Tag Archives: outsourcing

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‘National disaster’


The collapse of Carillion in January left half constructed buildings and disrupted public services up and down the country, causing misery for thousands of workers... Read More
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Scrap outsourcing plans call


In the latest intervention in a Unite dispute against NHS outsourcing, Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham today (July 4) responded to Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust's... Read More
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10 out of 10


Capita has been handed a contract for military fire and rescue services by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) despite a financial health assessment giving the... Read More
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NHS outsourcing fight


Unite is to step up strike action at the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, in a dispute concerning outsourcing.   The workers who... Read More
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‘Wrong-headed’


Unite has described the announcement today (June 18) that troubled outsourcing giant Capita has been awarded the contract for the privatisation of Ministry of Defence... Read More
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‘Up in arms’


Unite has called on private companies and the Department of Health to give workers indirectly employed by the NHS the same pay increase as NHS... Read More
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‘Hollow promises’


Unite has lambasted the government’s handling of the collapse of Carillion five months after the firm’s implosion -- 3,000 workers remain in limbo and vital... Read More