Daily Archives: November 16, 2013

Serco guard on Christmas Island fired for sex with asylum-seeker

[Translate] Serco guard on Christmas Island fired for sex with asylum-seeker Company that runs Australian immigration detention centre says ban on such relationships has been emphasised to other staff Australian Associated Press theguardian.com, Friday 15 November 2013 21.36 EST Serco, … Continue reading

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Atos and G4S pay no corporation tax despite profiting from billions pounds worth of public sector contracts, as auditors warn of ‘crisis of confidence’ over private contractors

[Translate] Atos and G4S pay no corporation tax despite profiting from billions pounds worth of public sector contracts, as auditors warn of ‘crisis of confidence’ over private contractors National Audit Office says there are ‘worrying examples of contractors not appearing … Continue reading

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G4S: the inside story

[Translate] November 14, 2013 11:00 pm G4S: the inside story By Andrew Hill and Gill Plimmer Damaging scandals are raising questions on how the third-largest listed private sector employer runs its empire ©James DoddG4S’s Marcus Bloomfield in front of a … Continue reading

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Company Linked to Terrorism Gets U.S. Contract Work

[Translate] Company Linked to Terrorism Gets U.S. Contract Work  November 14, 2013 Last week, a government watchdog notified the Pentagon that a company was hired for a U.S.-funded reconstruction project in Afghanistan even though the company had been blacklisted for supporting the … Continue reading

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US Navy Seeks To Sever Ties With Tainted Contractor

[Translate] US Navy Seeks To Sever Ties With Tainted Contractor Nov. 14, 2013 – 03:45AM   | By TOM VANDEN BROOK   | The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) transits Oct. 11 during a training exercise underway. A logistics … Continue reading

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Is Washington Letting This American Rot in a Cuban Jail?

[Translate] Is Washington Letting This American Rot in a Cuban Jail? Havana keeps saying that it’s willing to let this U.S. contractor go. But the White House and Congress keep rejecting the offers. BY YOCHI DREAZEN | NOVEMBER 15, 2013 … Continue reading

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You’re only as good as your last proposal

[Translate] Nov 15, 2013, 12:09pm EST Battle Lines You’re only as good as your last proposal William Welch Partner, McMahon, Welch and Learned PLLC- Washington Business Journal In the world of government contracting, proposal writing has become both an art … Continue reading

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