Contact Center Solutions Featured Article

UK's Talk Talk to Undertake Call Center Reorganization

October 09, 2012

UK home broadband and telephone service phone provider, TalkTalk has announced that it is planning a major reorganization of its call center operations. The Communication Workers Union (CWU), primary main trade union in the UK for telecom workers, is claiming that this call center reorganization will involve site closures, relocation of some work and some off-shoring of call center operations currently located in the UK.

London-based TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC is a company offers UK consumers and businesses pay television, telecommunications and Internet access services across the United Kingdom. It was founded in 2003 as a subsidiary of The Carphone Warehouse (News - Alert) and was demerged as a standalone company in March of 2010.

Under the reorganization plans, TalkTalk says it will close its sites in Stoke (News - Alert) Mandeville and Milton Keynes in 2013 - the Stoke Mandeville site shutting by February and Milton Keynes by Christmas 2013. Call center work from these sites will be relocated to unspecified locations in the North West, according to the company.

Talk Talk cut 218 call center jobs earlier this year when it closed its Northampton call center and outsourced the jobs to a location in Preston.  At the time, the company said its call center was receiving fewer calls than in the past, according to BBC News. The company also closed a facility in Waterford, Ireland in October of 2011, with the loss of over 570 jobs.




Edited by Brooke Neuman

Article comments powered by Disqus

Related Contact Center Solutions Articles

Altocloud Jumps in the Smyths Toys Toybox to Bolster E-Commerce Presence

Those not immediately familiar with Smyths Toys can be forgiven, particularly if they don't live in the U.K or in Ireland, where Smyths Toys has at last report 80 stores to its credit. But Smyths Toys might well be easier find thanks to a new connection with Altocloud, which will bolster Smyths Toys' online presence and make e-commerce that much easier to carry out. [ Read More ]
04/22/2015

US Contact Center Jobs Continued to Increase in the First Quarter of 2015

The number of new U.S. contact center jobs was on the rise in the first quarter of this year, according to a jobs4america report. [ Read More ]
04/21/2015

Xerox in Gartner's Leaders Quadrant for Third Straight Year on the Strength of its BPO Services

Gartner recently announced that as a result of its research and evaluation, Xerox's performance in business process outsourcing (BPO) had placed it in the Leaders Quadrant for that industry for 2014. It marks the third straight year that Xerox has received such recognition. [ Read More ]
04/15/2015

Evariant Delivers More Data Driven Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

With so much information at their disposal, service providers are offering solutions that make sense of all this data while combining different products and services to improve the overall operations of healthcare providers. The new release by Evariant looks to use big data and analytics to improve the experience of patients, physicians and employers with contact center solution for real-time engagement and mobile Physician Relationship Management app. [ Read More ]
04/13/2015

Events

Weekly Live Demo
Contact Center Solutions

Register Today!


Weekly Live Demo
CaaS Small Center

Register Today!