One of the UK’s leading service companies has this week committed to a significant expansion of its procurement in Scotland. Over the next three years, Serco intends to double its procurement spending from Scottish companies and to substantially increase the number of Scottish Small and Medium size Enterprises (SMEs) with which the company does business.
Ian Crichton has today joined Serco as Managing Director for its UK Health business. Serco provides essential services in support of the health sector and Ian’s experience of both the NHS and the private sector make him well placed to lead and grow this core capability for Serco.
Rupert Soames, Serco Group Chief Executive, said: “The business has delivered a much better performance than we expected at the start of the year, which reflects the fact that we are making good progress in the first year of the implementation of our strategy.
Community groups in the Perth Hills region have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $2000 thanks to Serco’s team at Acacia Prison.
Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, has extended its contract with the Western Australian Government to operate Acacia Prison for a further five years, to May 2021. The total value of the contract extension, signed today, is expected to be £166m (A$324m) over the five year period.
Northern Rail is celebrating success following two wins at last week’s UK Rail Industry Awards (UKRIA). Northern, a Serco and Abellio joint venture, took home the honours in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Customer Safety categories.
Serco has contracted Damen Shipyards Group to build a powerful new tug to support the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers at Portsmouth Naval Base as part of its contract to provide Marine Services to the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD). The vessel will be the first of its type under the UK Flag.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Serco-managed HMP Thameside this week in her role as Patron of the Butler Trust to see first-hand the work of the people who work there.
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed that the first of five new, or upgraded, Air Defence radars provided by Serco, which prevent wind farms interfering with the UK’s air defence capability, is now fully operational.
ExperienceLab, Serco’s user experience design agency, and Vipera, the specialist digital financial services provider, today announced a worldwide non-exclusive partnership to collaborate on next generation, mobile centric, user experience design, leveraging each other’s highly complementary offerings in their respective markets.
Serco’s facilities management team at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Trust has been thanked by Employment Minister, Priti Patel, and Norwich North MP, Chloe Smith for its involvement in the ‘Norwich for Jobs’ Programme.
Serco's International Fire Training Centre (IFTC) in Teesside, one of the world's leading aviation fire training centres, has recently trained a delegation from the United Nations (UN) fire safety leadership team based in Afghanistan.
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced that the Defence Business Services (DBS) Executive Committee – which comprises Serco, Military and Civil Service personnel – received the runners up award in the corporate leadership category at last night’s second annual Cabinet Office ‘The Way We Work (TW3)’ awards, for leading the transformation of DBS.
Serco’s vocational services team, which recruits and trains apprentices across the organisation, has been awarded a ”Good” rating by Ofsted, England’s education inspectorate.
Chris Sinclair, an electrician on Serco’s London Cycle Hire contract and an Army reservist, last night collected a prestigious Gold Award on behalf of Serco from Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon for the company’s outstanding commitment to support the UK Armed Forces.
Serco, the international service company, is today publishing the independent investigation by Kate Lampard CBE and her co-investigator, Ed Marsden, into the operations at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (Yarl’s Wood).
Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) has awarded Serco a three-year extension on their indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) Global Installation Contract.
Serco employee, and Unison convenor, Terry Davies has been appointed as the Lead Foundation Governor for the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals (NNUH) Foundation Trust. He is believed to be the first and only private sector employee to be given this important role within a Trust in NHS England & Wales.
The Dubai Metro, which is operated by Serco on behalf of the Roads and Transport Authority, carried a record number of passengers during the New Year celebrations in Dubai. On New Year’s Eve and in the early hours of New Year’s Day, Serco transported more than 822,000 passengers on the iconic Metro system. This is more passengers, in a 24-hour period, than the system has transported since the service launched in 2009.