Serco employee Jane Burston has been selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, an honour she will use to fight climate change by bringing international attention to the capabilities of the UK's planned Centre for Carbon Measurement. Jane works at the National Physical Laboratory's (NPL), which is managed and operated by Serco.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that it has been chosen by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the proposed supplier to take over the leadership of Defence Business Services (DBS) which provides corporate services for the MOD such as civilian human resources, finance, information and security vetting. This decision was announced today by the Secretary of State for Defence and is subject to a 10 day stand-still period.
Solid operational performance delivers strong financial result; global markets support confidence in future growth. Christopher Hyman, Chief Executive of Serco Group plc, said: "I am pleased with our solid operational performance and the number of contracts wins which have underpinned our strong financial result for 2011."
Serco, the international service company, today announces that it has been awarded a new partnership agreement with Freemans Grattan Holdings (FGH), the UK arm of the world's largest distance selling organisation - the Otto Group.
Intelenet Global Services, a company of the Serco Group, a leading FTSE 100 international service company, has been recognised for its exemplary contribution to the global BPO industry, at this year's BPO Excellence Awards 2012.
A unique award which aims to upskill prison staff has been launched at a prison managed by Serco. Nine employees from HMP Lowdham Grange have enrolled onto the Foundation Degree in Offender Management following a rigorous selection process. These range from Prison Custody Officers (PCOs) to senior managers.
Serco Australia and the Public Transport Authority will continue their 17 year partnership bringing passenger information and support services to Western Australian commuters following a re-contracting of services this week.
The partnership includes provision of InfoLine services, Customer Feedback Administration Services, Ticket Administration Services and SmartRider forms processing.
Not many people get the opportunity to experience what it would be like to do their job in one of the toughest places in the world. For 43-year old Wilbur Ramirez, the opportunity came in the form of a starring role in a primetime BBC documentary, first broadcast yesterday evening that took him from the streets of London to the sprawling backstreets of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that it has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide training and support to the British Army prior to deployment on operations around the world.
Serco, the international service company, today announces that it is creating a new global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) capability, our first global business, bringing together all of Serco's middle and back office skills. The new global business will improve the services that Serco provides to customers and enable us to target global opportunities both in the public and private sector.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that it has been awarded a number of contracts providing a range of operational support, engineering and training services, known as Multi-Activity Contracts (MACs). The contracts to the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF) and Naval Air Command have a combined total potential value to Serco of £130m.
Serco today plays host to leading composer Mark-Anthony Turnage as he premieres his new work for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, the largest cultural celebration in the history of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Movements, at HMP Lowdham Grange, Nottinghamshire. Turnage spent five days at the Serco-managed prison in December 2011 working with prisoners to compose 'Beyond This' as part of the PRS for Music Foundation's New Music 20x12 project.
Brenda Fraser, Serco's Family First Interventions Manager at HMP & YOI Doncaster has received a 'High Sheriffs Award' in recognition and appreciation of her innovative work with offenders and their families at the prison. The award, which recognises outstanding achievements within the local community, was presented by the High Sheriff of South Yorkshire, Andrew J Coombe Esq. DL during a special ceremony at the prison.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that it has been awarded a new prime contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to further deploy innovative radar technology to prevent wind farms interfering with the UK's air defence radars.
Serco has been congratulated by Nick Clegg, the UK's Deputy Prime Minister, for opening their doors to young people from all walks of life by providing opportunities including apprenticeships and work experience placements.
With great sadness the Board of Serco Group plc today announces the death of non-executive director Paul Brooks.
Further to the Serco Group plc (Serco) announcement, on 28 August, relating to our Prisoner Escort and Custody Services contract the company today provides an update on the review programme.
Serco, the international service company, has been commended by not-for-profit organisation CDP, which represents 722 institutional investors with $87 trillion in assets, for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information.