The Financial Times have reported that the NHS is to embark on its largest and most wide-ranging outsourcing of services yet. Companies have been invited to bid for up to £1.2bn in contracts to provide frontline cancer treatment and care for the terminally ill in district hospitals across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent.
Building materials wholesaler, DESTIL, has announced that it will begin e-invoicing this month using Anachron’s Corporate solution, aiming to convert 75% of its customers to online invoicing and payments by the end of the year.
The Bank of Ireland has announced plans to outsource its group technology and change division to Accenture, with an aim to complete the transition by June this year.
Automated document processing and data capture solutions provider, ITESOFT has partnered once again with UK accountancy firm Mazars to deliver the 5th edition of the annual “Purchase-to-Pay Automation” survey, in partnership with Accounts Payable News, Shared Services Link and Fujitsu.
T-Mobile Czech Republic has announced further plans to drive its customers towards migrating to electronic invoicing, just six months after beginning its initial scheme.
Outsourcing services provider, Civica is in the process of acquiring Bristol-based Coldharbour Systems, an application software services provider to the UK healthcare sector.
Following the growing possibility of war between Ukraine and Russia, customers of Ukrainian-based outsourcing providers have been warned to ensure back up plans and strategies in the event of further disruption.
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, Etisalat, and information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei have announced a strategic IT outsourcing agreement, the first of its kind in the African Region.
The European Parliament has approved a €1bn investment package to support the growth of the digital services and broadband infrastructure market.
International services company Serco Group plc, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert Soames OBE as Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 June 2014, at which point he will join the Serco Group plc Board. Ed Casey will continue to lead the company as Chief Executive in the interim.