Pulse Consult announced today that it has acquired Tandem Projects as part of its growth strategy to further strengthen its offering to the West Midlands and South West markets.

All Tandem employees have been retained and Tandem director, Graham Black, has joined the Pulse board.

The team will join the Pulse Birmingham office which has recently relocated to Grade II listed Louisa Ryland House in the heart of Birmingham’s Colmore Business District.

Pulse’s ambitious strategic growth plans saw a 32% increase in headcount in 2023, including augmenting its senior leadership team with a head of finance and head of marketing, and reported a 22% increase in turnover for the last financial year.

At the end of last year, Pulse was awarded Gold status from Investors in People in recognition of its commitment to its employee connection, engagement, wellbeing and organisational culture.

Tandem, established in 2012 and based in Warwickshire, offers project management and quantity surveying services and, combined with its depth of knowledge and experience in a number of sectors, will bolster Pulse’s proposition.

Ian Carey, managing director at Pulse, said: “Having witnessed first-hand how the Tandem team collaborate with each other and their clients, it’s clear that we share the same ethos. Not only does their offering complement our own but, more importantly, our values are aligned too. We’re delighted to welcome Graham and his team to Pulse where, together, we’ll be able to offer even more opportunities for our clients and people.”

Graham Black, director at Tandem, said: “It’s people that define a business and build projects – by listening, collaborating and supporting each other to get the job done. So when we were considering what next for Tandem, we were always going to have the best interests of our team and clients at the heart of our decision making. We’re excited to become part of the Pulse journey and strengthen its existing team so we can deliver even more value for our clients and people.”