About us

Established in 2000, Simpson Consulting provides specialist consultancy services in research, strategy and policy development, impact analysis and evaluation.

Our areas of expertise include labour market information and analysis, skills, enterprise and competitiveness, economic development and regeneration. Sector specialisms include digital technology and the creative industries.

Lindsey Simpson, managing director, works with a small team of senior associates to provide a specialist service tailored to your needs. Our relatively small size enables us to provide competitive rates combined with dedicated attention from skilled and experienced senior people. This means that your project will not be delegated to inexperienced juniors and you will have our full support at all times.

Our clients include:

bullet point Department for Innovation Universities and Skills: a range of policy development services

bullet point Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: cluster and sector policy development assignments

bullet point Foreign and Commonwealth Office: evaluation of the Global Opportunities Fund and consultancy support on strategic planning

bullet point Sector Skills Councils: Sector Skills Agreements and a wide range of research, policy development, and regional partnership development, national employer engagement framework and supporting guidance

bullet point Regional Development Agencies: cluster and sector development including high technology sectors, digital industries, skills frameworks, labour market information and programme evaluation

bullet point The Learning and Skills Council: workforce development strategy, labour market information guide and frameworks

bullet point Local Authorities: research, skills development strategies, economic development research and strategy, evaluation services

bullet point The UK Film Council: strategic planning and regional development

bullet point National Institute of Continuing Adult Education (NIACE): a market assessment of the UK private training industry