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Public sector outsourcing up 50%

The quarterly survey from arvato is out, and this time it indicates that public sector outsourcing in the UK grew more than 50% in the last half of last year. There will be a number of reasons for this. First, as Kerry Hallard, CEO of the NOA, made clear in the pages of PO Magazine, [...]

Corbyn clarifies position

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for an end to “forced outsourcing” in the public sector, according to specialist magazine The MJ. Labour is often perceived as anti-outsourcing although most of the major deals in recent years actually happened under the Blair and Brown governments rather than the Major before or Cameron afterwards [...]

Pace of change forces sourcing examination in public sector

Outsourcing has been big in the public sector for a while, that almost goes without saying, and it’s going to increase at least partly because technology is changing so rapidly. That is the view of the Society of Information Technology Management (Socitm), reported in Public Sector Executive.

Outsourcing and the Future of Work.

Exciting as it is, the world of work can be a complicated, unnerving, daunting place. New trends, inventions and innovative ways of working are born in the morning and die by teatime – swept aside by an even newer, even better tech, app, software or idea. Blink and you’ll find yourself behind the times, and [...]

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Shared Services Leaders’ Summit

The Shared Services Leaders’ Summit taking place on 15-17 March in London will unite over 130 senior shared services professionals. The programme features presentations from Lufthansa, Citi Group, BAE Systems, Royal Dutch Shell, Arla Foods and many more. The summit also contains dedicated pre-conference Learning Labs on 15th March.

Five way procurement deal signed

Five councils in the UK have signed an over-arching outsourcing deal to save a combined £50m over nine years, according to LocalGov. The authorities affected are Hart District Council, Havant Borough Council, Mendip District Council, South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils.

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