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

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