Stories by Helen Han and AAP

Accenture to cut 85 to 100 jobs due to uncertain economy

IT outsourcing firm Accenture will shed between 85 and 100 consulting positions from its Australian operation from the end of August. The cuts are part of a global cost-reduction program, cutting 1000 jobs, to adapt to an uncertain economic climate according to the company.

Ernst & Young and Andersen officially merge

Two of Australia's largest accounting firms officially merged on Monday (May 27), creating the nation's second largest professional services firm next to Pricewaterhouse Coopers.