Serco Group plc’s AMEAA division, which covers Australasia, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, has a new Chief Executive Officer. David Campbell, who played a key role in the international service company’s growth as CEO for its Asia Pacific territory, started work in his new role this week. His successor, Serco Asia Pacific’s new CEO, Mark Irwin, has also taken up his position and reports to Mr Campbell.
Serco and its long-term voluntary and community sector partner Catch22, have launched an innovative pilot scheme in the capital aimed at supporting young offenders aged 16 and 17 years completing community sentences.
Western Australia’s Fiona Stanley Hospital has been named winner of the prestigious Government Partnership Excellence Award at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s 2013 National Infrastructure Awards in Sydney last night.
Serco Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced today that their Pre-Grant Publication (PGPubs) Classification Services team recently processed their 2 millionth patent application for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). Each application was also processed within the contractually required 28-day window.
To celebrate National Apprenticeship week, Serco has sponsored a double decker bus which will tour five cities in the South West of England. The bus tour encourages local businesses to get on board with Apprenticeships to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week.
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An exhibition of Indigenous art in Perth is helping in the rehabilitation of aboriginal prisoners from Serco’s Acacia Prison.
Serco, the international service company, today announces the opening of a new business process outsourcing (BPO) delivery centre in Cape Town, South Africa. The new centre, located in the Cape Town Central Business District, is expected to accommodate over 500 new employees and serve a range of international and domestic customers in sectors such as banking, insurance and retail. The Cape Town operation will complement Serco's existing 100 global BPO centres across geographies including the United Kingdom, India and Poland, offering high quality English and other European language skills to Serco's customers around the world.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international services company, provides today an update on its recent purchase of DMS Maritime Pty Ltd. The required valuations have now been completed. These are expected to result in a non-cash exceptional gain of £51m
Serco and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority (HFRA) have announced their intention to work together and bid for safety related contracts in both the public and commercial sectors. First amongst these is expected to be the Ministry of Defence (MOD) opportunity to bid for the Defence Fire Risk and Management Organisation (DFRMO), which is likely to come to market shortly. DFRMO currently provides fire risk management to MOD sites and operations in the UK and overseas.
Extreme weather patterns have brought devastating consequences to many parts of Australia this summer. Fires and floods directly impacted some Serco employees and their communities, notably at Pontville Immigration Detention Centre in Tasmania and the South Queensland Correctional Centre (SQCC) in the Lockyer Valley.
Serco Australia has announced the appointment of John Poulsen to its Advisory Board.
Mr Poulsen is the Australian Managing Partner of Squire Sanders, the first global law firm to be headquartered in Perth. He is one of the leading finance lawyers in Australia.
Serco has been announced as preferred bidder by Nottinghamshire County Council to manage, operate and develop the National Water Sports Centre, one of the UK's premier sporting venues and outdoor leisure attractions.
The cricket match was close, and despite a number of skilful catches by the Pontville Immigration Detention Centre team, enthusiastically captained by state cricketer Ed Cowan, their opponents the Punjab 11 were too strong. The victors were all out for 127 and the Pontville team made a respectable 86.
A major Perth campaign has been launched to attract over 1000 non-clinical staff required for the new Fiona Stanley Public Hospital, opening in April 2014.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the leading environmental service provider, has been reselected to manage the contract to provide landscapes and grounds maintenance services on behalf of Canterbury City Council. Following a competitive tendering process, the contract, which is valued at £24m over eight years, was re-awarded to Serco and will start in April 2013.
Sixteen football players from Serco and the Armed Forces are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest five-a-side football match in aid of Prospect Hospice, a Swindon-based charity which provides dedicated end-of-life support to the local community.
Serco has signed a cooperation agreement with Strömma Tourism & Maritime to make a joint bid to manage and operate the ferry services in Stockholm's archipelago and harbour. The two companies are forming a joint venture company that will tender for the services and, if successful, will subsequently manage and operate the service from April 2014.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that it has secured an 18-month extension to its contract to operate, maintain and market the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) on behalf of Transport for London (TfL). The extension, which is valued at approximately £100 million, will run from April 2013 to September 2014.
Serco, the international service company, celebrates its 25th Anniversary as a publicly traded company next year. To mark this occasion Serco is establishing the Serco Foundation, an independent charitable organisation, which will seek to help charities and other organisations.