Investigating Outsourcing

June 2010

  • Immigration caps make life difficult for some companies

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 30 Jun 2010
  • Just got this in from corporate law firm Dundas & Wilson in regards to the government changing immigration rules. As there is a debate going on in this blog I will try and post the views of as ...

  • What has Spain got for IT directors?

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 30 Jun 2010
  • I was talking to Valueshore Spain this morning about the likely trends in offshoring. As I have recently blogged about alternative destinations to India such as Egypt, Brazil and China, why not ...

  • Could China's offshore cost advantage become a handicap?

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 30 Jun 2010
  • I recently met a company that provides offshore IT services from China, known as Bleum. The company was clear to me that one of the big advantages of China is the fact that the wages are low. But ...

  • Tories limit immigration, let the debate begin

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 28 Jun 2010
  • The Tories have set their stall to reduce the immigration of non EU citizens to the UK. With a little help from their new friends, the liberals, the government has cut the number of permitted ...

  • National Grid to close office in Newcastle as outsources HR and finance to TCS

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 28 Jun 2010
  • The National Grid is apparently close to announcing a deal that will see it outsource financial and HR services to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). It comes as no great surprise given that the ...

  • Dell put to shame by Forum of Private Business

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 28 Jun 2010
  • It seems a change in Dell's payment terms could put some of its smaller suppliers at risk. The Forum of Private Business has put Dell into its late payment Hall of Shame after the company extended ...

  • UK jobs created by India suppliers

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 28 Jun 2010
  • Indian IT companies are often criticised because their business model often means that UK IT workers are subsequently replaced by lower cost workers form India. So the allegation goes. But as these ...

  • Accenture in on insurance outsourcing boost

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 28 Jun 2010
  • I blogged last week about how the UK insurance sector is leading the way in terms of outsourcing. Even bigger than the banking sector apparently. In line with this is news that Accenture has won a ...

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