Accenture Acquires UK-Based Innovation Firm ?What If!

Accenture has acquired ?What If!, a privately owned innovation firm that uses an experimentation-driven approach to help clients incubate new products, services, business models and organizational cultures.
March 4, 2019

Global Fintech Investments Surged in 2018 with Investments in China Taking the Lead, Accenture Analysis Finds; UK Gains Sharply Despite Brexit Doubts

Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 25, 2019

More Responsible Use of Workforce Data Required to Strengthen Employee Trust and Unlock Growth

Business leaders will need to implement responsible workforce data strategies if they are to build the employee trust that will help generate sustained revenue growth, according to a new report from Accenture.
January 22, 2019

Accenture publishes latest U.K. gender pay gap figures

Accenture today published its latest U.K. gender pay gap data, which measures the average difference in pay between men and women across a company’s workforce. Median pay gap is 10.6 percent; mean pay gap is 16.7 percent.
January 18, 2019

Open Banking start-ups join cohort of 20 companies selected for Accenture’s seventh annual Fintech Innovation Lab London

One year after PSD2 took effect, start-ups offering open banking solutions are among the 20 innovative technology companies joining the FinTech Innovation Lab London, which Accenture, leading banks and venture capital companies launched in 2012.
January 17, 2019

UK consumers buying from companies that take a stand on issues they care about and ditching those that don’t

Over half of UK consumers (53 percent) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture. 
December 5, 2018