Accenture to chop 890 Irish jobs as part of 18,000 cuts worldwide

Redundancies come after 400 Irish employees were layed off earlier this year

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Accenture to chop 890 Irish jobs as part of 18,000 cuts worldwide
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Accenture to chop 890 Irish jobs as part of 18,000 cuts worldwide

Accenture plans to cut 890 employees in Ireland. The new round of cuts, coming after an earlier round of 800 lay-offs for the global solution provider's Irish operations, is part of a larger plan to eliminate 18,000 jobs over the next year-plus.

The redundancies, which represent the second mass cuts of employees of Accenture's Irish operations, are impacting 890 of the company's 6,500 employees in the country. The cuts are part of a pla...

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