British Army down thousands of soldiers after outsourcing recruitment IT to Capita

www.theregister.co.uk | 5/16/2019 | Staff
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The British Armed Forces have shrunk 1 per cent over the past quarter, with the Army more than 8 per cent below its manpower target for 2020.

The statistics paint a grim picture of how Capita's disastrous Recruiting Partnership Project, underpinned by a bespoke IT system for recruiters, is affecting the Army.

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Newly released figures show that on 1 April this year the Army was 8.5 per cent short – 6,930 soldiers – of its headcount target of 82,000, a number the military must reach by next year. Intake – the number of recruits joining the Army – decreased over the past 12 months by 3.2 per cent, even as Navy and Air Force...
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