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That’s us told

We got an email from our big boss: I am aware that members of the press may be approaching Medas staff outside Villiers House asking for comments about the recent contract award. I would like to remind you that it … Continue reading

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Contract Signed

The BBC and Xansa have finally signed the new contract, although nobody’s saying why there was a four day delay. Today we received an email from Zarin Patel, Group Finance Director in charge of screwing Medas Staff: I’m very pleased … Continue reading

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Still Waiting

Today we all received email: This morning the BBC informed us that although the contract was due to be signed by Xansa and the BBC on 3rd November, they now believe it will be signed later this week and we … Continue reading

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Eye Up

The news doing the rounds at Medas today is that Private Eye has the outsourcing story. The first paragraph has many of us amused: In what is described by the BBC as "a bold move", outsourced finance and accounting services … Continue reading

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So long suckers!

We got an email from our General Manager yesterday afternoon, passing on a message from the bigwigs at EDS:   Thank you to the Medas team who have demonstrated professionalism and dedication throughout the length of the agreement. We are … Continue reading

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Fairness and Sensitivity?

As I mentioned here, a company called Xansa has won the BBC finance contract. The official BBC press release contained the phrase "Xansa have indicated that they will treat all existing Medas staff with fairness and sensitivity". All sounds nice so far, … Continue reading

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The morning after the contract before

The funny feeling at work caused by the waiting has gone to be be replaced by another funny feeling. Most of the people I’ve talked to today are in a bit of a can’t-be-bothered mood. Since we don’t know what’s … Continue reading

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