London Demand for Skills in Emerging Technology Threatens to Create ‘North-South’ Talent Divide, Accenture finds

New analysis of the UK’s jobs market by Accenture has found there are currently 422,000 UK-based professionals with skills in emerging technologies such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain, extended reality and quantum computing.
August 22, 2019

Accenture Acquires Parker Fitzgerald, Enhancing Its Risk Advisory and Assurance Capabilities for the Financial Services Industry

Accenture has acquired Parker Fitzgerald, a strategic advisor and consulting partner to leading global financial institutions, further enhancing the business and technology capabilities within its Finance and Risk practice.
August 19, 2019

Accenture Announces New Scottish Leadership Team

Accenture has announced the appointment of Michelle Hawkins and Les Bayne as joint Regional Managing Directors for Accenture in Scotland.
August 8, 2019

Nearly One-Third of U.K. Citizens Unaware of Digital Government Services, Accenture Survey Finds

The majority (62%) of U.K. citizens who use digital government services are satisfied with their experiences, according to results of a multi-country survey from Accenture. However, almost one-third (28%) of citizens surveyed said they don’t use or know how to access any government digital service.
July 15, 2019

UK’s C-Suite Must Engage an Emerging Powerful Group of Stakeholders with a New Approach to Leadership, Accenture Study Finds

An emerging supergroup of employees and consumers in the UK is adding intense pressure to already challenged C-suite leaders who are navigating tough economic, technological and geo-political environments – further threatening company growth, a new Accenture study finds. 
June 5, 2019

11 million electric vehicles forecast to hit UK roads by 2040 creating a £150 billion opportunity for utilities

With 1 million Electric Vehicles (EVs) forecast to hit UK roads by 2025 and 11 million by 2040 as consumers increasingly purchase EVs over conventional vehicles, utilities companies are presented with a £150 billion eMobility opportunity, according to new research from Accenture.

May 9, 2019