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Unison are inviting nominations for the all new ‘Wolfie Awards’ – focusing on waste and service failure caused by the outsourcing of public services.
Nearly 80 per cent of the public think Serco, the scandal-hit outsourcing company, should not be allowed to bid for public service contracts.
TweetWith the memory of the G4S debacle at the beginning of the summer still sore, today’s news that the government plans to outsource huge swathes of the probation service will be met by cynicism and concern. British government use of the private sector to run services has had a difficult history. However, the justice secretary […]
Alex Hern asks why the government’s crackdown on rewards for failure isn’t extending to firms which work almost entirely for the government – like A4e
From a4e to the care homes scandal, the outsourced sector is simply out of control with bonuses for poor performance.
Barnet council’s audit committee was held in front of a packed room last Thursday – as residents heard a dmaning indictement of the Tory council.
Among those selected by the government to carry out its welare to work programme are Atos, G4S and Serco – all have dubious records carrying out public sector contracts.