TITLE

More councils look to shared services to keep them afloat

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
People Management;2/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on British local authorities' adoption of the human resource (HR) shared service model to counter the effects of the financial crisis. Results of a Local Government Association survey revealed that 15% of local councils are cutting jobs, including those in Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Northumberland, Nottingham and Oldham, while 22% have halted recruitment. According to Richard Crouch of the Somerset County Council, the recession would boost the adoption of shared services in the public sector.
ACCESSION #
40399590

 

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