Ellesmere Port was named the most enhanced station building at the Association of Community Rail Partnerships awards in Torquay last week, coming second in the ‘innovation category’. Orrell Park was in third place in the best station garden category, the second time in a fortnight that this station has scooped an award.
Serco’s Marine Services team in Greenock has raised over £1,000 for charity following a family fundraising day on-board SD Oronsay last month. The money collected from bucket donations and a prize raffle will be split between two charities: Help for Heroes and Euan’s Cause.
Tens of thousands of people travel to Scotland's capital to see the world's best performers each year. but now the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is joining them on the journey.
Serco has secured a five-year extension to its contract at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) to provide a range of facility management services. The extension, which runs from August 2015 to August 2021, has a total value of £85 million over the five years.
Ten charities from across the London Borough of Havering have shared a £10,000 donation from Serco, the council’s waste collection and recycling company, as part of its commitment to the local community.
The ten local charities are:
People living with long-term conditions can be supported to have a better life with the help of community matrons and joined-up care, a Suffolk study has shown.
|Six months ended 30 June||2015||2014(3)|
|Operating Profit Before Exceptional Items||£59.8m||£57.5m|
|EPS Before Exceptional Items (basic)||2.89p||5.41p|
|Dividend Per Share||-||3.10p|
|Free Cash Flow||(£77.5m)||£49.7m|
|Net Debt (including that for assets and liabilities held for sale)||£290.3m||£580.8m|
Note 1: Revenue is as defined under IFRS. Adjustments are no longer made to include Serco’s share of revenue from its joint ventures.
Note 2: Trading Profit is defined as IFRS Operating Profit adjusted for (i) amortisation and impairment of intangibles arising on acquisition and (ii) exceptional items. Adjustments are no longer made to exclude Serco’s share of joint venture tax and interest, management estimation of charges related to UK Government reviews or transaction-related costs.
Note 3: Prior period adjustments have been made to reflect the restatement of certain financial instruments; the impact of fair value movements now taken to the income statement rather than reserves increased pre-tax profit measures by £18.2m; fair value movements are still taken to reserves in the latest period.
People cared for by Suffolk Community Healthcare, which is run by Serco on behalf of the NHS, have once again given the service a vote of confidence, with 99 per cent of those surveyed saying they would recommend it.
Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a new task order with the United States Navy, supporting the Space and Naval Systems Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. The nine-month task order is valued at $13 million.
Serco has appointed Arran Aromatics, Scotland’s leading provider of luxury hair and body products, to create a collection of toiletries for the new Caledonian Sleeper service.
Influential figures from across the UK’s textiles industry have travelled in style on board the Caledonian Sleeper to this year’s Edinburgh International Fashion Festival.
A new degree-level apprenticeship in management developed by a group of 40 employers and universities, headed by Serco, has been given the green light today by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship is aimed at boosting the number of professional managers in the UK and at driving productivity and business growth.
It is with great sadness that we can confirm that our colleague, Lorraine Barwell, a Prison Custody Officer, who was seriously assaulted on 29 June by a man at Blackfriars Crown Court has died from her injuries. Lorraine was attacked in the Court, while she was working with other team members preparing to escort a prisoner between the court and a waiting van which was parked inside the court yard. She was treated at the scene before being taken to the Royal London hospital by London's Air Ambulance.
Acacia Prison is having one of Australia’s biggest “Roo Tail” cook-ups to celebrate NAIDOC week with its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners.
Serco Group plc ('Serco' or 'the Company'), the international service company, today provides a trading update covering the first half of its 2015 financial year. Serco will be holding meetings with analysts over the course of the day, during which no additional material information will be disclosed. Serco will then be in close period until the release of its first half results on 11 August 2015.
Team building and communication abilities top the list of skills employees and their managers say military reservists are most able to bring back into the workplace. This is according to new research undertaken by Serco in advance of Reserve Forces day on Wednesday 24 June into how having military reservists helps performance in the workplace.
With rehabilitation as a mutual goal, Acacia Prison has embarked on a new partnership with the Dogs’ Refuge Home in Shenton Park.
Serco's Ravi Kumar, 32, from West Bromwich is one of only six people to win a Serco Global Pulse Award in the 'Heart' category after risking his life to rescue an elderly man from a gun wielding robber. Serco's Global Pulse Awards, awarded this month, are the company's annual awards which recognise the employees who have done extraordinary things for their colleagues, customers or communities. The Heart category recognises those who have shown unequalled courage bravery and selflessness.
Serco's contract to manage Cornwall's out-of-hours GP service on behalf of the NHS comes to a close after nine years of service, when the service is handed over to the new providers, Cornwall Health at the end of May.