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  1. 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, seeks...

  2. 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 information...

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  1. 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 by...

  2. 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 outsourcing...

  3. March 24, 2015

    Outsourcer calls for independent watchdog in transparency drive

    One of the world’s biggest outsourcing companies has urged the UK government to set up an independent regulator to monitor...

  4. March 18, 2015

    Budget 2015: VAT changes level the playing field for outsourcing

    Government outsourcing is expected to increase after the coalition removed VAT charges for private sector bidders on public...

  5. March 12, 2015

    Serco: becalmed

    Even the tightest ship needs a fair wind behind it. Rupert Soames, the new Serco chief executive, aims to shore up an...

  6. March 12, 2015

    Sir Philip Green and the BHS £1 sale

    There is a whiff of “how are the mighty fallen” in Sir Philip Green’s sale of BHS for £1. The entrepreneur marked his...

  7. March 12, 2015

    Serco shares tumble after final dividend is scrapped

    Serco slumped to a pre-tax loss of more than £1bn last year following a crisis with several large public sector contracts,...

  8. March 5, 2015

    Welfare-to-work provider A4E up for sale

    A4E, the welfare-to-work provider founded by a former adviser to David Cameron, has been put up for sale just weeks after...

  9. March 5, 2015

    Serco foots the bill for ‘win at all costs’ public sector contracts

    Serco’s contract crisis Waiting outside the advice clinic at a hostel for asylum seekers in Liverpool, Mohammad Ahmadi says...

  10. February 20, 2015

    Serco shines on hopes of modest cash call

    Serco climbed to its best level since November on Friday as optimism grew that its cash call will be scaled back. Serco...

  11. February 20, 2015

    StanLife leads FTSE after strong earnings

    London stocks nudged higher in morning trade on Friday, with Standard Life setting the pace after the insurer reported a...

  12. January 16, 2015

    Can investors judge chief executives’ performance?

    When Serco announced the appointment of Rupert Soames as chief executive last February, shares in the outsourcer rose by...

  13. December 19, 2014

    Police drop probe into Serco’s prisoner contract

    City of London Police have dropped their investigation into Serco’s handling of a £285m prisoner escort contract, which was...

  14. December 10, 2014

    G4S and Serco won Whitehall work despite being ‘on probation’

    Five government departments awarded G4S and Serco fresh work during a period in which Whitehall “gave the impression” that...

  15. December 8, 2014

    Towergate offloads aircraft cover unit Hayward Aviation

    Insurance broker Towergate has made the first of several expected disposals as one of Britain’s biggest private companies...

  16. December 4, 2014

    Towergate’s bankers invite ownership bids

    Towergate’s bankers have invited its bondholders to take control of the heavily-indebted insurance broker, underscoring the...

  17. November 30, 2014

    Falling Serco share price unsettles investors

    Unsettled investors are warning Serco’s new chief executive Rupert Soames that he will struggle to raise cash for a planned...

  18. November 28, 2014

    Boardroom trades November 29

    Serco’s Guy Leach is to be applauded for impeccable timing. The business services group’s director of corporate strategy, he...

  19. November 27, 2014

    With great power comes great responsibility

    It is easy to be wise after the event. On quitting last week as chairman of Serco, a business services company, Alastair...

  20. November 20, 2014

    Serco hurt by cash call concerns

    Serco’s unusual move to pre-announce a cash call looks to be backfiring. Serco warned last week it intends to launch a fully...

  21. November 19, 2014

    British outsourcing groups dominate public sector contracts

    British outsourcing companies have strengthened their grip on public sector contracts over the past decade despite...

  22. FT Data

    November 18, 2014

    Open data and government contracts

    In total around $9.5 trillion is estimated to be spent by governments on contracts with various businesses and other...

  23. November 17, 2014

    Note to numpties: be on guard for Quindell misunderstandings

    So Canaccord Genuity has quit as a broker to Quindell. So too has one of Quindell’s spin-doctors, Redleaf, which clearly...

  24. November 17, 2014

    Mitie slips to loss as it outlines pressures on government deals

    Mitie, Britain’s biggest operator of immigration detention centres, has swung to a first-half loss because of one-off costs,...

  25. November 17, 2014

    Serco chairman takes blame for crises and resigns

    Serco’s chairman has resigned from the outsourcing group after taking responsibility for the “strategic and operational...

  26. November 12, 2014

    Capita plans private sector expansion

    Capita is planning to expand its private sector business as it seeks to refocus away from potential reputationally damaging...

  27. November 12, 2014

    Capita leads FTSE fallers as bid pipeline stutters

    Capita was the biggest fallers on a flat FTSE 100 on Wednesday, as the mixed fortunes of the UK support services sector...

  28. November 10, 2014

    Serco is put on a tough lifestyle regimen of temperance and prudence

    “What is the point of getting fit when exercise hurts you so much, Mum? ” asks Little Miss Lombard. She has a point. Serco’s...

  29. November 10, 2014

    Serco offers a ‘cautionary tale’

    The troubled outsourcing group Serco was last month forced to shift 120 asylum seekers from squalid accommodation in London...

  30. November 10, 2014

    Serco: getting out the hose

    Serco chief executive Rupert Soames is a fan of linguistic colour. On Monday the outsourcing company described the latest...

  31. November 10, 2014

    Miners lead FTSE rebound

    Stocks in London gained in early trade on Monday, led by miners, after Friday’s weaker than expected jobs report fuelled a 3...

  32. November 10, 2014

    Serco plans £550m rights issue after profit warning

    Serco admitted to a “dark hour” after identifying an expected £1.5bn in writedowns on key contracts, forcing it to issue its...

  33. November 4, 2014

    Outsourcers strive to rebuild reputations after scandals

    The gleaming new Fiona Stanley hospital in Perth, Western Australia, is a state of the art facility, with 783 beds,...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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....

  38. 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...

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