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Our IT Consultant Directory contains the details of thousands of IT consultants in the UK. Each consultant is a member of the Microsoft Partner Programme. This means they have the knowledge, skills and expertise to help your business with its IT needs.

These consultants can help deploy and maintain information technology (computer hardware and software) within your business. They can offer advice to help you save money, and they can show you how IT can make a difference to your business.

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You can search the Consultant Directory from virtually every page on bCentral. Just look for the silver "Find an IT Consultant" box on the right hand side of the page. If you want to be more specific in your search, the Consultant Directory home page lets you set more criteria to narrow the list of consultants.

There are consultants in most parts of the UK, so when you enter your postcode, the directory will display a list of those relatively close to you. When available, Microsoft Small Business Specialists will be shown in bold at the top of the list.

About Small Business Specialists

Microsoft Small Business Specialist Partner

Small Business Specialists are IT consultants that have demonstrated they understand - and can deal with - the needs of UK small businesses. They have passed an advanced technical exam and have access to support, training and resources from Microsoft. They can help you maximise the return on your IT investment - and, of course, ensure you only invest in IT when it is the right thing to do.

By and large, our Small Business Specialists are small companies themselves. That means they understand the pressures you face when running a small business.

You can identify a Small Business Specialist by looking for the logo. When you see this, you can be confident you are dealing with a company that knows how to make IT work for smaller companies.

Microsoft is proud to recommend our Small Business Specialists; we believe they are best able to help smaller companies in the UK with their IT. If you have any questions about the certification or feedback on a service you have received, then please email msukpcms@microsoft.com.

What next?

Our Consultant Directory lists Small Business Specialist Partners in your area. Enter your postcode into the box on the right hand side of this page to find one that could help you.

Are you an IT consultant? To be included in the Consultant Directory you will have to join the Microsoft Partner Programme. Become a Small Business Specialist and see yourself listed ahead of other Partners searched for by our small business users.

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