Re: Who'd want to be a BT Engineer
"The aim is to replace them with less qualified people on 'cheaper' contracts"
Hence why BT is taking on hundreds of ex-squaddies as contractors. It's not about giving them jobs, although that makes a nice soundbite. They'll be out on their collective ear as soon as their purpose is served.(*)
(*) It's trivial to get rid of contractors, which is why they're setup like that instead of as employees.