The Ultimate MCF Guidebook

2024 Edition

Fill in the form below to find out everything you need to know about the Management Consultancy Framework series, the latest iteration (MCF3) and the key players within the framework.

Tussell customers will receive the full version of this guidebook. 
Non-customers will receive a partially-redacted version of this guidebook. To learn about all the benefits & insights Tussell customers have access to, book a demo with our team.


Everything you need to know about the MCF series

MCF is the public sector's biggest consultancy framework.

Used by a host of public sector bodies, the MCF framework is split into 9 lots which span a broad range of consultancy services.

Using Tussell's market-leading frameworks analytics, we're able to reveal insightful data on how the framework is being used to award work across the public sector.

Our guidebook looks at:

  • The growth of MCF since 2017 - increasing from 2 call-offs worth £4m in 2017, to over 470 call-offs worth £345m in 2023.
  • Which buyers are procuring the most through MCF3, and which buyers are using MCF3 to award work to SMEs
  • Which suppliers are earning the most through MCF3
  • How you can prepare for the arrival of MCF4
  • ... and much more!

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"Tussell has informed our go-to-market strategy by enabling us to hone in on those government departments that spend on the types of services we offer"

Sinéad Magill Managing Partner (EMEA)

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Being on the right framework is one thing, but getting the most out of them is even more important - download our MCF analysis to start doing more business with government.

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