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Britain plans to transfer government jobs abroad, union says
LONDON (AFX) - Britain has drawn up plans to transfer abroad jobs across its
biggest government department, the country's biggest union said after gaining
possession of an internal document.
The Public and Commercial Services union said the plans threatened tens of
thousands of jobs across the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in Britain,
as the government looks to cut costs.
The government denied the plan.
The Union said that although British companies were increasingly outsourcing
jobs to India and Eastern Europe to save money, this was the first time that a
major government department had considered transferring civil servant jobs
abroad to run public services back home.
The government document, entitled Offshoring Process, came to light before a
two-day strike later this week by DWP workers in protest at thousands of job
cuts across the department, announced by the government last year.

How about offshoring the Chancellor's office and move Gordon to Bombay?

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Might this be why the overall scenario for property can only be gloomy in the long run. What value added can the UK add these days?

Right there are some areas, aerospace, weapons, style magazines, the premiership, erm... a few others.

But have we got enough to offer the world to support our population in the manner to which we have become accomstomed?

Indians can do things far better and cheaper - software

Poles can do things far better and cheaper - plumbing

The list could go on and on.

I know we do have talented individuals in all fields who can more than hold their own. But what about the population as a whole? How can wages keep pace with house prices when all the pressures of globalisation (polish plumbers and indian call centres) are driving wages down.

Whether crash or decline, house prices are only going to go one way.

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he could sack even more if he brought in a flat tax system and quit with the million kinds of benifits and exemptions and tax credits he has brought in.

simple realy but bad for unemployment, which is the real reason he dont do something about it.

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If offshoring keeps up at this rate we will become a strictly agrarian nation by 2014 much as we were before the Industrial Revolution. Agrarian nations tend to have cheap house prices :D:P:lol::o:o:o

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OUTSOURCE BUSH

Congress today announced that the office of the President of the

United States of America will be outsourced to India as of January 15,

2006. The move is being made to save the President's $400,000 yearly

salary and also a record $521 billion in deficit expenditures and

related overhead the office has incurred during the last five years.

"We believe this is a wise move financially. The cost savings should

be significant," stated Congressman Thomas Reynolds (R-WA). Reynolds,

who with the aid of the Government Accounting Office has studied

outsourcing of American jobs extensively. "We cannot expect to remain

competitive on the world stage with the current level of cash outlay,"

Reynolds noted.

Mr. Bush was informed by e-mail this morning of his termination.

Preparations for the job move have been underway for some time.

Gurvinder Singh of Indus Teleservices, Mumbai, India, will be assuming

the office of President as of January 15th. Mr. Singh was born in the

United States while his Indian parents were vacationing at Niagara

Falls, thus making him eligible for the position. He will receive a

salary of $320 (USD) a month but with no health coverage or other

benefits.

It is believed that Mr. Singh will be able to handle his job

responsibilities without a support staff. Due to the time difference

between the U.S. and India, he will be working primarily at night,

when few offices of the U.S. Government will be open. "Working nights

will allow me to keep my day job at the American Express call center,"

stated Mr. Singh in an exclusive interview. "I am excited about this

position. I always hoped I would be President someday."

A Congressional spokesperson noted that while Mr. Singh may not be

fully aware of all the issues involved in the office of President,

this should not be a problem, because Bush was not familiar with the

issues either. Mr. Singh will rely upon a script tree that will enable

him to respond effectively to most topics of concern. Using these

canned responses, he can address common concerns without having to

understand the underlying issues at all. "We know these scripting

tools work," stated the spokesperson. President Bush has used them

successfully for years."

Mr. Singh may have problems with the Texas drawl, but lately Bush has

abandoned the "down home" persona in his effort to appear intelligent

and on top of the Katrina situation.

Bush will receive health coverage, expenses, and salary until his

final day of employment. Following a two-week waiting period, he will

be eligible for $240 a week unemployment for 13 weeks. Unfortunately,

he will not be eligible for Medicaid, as his unemployment benefits

will exceed the allowed limit. Mr. Bush has been provided the

outplacement services of Manpower, Inc., to help him write a resume

and prepare for his upcoming job transition.

According to Manpower, Mr. Bush may have difficulties securing a new

position due to limited practical work experience. A Greeter position

at Wal-Mart was suggested due to Bush's extensive experience shaking

hands and giving a phony smile. Another possibility is Bush's

re-enlistment in the Texas Air National Guard. His prior records are

conspicuously vague, but should he choose this option he would likely

be stationed in Waco, Texas, for a month before being sent to Iraq, a

country he has visited. "I've been there, I know all about Iraq,"

stated Mr. Bush, who gained invaluable knowledge of the country in a

visit to the Baghdad Airport's terminal and gift shop.

Sources in Baghdad and Falluja say Mr. Bush would receive a warm

reception from local Iraqis. They have asked to be provided with

details of his arrival so that they might arrange an appropriate

welcome.

by Staff Reporter, Melynda Jill Satire

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Except you can never really get rid of civil servants, even when they no longer have a function, they stick around like a stubborn stain.

We're almost back up to public sector employment levels seen 20 years ago, and remember at least they had the excuse back then, look at the sort of industries that were still under public ownership, BP, BT, BG, BA, water, the national grid, British Rail, British Steel and no doubt countless other commanding heights I've neglected to mention.

So if they no longer have to run such enterprises what exactly are they up to today? Are they all inspecting the diversity of open spaces or something? Maybe counting how many windows in each residential property and whether they have a nice view? Working on big brother tracking for cars and people? God knows, they must be doing something, one sometimes wishes they were simply lazy, it would do less damange, what a dilemma.

So in reality they will shift these jobs overseas where the real work will then occur and the same burden will still remain back in the UK where they will make themselves busy levying extra red tape and inspections productive sectors. We will have a double burden.

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Basically, our government has become so large that there are not enough citizens available in the UK to take all of the positions. As a result we have to recruit overseas.

I suppose the good news is we'll never be unemployed given this problem.

Pyewackitt - like the Bush piece! :lol:

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I don't think this can work. Indians aren't very good at sitting on their arses all day doing nothing.

they are better at it than us. They call it meditation and spiritually enrich themselves through this process.

We have televisions to supply the colourful and expansive visions for us - and food that has been carefully tailored to keep us subdued. That's meditation UK style.

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http://freeserve.advfn.com/news_Britain-pl...s_13896049.html

Britain plans to transfer government jobs abroad, union says
LONDON (AFX) - Britain has drawn up plans to transfer abroad jobs across its
biggest government department, the country's biggest union said after gaining
possession of an internal document.
The Public and Commercial Services union said the plans threatened tens of
thousands of jobs across the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in Britain,
as the government looks to cut costs.
The government denied the plan.
The Union said that although British companies were increasingly outsourcing
jobs to India and Eastern Europe to save money, this was the first time that a
major government department had considered transferring civil servant jobs
abroad to run public services back home.
The government document, entitled Offshoring Process, came to light before a
two-day strike later this week by DWP workers in protest at thousands of job
cuts across the department, announced by the government last year.

How about offshoring the Chancellor's office and move Gordon to Bombay?

Gets my vote we've far too many lazy underworked, unproductice, low achieving public sector workers in this country, has the man finally seen sense & engaged his brain, god forgive.

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How about offshoring the Chancellor's office and move Gordon to Bombay?

Better still outsource the whole lot to the Indian Ministry of Finance -- I'm sure they couldn't do a worse job. They'd also be able to keep Mervyn entertained with long passionate conversations about cricket.

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Basically, our government has become so large that there are not enough citizens available in the UK to take all of the positions. As a result we have to recruit overseas.

That is really funny. :D

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Whooo hooo! Im sceptical though that anyone will have the bottle to cut drastically the vast size of government. However as th unions are always telling us how vital these people are, what better way to secure our economic future but transferring all these high flyers and committed people into the private sector where they can fully utilise their talents in turning Britain back into an economic world power.

What a great experiment that would be, and well surely it wont cost as much as the great new labour one of 97

Edited by Mr_Sminty

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What industry in the UK has not outsourced ?, the way Browns being spending money he knows that raising taxes won't get him tony's job.

TBH its been a long time coming for the overpaid & underworked bloated zombies.

I hope that 40,000 is just the start, thats equivalent to one towns staff these days

Edited by Live_in_hope

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Jobs going abroad, never

Yes but that’s racist as it disproportional effects people from ethnic backgrounds since all them left-wing councils have been using reverse discrimination when filling these roles

Bet tomorrow I’ll here it’s a leak as the government does an about turn

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If they properly streamlined their systems and processes they could probably find 15K of those jobs redundant anyway. The extra 25K could remain in the UK without any problem and we wouldn't have to deal with so many people dumped on the labour market at a single time. But no. Nothing like the requirement for rigourous and systematic organisational analysis to turn a politicians mind to the trendy game of outsourcing. Flighty dears.

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If they properly streamlined their systems and processes they could probably find 15K of those jobs redundant anyway.

Are you trying to imply that pointless jobs exist within the public sector? Do you understand the implications of what you're saying Elizabeth?

This is hari-kari territory.

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I thought the number of public sector jobs had increased massively under New Labour - figures of 150K+ new hires since '97.

A culling of public sector jobs was only a matter of time but the pensions crisis means that the unions and pension holders will really dig their heals in (and so they should) - this has been a quite poorly considered policy by the government and not only will they find letting people go not as easy as they first expected but they have now added even more employees into public sector pension schemes before actually reviewing the schemes themselves.

As things stand we will all be paying for this for many years to come.....

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I think Gordon is onto something here. The Staff at DWP could keep there jobs but they get the same treatment as the staff being moved to Dingwall, Scotland.

There will be no job cuts at the DWP...as long as all the staff move to Bombay....classic.

They keep their jobs.

They can have a wage cut because it costs a lot less to live over there, thus saving the UK tax payer money.

We still get to count them in the employment figures so everything looks fine.

We shift lot's of people out of the country thus creating more space for us and lowering demand on housing and therefore lowering HPI.

Look what you get for your money

http://www.viviun.com/AD-2116/

Gordon could then set up a school for all the expats over there, employ more teachers (that would appear in the figures each year..."we have an extra XXXX amount of teachers in classrooms...yes in Bombay!!!), pay them peanuts.

Everyones a winner

:lol:

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