Public Services

To pay or not to pay: Asda and Argos choose workfare over work

The campaign against workfare has claimed some major successes over the

Charitable exploitation: workfare in Barnardo’s

It’s not only multinationals that are benefiting from the free labour

Asylum seekers to be housed by prison guards

The UK Border Agency has announced that its preferred bidders for

Under the microscope: pathology gets the Serco treatment

GSTS Pathology, the joint venture between Serco, ‘the biggest company you’ve

Serco accused of negligence and assault in Australia

Events in Australia over the last month have shown outsourcing giant

‘It’s exploitation and it’s repellent’: Retailers, councils and charities benefiting from workfare

TK Maxx, Wilkinsons, Savers and Matalan have been named as major

Unemployed people ‘bullied’ into unpaid work at Tesco, Primark and other multinationals

Unemployed people are being sent to work without pay in multinational

‘I was a volunteer for six months and wasn’t given a job or paid any money’

“Karina” is 24 years old and lives in East London. She

‘Making profits from the the unemployed is reprehensible’

Frank, a member of Islington Poverty Action Group, tells Corporate Watch

The workfare go-betweens

The coalition government’s Work Programme, launched in early June, replaces previous

Serco dismisses self-harm in immigration prisons as ‘bargaining tool’

Two people have died from suspected heart attacks and a third

The biomedical scientist: Interview with Frank Wood

Frank Wood is a biomedical scientist at King’s College Hospital in

Mitie Company Profile

Mitie started life as a cleaning company but now provides a

Cut the crap: The cuts as profit opportunities

Cut the crap: The cuts as profit opportunities   The Con-Dem

Bosses step in to protect scab companies as firefighters are hospitalised

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) had planned to hold a two-day