WHAT WE DO
We make businesses better. Delivering complex business, technology and digital change in a simple and rewarding way. Seamlessly integrating expert people, innovative solutions and perfect-fit technologies with an unrivalled passion for your success.
As a challenger consulting Firm, we aim to do better. From major business wide transformation through to targeted consultancy or project support, our approach has to be faster, stronger and more rewarding for you. We will ensure it is.
Delivering Winning Client Solutions from 6 Key Business Areas
1 Executive Support
Digital NED’s and FTSE50 CIO’s, COO’s and CFO’s either permanent or occasional. Interim specialist advice, leadership of Sub-Committees or maybe an IT or Transformation expert in your corner for that ‘key meeting’ with an SI or Top4. We are extremely capable and highly flexible.
2 Consulting & Advisory
Either full time, fractional or via our Master Service Agreements. S&A deliver expertise from all our Projects & Services teams on an independent basis to support you, your teams or your business. Our goal is to ensure your success by using our experience. Note on IR35.
3 Projects & Solutions
Delivering from our 9 powerful practice capabilities we shape and deploy skilled project teams to exceed your business outcomes via specific Statements of Work, deliverables or fixed commercials. Our industry solutions cover sector specific challenges.
4 Strategy & Architecture
Doing what we’re famous for since 2011. Our S&A teams provide Chief Architects, Enterprise, Business, Solutions and specialist architects to build your Business & IT Strategy, Target Operating Models, IT Transformation roadmaps or specialist technology platforms and modernisation projects.
5 Technology & Systems
Engage our first-class technologists across all the major Data Centre & Cloud skillsets. With experts in all the major Legacy and SaaS based applications we can modernise your technology whilst reducing your risk and operating costs. From a single leader for your IT Transformation to an expert team to design and deliver your business migration to the cloud. Get Technical.
6 Digital & Innovation
We lead engagements to drive soup to nuts digitisation of businesses through the design and execution of Digital Business Strategies from the Boardroom down. Combining agile product innovation and management capabilities and the introduction of Robotics, Process Automation, focused data strategies and AI. Challenge your status quo.
Its no secret we’ve been nuturing lasting, valued relationships with our Associates & Contractors since 2010
S&A have been delivering client outcomes via proven methodologies since 2010. We have delivered value to over 100 clients and have dealt with over 8000 individuals, Partners, PSC’s and contracting companies.
Our standards are extremely high, our tolerance for average non-existent. Our sub-contractors and PSC’s are supported to deliver exceptional outcomes for ourselves or our clients. Regardless of whether you are an individual contractor looking to work for us or our clients, or a true established consultancy delivering outcomes at your own risk outside of IR35, we will welcome a conversation.
Just don’t be average.
PSC’s – Do you want to work with S&A?
There are many reasons to be a part of our highly sought-after network. Especially if you want to remain an independent consultant, as our Firm of Firms business model is built to suit you.
If you’re good enough, and we have each others best interests at heart, then we can be bigger and better than all those around us.
Our sub-contractor relationships are extremely important. We’ve been delivering exceptional value to out clients because of them. Combining our own resources and know-how with experts in their field our consulting bench is arguably bigger and stronger than any of the top4. Work on multiple client engagements, splitting contracts between inside and outside IR35 activities.
The UK's Strongest Consulting Bench
10 years trading, 13,000 known independent firms, over 2000 we call friends, Friends who trust us to look after them, friends who in turn trust each other, Our network is special.
Our clients love us because we deliver better.
Challenging & Rewarding Projects
With a diverse set of clients, S&A are entrusted with delivering some of the most challenging yet rewarding projects across the UK public and European private sectors. We can’t have all the skills all the time.
Our network is select and selected.
S&A's Elite Support Network
Once a part of our ecosystem you’ll benefit, and expect to contribute to, our support system. Access to our staff, IP, methodologies and, most importantly, our other associates.
Be a part of something special.
90% Outside IR35 Engagements
Working in true B2B style, you’re accountable for what we contract you to do for us. If you’re not comfortable with that risk, then our sister company S&A Resourcing Solutions is for you.
Work on multiple contracts with multiple clients.
Insurance Transformation & Innovation
“We used The S&A Group to replace a critical 'top4' project team of over 40 people. Our incumbent supplier had become complacent with costs simply;y going up and up. They thought we had no alternative, but we found an excellent one.”
CIO, UK Insurance Company
Global Transformation Programme Recovery
“We had a failing transformation programme which needed a whole new delivery plan, governance model and new leadership. Having previously used a large outsourcer, we turned to The S&A Group to provide a service much more focused on our needs. We couldn't have made a better choice!"
Transformation Director, Global Healthcare Company
IR35 & Flexible Workforce Solutions
“With IR35 confusing everyone in our organisation, from FD to HR and Procurement Directors we engaged The S&A Group to design and provide a total solution for our ad-hoc projects and flexible workforce. They take care or all our inside-IR35 projects and inside-IR35 contractors via their Resource Solutions business. We don't have to think anymore.
COO, Financial Services
Architecture as a Service
"We wanted a high performing Strategy & Architecture Capability but lacked the funds or scale to create our own. So we turned to The S&A Group and their 'Architecture as a Service' offering to ensure we could build the right quality without large investments in personnel.
Chief Architect, Leading UK University
Introducing S&A Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Built for Businesses, Built for Personal Service Companies
Our sister company, S&A Resourcing Solutions ltd is a part of The S&A Group specifically focused on providing interim resources, both inside and outside of the IR35 Off-Payroll legislations. Offering our clients a legal, compliant and extremely capable solution to providing short-term increases in capacity or capability to manage your flexible workforce needs.
Flexible Resourcing for Hours, Months or Years
Providing short to medium term additional resources to meet gaps in your permanent employee availability or expertise. Selected from our own employed consultants, existing associates or trusted partner companies. Overseen by an S&A Group Partner or Delivery Director to maintain our highest quality and service levels
Delivering People not Projects
Whilst The S&A Group concentrates on delivering projects and solutions to our clients under our MSA’s and SOW’s, our sister company has been built to fill the need for individual expertise to be procured by hiring managers, HR leaders or Procurement departments. Supporting both outside-IR35 consulting and advisory assignments as well as inside-IR35 temporary labour.
IR35 / Off-Payroll Fully Managed Solutions
S&A Resourcing Solutions can manage both outside and inside IR35 assignments. Acting as an intelligent umbrella* vehicle we can onboard all your contractor workforce and deliver a fully compliant, completely managed service back to you at the same, or very near costs you pay today.
Get the top 10% of available, fully screened (inc CRB and any relevant security vetting) contractors in the UK market. Skills assessed by S&A consultants with delivery quality overseen by S&A Partners and Delivery Directors.