Consultant News reports on PA Consulting’s 2018 financial results.
PA achieved record growth in 2018, the article reports. Its fee income was up 14 per cent to £455.8million, the consulting team grew by 10 per cent and 98 per cent of clients said they would recommend PA.
The article goes on to look at PA’s outstanding client work and its distinctive approach to inspiring change, innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies: “In the UK, PA supported Skipping Rocks Lab, a start-up, to create an edible alternative to single use plastic drink packaging. In Norway, PA improved how local authorities deliver their citizen-facing digital services. In the United States and India, PA partnered with Virgin Hyperloop One to build the first new mode of transport in a century, one that will revolutionise travel.”
The article also discusses PA’s growth: “In response to growing demand for its strategy, digital and innovations skills, PA strengthened its team in 2018 with three acquisitions and a new digital hub.”
Alan Middleton, PA Consulting CEO, says: “We’re not a traditional consulting firm and we think this is key to our ongoing success and why 98 per cent of our clients recommend us. We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. Our strategy work helps clients deliver innovation into the real world. It’s innovation that moves an organisation forward, yet is commercially profitable, technically feasible and delights customers”.
“Our people are strategists, technologists, digital experts, consultants, designers, scientists and engineers – all of whom bring real-world experience, and apply it at pace. We offer the innovation, design, digital and transformation skills that our clients need to change, fast. There’s a sense of optimism behind our purpose. And it’s a feeling that inspires our people as well as our clients.”
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