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Burnley seeks outsource partner for service delivery overhaul
By Neil Merrett
Ten-year £118m agreement will appoint single provider to oversee authority's back office functions, licence services and IT support
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DWP appoints Maximus to oversee work capability assessments
By Neil Merrett
Three year contract will see Maximus retain Atos infrastructure, IT and most existing assessors as company pledges to increase health specialists
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Liverpool expects £30m savings from LDL 'insourcing'
By Neil Merrett
Council anticipates back office savings reductions from ending BT joint venture from October 31 under mutual agreement
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Capita, CGI and Atos compete for Edinburgh's ICT services deal
By David Bicknell
Competitive procurement to replace Edinburgh's outsourced BT contract is still ongoing
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Labour finalises its digital thinking
By David Bicknell
Report to inform party digital policy will be revealed at next week's party conference in Manchester
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Government wants outsourcing openness with revised FoI code
By Neil Merrett
Date yet to be set for publication of revised code of practice for FoI requests on private contracts, as ICO calls for end to “vagaries” within outsource deals
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Tower Hamlets chooses Northgate for offsite benefits processing
By Neil Merrett
Company claims 10 neighbouring councils have also expressed interest in similar process agreements, creating potential for shared services
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NAO urges further government action on contract oversight
By Neil Merrett
Auditor calls on government to ensure "sustained improvement" in how it manages and procures contracts
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TUPE: not quite the shield it used to be
A series of legislative changes to TUPE came into force earlier this year that may have changed the outlook for the protection of outsourced employees
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Volatile future in store for 'TUPE' staff
Since 2006, the terms and conditions of IT staff have been protected if, through outsourcing, they become employees of an incoming employer. But now the government's drive to use SMEs and changes in legislation means the future cover provided by TUPE may not be as effective. Terry Ernest-Jones explains.
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