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26 February 2020

UK: Government awards Serco £200 million contract for immigration removal centres, despite allegations of abuse

Author: May Bulman, Independent

“[Serco] has been awarded a £200m Home Office contract to run two immigration removal centres.”...

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26 March 2019

Australia: Leaked video reveals alleged excessive force by guards in detention centres; operator Serco says recordings are unverified

Author: Helen Davidson, The Guardian

"Secret recordings allege excessive force by guards in Australia's detention centres", 24 March 2019...

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26 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

The report published by CORE Coalition provides an overview of how companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. It focuses on 50 companies...

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4 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

Author: CORE (UK)

This report aims to provide a snapshot of if and how [50] companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. [It focuses] on companies sourcing raw...

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19 January 2017
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« La détention des migrants, un business en pleine expansion », 11 janvier 2017...

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2 November 2015

European pension funds begin to consider companies' treatment of refugees & asylum seekers in investment decisions

Author: Judith Evans, Financial Times (UK)

"Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar", 1 Nov 2015...

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12 August 2015

UK: Serco & G4S operated immigration centre has become "place of national concern" finds Chief Inspector of Prisons

"Yarl's Wood conditions deteriorated so much women are being treated like 'animals'", 12 Aug 2015 Conditions at a privately run immigration removal centre have “deteriorated” over the past year to the extent that almost half of the women held there fe...

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1 July 2015

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015: Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments...

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29 August 2014

G4S, Serco, Mitie & GEO accused of using detained immigrants as "cheap labour"

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26 August 2014

Private firms 'are using detained immigrants as cheap labour'

Author: Kevin Rawlinson, Guardian (UK)

Campaigners have criticised private firms for using immigration detainees as cheap labour inside detention centres after research suggested this saves them millions of pounds. Some detainees said they were being paid as little as £1 an hour to cook and...

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