Consulting & Advisory Services

Expert advice and support from any of our 9 Core Practices
Rapid Response ConsultingInside IR35 Resources

2000+ Experts, 9 Consulting Practices, Many available at short notice

S&A operate from our Prime-9 ‘consulting practices’ delivering solutions, projects and teams to our end clients across almost all industry sectors. Whilst our Projects & Solutions business concentrates on end to end delivery, our Consulting & Advisory teams can deliver tailored services to suit smaller or more niche requirements.

Over 2000 consultants, many available at short notice

Full Group backup and support on every engagement

Advisory, SOW, outcome-based assignments

S&A always accountable for delivery quality and performance

Contracted outcomes delivered, or rectified at our cost

Assured by S&A Partners, without charge

Delivery & Transformation

Our capability stretches from large scale corporate transformations through to programme, project and PMO delivery.  In whole or in part.

Strategy & Architecture

Formed in 2010 as The Strategy & Architecture Group, we are the UK leaders in all forms of business and IT architecture capability.

Organisational & Business Change

Project change is easy compared to changing cultures and designing and introducing new Target Operating Models.

Applications & Cloud Solutions

We have deep technical expertise and strong domain knowledge across all major large-scale software platforms, Data Centre technologies and application migrations.

Operations & Development

Mainstream IT operations, service design and management, old and new school software development lifecycles, product management and DevOps.

Digital & Product Innovation

Complete business digital transformation from ways of working to process and technology. We can help you innovate products and drive competitive advantage.

Data Strategy & Integration

The heart of everything we do, your business and customer data and the way you integrate it into your operating model. Our experts will help define your data strategy and ensure its implemented.

Cybercrime & IT Security

Keeping your data, staff and customers safe for individual or country wide threats we have the know-how to ensure you can assess your risk, define your cyber strategy and build the right capability to stay protected.

Governance & Regulatory

From providing an independent Board or SteerCo assurance team to managing Regulator compliance for IFRS, PCI, GDPR or Solvency II our delivery, regulatory and risk experts have done it before.  

Higher Value Consulting, No Partner Premium.

S&A provide consulting and advisory services from the very same experts that deliver our fixed price projects, managed services and industry solutions. 

With every single assignment supported by S&A back office teams and relevant S&A Partner at no cost to you.

“We will only meet our aspirations if we constantly exceed yours.”

We therefore take an accountable role for all the services we provide and constantly support our consultants to ensure they deliver successful outcomes to all our clients, even in the most challenging of engagements.

Our client facing consultants are part of S&A, whether they are working for clients in isolation or as part of one of our specialist teams. They are an extension of our brand, our values and our principles and they carry with them the reputation of our Firm.

We value them highly and treat and invest in them accordingly.

We can provide expertise from any of our Prime-9 core practices or from our wider network of full-time associates, partners and sub-contractors.

Our objective is always to surprise and delight our clients. All consulting activity is overseen by our Partners or Practice Directors ensuring our high standards of client satisfaction levels remain at industry leading levels.

Note: Whilst we may occasionally mix PSC’s with our staff and partners in some engagements, we are the solution provider and will always maintain responsibility for all client outcomes. For inside-IR35 Resources see S&A Resourcing Solutions Ltd.


Why Use S&A Group Consulting?
  • A 2000 strong ‘bench‘ with over 300 highly experienced and highly engaging Consultants across all our key disciplines available at short notice, for a day or a year!
  • We provide full S&A Group support for any of our experts engaged by you –
    ensuring high levels of client service
  • We offer very fair value rate cards that beat every large consulting firm for comparative skills and experience – we hire on aptitude and attitude.
  • Provided on an advisory or outcomes-based SOW avoiding any IR35/Off-Payroll issues should a PSC be required.
  • Delivery quality and performance always owned by S&A with any remedial action taken at our cost.
  • Regular progress reviews, at our cost, performed by our own delivery executives to
    maintain consistently high standards.

A bigger, better value consulting bench, available at short notice against pre-agreed rate cards with performance owned and managed by S&A. What’s not to like?

Perhaps you just want some short-term extra capacity or niche skills to boost your current teams?

If so, please see our sister company, S&A Resourcing Solutions, which can provide you with inside-IR35 resources from our managed, pre-assessed associate teams.

S&A RS also provides full contractor umbrella facilities.