It is with great sadness that we can confirm that our colleague, Lorraine Barwell, a Prison Custody Officer, who was seriously assaulted on 29 June by a man at Blackfriars Crown Court has died from her injuries. Lorraine was attacked in the Court, while she was working with other team members preparing to escort a prisoner between the court and a waiting van which was parked inside the court yard. She was treated at the scene before being taken to the Royal London hospital by London's Air Ambulance.
Acacia Prison is having one of Australia’s biggest “Roo Tail” cook-ups to celebrate NAIDOC week with its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners.
Serco Group plc ('Serco' or 'the Company'), the international service company, today provides a trading update covering the first half of its 2015 financial year. Serco will be holding meetings with analysts over the course of the day, during which no additional material information will be disclosed. Serco will then be in close period until the release of its first half results on 11 August 2015.
Team building and communication abilities top the list of skills employees and their managers say military reservists are most able to bring back into the workplace. This is according to new research undertaken by Serco in advance of Reserve Forces day on Wednesday 24 June into how having military reservists helps performance in the workplace.
With rehabilitation as a mutual goal, Acacia Prison has embarked on a new partnership with the Dogs’ Refuge Home in Shenton Park.
Serco's Ravi Kumar, 32, from West Bromwich is one of only six people to win a Serco Global Pulse Award in the 'Heart' category after risking his life to rescue an elderly man from a gun wielding robber. Serco's Global Pulse Awards, awarded this month, are the company's annual awards which recognise the employees who have done extraordinary things for their colleagues, customers or communities. The Heart category recognises those who have shown unequalled courage bravery and selflessness.
Serco's contract to manage Cornwall's out-of-hours GP service on behalf of the NHS comes to a close after nine years of service, when the service is handed over to the new providers, Cornwall Health at the end of May.
Further to the announcement on 30 March 2015, Serco confirms that all closing conditions and approvals have now been achieved, and therefore the sale of Great Southern Rail was completed in Australia earlier this morning.
Serco Group plc (‘Serco’ or ‘the Company’), the international service company, announces that Sir Roy Gardner will be appointed Non-Executive Chairman with effect from 1 July 2015, joining the Board as Non-Executive Director from 1 June 2015 to enable a handover period with current Chairman, Alastair Lyons.
Serco, the international service company, has announced today a 1 year contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA). Since 2011 Serco has consistently demonstrated its ability to deliver safe and efficient air traffic services to the Iraqi Government and remains committed to the training and development of Iraqi nationals.
Serco's defence business has again been recognised for outstanding health and safety performance with a President's (10 consecutive Golds) Award in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015.
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has taken up a number of contract options with Serco to continue to provide support at three key bases, RAF Northolt, RAF Brize Norton and RAF Cranwell/Scampton. The combined total value of these contract options is £36m.
Today the Minister of Corrections, the Hon. Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga opened the new Auckland South Corrections Facility at Wiri. The prison, also known as Kohuora, is one of the most modern corrections facilities in the world and will house up to 960 male prisoners in a high security environment.
Serco Group plc, the international service company, in accordance with its notice to shareholders, will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this afternoon.
Jan Chaudhry has been appointed the new Managing Director for Merseyrail by joint venture shareholders, Serco and Abellio UK. Currently the Deputy MD at Abellio UK, Jan will take up the new post in July 2015.
Serco Group plc ('Serco'), the international service company, is pleased to announce that following the successful completion of the Rights Issue to raise gross proceeds of approximately £555m, it has today satisfied all conditions of the refinancing announced on 12 March 2015 and the amended finance agreements with its lending banks and US placement noteholders have become effective today.
Broome-based charity Feed the Little Children (FTLC) will be able to feed its 300 needy children for seven weeks following a sponsorship from Serco Australia.
Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology and managed services, announced today the award of two contracts to continue its 20-plus years of supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Contract Tower (FCT) Program. Serco will provide air traffic control specialists, safety managers, and program management services in support of 58 Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCTs) in 11 western states, including Alaska, California and Colorado.
Serco, the international service company, today marks the first day of its strategic partnership with Lincolnshire County Council under a contract that will see it provide a range of business process and contact centre services for the Council, delivering savings of more than £14m over five years.
The first guests will be welcomed on board the inaugural service of the new Caledonian Sleeper train franchise which is set to depart from Fort William this evening (31 March).