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Consulting firms provide in-depth knowledge and understanding in relation to the client’s industry, technology, and processes. Having this kind of business partner empowers companies to make the best decisions for the business. They provide technical and corporate assistance, helping you resolve your challenges regardless of the industry you’re in.

Consulting firms provide a wide range of services, from creating business strategies to solidifying operational processes. Take your company to the next level by partnering with a firm today. Their knowledge and expertise are valuable assets for every business.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top Small Business consulting companies in United Kingdom. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best United Kingdom Small Business Consulting Firms

  • 1
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Cactus is an agency growth consultancy founded in London in 2011 with fewer than 50 members. They are experts in business consulting services for small businesses in the industries of advertising, IT, and media.

    Clients
    Thursday
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cactus provided business consulting services for a design agency. The agency was looking to grow their business. Cactus helped double the agency’s size since working with them.

    “They’ve got great a balance of hard and soft skills as well, with their technical, financial, and legal expertise, and then their sales, marketing, and culture experience.” - Founder, Design Agency

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Beyond Analysis is a marketing and advertising firm that has offices in Wimbledon, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2007, Beyond Analysis's team of just over 20 employees has over a decade of experience specializing in big data consulting/SI. The firm also offers artificial intelligence and marketing research services to its clients.   

    Clients
    Visa
    McDonalds
    PwC
    Pret a Manager
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Beyond Analysis provided strategic and analytical consulting services to a holiday company. The client wanted to use data to understand and draw insights about their organization's customers, so Beyond Analysis researched strategies such as target audience analysis and brand evaluation to best position the project. The firm also used strategies like data mining. Beyond Analysis successfully developed a model that met the client's needs. The client was impressed with Beyond Analysis's flexibility and organization throughout the project. 

    "They were very organized. There were no surprises, and they were flexible and adaptable. We work in a very agile way in the digital product development area, with full end-to-end continuous delivery. They really adapted to working with us in that space very well as they have an agile mindset."-IT Director, Holiday Company 

  • 3
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Westcliff Strategic is a business consulting company. Their small team is based in London, United Kingdom. The company offers business consulting.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A communications company hired Westcliff Strategic for digital strategy. In order to process the business transition quickly, the team helps organize, arrange, and structure the newly merged businesses.  

    "The experience they have in dealing with us is fantastic."

  • 4
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Southampton United Kingdom

    Etch is a network of agencies, consultancies, and experts headquartered in Southampton, England, with offices in London and Cape Town. Since 2012, their team of over 50 professionals has offered business consulting, product design, and UX/UI design solutions primarily for mid-market firms, working in various industries such as consumer products, financial services, and hospitality.

    Clients
    AA
    BBC
    British Airways
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Etch provided web training services for a nonprofit using Google Design Sprints. The training was then used by the nonprofit to support engagement with parents in nursery schools. This has allowed the nonprofit to work more efficiently than before.

    "Their sprint methodology has enabled us to compress many weeks’ worth of work into a single week. Sprints allow us to receive and act on user feedback early in the development process, thereby ensuring we reach our beneficiaries with solutions that truly respond to their core needs and to do this in a cost-effective manner." - Head of Innovation, Nonprofit

  • 5
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    PixelPlex is a software and blockchain development company headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands and Minsk, Belarus. Founded in 2007, the team of 56 specializes in blockchain, custom software development, and mobile app development. They work mostly with enterprise and midmarket clients, primarily in the financial services industry. 

    Clients
    BMW
    Microsoft
    Oracle
    Rise
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PixelPlex worked on smart contract consultation and development for a crowdfunding startup. They built the contract system and created backend processes to enhance communication between the GUI and contracts. The client was impressed with their ability to deliver throughout the project.

    “As for their effectiveness, PixelPlex delivered everything we asked of them on time with no major issues.” – CTO, Crowdfunding Startup 

  • 6
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Growthonics is a marketing firm founded in London in 2014. With over 1,000 members, they offer email marketing and business consulting solutions to small and mid-market agencies in the field of business services.

    Clients
    City Pantry
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Growthonics provided lead generation services for a training SaaS. The goal was to improve generation within the USA, with 10 sales demos per month. Growthonics helped land 25 high-quality leads for the platform.

    “Great team. A little bit tricky with time zones, but we made it work.” - Head of Marketing, Training SaaS

  • 7
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Careful Feet Digital Marketing Agency is a digital marketing company based in London. Founded in 2017, their team of three employees provides digital strategy, PPC, and content marketing services.

    Clients
    Google
    Columbia College
    TopYa!
    Notable Project

    Careful Feet Digital Marketing Agency was responsible for digital marketing campaigns for a wellness client. The campaign grew their social media following by the thousands and positive responses from consumers.

    "They’d done well in building brand awareness with our target market." –Project Manager, Wellness Company

  • 8
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Sowen, a big data company and business consulting company, is in New York, New York and London, United Kingdom. The small firm was founded in 2019. Their services include BI & big data consulting & SI and business consulting.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sowen created an organized and structured plan for a government office. They helped to engage stakeholders with the data and systems the client used. Occasionally, Sowen also held workshops.

    "The blended understanding and Ori's leadership through it were the key to moving forward."

  • 9
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    5 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M13BR United Kingdom

    BRIDCON LTD is a business agency based in Manchester, United Kingdom, and founded in 2013. With no more than 10 professionals, they provide business consulting, marketing strategy, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from startups to large companies.

    Clients
    TranslationWorks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BRIDCON LTD provided digital strategy solutions for a translation and interpreting company. The company wanted to restructure their business plan with the goal of increasing sales. BRIDCON LTD helped the company improve conversions by 9% with fewer resources.

    “What we found really impressive [was] their ability to find answers by looking into data and human nature.” - Managing Director, Translation and Interpreting Company

  • 10
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Atom CTO is a software company based in London with more than 10 experts. Founded in 2017, they offer IT strategy consulting, application management and support, and business consulting solutions for both small and medium-sized companies.

    Clients
    Accelerated Payments Limited
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Atom CTO developed an automated platform for an invoice finance provider. The goal was to develop an automated platform to handle the provider’s growth. The provider has worked with Atom CTO since their inception and has done so for two years.

    “Atom was able to quickly grasp and share our vision for the Accelerated Payments platform and translate the business needs into tangible results.” - Co-Founder & Head of Operations, Invoice Finance Provider

  • 11
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Precis Digital is a digital marketing company based in London, with offices in Stockholm, Sweden, and Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 2012, Precis Digital's team of 170+ employees provides PPC, digital strategy, and conversion optimization services.

    Clients
    Disney
    Tele2
    Klarna
    HBO Europe
    Notable Project

    Precis Digital oversaw a shopping comparison site's SEM strategy. The client wanted to expand the volume and ROI of its SEM efforts. Precis Digital handled the client's Google AdWords, Google Display, and YouTube Advertising accounts and implemented custom audience segmentations. Precis Digital also helped the client adopt e-commerce conversion tracking and implemented automatic ad bidding. Precis Digital's work allowed the site to make more data-driven decisions, assigning resources to areas with the most ROI.

    "In Sweden, our SEM volume has increased 15% and cost/conversion has decreased 10% for Q1 on a year over year basis." – Traffic Acquisition & Optimization Lead, Shopping Comparison Site

  • 12
    Undisclosed
    Freelancer
    London United Kingdom

    Saines Business Consulting is the solo enterprise of David Saines, an independent consultant based in London. Saines provides business consulting and productivity, collaboration & UC consulting and SI services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the financial services, transportation, utilities, and other industries.

    Clients
    Virgin Atlantic Airways
    Harris Printers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A printing company hired Saines Business Consulting to help implement a new CRM platform where staff members had a shared online workspace for saving and completing jobs, and the company could share and store important job information. The project was completed and Saines then trained the three departments who were going to use the system. Because of this, job production began to improve within three days.

    "What I thought was going to be a minefield turned out to be seamless with David's insights." - Signs and Design Manager, Printing Company

  • 13
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Established in 2008, Studio Change is a small branding firm. Their team provides branding, business consulting, and graphic design. The agency is located in London, United Kingdom.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Studio Change designed websites and marketing assets for a consulting company. The team later created illustrations to represent concepts in a book of short pieces. They designed several two-page spreads.

    "Their team took my idea to a level I couldn’t have imagined."

  • 14
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The ASO.co is a london-based agency that specializes in app store optimization. Founded in 2015, their team of 25–50 mostly services enterprise-level clients in industries that range from retail to healthcare. Additionally, they provide competitor analysis, localization, and SEO.

    Clients
    eBay
    Hulu
    Spotify
    Twitter
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The ASO.co helped optimize an AI-driven healthcare app for search engines and the app store. The team delivered new designs, conducted A/B testing, and identified important keywords. The ASO.co's efforts resulted in an increase in app downloads while minimizing the client's ad spend by 70%. 

     "The team has also improved our organic performance, and we’ve seen a greater, more efficient performance with our keywords." — Director of Customer Acquisition, AI-Driven Healthcare App

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Takeaway Reality is an AR/VR development company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The small firm was established in 2020. Their team offers AR/VR development, marketing strategy, mobile & app marketing, and business consulting.

    Notable Project

    Takeaway Reality offers AR development services and consulting for a marketing company. They’ve worked on several projects, including a driving experience, a fireworks experience, and a hockey game.

    “They always provide exceptional service and delivery, regardless of the project size.”

  • 16
    $5,000+
    Freelancer
    London, United Kingdom

    Uncommon Communication is a marketing and business communications freelancer based in London founded in 2017. They offer business consulting, marketing strategy, and branding services for small and medium-sized businesses that work in the fields of business services and IT. They put their business consulting focus on strategy development.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Uncommon Communication worked with a social impact consultancy to refine their work. The projects involved refining the company's proposals and pitch deck, refining specific proposals, and work through existing proposals. The consultancy has won 12 projects with the help of their newly refined methodology.

    "Uncommon Communication produces very reliable, excellent deliverables. I would work with her again and highly recommend her. From a differentiator perspective, her critical thinking skills are fantastic. Also, her ability to create and view things from a strategic perspective was excellent." - CEO, Social Impact Consultancy

  • 17
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    AMD is a business consulting company. The small London, United Kingdom-based agency was established in 2019. Their services include business consulting, email marketing, advertising, voice services, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    AMD provided business consulting services for a digital marketing data company. They helped establish the partner's processes as well as guided them on how to scale their business and develop a strategy.

    “They were approachable and extremely proactive.”

  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kingston Upon Thames United Kingdom

    incite is a growth marketing and lead generation agency in Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom. Founded in 2003, they have about 7 employees that serve mostly small businesses in the advertising, IT, and business sectors. Services include business consulting, content marketing, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    CPA
    HPE
    Intel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    incite handled lead generation and consulting services for a brand language agency. Their team contacted prospective clients, referencing the partner's case studies and client testimonials. Their efforts have increased the partner's client acquisition and brand awareness.

    "They have a sense of professional tenacity. incite is great at wrestling down a lead and getting that prospect to talk on the phone with me." –Founder, Brand Language Agency

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Leicester United Kingdom

    Paragon Sales Solutions is a telemarketing and marketing agency founded in Leicester, England in 2019 with fewer than 10 employees. They offer social media marketing, business consulting, and voice services for small businesses.

    Clients
    App Sapiens
    Go Gloucestershire Communications
    Fourwards at Ashfields
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Paragon Sales Solutions provided telecommunication sales services for a property inspection company. The company wanted to improve sales without having to hire more talent. The company has since been able to work with a new client each week.

    “They’re really great for small businesses and their pricing is transparent.” - CEO, Property Inspection Company

  • 20
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Beaverhead Ltd is a London-based development studio. Founded in 2014, their team of fewer than 10 specializes in custom software, mobile app, and web development services. They primarily serve small to midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Big Lazy Panda
    MVLS Digital Pty Ltd
    CCB Events
    Squeeze Technology
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Beaverhead Ltd provided web development services for an events-based social network company. The team produced an MVP, offering expertise from design to hosting. They successfully delivered, meeting the company’s expectations. 

    “The Beaverhead took care of the whole process of creating task and project management.” — Product Owner, Placepark

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sherfield on Loddon United Kingdom

    ACUMED Consulting Ltd is a data science and business analytics consultancy based in Hook, U.K. The consultancy, founded in 2010, has a team of less than ten that provides BI & big data consulting & SI, cybersecurity, AI, business consulting, and other application development services. ACUMED Consulting serves small and mid-market companies in various industries that include gaming, advertising & marketing, and health care & medical. 

    Clients
    EMERGEiQ
    RIOT Games
    Boehringer-Ingelheim
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A technology platform took on ACUMED Consulting Ltd as a partner in bidding for a data science & AI project for a bank and to complete a bank data science challenge project. Together, they ranked 7th for the project bid but only the top 5 were accepted. On the other hand, they completed the second project successfully.

    "Technical expertise with a family business vibe, just like our startup." - CTO, Technology Platform

  • 22
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cannock United Kingdom

    CJM Associates is an accounting firm specializing in tax preparation and financial accounting. Founded in 2011, they focus on small business clients. 

    Notable Project

    Partnering with a software development house, CJM Associates provides ongoing tax preparation. Their assistance in tracking R&D investment for government tax breaks stands out. 

    "They perform very well at their specific tasks. They do exactly what we want them to do and more." - Director, Software Development House

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Harrogate United Kingdom

    DNA Business Engineering Ltd, a branding agency, was founded in 2014. They are in Harrogate, United Kingdom and have a small team. DNA Business Engineering Ltd focuses on branding, web design, logo, business consulting, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction company hired DNA Business Engineering Ltd for website development. The team was tasked with revamping the company’s outdated page together with brand identity within the provided materials. 

    "Everything was excellent."

  • 24
    $100,000+
    Freelancer
    London United Kingdom

    The London Software Testing Company is a boutique software testing consultancy based in London with an office in Warsaw, Poland. The consultancy, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides application testing, BI & big data counsulting & SI, business consulting, and HR services to enterprise and smaller-sized financial services companies and institutions.

    Clients
    The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
    SunGard Financial Systems - now FIS Global
    Impendium Systems - now Deutsche Borse Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A regulatory software company hired The London Software Testing Company to handle QA testing on software for European regulations that the company was developing. The scope included checking whether the specifications of individual user stories or items on the backlog were good enough for engineers to follow and pick up, designing the test cases, checking the implementation and if the right values and results were produced, and exploratory and regression testing. The London Software Testing Company accomplished these tasks and met all expectations.

    "I can rely on them because they always take responsibility for the things they work on." - Interim Program Director, Regulatory Software Company

  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Indie Ridge Limited is a small web design company located in London, United Kingdom. Established in 2016, the team specializes in web design, web development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more.

    Notable Project

    Indie Ridge provides web development services for the owner of a media consultancy firm. The team is responsible for building a website to improve the client's online presence and promote their services.

    "Their speed is excellent. They're always available and easy to work with."

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Hyphen Business Solutions Limited is a business agency founded in Wilmslow, England in 2020 with more than two members. They specialize in CRM consulting, business consulting, and other IT consulting solutions for both small and medium-sized companies.

    Clients
    HAKI AB
    Span Access Solutions Limited
    Cold Start Coffee Company
    Notable Project

    Hyphen Business Solutions Limited provided CRM implementation solutions for an engineer access solution company. The company not only needed a working CRM solution but also needed to train all involved stakeholders. Hyphen Business Solutions Limited took over the management of the project, which lessened the company’s own workload.

    “Hyphen carried out user training across our organization and answered any questions we had in the weeks after the training.” - Managing Director, Engineer Access Solution Company

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Stand Out is a design and branding agency headquartered in Manchester, England. They were founded in 2017. They have about 1 team member who specializes in branding, digital strategy, and content marketing for small and midmarket businesses in IT, real estate, and financial services.

    Clients
    Lance
    Social First
    River Black
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stand Out developed a brand identity including a logo, tagline, and aesthetic guidelines for a recruitment startup. They also designed the initial versions of the platform's UX/UI. They established a satisfying foundation for the brand, which facilitated growth.

    "Their design pedigree is good, and not something we see often."— Founder, Recruitment Platform

  • 28
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    /KALMARS/ is a software development company in Rīga, Latvia. The small team specializes in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and more and was launched in 2019.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    /KALMARS/ provides custom software development services for a P2P crowdlending agency. The team is responsible for the client's investment terminal and analytics dashboard.

    "Their commitment and delivering the latest technologies, as well as work on time, is impressive."

  • 29
    $5,000+
    Freelancer
    Bearsden United Kingdom

    Waterfall is a freelance PR consultancy founded in 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. They provide PR services, business consulting, and corporate training solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of advertising, media, and IT solutions.

    Clients
    Blue State
    YesMore
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Waterfall provided PR solutions for a drinks marketing agency. Waterfall was tasked to get the agency featured in the drinks trade press. The agency has since been featured in numerous key publications.

    “Waterfall have worked as an extension of our team.” - Co-Founder, Drinks Marketing Agency

  • 30
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Hull United Kingdom

    Founded in 2020, Green Ginger Digital is located in Hull, U.K. As a freelancer, they provide digital strategy, social media marketing, and marketing strategy services for midmarket and small businesses focused on e-commerce, retail, and consumer products and services industries.

    Clients
    MADE
    habitiat
    Which?
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Green Ginger Digital provides full digital marketing support for a photography company. They helped launch a website and a service providing 360 virtual tours. The freelancer has a great workflow and is organized and methodical.

    "Nick is very organised and methodical, our meetings are well structured and outcome oriented." –Director & Principal, Photography Company

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