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Lack of Digital Trail Covers Fraud

Thursday 21st June, 2012

A Lancashire part-time accounts assistant has been found guilty of de-frauding her organisation of more than £122,000 by using fake invoices, which she marked as paid and then placed the funds into her own account. Most of the 122 fraudulant transactions, occurring over a four year period, were then used to fund her lavish wedding.

Serco acquires Vertex's UK public sector BPO operations

Wednesday 20th June, 2012

Serco Group plc, has acquired Vertex Public Sector Limited, the UK public sector operations of Vertex Data Science Limited, for cash consideration of £55.5m. The acquisition brings additional skills and capabilities to support expansion into new areas of middle and back office support and adds further scale to our recently created Global Services division.

KPMG acquires BrainNet

Tuesday 19th June, 2012

KPMG AG has agreed to acquire consulting firm BrainNet Supply Management Group, which specialises in procurement consulting and supply chain management (SCM). The acquisition enhances KPMG member firms’ existing capability in designing and optimising global supply chains and broadens the service offering to support clients across their whole value chain.

West Sussex County Council selects Capita for outsourcing back office

Monday 18 June, 2012

A Broad range of services, including HR, finance and procurement, will be outsourced.

In a move to provide greater cost savings and efficiencies, West Sussex County Council has announced that it has selected Capita as the  preferred partner for their support services partnership. A broad range of services will be affected, including HR, finance and procurement - all of which will now be outsourced to Capita.

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