UK Tech Job Openings Increase for the First Time Since Pandemic Began

LONDON; Sept. 22, 2021 - Demand for tech professionals in the U.K. increased by 10% over the first six months of 2021 – the first time the tech job market has grown since the pandemic - according to the latest UK Tech Talent Tracker from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
September 22, 2021

UK Businesses Forecast Record Growth in Employment, Accenture/IHS Markit UK Business Outlook Finds

LONDON; July 12, 2021 - UK business optimism continued to strengthen midway through the year, as expectations of a strong recovery enabled firms to plan a record increase in staffing levels over the next 12 months, according to the Accenture/IHS Markit UK Business Outlook.
July 12, 2021

Solitary Students: One in Four UK Students Without Friends at University, Accenture Research Finds

 
LONDON, UK; June 28, 2021 - A major new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cibyl reveals that many UK university students are struggling with loneliness and declining mental health.
June 28, 2021

Specsavers Selects Accenture to Transform Technology Capabilities Using the Cloud

LONDON; June 21, 2021 - Specsavers has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help improve and modernise its technology capabilities. This will drive efficiencies across its business and enhance the service experience for its customers, store partners, and colleagues.  
June 21, 2021

UK Tech Job Openings Declined in 2020, but Demand for Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Skills is on the Rise

LONDON; Mar. 22, 2021The number of technology job listings in the U.K. declined by 57% during the past year, with fewer than 55,000 open roles advertised, according to the latest U.K. Tech Talent Tracker from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Despite this, demand for skills in cutting-edge technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics saw a resurgence in many cities across the country.
March 22, 2021

Accenture and Avanade Help The Felix Project Deliver on its Goal to Feed the Needy

LONDON; Mar. 18, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade are using cloud and data analytics to help The Felix Project, London’s largest food redistribution charity, digitally transform its business and help achieve its ambitious goal of redistributing the equivalent of 100 million meals each year by 2024 – a fivefold increase over its current delivery capability.
March 18, 2021

UK Business Confidence Jumps to Highest Level Since 2015, Accenture/ IHS Markit UK Business Outlook Finds

LONDON; Mar. 15, 2021 - UK business optimism rose to its highest since 2015, fuelled by the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, according to the Accenture/ IHS Markit UK Business Outlook.
March 14, 2021

Accenture Acquires REPL to Expand Retail Technology and Supply Chain Capabilities

LONDON; Mar. 3, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired REPL Group (“REPL”), a U.K.-based technology consultancy specializing in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 
March 3, 2021

Accenture Acquires Leadership and Talent Consultancy Cirrus to Support C-Suite Transformations

LONDON; Mar. 1, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Cirrus, a UK headquartered leadership and talent consultancy. Cirrus joins Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential team and strengthens its development and coaching capabilities for leaders seeking business transformation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
March 1, 2021

Accenture and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Accelerate U.K.’s Transition to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

LONDON; Feb. 24, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft are teaming to help speed up the U.K.’s low-carbon transition. The companies, in conjunction with their joint venture, Avanade, will work together to help utility and energy companies transform the energy system and lower the cost of decarbonizing the supply and demand of electricity in the U.K., underpinned by open data, artificial intelligence (AI) and a digital workforce.
February 24, 2021