Management Consultancy Framework Four

Management Consultancy Framework Four

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About Management Consultancy Framework Four

PROCUREMENT BODY – Crown Commercial Service

Framework Value: £5.7 billion

Framework Duration: 4 years

What is Management Consultancy Framework Four? 

The UK government requires cost-effective subject matter experts to be able to guide them on current topics and priorities to enable the government to make informed decisions. Management Consultancy Framework Four (MCF4) will continue the third party consultancy service offered to the public sector in the form of 3 former Management Consultancy Frameworks.

MCF4 provides a variety of consultancy advice for a range of specialisms including business, strategy and policy, procurement, health and social care and infrastructure.

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Framework Scope – Management Consultancy Framework Four

MCF4 was created as the fourth iteration of the Management Consultancy Framework to continue the third party consultancy service offered to the public sector. After the pandemic, the UK government requires cost-effective consultants for support and guidance. Given the current climate and recession, the UK gov can rely on these consultants to help them with workload and varying budgets.

Who can buy through the Management Consultancy Framework Four?

Central Government, e.g. Home Office, Ministry of Justice

Local Government, e.g. Your local Council

Education, e.g. Universities, Royal Nursing College, High Schools

Health, e.g. Your local Hospital, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

Criminal Justice, e.g. Greater Manchester Police (CCGs)

Defence, e.g. tri-Forces (Army, Navy, Airforce), MoD

Anomalies, e.g. Coastguard

Lots – Management Consultancy Framework Four

Business case development
Business consultancy
Business continuity and/or disaster recovery planning
Business policy strategy and/ or appraisal
Business processes
Change management
Development and/ or review of policy
Digital, technology and cyber
Forecasting and/or planning
Operational planning and/or improvement
Organisational review
Programme & Project management
Risk, compliance and/ or opportunity management
Value for money reviews
Innovation, growth and new business models

Business structure
Business case development
Business process re-engineering
Change management
Digital, technology and cyber policy
Regulatory advice
Social value
Strategic advice
Strategic delivery partners

Change management
Complex programmes
Digital, technology and cyber
Organisation and operating model
Performance transformation
Procurement and/ or supply chain
Project and programme management
Strategy and/or policy
Supplier side services and delivery
Transformation management
Strategic delivery partner

Actuarial services
Asset management including valuation, sales and disposals
Business analysis
Capital fundraising, derivatives and hedging
Cash management
Corporate restructuring and flotation
Cost benefit reviews, studies, analysis and evaluation
Debt restructuring, management and insolvency
Developing and assessing project proposals
Financial due diligence
Economic analysis
Financial accounting and/or reporting
Financial performance review and viability studies
Financial public infrastructure projects and negotiations
Forecasting and budgeting
Foreign exchange
Investment, financial advice and market services
Mergers, acquisitions and divestment
Payment structure advice and risk
Pensions services
Policy impact assessments
Regulation and statutory requirements and/or reporting
Risk management
Tax including value added tax (VAT)
Asset finance

Capability Development
Cultural Transformation
Dispute Management
Diversity and Inclusion
Employee Relations
HR functions, process and design
HR Policy
Organisational design and/or workforce planning
Performance Management
Training and Development
People and Performance

Category management
Commercial review
Contract management
Cost reduction
Financial advice
Outsourcing and insourcing
Procurement process
Supplier management
Supply chain and logistics
Tender development and analysis
Operations and supply chain

lternative delivery models
Business case development
Charity / third sector improvement review
Capability development
Clinical evaluations
Commissioning models
Community services
Digital, technology and cyber
Healthcare services;
Healthcare operational review, improvement and/or modelling
Healthcare transformation, change and delivery
Mental healthcare
Planning for health, social care and community
Policy and security
Programme and project management
Public service improvement review
Social care services
Strategy and policy
Life sciences

Communications and Technology Infrastructure
Public Transport (including buses and parking)
Ports and shipping
Smart infrastructure
Towns and cities
Aerospace and defence
Travel, transportation and logistics

Air quality
Carbon management (including reporting)
Climate change adaptation and/or mitigation
Contaminated land
Due diligence
Ecology and biodiversity
Environmental planning and protection
Equality analysis
Feasibility studies and/or impact assessment
Monitoring environmental indicators
Natural capital
Natural resource management
Policy development and/or implementation
Pollution control (including noise)
Regulatory compliance
Risk management
Social value

Primary capabilities:
Accelerated mergers and acquisitions
Business review
Cash-flow review
Distressed debt restructuring
General restructuring advice
Insolvency contingency planning
Options analysis

Additional capabilities:
Capital markets advice
Economic consulting (Market Economy Operator Principle – “MEOP”)
International insolvency advice
Pensions advisory
Restructuring tax advice
Special administration regimes


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