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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Can outsourcing transform child services?
by Kerry Hallard, CEO, National Outsourcing Association
The Department for Education is proactively looking to inject competition and contestability into β€œone of the last areas of local government not subject to market forces.”
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Job Creation in the Outsourcing Nation
by Kerry Hallard, CEO, National Outsourcing Association
It was great to hear this week that unemployment has dropped to 6%, the lowest level since 2008. Comparing August 2013 to August 2014 figures, there are 736,000 more people in work, and rising. Brilliant news for the economy, even better news for three quarters of a million relieved jobseekers and their families.
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NOA Innovation SIG
by Tony Morgan, IBM
On 8th October I chaired the final NOA Special Interest Group meeting on innovation for 2014. As always we had a great mix of all three groups of NOA members – buyers, suppliers and third party organisations – all with a vested interest in making innovation in sourcing relationships work.
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