EDINBURGH Britain's Serco raised its 2019 profit and revenue forecasts on Thursday, buoyed by a run of recent contract wins that mark a bright spot in a troubled outsourcing sector beset by what CEO Rupert Soames called "the fog of Brexit".
EDINBURGH, Feb 21 Britain's Serco raised
its 2019 profit and revenue forecasts on Thursday, buoyed by a
run of recent contract wins that mark a bright spot in a
troubled outsourcing sector beset by what CEO Rupert Soames
called "the fog of Brexit".
EDINBURGH Britain's government will take measures to identify and reduce risks taken by private firms that provide public services, it will say on Wednesday, in a bid to encourage companies that have become increasingly wary of taking on new government business.
EDINBURGH Scotland will step up efforts to persuade EU citizens to stay after Brexit, its First Minister will tell French lawmakers on Tuesday, amid concerns about potential workforce shortages in the largest of the United Kingdom's three smaller nations.
LONDON/EDINBURGH Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) plans a fresh round of job cuts in the coming weeks as part of a broader cost overhaul aimed at shoring up investor confidence after a year of heavy outflows of client cash, four sources told Reuters.
LONDON Britain's Babcock aims to expand its foreign business but will not chase risky growth to resolve a "nightmare" period in which the engineering group's management and stock price came under fire, Chief Executive Archie Bethel said on Wednesday.
LONDON From Britain's hospitals and schools to its prisons and armed forces, firms supplying essential public services have been asked by the government to outline plans for a no-deal Brexit.
* Scottish fishermen to catch less to avoid no-deal border
EDINBURGH Fewer Scottish langoustines, scallops and salmon will reach the plates of gourmands in the European Union if there is a no-deal Brexit because border delays could mean they rot before they can be delivered, fishing officials said.