US firm to seek more HR deals in UK

first_imgPricewaterhouseCoopers has signed deals with two US companies to provide thebulk of their HR service in partnership with software provider PeopleSoft.The deals mark the consultancy’s move into the HR outsourcing market in theUS, where it hopes to take on contracts for millions of employees. It will lookfor similar contracts with UK firms.Under the agreements, signed at the end of December, the consultancy willadminister all HR transactions using PeopleSoft software. It will take twoyears for the work to be transferred.The names of the companies and the value of the deals have not beenreleased.In November 1998, Pricewater-houseCoopers signed a deal with PeopleSoft todevelop a joint service for human resources.”Software systems have become complicated and they are not alwaysperforming in the way companies want them to,” said Neville McKay, partnerin global HR solutions at Pricewaterhouse-Coopers.The deals are similar to the ground-breaking agreement between new HRservices provider Exult and BP Amoco. Exult is targeting the world’s 500largest companies (Personnel Today, 11 January). Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. US firm to seek more HR deals in UKOn 18 Jan 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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