Articles about Amec

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Serco close to flogging UK defence nuke tech biz

IT outsourcing monster Serco is locked in talks with engineering consultancy and project management services outfit Amec to sell its Technical Consulting Services biz. The unit provides consulting and project services including IT to the UK civil and defence nuclear markets, turning over in the region of £70m last year. Cost- …
Paul Kunert, 23 May 2012
Julia Reda MEP, Pirate Party. Pic: Joachim S. Müller

California über alles? Is MEP Reda flushing Euro copyright tradition down the pan?

Interview + update The European Parliament this week made one of its strangest ever decisions, endorsing the replacement of the European cultural tradition with American ideas. Author and academic Robert Levine thinks Pirate MEP Julia Reda’s copyright reform* proposals are the policy equivalent of photo-bombing, and MEPs haven’t really twigged …
Andrew Orlowski, 19 Jun 2015
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ICO raids and shuts builder blacklist firm

The Information Commissioner's Office has made its first use of an Enforcement Notice with a seven day deadline to shut down a Droitwich firm which ran an illegal database of building staff. The company, the Consulting Association, owned by Ian Kerr, ran the database for over 15 years. It contained entries on 3,213 building …
John Oates, 06 Mar 2009
The Register breaking news

Compulsory lobby register moves closer

A compulsory register of lobby companies revealing which companies or organisations are paying their bills comes a step nearer today. The European Parliament adopted a resolution yesterday in favour of such a register, which would list groups seeking to influence either Parliament or the Commission. The Parliament proposes a " …
John Oates, 09 May 2008