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  1. May 25, 2016

    Serco upgrades profit forecasts after contract wins

    Serco, the British outsourcing company, has upgraded its full year profit forecasts after winning extensions to key...

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    May 25, 2016

    Serco shares surge 10% after forecasts lifted

    Shares in Serco have jumped 10.4 per cent this morning after the UK outsourcer lifted its full year earnings guidance...

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  1. Fast FT

    May 9, 2016

    Opening Quote: BHS probe; salad days for Greggs

    MPs begin an inquiry into BHS’s collapse, it’s salad days for Greggs’ healthier menu, Dignity mourns a lower death...

  2. April 25, 2016

    Flagship London private prison struggles to recruit staff

    One of London’s flagship private prisons, HMP Thameside, is struggling to recruit staff because nearby state-run jails...

  3. Fast FT

    March 31, 2016

    UK updates nuclear weapons contract

    The UK’s Ministry of Defence has updated a contract that will see US defence contractor Lockheed Martin and Serco, the...

  4. March 6, 2016

    G4S set for more losses on asylum seekers

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is expected to reveal widening losses on its work housing asylum seekers in...

  5. February 25, 2016

    High-tech electronic tagging plan for offenders collapses

    Plans to replace G4S as the provider of new high-tech electronic tags for offenders have collapsed after the Ministry...

  6. February 25, 2016

    Serco: escaping the past

    If you want a business that does just one thing well, be wary of UK outsourcer Serco. Its purview covers train...

  7. February 25, 2016

    Serco narrows losses in battle to recover

    Rupert Soames, chief executive of Serco, invoked the hard-fought Battle of Waterloo to describe his struggle to turn...

  8. Fast FT

    February 25, 2016

    Serco shares jump 11% as turnround gains traction

    Shares in Serco have slumped nearly 83 per cent since 2013, when it was involved in a scandal for overcharging the UK...

  9. Fast FT

    February 24, 2016

    Serco to run Australia's biggest prison for another 5 years

    At last something to celebrate for Serco, the challenged UK outsourcing company. The company said a contract with the...

  10. February 10, 2016

    Serco targets £1bn Australian immigration centre contract

    Serco, the British outsourcing company, has entered the race for a £1bn contract to run offshore immigration detention...

  11. January 14, 2016

    Serco pledges improvements at Yarl’s Wood detention centre

    Serco has pledged to improve conditions at the scandal-hit Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre including hiring...

  12. December 23, 2015

    Outsourcers struggle with asylum contracts

    The government is on the brink of another outsourcing crisis over contracts to house asylum seekers. Serco, G4S, and...

  13. Fast FT

    December 22, 2015

    Caledonian Sleeper service to be hit by strikes

    Another setback for Serco. The UK outsourcing group’s long-distance rail line, the Caledonian Sleeper service from...

  14. December 20, 2015

    Capita benefits as rivals fail to deliver

    The failures of Serco and G4S in delivering public services have left the field open for Capita, which leads a ranking...

  15. December 15, 2015

    Serco backtracks on unit disposals as it targets public sector

    Serco, the British outsourcing group, is hanging on to its environmental services and leisure operations to support its...

  16. December 7, 2015

    Pimco burnishes post-Gross credentials by hiring a mobile talent

    If, as Bill Gross has asserted, Pimco is a place of furious plotting by power-hungry lieutenants willing to smear...

  17. December 7, 2015

    Serco: mopping in the murk

    A company that vaporises five years’ of profits in one go should not expect immediate trust. Questions linger. Is the...

  18. December 7, 2015

    Serco shares slide after profits warning

    Serco has warned that profits will almost halve next year after it sold its Indian call-centre business and lost key...

  19. December 1, 2015

    Watchdog tells outsourcers to be as ethical as public sector

    Companies delivering taxpayer-funded public services must abide by the same ethical standards as the public sector, the...

  20. November 9, 2015

    Serco cuts short lossmaking Australian navy contract

    Outsourcing company Serco has struck a deal with the Australian government to exit a lossmaking contract maintaining...

  21. November 9, 2015

    No discount deep enough for political risks borne by Lonmin

    Lonmin has not paid a dividend for three years, thanks partly to a weak platinum price. But the troubled South African...

  22. FT Alphaville

    November 9, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Miners under pressure

    More miners in trouble this morning, with Lonmin’s rights issue, BHP Billiton reviewing production targets and Nyrstar...

  23. November 1, 2015

    Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar

    A successful campaign to persuade Australian pension funds to divest from a company accused of human rights abuses in...

  24. October 6, 2015

    Manchester Victoria reveals £44m facelift

    Six years ago it was dubbed the worst railway station in Britain. But the £44m upgrade of Manchester Victoria, unveiled...

  25. September 16, 2015

    Serco sells Indian business processing unit back to Blackstone

    Serco has sold its Indian business processing unit back to private equity group Blackstone for £250m, as it seeks to...

  26. September 8, 2015

    Serco bounces back as supporter emerges

    London’s most-hated stock has finally found a supporter. Serco bounced off a 12-year low on Tuesday after Jefferies...

  27. September 3, 2015

    Pensions watchdog warns on late valuations of UK schemes

    The Pensions Regulator has warned it has a “low tolerance” for schemes failing to provide valuations on time, as...

  28. August 11, 2015

    Loss of state contracts knocks Serco revenues

    The loss of government contracts hit revenues at Serco but there are signs the troubled outsourcer is stabilising after...

  29. August 9, 2015

    Outsourcers running UK immigration centres put to the test

    Abdal Albashiar arrived at London’s Heathrow airport in 1998 after fleeing what he says was persecution by Sudan’s...

  30. July 24, 2015

    Serco managers stopped from running New Zealand jail

    Serco has been temporarily stripped of work running New Zealand’s largest prison following allegations of mistreatment...

  31. July 1, 2015

    Serco’s Soames says group in ‘good order’ after scandals

    Serco pointed to £1bn in contract wins, including a deal with the Saudi Railway Company, as evidence that its business...

  32. FT Alphaville

    June 22, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Aggreko's Weston does the splits

    Aggreko’s Chris Weston is putting his stamp on the rental group with a reorganisation, while Cinven has sold a 30 per...

  33. June 8, 2015

    MoD seeks bidders for military fire and rescue services

    The Ministry of Defence has asked some of Britain’s biggest companies to bid to run the military’s fire and rescue...

  34. May 27, 2015

    Serco appoints City veteran Sir Roy Gardner as chairman

    Serco has appointed the City veteran Sir Roy Gardner as chairman as the outsourcing company seeks to repair its...

  35. May 19, 2015

    Serco close to selling its Indian business

    Serco is close to selling its Indian business processing division to private equity as Rupert Soames, chief executive,...

  36. April 27, 2015

    Government moves to stop suppliers disclosing contract details

    Cabinet officials are engaged in a row with outsourcing companies over attempts to prevent them from disclosing...

  37. April 20, 2015

    Serco stripped of sterilising contract at Australian hospital

    Serco has been stripped of work sterilising equipment at a hospital in Australia, adding to a run of botched contracts...

  38. April 17, 2015

    G4S chief executive Ashley Almanza receives 73% pay rise

    The chief executive of G4S, Ashley Almanza, has been rewarded with a 73 per cent pay increase for returning the...

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