Serco has been awarded a contract extension by AgustaWestland Ltd to assist them in maintaining the fleet of Sea King aircraft for the Ministry of Defence under their Integrated Operational Support Contract. The extension, which will run from April 2013 until December 2015, is worth over £7m for the two and a half year period and sees the Royal Navy Air Station Yeovilton based operation continue its maintenance of the Sea King aircraft.
Plenary Group and Serco Inc., working as a consortium, announced today that they have been selected as Preferred Bidder for Ontario's Driver Examination Services. The Plenary Serco DES consortium will work with Infrastructure Ontario to finalize contract details and reach financial close over the coming months. The project will provide driver examination services in Ontario over a 10-year period.
The series of "question time" events designed to give people the chance to find out more about the way community health services will be managed in the future is continuing across Suffolk.
Wilbur Ramirez, a refuse collector for Serco's Hammersmith & Fulham environmental services contract, is back on the small screen this weekend in a follow-up to the award winning BBC documentary - the 'Toughest Place to Be a Binman'.
Serco staff will from this month be visiting schools and colleges up and down the country to share their work experiences and help inspire young people to think about their futures. The visits form part of the national Inspiring the Futures programme and Serco is one of the largest UK employers to sign up to the initiative.
A new Code of Practice published today by NCVO aims to improve the relationships between prime and subcontractors in public services.
Serco has this week started two new eight-year contracts, worth a combined value of £64m, to deliver Refuse, Recycling and Street Cleansing services and Grounds and Landscaping services on behalf of Canterbury City Council.
Serco has been awarded the contract to provide end-to-end on-street parking enforcement services for the West London Alliance. The West London Alliance is a unique partnership between Ealing, Hounslow and Brent Borough Councils and is the first collaborative parking service venture of its kind in the country.
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.