK

11 April 2024 14 min. read
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What are the top consulting firms to work for in the UK? Great Place To Work surveyed over 250,000 employees to identify the top employers – meet the consulting firms that were named among UK’s Best Workplaces for 2024.

“Great employers consistently put people first – not just in terms of looking out for their own employees but also by caring for and supporting their surrounding community and environment,” said Benedict Gautrey, Managing Director of Great Place to Work in a statement accompanying the 2024 rankings.

To qualify as a great workplace, companies need to score highly on topics including company culture, reward & recognition, wellbeing and people development, quality of leadership, diversity & inclusion, and more.

The consulting firms named a Great Place to Work in the UK

Employees in the UK: 500+

Putting people first. Creating impact that lasts. We’re a bunch of proudly geeky experts who love teaming up with clients to tackle their toughest challenges. Challenges like helping major banks fast-track their journeys to net zero, working on digital strategies designed for tomorrow or setting up a global trading platform in record time. And we do it for everyone from FTSE 100s to bright new start-ups.

We have hubs around the world – from a wind farm in Wyoming to a boardroom in Berlin. Find us wherever there’s a challenge to be tackled and a lasting impact to be made.

Sopra Steria
Employees in the UK: 2,600

Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development, places people at the heart of everything it does and is committed to making the most of digital technology to build a positive future for its clients. We design, develop and deliver user centric digital solutions that achieve outstanding outcomes and meet specific business challenges.

By combining collaborative consultancy and strategic expertise with sector specialisms, digital best practice, and accelerated delivery, we make a real difference to every client’s business. We are a European leader in digital transformation providing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end to end service offerings on the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development, Infrastructure Management and Business Process Services.

Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that add real and sustainable value.

Employees in the UK: 13,000

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with organizations to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. We’re at the forefront of innovation and spend every day putting the latest technologies to work.

FTI Consulting
Employees in the UK: 1,150

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 7,700 employees located in 31 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities.

Category: Large
Employees in the UK: 470

Slalom is a next-generation professional services company creating value at the intersection of business, technology, and humanity. With our fiercely human approach, we deeply understand our customers – and their customers – to deliver practical, end-to-end solutions that drive meaningful impact.

Backed by over 700 technology partners, our nearly 12,000 team members in eight countries and 49 offices help people and organizations dream bigger, move faster, and build better tomorrows for all. We’re honored to be consistently recognized as a great place to work, including being one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For eight years running.

Employees in the UK: 470

Credera is a C334 strong IT management consulting firm focused on Strategy, Transformation, Data and Cloud. We unlock extraordinary results for our clients who are seeking to transform their organisations by accommodating business and technology modernisation. Credera believes the most effective solutions are created through real collaboration with a strong focus on excellence.

We care deeply about building trusted relationships with our clients to deliver tangible business results. Our mission is to make an extraordinary impact on our clients, people and communities.

PKF Francis Clark
Employees in the UK: 900

PKF Francis Clark has been helping businesses, entrepreneurs, families and individuals to achieve their goals for over 100 years. As chartered accountants and business advisers, we start with the needs and ambitions of our clients and work as one to make success happen for them, our people, our communities and our firm.

Our people are the main reason why our colleagues enjoy working here. We nurture a strong sense of belonging with an open, caring team culture, so that everyone feels valued.

Employees in the UK: 250

In a world where knowing how to drive transformation is key to success, Wavestone’s mission is to inform and guide large organizations in their most critical transformations, with the aim of a positive outcome for all stakeholders. This is anchored in the firm's DNA and embodied in our overarching values, known as “The Positive Way.”

Wavestone draws on more than 4,000 employees across Europe, Asia, and the United States, and is a leading global consultancy. Wavestone is listed on Euronext Paris.

Employees in the UK: 540

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. Over the last 25+ years, we've delivered extraordinary impact together with our clients by helping them solve complex business problems with technology as the differentiator. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries and deliver extraordinary impact together.

Employees in the UK: 415

For more than 24 years, UST has worked side by side with the world’s best companies to make a real impact through transformation. Powered by technology, inspired by people, and led by our purpose, we partner with our clients from design to operation. With deep domain expertise and a future-proof philosophy, we embed innovation and agility into our clients’ organizations – delivering measurable value and lasting change across industries and around the world.

Together, with over 30,000 employees in 35 countries, we build for boundless impact—touching billions of lives in the process.

Employees in the UK: 50

We help organisations to develop strategy, design, plan, project manage and implement large-scale, complex transformation projects such as warehouse automation, 3PL outsourcing, warehouse management systems and forecasting. Established over twelve years ago, we’re a national team of over 50 supply chain and logistics consultants.

We take a hands-on approach to help clients to deliver improvements to warehousing, transport, forecasting and inventory. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding expertise and value to your supply chain.

LACE Partners
Employees in the UK: 70

LACE Partners is a full service HR and People Transformation consultancy for our HR professional clients. We have 'Big Four' heritage, providing the benefit of a wide breadth of experience specialising in HR Transformation and Talent, Change, People and Workforce Analytics and Payroll Transformation.

We are passionate about driving business value with our clients HR teams, acknowledging every journey for every business is different. We build long-term partnerships and create tailored approaches for our clients' individual needs. We do this whilst also providing fulfilling careers for our people in a culture centred around our values: passion, innovation and care.

The Berkeley Partnership
Employees in the UK: 110

The Berkeley Partnership is an independent management consultancy. We work across a range of sectors for clients including many household names. Our philosophy is to work with our clients to help them achieve real and lasting change, we help them transform under the most complex, challenging, and high-stakes circumstances to achieve their ambitions.

Our people centric approach is part of what attracts people to work with us, along with the chance to do great work in a truly collegial and supportive environment. We’ve deliberately managed our growth over many years to retain the values and culture that make us different.

Employees in the UK: 68

Our mission is to enable our clients to achieve their strategic priorities, through delivery of business solutions from Microsoft Cloud technology. We can only do that by having great colleagues motivated to do our best. We provide a happy, nurturing, trusting and empowering workplace where together we explore everyone's unique potential.

As a fast-growing company, we challenge ourselves to innovate the strengths that have served us so well. We pride ourselves on solving technology and business problems, enabling our clients to achieve more, by embracing digital efficiencies, delivering growth and supporting the successful adoption of deployed Microsoft solutions.

Employees in the UK: 175

Q5 has a singular, driving passion, Organisational Health. As a truly global consultancy, we partner closely with leaders around the world, and 150 clients every year, through five pillars of expertise: design, strategy, culture, technology, and change. Our consultants are motivated by our shared purpose: building healthy organisations to propel people, economies, and society forward.

We have offices in London, Leeds, and Cardiff and our reach spans the world, from Europe, North America, the Middle East & Africa, and Asia Pacific.

Employees in the UK: 70

Oaklin is an independent, award-winning management consulting firm. For over a decade we have delivered solutions for clients in every sector, from global multi-nationals to start-ups and public institutions. In every assignment we draw on our broad cross sector experience to connect disruptive ideas with rigorous delivery. Our bold ideas and effective solutions bring about lasting and successful change. Whatever the challenge, we have the capability to deliver.

Employees in the UK: 70

Ayming is more than just a business; we're an energetic team of gifted business performance experts driven to change the world. Together, we create an exceptional workplace atmosphere that values creativity and financial excellence and allows our employees to realize their full potential. We have a long history of producing exceptional results, and our teamwork style and practical experience make us the go-to partner for companies looking to reach their full potential.

Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest heavily in creating an inclusive and supportive work environment that enables everyone to thrive.

Channel 3 Consulting
Employees in the UK: 75

Channel 3 exists to help the health and care sector improve lives by using digital and data. We help organisations deliver better outcomes for the people they serve and enable positive change for their workforce. Our purpose is the reason we do what we do for our clients. It’s the thing that brings us all together as a team. We sum it up in a simple phrase: Better lives. Better care. Better digital.

Mason Advisory
Employees in the UK: 100

We are a rapidly growing, award-winning business delivering value through digital & technology transformation. Our achievements reflect our relationship with our clients, and commitment to our staff. At the heart of what makes us special is our culture: open, empathetic, and caring. We are emotionally invested in what happens to our clients with 90% continuing to work with us beyond the first engagement.

We also believe a diverse and inclusive team is imperative to our success and our team comes from a range of backgrounds to bring balanced, practical insights to both client programmes, and in support of internal initiatives.

Employees in the UK: 70

Accuracy, 100% held by its partners, is the sole totally independent international player in its field of expertise providing advice to company management and shareholders. Our status as an independent company means that we do not perform any regulated professional activities, ensuring that all work produced is objective, of the highest quality and in the best interests of our clients.

Airwalk Reply
Employees in the UK: 130

A value-add partner and trusted advisor, bringing experience, domain and subject-matter expertise, and an ability to deliver where others struggle A leader in multi-cloud strategy and delivery. The go-to consultancy for delivery.

Live and Learn Consultancy
Employees in the UK: 21

Live and Learn Consultancy was set up in 2010 starting its journey in the conservatory of business founders and directors Lisa Kitchen and Jay Dhillon. The company has grown from 2 to 21 employees offering soft skills training globally. Their mission is to 'Provide a powerful and interactive learning experience to empower people to reach their potential' with a vision 'to be recognized as the most pioneering provider of learning and development solutions.

Our culture is all-encompassing, honesty & integrity, people first, real, passionate, on our pioneering journey and determined to make a difference in the L&D community.

Wharton Business Consulting
Employees in the UK: 12

Wharton Business Consulting values flexibility at its foundation and maintains a focus on outcomes delivered rather than hours worked. Over the last two years we have grown our network of associates and achieved a diverse team; 74% females, 57% flexible working, 46% working parents and 9 nationalities, to support diversity of thought and our ongoing commitment to inclusion.

We operate as true partners, always working collaboratively - believe this is the only way, leverage our deep expertise and cutting-edge thinking to build materials that work for our clients and really care about delivering the best possible outcomes, not afraid to challenge.

Employees in the UK: 16

AdviseInc is an award winning HealthTech company, providing data analytics and insight to the healthcare market. We developed the UK's first product price benchmarking platform, which assists our healthcare customers make sense of billions of pounds that is spent across the NHS. AdviseInc has further developed products that add value and efficiency into the wider healthcare sector helping suppliers deliver innovative and essential products, enabling better patient care.

During the pandemic, we enabled 250+ organisations to better understand their PPE in a product we developed early in the crisis, StockWatch, providing full visibility of demand, enabling transparency and regional mutual aid.

Nous Group
Employees in the UK: 50

Nous Group is an international management consultancy with over 750 people working across the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Nous' broad consulting capability spans strategy, organisational performance, leadership and capability, transformation and implementation, economics, public policy, data and analytics, digital and design.

By partnering with clients and complementing their strengths, Nous helps businesses, governments, and community organisations transform and realise a bigger idea of success. Nous has been delivering positive influence that significantly improves people's lives since 1999.

Enfuse Group
Employees in the UK: 50

Enfuse Group is a UK based management consultancy focusing on IT and digital transformations, enabling our clients to be top performers. We ensure that people and culture are central to how we help our clients transform and have created an internal culture that enables our team to bring their authentic selves to work and really thrive.

Our values remain central to all of our decisions; Be Human, Be Candid, Be Relevant, Be Creative and as we continue to grow as a business we encourage everyone to have a voice to shape our future.

Employees in the UK: 20

Humatica is an award-winning, specialist management consultancy focused on increasing organisational effectiveness. We help Private Equity funds and their portfolio company leaders to build strong organisations that deliver value growth.