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A sleepy summer Sunday watching the end of a great test cricket match, grabbing a beer with friends and glorious weather. Honestly it is the first day since covid that life feels normal for me

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Due to increased access to Netflix during lockdown, I've watched all seasons of The Thick of It about 3 times already. I love the wit, the swearing, the politics and the swearing. What other Briti… more

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Hello! I will be attending an unranked B-school in London this fall. I chose the school for a handful of reasons (family, time, program, budget) and even before I have determined that I want to become… more

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Thoughts on headhunters? Any credible companies that you recommend

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Is it a good idea to invest in your UK pension fund over the max your employer will contribute/match? This may potentially lower income tax but then one can't really access the pension pot till re… more

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Thoughts on McKinsey PE practice? How is their reputation in the market and opportunities for exit? Any insights on expected pay for analyst - senior business analyst would be appreciated!

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Anyone have a pulse on experienced strategy hire recruiting? 2-3 YOE big4 no mba. I was planning to move from Canada but covid mucked up that plan. All my 2nd rounds with the firms I spoke with are on… more

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Moving from US back to UK as a SM. I'm on 158k in NYC. What should I be asking for in London?

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Any intel on latest salary and bonus ranges for 2nd or 3rd yr M at Deloitte UK strategy consulting in London office? How big of a jump for SM? Know raises and things aren’t great with COVID - looking… more

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So, how will Brexit affect consulting then? I'm in M&A (CDDS and the like) and do a lot of European projects for PE clients based in London, but I have no idea what will happen - does anybody … more

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I am giving in my notice tomorrow. Does my employer need to pay me my pending PTO by law?

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Does anyone here have credible info on McKinsey UK salaries and growth?

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Does anyone know what redundancy packages firms have been offering in the last 6-12 months? Looking for comparisons

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Does Deloitte UK accept international transfers from the Project Delivery track? (US based), or is PDM only a thing in the US?

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Currently a first year M in the US and thinking of migrating to the uk to be closer to in-laws. How hard would it be to get hired as an M there? No past uk experience.

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Is it general practice to not have a start date on the job offer letter, and then have one on the contract? We’ve verbally agreed to a start date. Recruiter is asking me to sign the offer letter with … more

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Does anybody have good contacts of headhunters in London who have a track record of placing consulting people (think MBB with 10 years’ experience, Principal / Associate Partner) into PE portfolio tea… more

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Currently unemployed, and looking at a job offer of around 62k base, small firm. Not my preferred choice but this is the first offer in three months. They also took a month to get me the offer with co… more

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How does consulting in the UK compare to consulting in the US?

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What are big4 advisory/audit manager bands? I'm at 60k base + 5k allowance + bonus in audit and assurance. Think I'm on the lower end but my director says I'm in the top band in performan… more

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