Consultancy market close to recovery, data shows
The UK environmental consultancy market has almost recovered to its pre-recession peak in 2008, having experienced its third successive year of positive growth in 2013, according to data from Environment Analyst.Turnover from environmental consultancies reached £1.4 billion in 2013, close to the 2008 peak of £1.48 billion. Online research firm Environment Analyst predicts that the market will increase by ar
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