March 7, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill to regulate professional employer organizations (PEOs) that serve businesses and nonprofits in the state.
March 7, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Mercer announced that Jocelyn Purtell will assume the role of Head of U.S. Operations with its outsourcing business effective April 1, 2008.
February 5, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Cyborg, a licensed human resources and payroll services organization, announced the company is being rebranded and changing its name to Accero, Inc.
Increasing complexity of defined benefit plan administration brought on by new regulations is leading sponsors to take a new look at outsourcing solutions.
December 13, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Raleigh, NC-based Schwab Performance Technologies (SPT) has entered into an agreement to acquire RIA back office outsourcing provider Etelligent Consulting, Inc.
November 6, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Fidelity Investments has named Arthur H. Mazor as senior vice president of Product Management & Marketing, a newly created position within its Human Resources Services unit.
October 15, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) and UBS Global Asset Management have announced the formation of a new strategic alliance that will offer FORTUNE 500 plan sponsors an end-to-end retirement solution for defined contribution and defined benefit plans.
August 27, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hewitt Associates, Inc., has acquired benefits management service RealLife HR, which offers heath and welfare benefits administration services to mid-market companies.
June 6, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - EquaTerra has released a new governance service that helps clients keep watch over their outsourcing relationships.
May 10, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Cost savings is no longer the only main reason European companies are outsourcing their finance and accounting operations, a recent paper sponsored by Outsource Partners International suggests.
April 19, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hewitt Associates, Inc. has a new president for the firm's Human Resource Outsourcing business.
April 16, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - The Online 401(k) has announced that it is partnering with nine payroll firms around the country during the first quarter of 2007.
April 11, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A survey by a St. Petersburg, Florida-based HR research firm has found that more than a third (34.4%) of companies have outsourced parts of their recruiting function, compared with 15.4% in 2005.
March 14, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Over the next two years 60% of companies expect they will have to increase what they spend on administrative and operational functions, an area where some already spend more than half of their training budgets, according to a recent survey.
March 2, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Computer services giant IBM and Mercer HR Services are partnering to deliver a variety of Business Transformation Outsourcing (BTO) services to American Airlines.
February 13, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) announced Tuesday that it won a 10-year, $171 million contract to provide human resource business process outsourcing services to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), extending its relationship with the company beyond the IT sector.
As a growing number of defined benefit plan sponsors contemplate freezing those programs, a panel of industry professionals at PLANSPONSOR's 2006 DB Summit predicted the emergence of a new entity that will not only take on administration - but might actually become the new sponsor of the plans.
January 16, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The demand for business process outsourcing and information technology outsourcing slowed by 13% in the fourth quarter, according to EquaTerra's 4Q06 Outsourcing Pulse Surveys.
December 28, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Research by The Hackett Group found offshoring of back-office functions could generate $58 billion in annual savings for Fortune 500 companies - $15.6 billion of which can be generated from offshoring certain human resources operations.
December 13, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The overwhelming number of public sector HR officials in a recent survey said they were satisfied with the results of outsourcing HR functions.