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Embrace your outsourced future

The impact of outsourcing and the internet means people in the UK will need to create their own jobs, rather than hope to walk into a job as in the past. There is hardly a job left which cannot be simply and cheaply outsourced and offshored. Where once manufacturing work was sent abroad, increasingly it is design work and …
John Oates, 1 Feb 2011
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Jobs bloodbath at Brit, Danish wind turbine factories

International wind-turbine maker Vestas has announced that it will lay off 1900 employees including 600 in the UK. The news was well received by markets, with Vestas raising £700m in a Danish share issue the next day and announcing investments in Chinese plants. Writing in the company magazine, Vestas president and CEO Ditlev …
Lewis Page, 29 Apr 2009
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Capgemini exec salaries divulged in annual report

Analysis As Capgemini staff were balloting last week on a below inflation pay deal for 2007, the firm published details of the pay increases that went to its top executives last year. Capgemini CEO Paul Hermelin was given a 12.9 per cent rise, including both basic pay and bonuses, in 2006. His take-home, excluding expenses and …
Mark Ballard, 11 May 2007
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Union members blink in Capgemini face-off

Staff at Capgemini UK have told their union to settle the next pay offer with bosses before it gets to another showdown over strike action. In a ballot of unionised staff working on the firm's flagship £8bn Aspire contract for HM Revenue & Customs, 82.5 per cent backed a below inflation pay offer negotiated under the threat …
Mark Ballard, 9 May 2007
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IT outsourcing not catching on with small.biz

Small firms are falling behind in outsourcing IT functions, a new survey has revealed. According to research by the Irish Computer Society (ICS), IT outsourcing has become common practice in Irish organisations, with some 72 per cent taking advantage of the services. Smaller IT departments, however, appear to be holding on to …
Ciara O'Brien, 9 Mar 2007
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Outsourcing a growing concern for tech sector; survey

The outlook for jobs in the European technology sector is good but the spectre of outsourcing looms ominously, according to a new report. The IT Confidence Study, conducted by Eurocom Worldwide and Simpson Financial & Technology PR (Simpson FTPR), asked 217 senior executives across Europe about their views on the sector. The …
Emmet Ryan, 6 Mar 2007

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