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October 14, 2010  7:00 AM

Lloyds Bank cuts offshore IT workforce but it’s all bad news in the UK.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Offshoring, RBS

Government owned Lloyds Banking Group has reduced the number of offshore workers by 1,750, but made 2,700 UK IT workers redundant at the same time.

September 30, 2010  2:21 PM

RBS UK IT staff morale down as offshoring takes hold

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, Offshoring, RBS, Unite

In the last couple of days I have been contacted by a couple of members of the Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) IT team.

One RBS IT worker told us that the internal jobs board at the bank earlier this week that there were 67 jobs in the technology and services division. But only 6 were in...

September 3, 2010  12:35 PM

RBS job cuts will seem tiny if government offshores its IT work

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Offshoring, RBS

If the UK government chooses to outsource and offshore IT jobs in the public sector the UK job cuts made by the Royal bank of Scotland (RBS), which now totals more than 20,000 since it was bailed out by the taxpayer, will be massively dwarfed.

Tax payer owned RBS is a good example...

May 10, 2010  5:52 PM

RBS to offshore hundreds more jobs

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Offshoring, RBS

It seems RBS has well and truly caught the offshoring bug. I remember talking to representatives a couple of years ago who were proud to say RBS  had a policy not to offshore IT.

According to...

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April 15, 2010  11:37 AM

Bank research says not enough UK IT skills

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
NatWest, RBS

NatWest International Personal banking has carried out research of human resources proffesionals.

Apparently  UK IT has the biggest skills gap of all sectors. A...

February 25, 2010  11:09 AM

Where would a hung parliament leave bank plans to offshore IT?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IT, Labour, Offshoring, RBS, tories

The more the election campaigns of the political parties drag on, the more I feel the next government will have a small majority or you never know there could be a hung parliament.

No matter what mess Labour get themselves in the Tories can't seem to take full advantage.


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