According to statistics, Costa Mesa, California saved a bundled in legal fees after outsourcing city attorney work n 2004 financial year. The public legal duties were outsourced to Jones and Myer law firm. Read more
Although the deal is expensive, Britain’s Serco plans to acquire Indian outsourcer, Intelenet, for approximately $634 million. This will be an initiative to drive growth into overseas market that has high-growth. Read more
According to an online article in CFO.com, outsourcing benefits not just large firms but smaller ones too. Nitish Grover of GLG Research looks at how outsourcing is climbing and the hurdles that it faces, particularly in India. Read more
More and more people in the U.S. are now asking the question, “Is it possible for my job to be outsourced?” Read more
According to published reports, Tata Technologies has put into effect plans to employ 400 engineers at its technical facility near Detroit. This hiring expansion will collaborate with new auto manufacturing that is ongoing in the U.S. and Canada, reports breitbart.com. Tata Technologies is a Tata Motors subsidiary.
The buzz from the Infosys lawsuit last year seems to be flaring up again. After Jack Palmer, an Infosys consultant alleged that the outsourcing giant requested that he ink documents stating that company employees were traveling to the U.S. to participate in meetings. This implied that these Infosys employees were not working during their stay in the U.S.; this was seen as a means of bypassing the stringent H1B visa laws. Read more
India’s domination of the outsourcing industry has contributed to the growth of key cities in the country; one of these is Hyderabad, located in the center of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Lately, the city has been referred to as ‘Cyderabad,’ since it hosts offices and facilities for the latest tech firms like Google and Dell. Read more
According to news reports, plans to cut hiring in the U.K. due to new legislation are expected to increase outsourcing. The problem? Increasing employment costs, i.e. pension plans and medical leave are eating into revenues of small-to-mid sized firms. Business owners are saying that there is no other option but to outsource to survive, reports thisismoney.co.uk. Read more