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‘We’re collateral damage’: fury in Yorkshire village at its role in migrant detention plan
Priti Patel has buried ‘humane’ plans for refugees – and in Linton-on-Ouse, locals fear a new ‘reception centre’ has an undisclosed purpose

Mark Townsend & Aaron Walawalkar

01, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Is space the final frontier for Serco? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Clean-up operation | Trouble up north | Alveolar plosives | Ramblers’ descent | Boris Johnson’s lucrative future

25, Apr, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Serco’s annual profits surge 21% to £216m on back on Covid contracts
Increase could fund £100m in shareholder rewards as outsourcing firm bemoans ‘wildly unfair’ criticism of test and trace

Rob Davies

24, Feb, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Porters and cleaners at London NHS hospitals begin two-week strike
Barts, Royal London and Whipps Cross affected by walkout over pay by hundreds of staff employed by Serco

Haroon Siddique and agency

31, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Rupert Soames: dicing with scandal on outsourcing’s front line
The chief executive of Serco claims to take the trickiest public service work – asylum, prisons, Covid – in his stride, and the returns have certainly been sweet

John Collingridge

08, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Serco expects bigger profits thanks to Covid test-and-trace work
Outsourcing company also provides border control and immigration services in the UK

Kalyeena Makortoff

15, Nov, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Learn from the test and trace debacle. It shows how the Tories enrich their friends | Owen Jones
Calling the government’s spending wasteful, as Labour has, merely plays into the hands of the right, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

29, Oct, 2021 @2:25 PM

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Fresh calls for windfall tax on companies that prospered during Covid
Research highlights six firms that increased their profits by a total of £16bn

Gwyn Topham

20, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Serco expects 50% jump in profits on back of Covid contracts
Firm that runs large parts of NHS test-and-trace service forecasts revenues of £2.2bn

Joanna Partridge

30, Jun, 2021 @9:39 AM

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Serco upgrades profit forecast as Covid test-and-trace work continues
Outsourcing company says profit for 2021 will be £15m higher than previously thought, at about £200m

Jasper Jolly

14, Jun, 2021 @7:49 AM

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NHS test-and-trace workers are charged out at more than double their pay
Union calls rate ‘excessive’ as government supplier Serco charged £21.50 an hour for Covid employees

Jasper Jolly

31, May, 2021 @1:17 PM

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Test-and-trace workers are paying the price for the government’s outsourcing zeal | Allyson Pollock
The creation of a contracted-out workforce with insecure jobs threatens to reinforce existing health inequalities, says clinical professor of public health at Newcastle University Allyson Pollock

Allyson Pollock

12, May, 2021 @12:30 PM

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