Accenture offers ‘financial aid’ to foreign staff in plan to cut 400 roles

Global consulting firm has also compromised on the lump sum payments it is offering to staff with less than two years’ experience following talks with employee representatives

Accenture has made a series of adjustments to the payouts it is offering impacted staff

Accenture has agreed to provide “financial aid” worth up to €1,000 to staff who are employed at the company under work visas if they are impacted by its plan to cut more than 400 jobs in Ireland.

Documents seen by the Business Post show that concerns have been raised with the company over problems that might be faced by staff on work visas if they lose their jobs during now-concluded redundancy talks, given they may ...