Specialists could restore trust in consultancies following state capture damage

Since 2017, South Africa’s management consultancy and business advisory industry has been under incredible pressure. With big players such as McKinsey, Bain, and KPMG implicated in state capture controversies, the model itself has been called into question. And, according to a recent study by Research & Markets, these scandals have combined with tough economic conditions and consulting expenditure setbacks to put pressure on a traditionally lucrative industry.