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July 6, 2010  12:22 PM

Could HP’s cull of EDS staff cause stress related illness to remaining staff?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
EDS, HP, TUPE, Unite

It seems the job cuts at HP  will never  end. It always amazes me just how big some of these IT suppliers have got over the years, in terms of the number of staff members.

Reports suggest that HP is cutting another 1000 jobs this year and 1000 next...

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June 24, 2010  9:17 AM

Legal & General staff fear the worst

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Sorry to repeat this post but the previous one was not showing up properly.

This is the views of some of the IT workers at pensions firm Legal & General (L&G)

These comments were posted on an unofficial forum for L&G IT staff.

It describes the feelings...

April 21, 2010  9:23 AM

Video of the coal miner that made it to the top

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, TUPE

Back in March I did a blog about Bob Scott of Capgemini. I interviewed him about how the life changing experience of being transferred to a supplier...

March 25, 2010  2:28 PM

Is there a bright side for L&G IT staff as they face transfer to a supplier?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
BBC, Capgemini, dwp, lg, TUPE

The latest outsourcing plans by Legal & General made me think about how the staff must feel receiving an email which basically said that if a contract is...

March 23, 2010  4:01 PM

Internal email reveals difficult times for Legal & General IT staff

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Fujitsu, IBM, Outsourcing, TUPE

It seems that Legal & General.s plans to outsource its It infrastructure are quite advanced. IBM or Fujitsu  are likley to win the business which is currently an in-house service carried out by the company's Business Tecnology Services (BTS).

Following a couple of

March 18, 2010  10:24 AM

The outsourced coal miner that got to the top of the IT industry

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, hoskyns, Offshoring, Outsourcing, TUPE

I want to tell a story about a coal miner who has transformed his career and life after being TUPE transferred to a supplier (Capgemini) from  British Coal.

Outsourcing is controversial because it involves workers being transferred to suppliers. This is not only life changing but...

March 1, 2010  10:51 AM

Will local government “perfect storm” create outsourcing frenzy?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
councils, guardian, TUPE

Multiple reports in the press today talk about the massive job cuts expected in local government.

Up to 100,000 job cuts in local government are being predicted by some.

The Guardian, quoted Dame...

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