Entries by Mark Hillary from 09/2011

DWP Offshoring U-Turn a Pyrrhic Victory for British IT Workers

| Posted 09.21.2011 | UK Tech

It's a week now since technology giant Hewlett Packard (HP) tore up their plan to send 200 IT support jobs for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offshore to India. Faced with the target of a 40 per cent cut in department costs it seems the DWP was willing to 'offshore' the jobs to a lower cost location, but as the celebrations die down have any jobs really been saved?