Consulting firms with the best employer branding in the UK

Employers that distinguish themselves as a great workplace are able to attract and hire the best talent. For consulting firms anywhere in the world and in the UK, this is a crucial differentiator in winning the war for talent. Meet the consulting industry most attractive employers in the UK.

Building a strong employer brand requires a close interplay between the marketing, brand management, human resource and recruitment teams of consulting firms. With a unique and winning employer branding and employee value proposition, consultancies can not only attract the best candidates, but also improve the retention of consultants.

Consultancy.org monitors 500,000+ employer branding data points per year on our platform – behavioural and survey data from consultants, peers, young professionals and graduates. Combining this with external insights from dozens of benchmarks, surveys and data from employer review platforms and social media, our unique database enables us to present the industry’s most in-demand employers, globally and in the UK.

The ranking includes all consulting firms in this list for which we have sufficient data. The dataset is refreshed by the hour, meaning that lists are near real-time.

The most in-demand consulting firms to work for in the UK:

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KPMG
KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Member fi...
2.
Deloitte
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk managemen...
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Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global pro...
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Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver the sustainab...
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McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. We strive for world-shaping client impact We wo...
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FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulat...
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Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a range of services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With employees across 120 countries, the compan...
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PA Consulting Group
We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine ...
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Elixirr
The Challenger Consultancy Elixirr is a different type of consultancy. They help their clients change the game in their industries, and are changing the game in their own. You can’t out-innovate the ...
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Roland Berger
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, founded in 1967, is one of the world's leading strategy consultancies. With around 2,700 employees working in 51 offices in 36 countries worldwide, we have success...
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BearingPoint
BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three units: Consulting, Solutions and Ventures. Consulting covers...
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Korn Ferry
We are a global consulting firm in over 50 countries with more that 7.500 people. We help organizations get their strategy, structure, and talent aligned. What does that mean? We help companies desig...
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Delta Capita
Delta Capita is a leading global financial services provider of managed services, technology solutions and consulting. Delta Capita has a unique combination of experience in Financial Services and te...
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OC&C Strategy Consultants
OC&C Strategy Consultants is a global strategy boutique. We have more than 30 years of experience at unpicking the most complex business challenges with simple, uncommon sense. We are strategy specia...
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North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, an...
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Cordence Worldwide
Cordence Worldwide is a major global management consulting partnership made up of independent Member Firms, each of which is a leader in the regions it serves. By maintaining their independence, each...
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CIL Management Consultants
CIL is an international management consultancy with offices in the US and Europe. We help businesses grow, build value and invest wisely. We are rigorous in our approach, confident in our conclusions...
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Develop Consulting
Develop Consulting exists for one single-minded reason – to help organisations be the best they can be. We are a team of tried and tested experts in the implementation of improvement processes for ma...
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Curzon Consulting
We are an award-winning management consultancy who deliver tangible and enduring results for our clients. The Financial Times and Statista named Curzon Consulting as one of the UK’s Leading Managemen...
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Nextcontinent
Our “citizens” are independent key players in their respective markets, sharing a unique entrepreneurial vision. Trust is the key word they share with their clients through this worldwide citizenship...
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COMATCH
What would it be like if every consultant could work on their own terms and if every client could find the perfect consultant without searching in a matter of hours and to a fair price? It’s the ques...
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LanciaConsult
At LanciaConsult, we work with our clients to help them get ahead in competitive environments through robust programme delivery, business consulting and innovative technology platform implementations...
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Q5
Q5 is an international award-winning consulting firm that specialises in "organisational change". At our heart, 'Q5ers' help business leaders develop organisational strategy then implement it -- thro...
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Campbell Tickell
Campbell Tickell is a multi-disciplinary management consultancy focusing primarily on statutory and not-for-profit sectors. Established for over 20 years, we have worked with more than 850 organisati...
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Coeus Consulting
Coeus Consulting is an independent award-winning IT advisory that empowers technology, business and procurement leaders to deliver strategic change. We help leadership teams deliver more to the organ...
26.
ThreeTwoFour
Whatever your high risk and urgent cyber security concerns, our experts will ensure you achieve the successful outcome you need. We do this by delivering simple solutions to your complex challenges. ...
27.
Analysys Mason
Global leaders in TMT management consulting Analysys Mason is the world's leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). We give clarity and confidence in answering o...
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Ayming
We are business performance experts who combine highly specialised knowledge – across a range of fields – with hands-on collaboration, to enable our clients and their people to go further. We are a g...
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BJSS
Your strategic technology partner BJSS is the leading technology and engineering consultancy for business. Trusted by our clients, we collaborate to deliver complex, innovative technology, engineerin...
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Capgemini Invent
Capgemini Invent is Capgemini Group’s innovation, design, and transformation powerhouse, accelerating ideas into prototypes and scalable real-world solutions that help our clients get the future they...
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Collinson Grant
Collinson Grant helps clients throughout the world to improve efficiency and profitability. Our work usually focuses on organisation, process, people and costs. We restructure complex businesses in m...
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Genioo
Genioo is an innovative consulting firm, working with ambitious leaders to help them bring their vision to life. The challenge for any leader is bridging the gap between thinking and doing. We work a...
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GEP
GEP® delivers transformative supply chain solutions that help global enterprises become more agile and resilient, operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitabi...
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Maine Pointe
Maine Pointe is a global supply chain and operations consulting firm trusted by many chief executives and private equity firms to drive compelling economic returns for their companies. This is achiev...
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Marktlink
We are Marktlink – an involved M&A specialist with an independent, discreet, and no-nonsense working method. Since 1996, we support entrepreneurs in company acquisitions and mergers, using our in-dep...
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Netcompany
Netcompany is the fastest growing and most successful IT service company in Northern Europe. Today, we lead the way with digitalisation in Northern Europe, building modern IT solutions and introducin...
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Nous Group
Nous Group is an international management consultancy operating in 11 locations across the UK, Australia and Canada. We offer a broad consulting capability that allows us to solve our clients’ most c...
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Procura Consulting
The Procura team supports organisations to make step-change improvements in profitability & operational performance through procurement excellence. Procura Consulting is a division of the Rethink Gro...
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NMS Consulting
NMS Consulting is a global management consulting firm providing strategic counsel to private and public organizations and the individuals who lead them. The combination of our diverse skills, global ...
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Valcon
Valcon is a north-western European consulting, technology and data company based in the Netherlands, Denmark, UK, Sweden, Germany and Croatia. Our mission is to combine premium consulting with deep t...
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dss+
With over 900 professionals in 40 countries, we are a world-class operations management consulting firm with a purpose of saving lives and creating a sustainable future. From our solid legacy as DuPo...
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Emerton
Emerton is one of the few global, high-standard strategy consulting firms. Our team is mobilized to bring speed to a few clients in each of the sectors we cover, both in their strategic decision-maki...
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Zanders
We are an independent firm with a track record of innovation and success across the total spectrum of treasury, risk and finance. Our Business Values are the ingrained principles of the company and o...
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umlaut
umlaut is a global, full-service, cross-industry, end-to-end company that offers advisory and fulfillment services to clients all over the world. We utilise our interdisciplinary capabilities to add ...
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