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With Serco is it a case of one bad apple spoiling the entire corporate barrel? by Jon Hansen

July 19, 2013

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Last week , the Procurement Insights European Union Edition was one of the very first blogs to report on the news that the Minister of Justice Chris Grayling had announced that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had been called in to investigate G4S and Serco.¬† Grayling indicated that there was evidence that both companies had […]

BREAKING NEWS: Evidence of fraud on the part of government suppliers G4S and Serco reported by Minister of Justice by Colin Cram

July 11, 2013

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Share prices of G4S and Serco dropped sharply today as Chris Grayling, the Minister of Justice, announced that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been asked to investigate G4S. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23272708 He said that there was evidence that both companies had overcharged the UK government by 10s of ¬£millions for contracts related to tagging criminal offenders. […]

UK Public Sector Procurement News by Colin Cram

August 24, 2012

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UK public sector procurement has been in the news the past two months. The Scottish government (no, Scotland is not an independent country, but it does have a lot of autonomy, rather like the states in the USA) has passed a bill merging its 8 police forces. A detailed business case concluded that merger, as […]