Accenture Sets Industry-Leading Net-Zero, Waste and Water Goals

NEW YORK; Oct. 8, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced new commitments to sustainability — including industry-leading goals for net-zero emissions, as well as a newly created leadership role — as it moves to embed responsible business practices in all of its services and across every area of the company. Peter Lacy is also named to newly created role of Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead
 
October 8, 2020

Accenture Names Bhaskar Ghosh Chief Strategy Officer

NEW YORK; Oct. 5, 2020 ‒ Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced changes to its Global Management Committee, with the appointment of a new chief strategy officer and leadership moves in its U.K. and Ireland business. 
October 5, 2020

Bank of England Selects Accenture to Renew Its Real-Time Gross Settlement Service

LONDON; July 30, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected to work with the Bank of England to renew the Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service to support resilience and innovation in payments and settlements in the U.K. 
July 30, 2020

Two in three businesses have no clear employee training plans

Only one in three (29%) organisations claim to have clear learning and development (L&D) plans for their employees, according to a new report, Learning and Skills at Work 2020, from the CIPD and Accenture.
June 8, 2020

U.K. Neobanks Near 20 Million Customers in 2019, but Customer and Deposit Growth Rates Slow, According to Research from Accenture

Neobanks operating in the U.K. added more than 6 million new customers in the second half of 2019, ending the year with 19.6 million customers globally, according to Accenture’s Digital Banking Tracker (NYSE: ACN).
 
February 24, 2020

Available UK Technology Roles Fall to End 2019, Accenture Finds

New analysis of the UK’s job market by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that there were 52% fewer available roles listed for professionals with technology skills at the end of 2019, compared to six months earlier.
February 20, 2020

Accenture to Acquire Mudano, Enhancing Its Analytics and Data Transformation Services to Financial Services Firms in the UK

Accenture to Acquire Mudano, Enhancing Its Analytics and Data Transformation Services to Financial Services Firms in the UK

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Mudano, a strategic data consultancy to U.K. financial services firms, further enhancing its analytics, data and artificial intelligence (AI) transformation capabilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
February 3, 2020

Accenture Helps United Utilities Build and Deploy a Digital Workforce Management Solution, Based on Salesforce Platform

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped United Utilities (LON: UU), the U.K.’s largest listed water company, build and deploy a new digital workforce management solution built on the Salesforce platform, enabling the company to improve the service it provides to its 7 million customers.
January 23, 2020

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