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.
Ahead of Serco Group plc entering its close period for the financial year ending 31 December 2012, and following the recent Interim Management Statement released on 16 November 2012, we will be holding our customary pre-close meetings with analysts over the coming days.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the leading international service company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Malcolm Wyman as a non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2013. Malcolm will succeed David Richardson as Serco's Audit Committee Chairman on David's retirement, which is expected to be around the time of the Company's 2013 AGM.
Serco Inc. announced today that the Company was awarded a new production and engineering services contract in support of the United States Navy's Automated Digital Network Systems (ADNS).
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company has signed a new contract to operate and maintain the new Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), a dedicated 11.3km bus corridor, in the city of Indore in the State of Madhya Pradesh in central India.
Serco Australia has welcomed the official opening today of Wandoo Reintegration Facility by the Western Australian Minister for Corrective Services, Murray Cowper.
Acacia Prison is this week recognising International Restorative Justice Week with a series of programs to highlight different ways offenders can engage with the community to overcome past mistakes.
Smaller and medium-sized contract wins are fundamental to Serco's growth and value creation; in addition to larger wins, this release updates on a broad selection of recent contract awards.
Serco has been recognised for excellence in employing apprentices after being 'highly commended' in the UK finals of the National Apprenticeship Service Award which were held earlier this week in Birmingham.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, today issues its Interim Management Statement covering the Group's performance since 30 June 2012. With strong operations and a high level of new contracts having recently begun, the second half of the year is seeing the forecasted improvement in financial performance.
Serco has helped over 420 young people into work in only seven months since the launch of the government's Youth Contract - Wage Incentive initiative, which provides extra support to help 18-24 year olds who are already on the Work Programme.
Serco has joined a high level task force, of some of the UK's most recognisable organisations, in calling for improved levels of employee engagement to improve both employee wellbeing and levels of productivity in the UK.
Serco Group plc (Serco) is pleased to announce that it has been re-selected to provide the Multi-Activity Contract (MAC) at RAF Cranwell and RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire. The contract, with the Ministry of Defence, valued at almost £23m will see Serco continuing to deliver support services to the RAF for a further three years from April 2013. Serco has already been delivering services on site for over eight years.
Western Australia’s Acacia prison has had its Health Services nationally recognised with the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) today confirming Acacia meets its accreditation standards.
The accreditation is similar to the level required from a General Practitioner service in the wider community.