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

UK’s C-Suite Must Engage an Emerging Powerful Group of Stakeholders with a New Approach to Leadership, Accenture Study Finds

An emerging supergroup of employees and consumers in the UK is adding intense pressure to already challenged C-suite leaders who are navigating tough economic, technological and geo-political environments – further threatening company growth, a new Accenture study finds. 
June 5, 2019

11 million electric vehicles forecast to hit UK roads by 2040 creating a £150 billion opportunity for utilities

With 1 million Electric Vehicles (EVs) forecast to hit UK roads by 2025 and 11 million by 2040 as consumers increasingly purchase EVs over conventional vehicles, utilities companies are presented with a £150 billion eMobility opportunity, according to new research from Accenture.

May 9, 2019

Accenture Acquires UK-Based Innovation Firm ?What If!

Accenture has acquired ?What If!, a privately owned innovation firm that uses an experimentation-driven approach to help clients incubate new products, services, business models and organizational cultures.
March 4, 2019

Global Fintech Investments Surged in 2018 with Investments in China Taking the Lead, Accenture Analysis Finds; UK Gains Sharply Despite Brexit Doubts

Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 25, 2019

More Responsible Use of Workforce Data Required to Strengthen Employee Trust and Unlock Growth

Business leaders will need to implement responsible workforce data strategies if they are to build the employee trust that will help generate sustained revenue growth, according to a new report from Accenture.
January 22, 2019

Accenture publishes latest U.K. gender pay gap figures

Accenture today published its latest U.K. gender pay gap data, which measures the average difference in pay between men and women across a company’s workforce. Median pay gap is 10.6 percent; mean pay gap is 16.7 percent.
January 18, 2019

Open Banking start-ups join cohort of 20 companies selected for Accenture’s seventh annual Fintech Innovation Lab London

One year after PSD2 took effect, start-ups offering open banking solutions are among the 20 innovative technology companies joining the FinTech Innovation Lab London, which Accenture, leading banks and venture capital companies launched in 2012.
January 17, 2019