G4S PLC



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  1. May 15, 2016

    G4S plans to move into operating bank branches

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is planning to open mobile or high street banking units in the UK and five...

  2. May 13, 2016

    Investors Chronicle: EasyJet, Imagination Technologies, G4S

    Buy: easyJet (EZJ) Management is targeting flat cost per seat excluding fuel, on a constant currency basis, through to...

  1. May 9, 2016

    G4S shares rise as it wins new contracts worth £450m

    Shares in G4S surged nearly 6 per cent on Monday, their biggest gain since 2011, as the world’s largest security...

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    May 9, 2016

    G4S shares on track for biggest gain since 2011

    It’s a good day for European security and booze companies. Shares in G4S are currently having their best day since...

  3. Fast FT

    May 9, 2016

    Opening Quote: BHS probe; salad days for Greggs

    MPs begin an inquiry into BHS’s collapse, it’s salad days for Greggs’ healthier menu, Dignity mourns a lower death...

  4. May 5, 2016

    Ministry takes over youth custody centre from private operator

    The UK ministry of justice will take over the management of a youth custody centre in Kent where staff have been...

  5. April 21, 2016

    Prisons foster family ties in effort to curb reoffending

    There is an eight-week parenting course and a monthly homework club at which dads can help their kids. But rather than...

  6. April 5, 2016

    Sharp rise in English jail sentences despite falling crime

    David Cameron once promised to “hug a hoodie”, but Britain’s justice system has instead become more punitive, with a...

  7. March 9, 2016

    G4S: safety in numbers

    G4S specialises in security. The UK-listed company helps manage prisons, ensures the safe movement of cash between...

  8. March 9, 2016

    G4S shares plunge as cost of UK asylum services hits profits

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, said it would pull out of controversial work in Israel and US youth-justice...

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    March 9, 2016

    G4S shares drop 10% as writedowns weigh on profits

    Shares in G4S, the world’s biggest security company, have fallen 10 per cent in early trading to 190p after the...

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    March 9, 2016

    G4S warns of further possible losses on UK asylum work

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, has warned that it could stand to lose a further £57m if the UK government...

  11. March 6, 2016

    G4S set for more losses on asylum seekers

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is expected to reveal widening losses on its work housing asylum seekers in...

  12. February 26, 2016

    G4S to sell UK youth detention centres after care scandal

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, has called time on its UK youth detention centres weeks after a scandal...

  13. February 25, 2016

    High-tech electronic tagging plan for offenders collapses

    Plans to replace G4S as the provider of new high-tech electronic tags for offenders have collapsed after the Ministry...

  14. February 16, 2016

    Rising refugee flows test Britain’s housing resources

    For one 32-year-old woman in charge of housing asylum seekers in the north of England, the pressure is excruciating....

  15. January 24, 2016

    G4S considers exiting young offenders’ work in US and UK

    G4S is considering an exit from contentious work looking after young offenders in the UK and the US after a series of...

  16. January 13, 2016

    Three arrested over allegations at G4S young offenders unit

    Three men have been arrested by police investigating alleged mistreatment of teenage inmates at a young offenders’ unit...

  17. January 8, 2016

    Police investigate G4S staff after mistreatment allegations

    Police in Kent are investigating the alleged mistreatment of inmates at a young offender centre near Rochester run by...

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    January 8, 2016

    G4S suspends staff after allegations at Kent facility

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, has suspended several employees and referred a number of “serious”...

  19. December 23, 2015

    Outsourcers struggle with asylum contracts

    The government is on the brink of another outsourcing crisis over contracts to house asylum seekers. Serco, G4S, and...

  20. December 20, 2015

    Capita benefits as rivals fail to deliver

    The failures of Serco and G4S in delivering public services have left the field open for Capita, which leads a ranking...

  21. December 4, 2015

    Boardroom trades at Moneysupermarket, G4S, De La Rue

    Set up to save consumers money, price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com netted its founder a cool £98m this week...

  22. December 3, 2015

    G4S chief begins quest to reclaim FTSE 100 seat

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks on Paris, G4S received numerous enquiries from global companies seeking to better...

  23. December 2, 2015

    G4S and Morrisons ejected from FTSE 100

    The world’s biggest security company, G4S, has been ejected from the FTSE 100 along with supermarket group Wm...

  24. December 1, 2015

    Watchdog tells outsourcers to be as ethical as public sector

    Companies delivering taxpayer-funded public services must abide by the same ethical standards as the public sector, the...

  25. November 13, 2015

    G4S slides on balance sheet worries

    Security outsourcer G4S was back under pressure on Friday on worries that its turnround plan could stretch its balance...

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    November 13, 2015

    Markets Live: Friday, 13th November, 2015

    This Markets Live session ended at 11:37 on 13 Nov 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

  27. November 4, 2015

    G4S jumps as security rival’s margins improve

    Security outsourcer G4S was a gainer on Wednesday after its main rival said profit margins have been improving....

  28. November 1, 2015

    Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar

    A successful campaign to persuade Australian pension funds to divest from a company accused of human rights abuses in...

  29. October 26, 2015

    UK prisons: old crimes, older inmates

    Every morning, the 625 inmates at Rye Hill sex offenders’ prison in Rugby, a town in central England, are released from...

  30. October 21, 2015

    G4S looks to US for sales security

    In the dark recesses of the Pentagon, and at 100 US Marine bases in countries spanning Afghanistan to South Korea, G4S...

  31. September 15, 2015

    Moves to oust G4S and Serco as tagging suppliers fail

    Attempts to replace G4S and Serco as suppliers of electronic monitoring tags after they were caught overcharging the...

  32. September 11, 2015

    G4S wins security services contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, has won a £100m contract to protect diplomats at the British Foreign and...

  33. September 4, 2015

    G4S wins key young offenders contract despite stinging criticism

    Outsourcing group G4S has won a key contract to manage a facility for young offenders despite stinging criticism of its...

  34. August 14, 2015

    Scandinavian companies claim the moral high ground

    Which is worse? Sending a private jet to pick up your wallet or rigging a global interest rate governing £450tn of...

  35. August 12, 2015

    Emerging markets and US drive rise in sales at G4S

    The loss of a botched electronic tagging contract held back revenue growth at G4S in the first half of the year, taking...

  36. August 12, 2015

    G4S: Ashley’s army

    Imagine 623,000 people standing in front of you. That is broadly equivalent to the population of a city such as Bristol...

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    August 12, 2015

    Opening Quote: The Economist changes hands

    Also today – scrutiny for Zoopla’s incentives, productivity advice for Mr Osborne Pearson has continued its long...

  38. August 9, 2015

    Outsourcers running UK immigration centres put to the test

    Abdal Albashiar arrived at London’s Heathrow airport in 1998 after fleeing what he says was persecution by Sudan’s...

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