Change Powers Accenture’s Biggest Brand Move in a Decade
Launches “Let there be change” Campaign and New Company Purpose, Created with Droga5.
The M&A Market Has Already Turned the Corner, BCG Study Finds, as Bold Dealmakers Pursue Downturn Opportunities
Amid the Disruption and Uncertainty, Dealmakers Increasingly See Alternative Deals—such as Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances, and Corporate Venturing—as Effective Ways to Access New Capabilities and Reduce Risk.
Roz Lawson joins PA Consulting to grow its Health and Life Sciences capabilities
Roz Lawson joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner. She will help lead the build-out of PA’s end-to-end commercial offering for leading Life Sciences clients.
Mickinsey&Co: Three ideas from our first Black Investor Professionals Forum
Building a more inclusive economy and closing the racial wealth gap will require getting many more Black professionals into fields like investment.
Deloitte's senior economist comments on today's labour market figures
Commenting on the latest labour market figures from the ONS, Debapratim De, senior economist at Deloitte, said:
McKinsey&Co: A new partnership issues a global challenge: Protect the world against the next pandemic
It’s been said that the question isn’t “if” another global health crisis will arise but “when.” And as leaders around the world look to reenergize organizations amid the ongoing effects of this one, a new group has already united to ensure we’re better prepared for the next.
Bain & Company integrates Advantage Group International intelligence into FrontView
Bain & Company has signed an agreement with Advantage Group International to integrate Advantage’s data into Bain’s market leading FrontViewSM product.
Creative consultancy ACNE expands in Europe amidst a global downturn
Creative consultancy ACNE expands in Europe amidst a global downturn. “The Swedish way is clearly in demand” says Victor Press and David Olsson, co-founding Partners of ACNE.
Accenture to Sell Majority Stake in Bit2win Business to Current Bit2win Management Team and GELLIFY
Accenture has agreed to sell a majority stake in its Bit2win business to the current Bit2win business’ management team and GELLIFY Digital Investment S.r.l.
Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix Report for Salesforce Services
Accenture has been strongly positioned as a Leader in both Market Impact and Vision & Capability in Everest Group’s inaugural Salesforce Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2020 report.
McKinsey&Co : Two partners discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Asian Americans
The Asian American experience in the United States has been marked by a basic contradiction. Part of the country’s tapestry since the 1800s, they comprise nearly 6 percent of the U.S. population and are a powerful economic force: 2 million Asian American businesses generate $700 billion in annual GDP and employ around 3.6 million people. But as our new report COVID-19 and advancing Asian American recovery finds, this cohort has historically been overlooked despite their wide-ranging contributions to U.S. society.
Treasure8 and PA Consulting team up to reduce food waste
Wil Schoenmakers, global head of consumer products & manufacturing at PA Consulting, discusses PA’s collaboration with San Francisco-based food tech startup Treasure8. Timothy Childs and Derk Hendriksen from Treasure8 are also quoted.
Accenture Completes Acquisition of PLM Systems
Accenture in Italy has completed the acquisition of Turin-based boutique systems integrator PLM Systems. Terms of the transaction, which Accenture announced on May 19, 2020, were not disclosed.
COVID-19: A perfect storm for technology innovation in social care?
Long before the pandemic there was widespread concern about how our social care system would cope with the demands of an ageing society and a looming shortfall in the care workforce. By 2035, one study estimates the social care sector will need an extra 800,000 workers to meet demand.
Bank of England Selects Accenture to Renew Its Real-Time Gross Settlement Service
Accenture 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.
PWC: UK labour market remains under pressure; certain sectors will require further interventions to protect jobs
Analysis of furloughed workers by sector highlights the need for short-term support for at-risk workers as well as upskilling in the longer-term...
Winners Announced of MCA Awards 2020
- The Times Consultant of the Year and winner of Thought Leader Consultant of the Year goes to Louise Ellis, Arup
- Project of the Year, sponsored by Deltek, is awarded to EY with The Metropolitan Police Service
- Award winners highlight how industry is driving forward the sustainability agenda and improvements in vital public services across the country
- 7 individual winners celebrated with Young Consultant of the Year going to Anju Jacob, Deloitte and Outstanding Achievement Award going to Anna Somaiya from KPMG for her work in promoting diversity and inclusion in the industry...
Half of UK employers planning to reduce office space and ‘stagger’ return to work
- 49% staggering return based on individual health risks
- Quarter basing return on local infection rate
- 44% of companies plan to reduce office space
- Half of companies slash travel & expenses budgets in cost-saving exercise
- Third of professionals expecting changes to office layout.
Deloitte COVID-19 Economics Monitor
The COVID-19 Economics Monitor is produced by Deloitte’s Economics and Markets team. It features a changing set of charts and tables illustrating key economic themes from the COVID-19 crisis and our forecasts for UK GDP growth over this year and the next.
US consultants find pockets of opportunity as COVID-19 weighs on the market
● Although COVID-19 is likely to disrupt the market this year, the all-important technology consulting market will fare better than other types of consulting during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a contraction of just 4% expected
● The dominance of technology consulting in the US also means the US market will contract less than most other consulting markets globally...