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July 2010

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    BCS wins no confidence vote

    The BCS Chartered Institute of IT, which represents 70,000 IT professionals and academics emerged victorious this evening when its membership voted against motion’s of no confidence in the BCS leadership at an extraordinary general meeting today.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    BCS rebels issue statement at EGM

    Members of the BCS behind today's Extraordinary General Meeting have raised questions about the transparency and accountability of the Chartered Institute's £5m rebranding programme.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    Smith & Nephew outsources finance and admin to HP

    HP Enterprise Services has won a seven year BPO deal with medical technology...

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    UK online bank customers under attack

    UK users of online banking services are under attack as criminals use malware that is undetected by most anti-virus software.

    According to browser...

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    Watmore to head government group overseeing Whitehall cuts

    Former government CIO Ian Watmore is to become the chief operating officer of the new efficiency and reform group in the Cabinet Office, which aims to cut £6bn lost to Whitehall waste this year.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    ID cards raised £196k in fees income

    The identity card scheme raised £196,000 of income in the last financial, year Home Office minister Damian Green has revealed.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    NHS spent £1.6bn on IT in 2009

    The NHS spent £1.6bn on IT in 2009, the government has revealed.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    Accenture bags Statoil BPO deal

    Norwegian energy firm Statoil has outsourced its accounts payable functions to Accenture in a five-year business process outsourcing (BPO) deal for an undisclosed sum.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    Government austerity lowers Gartner's expectations

    Analyst company Gartner has pegged back its prediction for IT spending growth this year as a result of a strengthening dollar and public sector spending cuts in Europe.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    Answer services top Britons' pet hates

    Automated call-answering services unsurprisingly topped the list of Britons' pet peeves, according to findings on sources on irritation with financial services by market researcher Mintel.