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  1. FT Alphaville

    August 10, 2016

    FT Opening Quote: ITV fails in bid for Peppa

    ITV’s bid for Entertainment one falls short, G4S celebrates success and markets await BoE reassurance. FT Opening...

  2. August 4, 2016

    Serco lifts sales and profit forecasts

    Shares in Serco rose more than 10 per cent after the government contractor bumped up its profit forecast for the second...

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  1. August 4, 2016

    Serco shares leap 16% after earnings upgrade

    Shares in Serco have surged as much as 16.3 per cent this morning after the outsourcer bumped up its profit and revenue...

  2. Fast FT

    August 4, 2016

    Serco upgrades outlook as profits rise

    The turnaround continues to gain traction at Serco, the government contractor that runs everything from immigrant...

  3. Fast FT

    August 4, 2016

    Fast Europe Open: BoE day

    The Bank of England makes a decision on interest rates today – most economists predict a cut, which would be the first...

  4. July 7, 2016

    Serco and Home Office criticised over Yarl’s Wood failures

    The outsourcing company Serco failed to provide enough staff or training at Britain’s biggest immigration removal...

  5. June 20, 2016

    MoD set to privatise repatriation and burial of war casualties

    Repatriation and burial of war casualties and notification of next of kin are to be run by the private sector with the...

  6. 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...

  7. Fast FT

    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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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