Category Archives: Contracts

The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant

The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant Staff are treated like schoolchildren and targets are more important than customer serviceEmail A Serco employee Guardian Professional, Thursday 10 April 2014 10.13 EDT Customer service is … Continue reading

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A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs

A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs Crikey By by Cathy Alexander 11 April 2014 Want to run Australia’s immigration detention centres? The job is out for tender and is likely to be worth hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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Extradition looms for Canadian accused of building faulty trucks for U.S. military

Extradition looms for Canadian accused of building faulty trucks for U.S. military William Whyte’s Armet Armoured Vehicles won $6.4 million contract By Douglas Quan, Postmedia News April 11, 2014 12:20 PM In 2012, a federal grand jury in the United … Continue reading

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A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs

A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs Crikey By by Cathy Alexander 11 April 2014, Want to run Australia’s immigration detention centres? The job is out for tender and is likely to be worth hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Security Guarding

Prior Information Notice – Security services (English) Tenders Electronic Daily 2 April 2014, Journal number…………: 65/2014 Date sent to EUR-OP…….: 30:03:2014 Heading……………….: 01316 Type of document……….: Prior Information Notice Nature of contract……..: Service contract

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G4S cleared to bid for government work

G4S cleared to bid for government work The Daily Telegraph Scott Campbell By Scott Campbell 10 April 2014, SECURITY firm G4S will once again be allowed to bid for government contracts, it was announced last night, ending a ban imposed … Continue reading

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$6 Billion Alert. What Does The Spox Say? Goring-ding-ding-ding … “Grossly Inaccurate” But ….

April 9, 2014 · 11:20 am $6 Billion Alert. What Does The Spox Say? Goring-ding-ding-ding … “Grossly Inaccurate” But …. – Domani Spero Last week, State/OIG issued a Management Alert on Contract File Management Deficiencies at the State Department. The Alert is … Continue reading

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Management Alert: (Contract File Management Deficiencies)

Management Alert: (Contract File Management Deficiencies) Deficiencies) State Department The Office of Inspector General March 20, 2014

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Pan Am organizers solicit security bids on heels of controversial contract

Pan Am organizers solicit security bids on heels of controversial contract SHANNON KARI TORONTO — Special to The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Apr. 02 2014, 5:30 AM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Apr. 02 2014, 6:17 AM EDTIn the wake of a … Continue reading

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NDP wants probe of Pan Am security contract that went to U.S. firm

NDP wants probe of Pan Am security contract that went to U.S. firm The NDP is urging the auditor general to investigate the Pan Am Games security contract awarded a U.S.–based firm whose bid was by far the highest. Frank … Continue reading

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