The chief auditor for Serco during the electronic tagging scandal has been fined £78,000 over his role, the accounting watchdog has revealed.
Rail services linking Aberdeen to London were expected to be distrupted again today as industrial action continued for a second day.
Caledonian Sleeper services will be cancelled for two days as staff strike over what unions described as “intolerable pressure”.
Caledonian Sleeper services are to be cancelled after staff confirmed planned industrial action will take place.
Rail bosses have said they are “deeply disappointed” after staff on the Caledonian Sleeper service announced they would take strike action.
Caledonian Sleeper staff have confirmed they will take industrial action after operators failed to deliver on “promises” to address “intolerable” stress caused by working conditions.
Outsourcing giant Serco has been given a two-year extension to its contract with the Australian government to monitor and run detention facilities in the country.
A group of north-east firms have formed a partnership to give advice on how to work towards zero waste.