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  1. September 5, 2014

    Former Serco boss Jeremy Stafford takes helm at John Menzies

    Jeremy Stafford, the former UK boss of outsourcing company Serco who quit last year after several contract failures, has...

  2. September 4, 2014

    Serco on track to win Australian immigration contract

    Serco received a welcome boost as it was selected as preferred bidder to continue running Australia’s onshore immigration...

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  1. August 12, 2014

    Serco on ‘long journey’ to recovery

    It is rare for the chief executive of a multinational company to so readily acknowledge the impact of corporate failure on...

  2. August 12, 2014

    Serco: talk the talk

    Serco’s half-year results presentation is a long, painful litany. And the really important line does not come until page 38....

  3. August 12, 2014

    Serco pays price for outsourcing scandals as profits tumble

    Rupert Soames, chief executive of Serco, has recruited his former right-hand man at Aggreko to help turn round the...

  4. July 29, 2014

    £5.8bn of NHS work being advertised to private sector

    About £5.8bn of NHS work is being advertised to the private sector in moves that are slowly transforming the nature of...

  5. July 23, 2014

    Longtime GSK favourite stumbles in the final furlong

    The Queen’s horse Estimate, former Gold Cup champion, has failed a drug test, as has GlaxoSmithKline. On Wednesday the group...

  6. July 6, 2014

    UK outsourcing spend doubles to £88bn under coalition

    The amount spent on outsourcing services in the UK has doubled to £88bn since the coalition government came to power in...

  7. July 4, 2014

    Serco loses contract to run Docklands Light Railway

    Serco has lost the contract to run the Docklands Light Railway in London in a second blow to the outsourcing group in...

  8. July 3, 2014

    Serco warns of writedowns on some contracts

    Serco has warned that writedowns on the value of some major contracts might affect full-year results as new chief executive...

  9. July 2, 2014

    UK job groups set for more than £30m in bonuses

    More than £30m in bonuses is due to be paid to companies delivering the government’s welfare-to-work programme, despite its...

  10. June 25, 2014

    Whitehall outsourcing rises 23% while expenditure falls

    Outsourcing companies have seen UK government spending on their services rise 23 per cent to £2.3bn over the past two years,...

  11. June 23, 2014

    Labour to take on outsourcing companies if it wins election

    Labour will mount an assault on big outsourcing companies if it wins the election, reducing their role in delivering the...

  12. June 18, 2014

    Soames moves to tighten grip on Serco empire

    Rupert Soames, the new chief executive of Serco, has tightened his grip on the global outsourcing business, closing its...

  13. June 3, 2014

    Glasgow’s Future Cities technology project sparks friction

    From the spinning jenny to the smartphone, technology has always changed cities. But the Future Cities initiative has also...

  14. May 30, 2014

    Lend Lease wins £151m contract to build UK’s first super-prison

    An Australian developer has won a £151m contract to build the UK’s first super-prison, which will house more than 2,000...

  15. May 28, 2014

    Serco wins 15-year franchise for Caledonian Sleeper service

    Serco has won a 15-year franchise for the Caledonian Sleeper service, with the outsourcing company promising to deliver...

  16. May 22, 2014

    Lord Gold – ‘glorified amateur management consultant’ – displays Midas touch

    There is no getting away from it: Lord Gold’s drawing room is gold. Not in a vulgar, garden-variety billionaire way, but in...

  17. May 20, 2014

    G4S loses third UK chief executive in less than two years

    G4S, the world’s biggest security services group, has parted company with its third UK chief executive in less than two...

  18. May 18, 2014

    Outsourcers win high-value deals

    The largest UK government contract awarded so far this year went to Serco, even though the outsourcer is still under...

  19. May 15, 2014

    Welfare-to-work groups seek scale before next round of contracts

    Private sector suppliers of the government’s £5bn welfare-to-work programme are braced for a wave of consolidation as they...

  20. May 12, 2014

    Capita eclipses rivals to win £1.1bn of first-quarter business

    Capita has eclipsed its outsourcing rivals Serco and G4S to win £1.1bn of work in the first quarter of this year, with new...

  21. May 8, 2014

    Investors give Serco board benefit of the doubt

    Sporting a specially commissioned workman’s jacket emblazoned with the slogan “Serco, and proud of it” Rupert Soames, the...

  22. May 2, 2014

    Week in Review, May 3

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Alstom-GE agreement angers French...

  23. May 1, 2014

    Serco chief finds ‘reasons to be cheerful’

    Seeking an inspirational figure on his first day as Serco’s chief executive, Rupert Soames invokes not his grandfather, the...

  24. May 1, 2014

    Serco shares fall 5% after rights issue announcement

    Shares in Serco, the outsourcing company that runs prisons and air traffic control towers, fell 5 per cent in morning...

  25. April 30, 2014

    Serco seeks to raise £170m as profits drop

    Serco, the outsourcing company that runs prisons and air traffic control towers, is to ask shareholders to pump in £170m in...

  26. April 29, 2014

    New Serco chief Rupert Soames faces heavy in-tray

    Just over a year ago the outsourcing group Serco was celebrating its 25th year on the London Stock Exchange and trumpeting a...

  27. April 29, 2014

    Barclays seeks to shed weight in the Exit Quadrant

    Barclays is behind the curve in setting up a “bad bank”. In recent years, these toxic asset dumps have been an add-on for...

  28. April 29, 2014

    Serco falls 19% on profits warning and possible capital raise

    Shares in Serco tumbled 19 per cent after the troubled outsourcing company issued a rushed profits warning late on Monday...

  29. April 28, 2014

    Serco issues profits warning

    Serco, the scandal-hit outsourcing company, has issued a profits warning and signalled that it might have to raise capital...

  30. April 28, 2014

    Legal challenge to £7bn UK nuclear contract

    The bidders who lost out on a £7bn deal to decommission Britain’s oldest nuclear power plants have mounted a legal...

  31. April 24, 2014

    ‘Risky’ contract for housing asylum seekers attacked by MPs

    Attempts to save £140m on the cost of housing asylum seekers by outsourcing the service to G4S and Serco were risky, poorly...

  32. April 9, 2014

    G4S pays back £110m as UK government ban is lifted

    G4S, the global security company, has been given the all clear to win fresh UK government work after being barred following...

  33. April 7, 2014

    NHS hospital trust seeks private help

    Britain’s most indebted NHS foundation trust has approached private sector bidders to take over its management in a move...

  34. March 21, 2014

    NHS hospital operator halves losses

    The first private sector operator of an NHS hospital has halved its losses in the year to December, with the company keen to...

  35. March 16, 2014

    Serco pays high price for lax controls and poor culture

    Serco is a case study in what happens when risks are not properly managed. The outsourcing giant has lost its veteran chief...

  36. March 16, 2014

    Commercial secrecy is a thin veil for official failings

    Every year the UK government spends some £200bn of taxpayers’ money providing goods and services for the public. Nearly half...

  37. March 16, 2014

    Serco finance chief to quit as group puts scandal behind it

    The finance director of outsourcing company Serco is set to quit the company after a scandal involving overcharging the...

  38. March 14, 2014

    MPs demand tighter outsourcing controls

    Civil servants failed to spot problems on a series of botched outsourcing contracts, meaning scandals involving suppliers...

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