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Offshoring is the practice of employers basing some of its operations overseas, so as to take advantage of lower costs. It typically involves employees being employed in those countries.
1 May 2019
HR outsourcing (also known as HRO) is the process of sub-contracting human resources functions to an external supplier.
22 Jan 2018
When a business or service is transferred outside the UK, affected employees often take redundancy. But what happens if an...
30 Jul 2009
More than 300 workers at Indesit’s Denbighshire washing machine factory are working their last shifts today, before the firm moves...
16 Jul 2009
This Personnel Today news round-up includes: Amex stops UK staff pension contributions BT moves 2,000 jobs back to Britain National...
9 Jul 2009
Open forum discussion on the vision for the HR profession, what role HR must play in organisations in the future, and the big issues that will define the UK workplace in the coming years.
11 Jun 2009
Unions have condemned the British Council’s announcement that it intends to cut up to 500 jobs over the next two...
7 May 2009
Savile Group plc, the AIM listed human resources consulting group, has created a new business development team to accelerate the company’s...
5 May 2009
The UK is experiencing an HR jobs exodus as companies increasingly look to save money by outsourcing positions overseas, a...
Friday Podcast: Agency workers at BMW, Public sector pay freezes, and indirect discrimination warning
23 Feb 2009
HR news and analysis including: HR experts have warned of damage to reputation and following redundancies at BMW failure by...
18 Feb 2009
HR has gone through a number of image overhauls over the years, but how much has it really changed? Five HR professionals who started out in each decade from the 1960s to the Noughties reveal how it was for them.
3 Feb 2009
Wildcat strikes in support of protests over the use of foreign labour show no sign of ending, despite the adverse...
23 Sep 2008
The trade union representing Lloyds TSB employees has demanded that the bank terminate its offshoring agreements in India following the...
22 Jul 2008
The economy is undergoing a period of near-unprecedented change. There’s been a definite shift in mood from caution to pessimism,...
21 Apr 2008
Many organisations have relied on countries such as India and China as a source of low-cost labour, but now these countries face their own war for talent and the West must find its own people pipeline. Michael Millar reports.