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Employers commonly outsource parts of their business. Outsourcing is the process of transferring an existing business function to an external provider to use outside resources to perform activities previously handled within the organisation.
22 May 2019
Outsourced workers at two government departments are striking over low pay and changes to pay cycles which a union has...
15 May 2019
Outsourcing giant Capita has appointed two employees as non-executive directors, becoming the first FTSE 250 company since the late 1980s...
1 May 2019
HR outsourcing (also known as HRO) is the process of sub-contracting human resources functions to an external supplier.
18 Apr 2019
Last month the High Court dismissed a case which would have seen outsourced workers able to negotiate pay and conditions - but the fight still has legs
26 Mar 2019
The High Court has dismissed a case brought by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB), which claimed that...
21 Feb 2019
A cleaner at Topshop’s flagship London store has won up to £75,000 after an employment tribunal found she had been...
5 Feb 2019
Theresa May has ordered a review into the armed forces’ retention problem in an attempt to curtail the number of...
21 Jan 2019
Cleaners, receptionists and security guards at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...
10 Dec 2018
Academics, students and leading politicians have launched a boycott of the University of London in support of outsourced workers
7 Aug 2018
In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their...
3 Aug 2018
A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down as investor pulls out...
15 Mar 2018
University cleaners, porters and receptionists are expected to walk out next month after a near unanimous vote in favour of...
22 Jan 2018
When a business or service is transferred outside the UK, affected employees often take redundancy. But what happens if an...
19 Jan 2018
Jeremy Corbyn yesterday vowed to end public sector outsourcing in the wake of the collapse of support services giant Carillion....