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Fishiest outsourcing firms: the ones that got away

Outsourcing company logosLast week we launched our poll to find Britain's fishiest outsourcing firm.

Our shortlist of 10 predatory privatisation companies includes: A4e, Atos, Capita Translation and Interpreting, Care UK, Circle, FirstGroup, G4S, McKinsey, Serco and Virgin Care.

For each we have listed key areas of concern. They range from the farcical – the company that lost the keys to its prison – to the more sinister: the consultancy that helped draft the policies from which it will profit.

You can vote for as many as you like – though only once for each entry.

But what about the companies we didn't name? Let us know in the comments below who else should be on our shortlist, and why.

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