As one of ENDS’s longest running and most popular annual reports, the Consultancy Market Guide updates readers on market data affecting the sector and gives consultancies a voice to inform others about their work and experiences.

This report profiles and showcases the work of a selection of environmental consultancies. Set against an ongoing bleak UK and European economic backdrop, these companies highlight the current challenges, trends and opportunities within the UK and worldwide marketplace.


  • Limited return to growth for UK environment consultancy market

    Government austerity has had a severe effect on consultancy revenue and jobs, says Alison Carter. But the outlook looks more promising

  • Ambition beyond the borders

    Many large environmental services companies say they are resilient and optimistic about the future, says Bob Cervi

  • Keeping ahead of the competition

    An increasingly sustainability savvy and demanding client base means the sector is becoming ever more competitive, explains Nick Fleming

  • Fortune favours the flexible

    A diversified approach to growth can get consultancies through these difficult economic times, says Richard McLaren

  • Heading off global competition

    Consultancies must focus on their core strengths and signature skills to stay ahead of competitors, says Steve Mustow

  • Acquiring a taste for growth

    International acquisitions and a flexible attitude to UK customers can boost growth, even in a tough economic climate, says Alan Edwards

  • Mapping out Scottish potential

    A pioneering system is identifying opportunities for renewable heat in Scotland. Sam Preece explains how the project developed


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