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Accenture wins £400m Barclays outsourcing gig

Inherits 900 staff

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In brief Barclays has appointed Accenture to run its banking systems applications development in a six-year £400m deal. The outsourcing contract will see 900 bank staff handed over to Accenture under TUPE rules. So jobs and benefits should be safe for two years. No-one appears to be complaining - banking union Unifi says the deal was signed only after tough negotiations.

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