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

Accenture Expands Cloud First Offerings and Engineering Capabilities in the UK with Acquisition of Infinity Works

LONDON; February 16, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired cloud and digital transformation consultancy Infinity Works. The acquisition strengthens and expands the cloud delivery and engineering capabilities of Accenture Cloud First in the UK. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
February 16, 2021

Accenture Acquires Edenhouse, Boosting SAP Cloud Capabilities and Leadership in the UK

LONDON, UK; Feb. 15, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Edenhouse, a UK-based independent SAP partner. The acquisition will further enhance Accenture’s capabilities to support clients in their digital transformation journey. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
February 15, 2021

Technology Climbs Priority List for FTSE 350, According to Analysis by Accenture

LONDON; Jan. 28, 2021 – New analysis from Accenture indicates that technology and digital transformation continue to grow in importance among organisations on the FTSE 350. Mentions of technology-related topics in annual reports increased on average by 50% between 2019 and 2020, with cloud migration strategies rising to the top of company agendas.
January 28, 2021

Accenture Recognized with Two 2020 Vodafone Supplier Awards

Accenture has been honoured by Vodafone with its ‘Supplier of the Year’ and ‘Outstanding Technology Provider’ awards in the 2020 Vodafone Supplier Awards. 
December 22, 2020