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
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
Up to 3,000 jobs at financial services giant Prudential could be at risk after the insurance giant revealed it needed to increase its UK cost-cutting target from £115m to £195m. Prudential said it would make the savings by internal cost-cutting a More...15 March 2007 12:37
Record levels of new business and high-profile HR outsourcing contracts have helped services provider Capita Group to post strong financial results for 2006. The company, one of the leading providers of HR outsourcing in the UK, recorded pre-tax pr More...06 March 2007 08:01
Supermarket giant Somerfield is to outsource the payroll and people information services for its 44,000 UK employees to HR provider Ceridian . The seven-year deal - involving the transfer of 41 Somerfield employees under the TUPE (Trans More...02 March 2007 09:25
Thousands of government HR jobs could be at risk after plans to outsource services to India were revealed. Last week, the Department of Health (DoH) confirmed it was increasing the level of offshoring within the NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) - More...21 February 2007 08:00
Royal Mail has selected Capita Learning & Development as its preferred supplier to provide open courses and in-house training to its employees.
The in-house element of the contract means Capita will work with the Royal Mail to develo More...31 January 2007 12:05
Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) has signed an agreement with its trade unions over future outsourcing deals.
CFS and its unions, Amicus , the Transport and General Workers' Union (T&G) and the National Association of Co- More...29 January 2007 09:10
Workers in TV Licensing's headquarters in Bristol have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in the aftermath of Capita's controversial decision to outsource administration work to India. In a 75% turnout of workers, 94.6% voted for ind More...12 January 2007 15:00
Swansea Council has recommended its cabinet not to proceed with phase two of a controversial outsourcing programme with Capgemini. The council outsourced back-office functions and IT services in phase one of an £83m deal with the outsourcing p More...12 January 2007 14:30