Specialist Providers

All our specialist providers have niche expertise in supporting growing consulting businesses. Their deep understanding and knowledge of the sector have been tried and tested by us and our community.

The Wow Company

Hassle-free accounting for growing businesses. 89% of business owners said that Wow increased their chances of success. They do all the usual stuff you’d expect your accountant to do – file accounts, complete your bookkeeping and payroll and ensure you are as tax efficient as possible. However, they believe that businesses deserve much more than that. They love making UK small businesses thrive.

Peter Czapp

New Minds

New Minds provides integrated resourcing and talent solutions for growing management consultancies. They work with your business and as an extension of your brand to support you throughout the employee lifecycle. The New Minds team brings deep expertise in the management consultancy sector and a real understanding of the people challenges faced by growing consulting firms.

Caroline Boston

Consulting M&A

Consulting M&A enables owners of consulting and IT services business to grow valuable and sellable businesses. They then realise that value in a transaction; that maximises the choice of buyer, the price and deal structure.

Bruce Ramsay

Wallace solicitors

Wallace is a commercial law firm with a unique culture. Their firm is collegial, supportive and free of politics. This makes for a happy working environment where their partners, lawyers and support staff can focus on looking after the clients’ best interests. Wallace has a depth of expertise in working with consulting and professional service firms.

John Woodhouse

CMap

CMap is the business management software that helps consultants to win more work and deliver it more profitably. It provides a single platform from bid-to-bill, configured to suit your business, enabling you to kill off spreadsheets and failed systems. With functionality including CRM, resourcing and timesheets/expenses, CMap empowers consultants with business clarity in one place, providing your route to success across five key pillars – growth, profit, people, strategy and finances.

 Jon Stead

Total Growth Ownership (TGO)

The Total Growth Ownership programme helps consultancies to build a “Pipeline Certainty Engine” in 90 days or less, without the big agency retainers or pay-per-click spend. 

There’s even a “Love it or leave it” guarantee in place. If, within the first 30 days, you decide that the programme is not for you, then you can receive a full refund on departure.

Matt Hodkinson

Third parties

We are pleased to be able to provide discounts and offers to TCGN members from the following organisations:

Email outreach

Starting conversations. That’s what we do for businesses. We source your ideal prospects and connect them directly to you, ready to talk business. Our expert team brings years of experience, data and insight to each of your campaigns to ensure maximum ROI.

Growing a business is tough, we’ve been there. As well as helping you consistently sell more, SoPro campaigns help you seize opportunities and fuel growth plans.

A special member rate of £1,000 off applies to all The Consultancy Group Network members.

Email steve@sopro.io and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN, for further info.

Deltabase

Deltabase helps consultancies to accelerate sales by providing specific, accurate and actionable intelligence on companies. Described as “an Experian for digital maturity” by Capgemini, the core Deltabase offering is a 1,000-point assessment of a company’s digital transformation maturity.

The Deltabase approach harvests millions of data points and requires no input or permission from the company itself and is ideally suited to pre-sales intelligence or competitor benchmarking.

Email phil@deltabase.io and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN, for further info.

Global Reach Group

Our official payments partner, Global Reach will provide comprehensive foreign exchange/payment services, allowing our members to benefit their expertise in hedging and risk management at preferential rates.

Email Joe at JStevens@globalreachgroup.com and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN, for further info.

Westminster Insurance discount

As part of your membership with us, we have successfully negotiated a discount for professional indemnity insurance with Westminster Insurance. Please click on the button below for your quote.

Westminster insurance is most competitive for businesses with fewer than 30 staff, but they can insure larger businesses.

Introducing Conavigo

Conavigo is a platform that connects buyers of consulting services with niche consultancies all around the world. The platform works by promoting consulting firms based on their thought leadership, case studies and testimonials to help client organisations find the right consulting firm.

Email paul.bernard@consultingquest.com and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN, for further info.

WPA Healthcare Practice

We have appointed WPA Healthcare as the preferred medical insurance provider for our members.

As a specialist ‘not for profit’ private medical insurer, WPA prioritises clinical best practice over commerciality. They have sustainably priced policies, especially designed for small and medium sized businesses.

Email amanda.wood@hcp-plc.org.uk and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN, and Amanda will help you put the right policy in place and provide you and your team with ongoing support and advice.

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The RedQuadrant ‘Tool Shed’

RedQuadrant provides distilled consulting expertise based on 25 years of learning. Twice-monthly, small group working sessions, access to the 24-module ‘Leading Transformation Programme’ and the entire tool shed of perspectives, models, methods and practical theories.  Topics include organisational, leadership and culture transformation through to service analysis, Lean, Agile, and Target Operating Models.

Participants say “The RedQuadrant tool shed has been a phenomenal learning experience for me” and “I ditched an MBA for engineers last year, to join the tool shed. I would definitely make the same choice again.”

Participation is for 12 months at £395/month per participant less a 10% discount for TCGN members. Email benjamin.taylor@redquadrant.com and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN to take advantage of this offer or for more information.

Method Grid

Method Grid enables professional service firms to structure, and assure, their end-client services and projects. 

The SaaS solution is a unique combination of task management, knowledge management and dashboard-MI features, developed to facilitate the delivery of structured/repeatable service methodologies. 

The technology enables leading consultancy companies to achieve: improved staff on-boarding/effectiveness, improved levels of service consistency, improved proposal win rates and a meaningfully investment in ever-improving firm IP. 

A special rate of 10% off their licence plans applies to all The Consultancy Growth Network members.

Email dom.moorhouse@methodgrid.com and cc george@consultancygrowthnetwork.com, quoting TCGN, to set up an initial discovery chat.

Growth Experts

If you would like to explore one-to-one mentoring/NED support then some of our growth experts are open to having a conversation. You would contract with a growth expert independently from the Network, however we are happy to introduce you to the expert we feel best suits your needs. 

As well as having a proven track record of building a successful consulting business, each of our Growth Experts has been personally vetted by Marc. They are genuinely good people, looking to make a difference through their work with consulting business owners. 

Marc Jantzen

Built and sold a multi-award winning sales, service and cultural transformation consultancy to Capita for £10m. Now advising consultancy owners via TheNub as well as founding The Consultancy Growth Network. Message Marc on Slack

Dom Moorhouse

Built a business transformation consultancy to £20m in 5 years. Author of 5 guides on entrepreneurship in the context of professional services. Now involved in businesses such as MethodGrid and acting as a mentor, NED and angel investor. Message Dom on Slack

Sarah Matthew

Multi-award-winning entrepreneur and mentor who has scaled and sold two consulting firms. Now a NED, angel investor, accredited transformational coach and leader at The Vibrant Company, providing consulting, coaching and mentorship. Message Sarah on Slack

Marcia Marini

Led the growth and sale of several consultancies, including one that grew to £20m in 7 years. Involved in the completion of over a dozen M&A transactions. Holds four NED roles and is a coach and mentor. Message Marcia on Slack

Richard Squire

Built and sold 2 market-leading specialist consulting firms, both providing global support to major organisations in the financial services sector. Now a board advisor to professional services and technology firms and Fintech Founder and CEO. Message Richard on Slack

Chris Parry

Built a £10m turnover consultancy employing more than 100 people, steered it through a series of mergers and acquisitions until its final acquisition by IBM. Now an investor, NED, mentor and coach. Message Chris on Slack

Augusto Negrillo

Specialises in growth, funding and M&A for the technology and professional services sector. Has started, scaled, acquired and sold multiple businesses from data and analytics to IT and business transformation. Message Augusto on Slack

David Bailey

Professional services advisor since 2009. Built and sold management consulting firm Impact Plus to Hitachi Consulting. Became Managing VP and a member of Hitachi’s Global Consulting Committee and European Strategy Board. Message David on Slack