Outsourcing Business didn’t Perform Well during Recession Period for the Last One Year: TPI

bpo-logo As per the TPI index, outsourcing is struggling on continuous basis for the last one year due to financial crisis because less dollar amount was signed in the first half in comparison with the year of 2008. TPI this week released its second quarter and first half figures for the outsourcing market in 2009. TPI study witnessed that companies are going through a bad patch during the last one year, they are getting very tactful in order to take sourcing decision.  However, they further noticed some activities for the last six month that indicates the worst may be finally over.

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Aids awareness campaign for BPO staff in Kolkata

KOLKATA - In an attempt to create awareness of deadly HIV/AIDS in the IT and BPO sectors, the Kolkata-based Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) are conducting special programmes.

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Aegis to acquire UCMS Group

MUMBAI/MELBOURNE - Aegis BPO Services Australia Pty Limited and UCMS Group Limited today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire all of the shares of UCMS Group Limited through an all cash transaction with an aggregate equity value of approximately AUD 54 million.

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India’s publishing BPO industry to cross USD 1.2 billion by 2012

PUNE - A recently released report by ValueNotes estimates that the Indian publishing BPO industry is expected to grow to a value of USD 1.2 billion by 2012.

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BPO employees ‘will vote’ despite ‘graveyard shifts’

NEW DELHI - Despite their erratic time schedules and the fact that most of their employers are not giving them a day off May 7, most youngsters working in the BPO industry in the capital are determined to take time out that day to exercise their right to vote in these elections.

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Recession anxieties driving youngsters to psychiatrists, smoking

NEW DELHI - Mahavir Singh, 27, had everything going for him. A high-paying job with a BPO company and engaged to be married to his sweetheart. Then, suddenly, the pink slip thunderbolt struck.

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Ahmedabad BPO firm to organise charity walk

AHMEDABAD - Motif Inc., an Ahmedabad-based BPO service provider, will Sunday organise its seventh annual Charity Walk to generate funds that will be donated to select voluntary organisations.

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BPO employee held for siphoning off Rs.4 mn into fake British accounts

NOIDA - A 30-year-old employee of a leading BPO firm here was arrested Saturday for diverting funds into accounts he had opened in Britain under false names, the police said.

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