PA Consulting Group Joins the CBI

Jun 23, 2011, 09:33 ET from PA Consulting Group

LONDON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


PA Consulting Group, the leading management and IT consulting and technology firm, has joined the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

The CBI is the UK's premier lobbying organisation which works with the government, opposition parties, policy makers and international legislators to help UK business compete effectively.

Alan Middleton, chief executive of PA Consulting Group, says: "I am delighted that PA, with its strong track record of helping clients create sustained value for their organisations, is now partnered with the premier lobbying organisation for UK business.

"PA has some great thinking and experience particularly in the areas of making organisations fit for the future, helping organisations to take advantage of smart technologies, supporting organisations to tackle the challenges of cyber security, enabling companies to prosper through greening business policy and technology, and positioning organisations for the future of healthcare.  We look forward to working in a very focused way in CBI member working groups, panels, and networking events to use these insights to help UK business compete effectively."

PA is focused on those areas where we can make a real difference to clients. These are:

Supporting today's business leaders to make their business fit for the future - we help business leaders to deliver the substantial improvement in performance that ensures their organisations are fit for the future.

Seizing the opportunities of a smart world - the business leaders of tomorrow need to maximise the opportunities of an interconnected smart world. From smart consumer goods to smart cities, we give organisations the ability to anticipate changing trends and develop the innovative products and services to meet the demands of a fast-changing world.

Tackling the challenges of cyber security - cyber security has becomes a pressing issue. With the type, frequency and severity of cyber attacks continuing to rise, organisations must develop an effective strategy to protect consumers and citizens, as well as manage their own reputational and financial risks.

Prospering from greening business - we provide expert support to organisations around the world so that they can operate more sustainably.

Developing the future of healthcare provision - we are providing healthcare organisations with innovative ways to meet the pressures of rising costs and increasing demand. Our innovation specialists are developing the new products and ways of working that will improve the healthcare of tomorrow.

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About PA Consulting Group

PA Consulting Group is a leading management and IT consulting and technology firm. Independent and employee-owned, we operate globally in more than 30 countries and transform the performance of major organisations in both the private and public sectors.

From initial idea generation and strategy development through to detailed implementation, we deliver significant and tangible results. We have outstanding technology development capability; a unique breadth of skills from strategy to performance improvement, from HR to IT; and strong expertise in communications, defence, energy, financial services, government and public services, healthcare, international development, manufacturing and water.

For more information on PA's services and how we can help your organisation, click here.

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