Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces today the award of a new contract to integrate and operate Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) transportation operation centres, manage the Safety Service Patrol, and develop and implement a state-wide advanced traffic management system. The contract has a six-year base period valued at $355m and three two-year option periods. Work is expected to begin during the third quarter of 2013.
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.
On track to meet 2013 expectations with strong first half organic revenue growth and investment in future market development
Ahead of its Annual General Meeting today, Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, is issuing the following Interim Management Statement covering performance from 1 January 2013 to date.
The Group is on track to meet previously stated expectations for the 2013 financial year as set out in the outlook and guidance section below.
Christopher Hyman, Chief Executive of Serco Group plc, said: "We have begun 2013 with many important new contracts underway and have achieved a good operational performance across our activities around the world. Our global BPO business and AMEAA division are delivering further excellent organic revenue growth. We are developing new opportunities in the Americas division, though challenging conditions remain in the US federal contracting market. Meanwhile in the UK, markets continue to show more encouraging signs. We are therefore confident of Serco's portfolio achieving another year of good progress."
A Stoke-on-Trent jobseeker who secured employment through the Work Programme with Serco's subcontractor, Shaw Trust was one of three finalists for the Significant Achievement Award at last night's Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) Employability Awards held at One Great George Street, London.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international services company, has appointed Duncan Mackison as Managing Director, Defence - part of its UK & Europe Division. Serco provides key support to the UK's Armed Forces and Duncan brings both business acumen and frontline military experience to the role. He will be responsible for around 7,000 staff working across Serco's Defence business and an annual turnover in excess of £400m.
Serco together with Sandwell Council have opened a new £10 million waste transfer station in Tipton. Eagle Lane Transfer Hub in Danks Way, Tipton, handles more than 1,700 tonnes of waste and recycling each week collected from homes across the borough.
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.
Well placed for future growth following excellent achievements in 2012