Opinion

Browsing opinion pieces within the sector: Support Services

The Indian outsourcers are prowling in the UK and Europe
The big Indian outsourcers such as Cognizant, Infosys and Wipro were all acquisitive during their formative years post flotation. But what are they looking for? More...
More Olympics feel good factor
The Atos leadership team had a lot to be happy about on the opening night of the Olympics as it released strong half year trading results just before the ceremony started. More...
Africa as an Investment Destination: ‘The not so dark continent’ – Part 2
Conducting business in foreign territories is by no means a walk in the park; many an internationally active company can testify to this. More...
Productivity in Spain
Maarten continues his sweeping, yet detailed account of the Spanish market, this time narrowing in on productivity. More...
Security industry outlook
A confluence of factors will drive merger and acquisition and capital formation transaction activity in the security industry in coming years. More...
The Return of Corporate Training
After a horrendous 2009, and marginal improvement in 2010, what can the corporate education and training marketplace expect in the coming year? More...
A remarkable growth story in the Business Services sector in Poland
The recent €15m lawsuit by the national post monopoly Poczta Polska against Integer.pl S.A. indicates the empire spotted the fast-growing pretender encroaching into their path and decided to strike back More...
Why outsourcing exits make perfect sense
News in recent days has been full of rumoured support services deals More...
Don’t call us, we’ll call you
As of October 1st 2009, the “Don’t call me Register” came into effect in the Netherlands. More...
Unprecedented parsimony in UK public spending
The private sector now provides public services in the UK to the tune of about 5.5% of GDP More...
UK austerity measures should favour outsourcing providers … eventually!
Tax increases and spending cuts revealed in UK budget. More...