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Serco North America Honored for Commitment to Veterans

Serco Inc., has been recognized as a VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer in acknowledgment of its commitment to employing and supporting armed forces veterans and their families for a second consecutive year. The VETS Indexes Employer Awards are based on VETS Indexes’ survey, which evaluates employers across the following categories: Veteran job candidate recruiting and…

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Serco Engages BenchOn to Support Australian Industry

Serco has launched a dedicated Australian Industry Portal to engage businesses through BenchOn, the global resource and supply platform. Seeking to maximise opportunities for Australian industry in delivering existing contracts and pursuits, Serco will utilise BenchOn’s automated supplier matching technology to link Australian businesses to opportunities arising in its supply chain, highlighting the company’s robust…

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Serco Starts RAF Brize Norton Support Services Contract

Serco has commenced delivery of a range of specialist support services at RAF Brize Norton under a three-year £40 million contract announced by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in July. The number of people employed at the air base is expected to more than double as new services are introduced to add to existing…

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Serco Announces Major New Appointment

07.07.2021, 12:59 Serco Announces Major New Appointment Serco has announced the appointment of Simon Lane in the newly created position of Director, Leisure, leading all contracts within the group’s leisure portfolio. The move will allow current managing director, Simon Bailey, to assume a more strategic and overarching role, and take on new business priorities. Serco’s…

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£900 Million UK Defence Infrastructure Contracts

15.06.2021, 07:11 £900 Million UK Defence Infrastructure Contracts VIVO Defence Services, a 50/50 Joint Venture between Serco and ENGIE, has been awarded contracts to provide asset and facilities management services for the UK defence built estate by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). VIVO has been awarded contracts for two of the four regions being tendered…

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How did I Escape?

05.05.2021, 11:12 How did I Escape? Serco has successfully trialled an innovative electronic system to manage prisoners’ property at HMP Dovegate, a Category B adult male facility near Uttoxeter in Staffordshire, England. Loss of prisoners’ belongings that are being held while they are in jail has been a constant challenge in prisons around the world,…

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EUMETSAT Contract Award

22.04.2021, 01:44 EUMETSAT Contract Award Serco Germany has secured a six-year contract with an estimated value of £20 million to support the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT). The framework agreement relates to EUMETSAT’s EPS & EPS-SG Analyst and Controller Service, which captures and processes observational data from satellites operated by the…

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Canadian DND Support Services Contract

17.03.2021, 17:03 Canadian DND Support Services Contract The Canadian Department of National Defense has awarded Serco a contract to provide support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Base in Goose Bay following a competitive tender. The initial 10-year period has an estimated ceiling value of C$694 million or approximately £400 million, and will generate…

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Serco Acquires Whitney, Bradley & Brown

17.02.2021, 07:46 Serco Acquires Whitney, Bradley & Brown Serco has acquired U.S. defence contractor Whitney, Bradley & Brown Inc (WBB) from H.I.G. Capital in a deal worth $295 million. WBB specializes in programme support, capabilities development and analysis, mission performance, machine learning, artificial intelligence and engineering, with the acquisition expected to add to the scale,…

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Big Project Award

27.01.2021, 11:37 Big Project Award Serco Middle East’s inaugural graduate development programme has been recognised as “Skills Development Programme of the Year 2020” at the Big Project Awards. The regional awards celebrate the excellence of leading companies – with the judges recognising Serco’s investment in local talent as well as the launch of the graduate…

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Setting the Benchmark on National Corrections Day

15.01.2021, 14:11 Setting the Benchmark on National Corrections Day Serco Asia Pacific CEO Peter Welling has paid tribute to the dedication of his staff at several correctional facilities in the ANZ region as Australia commemorates National Corrections Day 2021. Highlighting the achievements of Serco staff employed at Southern Queensland Correctional Centre, Clarence Correctional Centre, Adelaide…

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Supporting the Fisher House Foundation

A donations drive involving Serco, Inc, employees, and the sercoVets Employee Resource Group (ERG), has raised US $15,000 for military and veterans’ support organization, the Fisher House Foundation. The Fisher House Foundation builds homes where military and veterans’ families can stay free of charge while a loved one is in the hospital. These homes are…

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A New View from Above

20.11.2020, 11:37 A New View from Above Serco Middle East has entered into a MoU with NG Aviation for the development of a unique product for conducting airport obstacle surveys with satellite data. The agreement which was signed on 15 November at the company’s Dubai headquarters building supports Serco’s strategy of transforming its core capabilities…

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Closing the Gap

12.11.2020, 12:32 Closing the Gap As Australia celebrates its Indigenous communities during NAIDOC Week, Serco is highlighting the tireless dedication of Angela Newchurch, its Aboriginal Liaison Officer at the Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC). After a long career working with Indigenous organisations and communities, Angela has attained a wealth of knowledge as well as lived experience…

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AWE Loses UK Nuclear Warhead Management Contract

The UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence Nuclear Organisation (DNO) has announced it will be bringing the management, operations and maintenance of Britain’s nuclear stockpile in-house. In 2000, AWE Management Limited (AWE ML) – a consortium formed by Lockheed Martin (51 per cent), Jacobs (24.5%) and Serco Group (24.5 per cent), was awarded the management and…

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A Successful IFM Partnership

Serco and the Belgian Ministry of Defence are celebrating the second anniversary of an integrated Facilities Management (IFM) outsourcing contract at the Heverlee and Meerdaal military bases. The contract was the first the Belgian Ministry of Defence has entered into to outsource full management of installations at a military base to a private company. Since…

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A Bright Future for Saudi Arabia

21.09.2020, 13:09 A Bright Future for Saudi Arabia Serco Middle East CEO, Phil Malem, has described the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 development blueprint as a catalyst for transformation in the wake of Covid-19. His upbeat assessment was delivered during a special podcast from the company in advance of Saudi National Day on 23 September, in which he…

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Delivering Positive Social Outcomes

14.09.2020, 12:25 Delivering Positive Social Outcomes A dedicated remand strategy developed by Serco for the Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC) is helping the South Australian Government achieve its target of reducing reoffending by 10 per cent. The global support services provider’s partnership with 133-year old prison support organisation, OARS Community Transitions, has already facilitated more than…

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A Unique Opportunity for Student Nurses

12.08.2020, 11:37 A Unique Opportunity for Student Nurses In partnership with the University of Southern Queensland, Serco Australia is offering professional placements for nursing students at Southern Queensland Correctional Centre (SQCC). The initiative pairs students with experienced mental health nurses and involve a variety of workplace experiences that typically include assisting with medical and mental…

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Serco Reopens Leisure Facilities

30.07.2020, 14:58 Serco Reopens Leisure Facilities Serco Leisure has reopened sports and fitness facilities it operates under contract following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in the United Kingdom. The company operates many of the highest-profile leisure sites in the country, including the National Sports Centres Bisham Abbey, Lilleshall and Stoke Mandeville Stadium, which it operates…

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Serco Invites Nominations for Healthy Communities Grants

15.07.2020, 09:29 Serco Invites Nominations for Healthy Communities Grants Serco Australia is accepting nominations for its Healthy Communities grants program for not-for-profit organisations engaged in health and wellbeing activities Perth’s South Metropolitan region. The programme which provides grants of up to AUD 1,500 is managed by the Serco team at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH). Serco FSH Contract…

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Serco Middle East Appoints New Managing Director

24.06.2020, 09:17 Serco Middle East Appoints New Managing Director Wallace Weatherill has been appointed as managing director of Serco Middle East in a role that will include spearheading the operations of Dubai Metro – the largest automated transport system in the region, as well as the Emirate’s tram system. Wallace has worked in the Middle…

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Mark Irwin to Succeed Kevin Craven as CEO of Serco UK & Europe

16.06.2020, 09:23 Mark Irwin to Succeed Kevin Craven as CEO of Serco UK & Europe Serco has appointed Mark Irwin, CEO of Asia Pacific, to succeed Kevin Craven who steps down as Chief Executive Officer – UK & Europe in the autumn. Before joining Serco seven years ago, Irwin worked in Asia for a private-equity backed…

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The ‘Nudges’ of Nudge Theory

28.05.2020, 10:53 The ‘Nudges’ of Nudge Theory Serco Middle East explain why COVID-19 is changing how businesses manage employee experience in the UAE and wider Gulf region. The management of employee experience is changing rapidly as the Covid-19 pandemic forces organisations to place restrictions on how staff perform their work with employees, themselves, learning new ways of working. The restrictions and changes…

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Settled, Well Run and Safer

13.02.2020, 10:45 Settled, Well Run and Safer Serco, which manages and operates HMP Dovegate on behalf of the Ministry of Justice, has welcomed the latest report by Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, which says the prison has ‘made some notable progress over the last two years, becoming a safer prison’. The Inspectors reported…

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Celebrating Outstanding Talent

12.02.2020, 10:30 Celebrating Outstanding Talent Serco Middle East has celebrated the people behind its business at the annual Serco Middle East Pulse Awards which recognise exceptional work by staff in the region. A gala dinner event which was attended by 200 Serco employees and Group CEO, Rupert Soames, honoured employees for their roles in delivering…

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Serco Selected for US $968 Million U.S. Navy Contract Vehicle

02.10.2019, 23:35 Serco Selected for US $968 Million U.S. Navy Contract Vehicle The United States Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) has named Serco Inc., as one of eight awardees for an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award contract. Serco will continue to support the U.S. Navy with the modernization of shore-based Command, Control,…

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UK Leisure Industry First

06.06.2019, 10:17 UK Leisure Industry First Serco’s leisure division has become the first operator in the United Kingdom, and only one of a handful, globally, to achieve accreditation of its energy management systems to the new (BSI) ISO 50001:2018 energy management standard. The company operates in an energy-intensive sector and has a large carbon footprint…

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UK Leisure Industry First

06.06.2019, 10:17 UK Leisure Industry First Serco’s leisure division has become the first operator in the United Kingdom, and only one of a handful, globally, to achieve accreditation of its energy management systems to the new (BSI) ISO 50001:2018 energy management standard. The company operates in an energy-intensive sector and has a large carbon footprint…

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Zero Tolerance Campaign Gains Momentum

29.04.2019, 14:41 Zero Tolerance Campaign Gains Momentum Serco is rolling out the “Respect and Protect” campaign it introduced last month to protect its UK customer-facing staff from aggressive or abusive behaviour. Bisham Abbey, a National Sports Centre, and Serco’s Chiltern & Wycombe contract have now launched campaigns at an event attended by Serco Group Chief…

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New Serco Middle East CEO

16.04.2019, 10:47 New Serco Middle East CEO Phil Malem, Atkins’ former managing director of engineering and design for the Middle East & Africa (MEA) has joined Serco Middle East as its new managing director. Malem is a specialist in the energy sector who has previously served as the managing director of Atkins’ global Power and…

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