I’m about to outsource most of my company’s sales function. I’m vaguely aware of TUPE. What do I need to watch out for, and what happens to my sales staff?
Practically speaking, nothing much will happen to your sales staff. Under TUPE More...22 February 2011 15:26
Albron Catering BV v FNV Bondgenoten and another FACTS Employees of Heineken International Group were employed by Heineken Nederlands Beheer, a service company that permanently assigned staff to various operating companies within the group. Mr Ro More...07 December 2010 10:29
Staff shortages, recruitment freezes and redundancies are damaging the quality of patient care in hospitals, NHS workers have warned. In a poll of more than 8,000 NHS staff by public sector union Unison, almost one-third (32%) said that austerit More...09 November 2010 16:00
Insurance giant Aviva expects to cut the cost of recruiting staff by at least 10% after outsourcing its entire recruitment process to a third party supplier. Under the terms of the deal, which commenced this week, outsourcing firm Hyphen is responsib More...08 October 2010 16:50
Public services union Unison has described plans by Suffolk County Council to outsource the majority of its services as "damaging" and "very dangerous". Under the New Strategic Direction plan, the Tory-led council will look to outsource a wide variet More...24 September 2010 15:56
The Academies Act gives all maintained schools the opportunity to become academies . The first tranche of these new publicly funded academies are expected to open in September 2010. They will be free from local authority control, meaning they hav More...09 August 2010 15:26
Nottinghamshire County Council is considering outsourcing services to the private sector. The council is to ask private companies how they would run services such as catering and highways, and at what cost, the BBC has reported . Council spokesm More...29 June 2010 09:41
The incoming coalition government's pledge to cut £6bn worth of spending this financial year will ultimately benefit outsourcing companies as Whitehall looks to shed staffing costs.
With the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats vowing to significantl More...13 May 2010 09:10
Much of the potential for HR outsourcing still remains unfulfilled, according to research. Will that change once economic recovery and public spending cuts kick in? Guy Sheppard reports.
The promise of reduced costs and improved performance could More...07 May 2010 14:59
Safe Computing has announced the acquisition of AHL Management Limited, the Bishop Stortford based specialised outsourcing provider to the recruitment agency sector. AHL has also traded as Hydra AHL and Hydra BPO.
AHL will be forming More...30 November 2009 15:37
Glass Bead Consulting , the HR Transformation specialists, launched a new suite of executive training courses on HR Transformation and HR Outsourcing (HRO) today. The one day courses will be held at the Institute of Directors, London.  More...16 November 2009 12:39
Kenexa, a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the opening of its newest international office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With offices in 19 countries, the Buenos Aires office marks Kenexa’s first physical prese More...12 November 2009 13:19
The government is considering establishing public service companies to privatise IT and human resources for its Whitehall departments, Sky News reports. The companies could outsource "back office" functions for the civil service and would pote More...13 October 2009 14:46
Buying HR information systems and software will inevitably involve writing a business case. A recent survey revealed that three-quarters of UK human resources managers are uncomfortable writing business cases. However, in a tough economic climate, knowi More...01 October 2009 09:47
You've found the perfect HR software application. You've negotiated a great price and a good support contract. But don't sign the contract until you can answer these 10 vital questions. mktoMunchkin("589-ITG-580"); 1. Price Is the price you More...01 October 2009 08:55
Adecco is the world leader in human resource solutions, with a comprehensive service offering that includes temporary and interim staffing, outsourcing, permanent recruitment, and consulting. Its team of over 2,000 permanent staff are spread acros More...24 September 2009 12:15
HR jobs at Sutton and Merton councils could be under threat as the London boroughs join forces to share their HR function.
The move to merge services is designed to save up to £500,000 a year and will see Sutton become the host provider. The Sutton More...23 September 2009 12:22
Many councils are seeing the benefits to be had by HR outsourcing and HR shared services. One of the latest in a string of deals is Hertfordshire County Council transferring HR staff to provider Serco as part of a new outsourcing contract.
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Nearly 20% of the HR team at Hertfordshire County Council transferred to facilities management and services firm Serco yesterday (10 August) in a new outsourcing deal, Personnel Today has learned.
Louise Harrington, assistant HR director at the co More...07 August 2009 12:00
Buckinghamshire County Council's HR chief has admitted a new £7.5m-a-year recruitment outsourcing deal will "fundamentally change" her role and present several challenges for the HR team.
The council announced on Monday it had outsourced its recruit More...29 July 2009 11:00