Australia and Canada Follow the US Immigration Bill in Introducing New Foreign Visa Restrictions

The first blow to the Indian IT companies came from the US immigration bill which placed restrictions on the number of work visas that a company can sponsor. Canada soon followed suit. The latest development in the visa arena was announced in Australia when the country followed the global trend by tightening its work visa […]

Telstra Plans To Outsource 170 Cloud Jobs To India

Telstra, a telecommunications operator based in Australia, recently announced an outsourcing decision that was met with an array of emotions. The cloud services division which is a part of the network applications and services division in Telstra is all set to send nearly 170 jobs abroad to India. This move was seen as an unnecessary […]

Australia Outsourcing industry with endless opportunities

A highly educated population and a tech-savvy workforce hold promise for Australia emerging as one of the prime destinations for the BPO industry. Earlier the Indian industry had resounded with the announcements of a string of companies making way to its shore. Now the Australia outsourcing industry is in news often. However, Indian lands have […]

Australian industries outsource Payroll and Bookkeeping Services more: IBISWorld

The payroll and Bookkeeping Services industry has traversed challenging conditions through the past five years and is slated to flourish in the next five years. According to IBISWorld, over the next five years, the industry revenue is expected to undergo a marginal growth of 0.5% through 2012-2013 to attain a whopping $2.16 billion. IBISWorld, Australia’s […]

BPO industry in Australia poised for 20% growth in 2012: IBM-Sauce Report

The companies worldwide are striving hard to achieve growth in some form or the other. They are trying all the tricks in the trade to achieve that. Even in the times of growth or otherwise the companies are trying hard to keep their internal operating costs to the minimum and are looking to outsource their […]

Infosys acquires Australian Sourcing and Procurement firm, Portland Group

December 21, 2011: Infosys BPO Ltd, the BPO arm of Infosys Ltd, has announced the acquisition of Portland Group Ltd, a strategic sourcing and category management services vendor headquartered in Australia. The acquisition will involve buying out all the outstanding share capital in the company. It is expected that the process of acquisition will be […]