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What’s it like to work at a consulting firm in the UK? I am currently looking to move from the US and I have interviews lined up with a few of the big 4s.

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Few of the big 4s? 4 itself is a small number

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I work in the Uk for a consulting firm, having just transferred from US. if you are moving to london, the hustle and bustle is no different, commute sucks. Scotland has a better quality of life but pay is 20% ~ 30% less than you’d land in London. You are less guilty feeling in taking holidays here, and flights to any other European location are dirt cheap. Benefits are better. The actual work is the same grind. I do love moving back to Scotland, can actually buy a home here. In the states is becoming impossible

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I would also like to know but beyond Big 4, mostly MBB, OW, ATK

Thank you SC1 ! Yes I have heard that there is a strong focus on work life fit in the UK. Can I ask what got you to make that move to the UK ?

Lower pay, bigger welfare safety net. Same housing and commute problems if you’re in London.

Is there anywhere else to live beyond London for an English speaker? Are there cities where English is common in the office?

@AP1 No, in the rest of the UK they all speak Chav. You'll be fine if you learn to say "Innit bruv I'mma shank you up and do your munter mam well 'ard then gob a few cheeky pints down Spoons wicked peace out RESPEC"

AP1, You are talking about the UK right ? Why wouldn’t english be common in the office ? They invented the language after all

I meant outside the UK lol (was half asleep when I typed that) I know English is common in the Netherlands and Scandinavia but was wondering if it’s spoken commonly in the office

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