Many large organisations may off l oad their training administration function to outside specialists, claimed managed learning services provider KnowledgePool .
It said a recent survey it undertook – based on questionnaires and phone intervi More...17 July 2007 00:00
Recruitment is undergoing a transformation via business process outsourcing. Bryan Finn, founding partner of Business Economics, outlines possible future trends for its application in the recruitment process.
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Once you’ve decided that recruitment process outsourcing is the right move for your organisation, how do you pick the right agency? Ross Bentley explains the art of choosing and using an RPO partner. More...10 July 2007 00:00
Healthcare products manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Services has signed a $1bn (£500m) deal with human resources services provider Convergys . The 10-year deal is to provide a variety of HR services for the global company, which owns brands inclu More...05 June 2007 11:35
The current trend for consolidation in HR services and outsourcing looks set to continue, but what will that mean for the profession? More...05 June 2007 08:00
Up to 500 jobs at fund manager Resolution will be axed over the next three years as part of a £580m outsourcing deal with outsourcing specialist Capita Group . Resolution said it would be investing £140m over four years to consolidate its More...01 June 2007 11:00
The government’s higher and further education policy has been slated by the joint general secretary of the University and College Union (UCU) . Paul Mackney branded the Department for Education and Skills the Fag Packet Institute and warned More...01 June 2007 10:50
HR outsourcing firm Xchanging will extend its provision of HR services to electronic systems provider Selex Sensors & Airborne Systems UK after signing a five-year, £1.7m annual contract renewal. Selex has been a subsidiary of the Italian i More...30 May 2007 10:46
Lloyds TSB has signed a multi-million pound outsourced payroll deal with human resources services provider Ceridian .
The agreement covers Lloyds TSB’s 98,000 staff and pensioners in the UK, and extends the existing sev More...22 May 2007 08:30
A joint strike by teachers, nurses and civil servants could spoil Gordon Brown’s first summer as prime minister, after union members voted today to prioritise industrial action. Delegates at the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) annua More...17 May 2007 08:00
Nine in 10 HR outsourcing agreements now involve sending jobs to low-cost countries, according to an offshoring expert. Independent consultant Guy Kirkwood, who has worked on some of the biggest offshoring contracts of the past few years, said the tr More...08 May 2007 10:28
Tens of thousands of civil servants across 200 government departments, agencies and non-departmental bodies are taking part in a second one-day national strike today (1 May) in an escalation of a dispute over job cuts, pay and privatisatio More...01 May 2007 08:00
Former director general of the Security Service (MI5) Dame Stella Rimington, will headline the inaugural Cambridge HR Summit on 20 September at Madgalene College, University of Cambridge . The single-day event is a joint initiative by man More...24 April 2007 08:09
Far from being the demon barber of the business world, private equity firms are the hair tonic that fuels new growth. More...24 April 2007 00:00
To help ensure better and faster contracting, results and ROI from HR Outsourcing (HRO) engagements, a non-exclusive working group currently comprised of representatives from EquaTerra , Arinso and SAP today announced the launch More...18 April 2007 12:48
Outsourcing training and learning & development services is becoming ever more popular among larger organisations. Where does this leave internal training departments? More...17 April 2007 00:00
Asset management company Threadneedle has signed a new deal with IT outsourcer LogicaCMG for a fully managed payroll and outsourced HR administration service.
The HR outsourcing project aims to provide a one-stop shop for key More...13 April 2007 09:28
The City of Edinburgh Council , has signed a £10 million deal with BT , to install a new e-HR service. The project is set to save the council £12 million by 2016 and will streamline its core HR processes, ranging from recruitment, health and More...12 April 2007 14:45
None of the BBC staff that were transferred to Capita as part of a £100m HR outsourcing deal last year are now working on the contract.
The vast majority have opted to take redundancy rather than switch to a shared service centre More...10 April 2007 08:40
Leaders at Sandwell Council have reassured HR staff their jobs are safe following a £300m outsourcing deal with BT and outsourcing provider Liberata . The 15-year contract will see the companies become the West Midlands authority's partner, d More...28 March 2007 07:51