Articles about Council Outsourcing

The Register breaking news

£179m council outsourcing costs disputed

A row has broken out over the cost of outsourcing council services from London to Scotland. The GMB union claims that it will cost Westminster residents an estimated £179m and 400 job losses if proposals made by the local authority's outsourcing partner Vertex to relocate some council functions to Scotland were allowed to go …
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Swansea Council IT staff threaten strike over outsourcing

IT staff at Swansea Council are voting on strike action to stop the council outsourcing their jobs. Ballot papers will be sent out next week. The vote follows a meeting organised by trade union Unison which showed unanimous support for a strike. The situation came to light when the council put an advert in the European Business …
John Oates, 07 Jul 2004
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Nottinghamshire back-end taken over by giant reseller

Nottinghamshire County Council is handing back office processes to Logica in a deal which hopes to save the local authority £5m a year thanks to shared services. The deal covers human resources, payroll, procurement and finance processes and is worth £7.4m over five years. The reseller and services giant will install an SAP …
John Oates, 06 Dec 2010