Category Archives: UK

Overcharging by outsourcing giant Serco costs NHS millions

EXCLUSIVE: Overcharging by outsourcing giant Serco costs NHS millions   Richard Whittell , Emily Dugan Wednesday 27 August 2014 Outsourcing giant Serco is embroiled in a fresh misuse of public funds scandal after a company it set up overcharged NHS … Continue reading

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Private firms ‘are using detained immigrants as cheap labour’

Private firms ‘are using detained immigrants as cheap labour’ G4S and Serco saving millions by paying detainees as little as £1 an hour to cook and clean, claim campaigners Kevin Rawlinson The Guardian, Friday 22 August 2014 14.02 EDT Jump … Continue reading

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South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys Internationalmore

South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys International Burgert A Senekal 1 Abstract Since 1652, South Africa has played a prominent role in … Continue reading

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Serco says Government is ‘keen to help us’ get through rough patch

Serco says Government is ‘keen to help us’ get through rough patch  LUCY TOBIN  Wednesday 13 August 2014 The Government is back on side with Serco, just a year after the emergence of the multi-million pound offender tagging scandal, the outsourcer’s new … Continue reading

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Serco Awarded $22.7 Million Contract to Support Deployable Medical Systems

Serco Awarded $22.7 Million Contract to Support Deployable Medical Systems Posted on: 28 Jul 14 PR Newswire RESTON Va. July 28 2014 RESTON Va. July 28 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Serco Inc. a provider of professional technology and management services announced the … Continue reading

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G4S and Serco woes help outsourcing firm Capita post sharp rise in revenue

G4S and Serco woes help outsourcing firm Capita post sharp rise in revenue As scandals engulf rivals the London-listed firm has secured lucrative contracts, boosting revenue by £300m Jennifer Rankin The Guardian, Wednesday 23 July 2014 08.26 EDT Capita’s revenues … Continue reading

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UK Government Outsourcing Doubles Despite G4S, Serco and Atos Scandals Shane Croucher

UK Government Outsourcing Doubles Despite G4S, Serco and Atos Scandals By Shane Croucher July 7, 2014 12:40 BST One of the biggest G4S clients is the UK government, which outsources a number of public services to the firmReuters Outsourcing in … Continue reading

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G4S workers plead not guilty to killing an asylum seeker

G4S workers plead not guilty to killing an asylum seeker Published on the 05 July 2014 11:54   THREE G4S workers accused of killing an Angolan asylum seeker on a British Airways flight have denied manslaughter. Terence Hughes, 53, of … Continue reading

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G4S: NI minister condemns dissident republican threat

29 June 2014 Last updated at 12:34 ET G4S: NI minister condemns dissident republican threat Northern Ireland Justice Minister David Ford said security staff need to be able to carry out their work without the fear of threat Man released … Continue reading

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Are Serco Group plc And G4S plc Doomed?

Are Serco Group plc And G4S plc Doomed? By Alessandro Pasetti – Friday, 27 June, 2014 | See also: GFSSRP “Labour will mount an assault on big outsourcing companies if it wins the election, reducing their role in delivering the … Continue reading

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