UK investment in quantum technology expected to leap over the next five years

UK business investment in new technologies such as quantum computing, blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies, and artificial intelligence (AI) is set to jump in the next five years, according to the CBI and Accenture Tech Tracker survey.
November 5, 2019

UK Government Organisations Leading on Artificial Intelligence Investment, according to Accenture study

Public service executives in the UK are optimistic and enthusiastic about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on government operations and services but face challenges implementing the technology, according to a multi-country study issued today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 28, 2019

Accenture Acquires UK-Based Innovation Firm Happen

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth.
October 17, 2019

Business Contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Not on Track, United Nations Global Compact and Accenture Study Finds

CEOs say business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not on track, according to the world’s largest study on corporate sustainability from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture.
September 24, 2019

Accenture Earns Top Spot on Refinitiv Index of World’s Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, Accenture has been ranked the No. 1 company on Refinitiv’s Diversity & Inclusion Index, which identifies the 100 publicly traded companies with the most diverse and inclusive workplaces, based on Refinitiv’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) data. This is Accenture’s fourth year on the Index.
September 16, 2019

U.K. Digital-Only Banks on Track to Triple Customers to 35 Million in the Next 12 Months, Finds New Research From Accenture

Digital-only banks operating in the U.K. could amass a total of 35 million customers globally within the next 12 months – up from 13 million today – based on current growth rates, according to new research from Accenture which tracks the performance of UK digital banks.
September 3, 2019

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