Definition of 'back office'
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Jobs will go as back offices are merged to save money and boost shareholders. The Sun (2015)There are thousands of opportunities for clinic and back office staff. The Sun (2011)Much harder is the alignment of back office systems and staff retraining. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of the cuts will be in management and back office staff. The Sun (2009) Businesses should bring back office walls. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It provides back office support to major energy firms in 80 countries. The Sun (2006)The bookmaker confirmed that there had also been disruption to its back office and support operations in the Philippines and Bulgaria. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One top recruiter that specialises in back office staff for banks said: 'Banks are looking at how investment bank compensation works. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of the job losses are likely to be front-line fixed-income roles because the bank is maintaining its back office and control staff. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The numerical ratio between our back-office support and our fighting men is a joke. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The cuts announced yesterday will hit staff in back-office technology and business services. The Sun (2010)We have left no stone unturned in our search for waste and we have found substantial savings across admin budgets and back-office staff. The Sun (2010)They will be set up by further education colleges, which will provide premises and back-office support. Times, Sunday Times (2013)First, club together to share back-office staff. The Sun (2011)Half of the 14 senior management jobs have been cut along with half the back-office and administration jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ratings company will do background checks on the individual managers, as well as looking at the back-office administration. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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