The Barton Partnership is delighted to announce the launch of which will operate alongside our existing permanent search and independent consulting service lines.

What is it?

We’ve listened to our clients! is an online platform that allows you to buy consulting skills by the hour rather than hiring strategy talent on a permanent basis, using an Independent Consultant for project lasting weeks or months or paying expensive consulting fees. Using our highly-skilled and vetted candidates from our network, this platform is designed for situations where your bandwidth is limited and a consultant can be engaged immediately to review a slide deck, do some quick research, critique a business plan, conduct some expert interviews or just provide support for hours at a time rather than weeks or months.

How does it work?

Consultants can register their profile, experience and availability on the website and the HourlyConsulting team will verify to be part of the network. Clients will log on and create an RFP for the work they require and this will be smart-matched against the experience, rate and availability of the network. Clients will then send the proposal to as many as three of the matched consultants and any negotiation on scope, rate, duration or deliverables will be done via the portal with a contract agreed and deposit paid to kick off the work. Once the work has been completed the balance will be paid and the client will have the option to provide feedback which increases visibility for the consultant on the site.

We are very excited to launch and would welcome the opportunity to discuss the service with anyone who would like more information. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Business Manager Eleanor Barton at or our Managing Director Oliver Phoenix