G4S PLC



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  1. August 26, 2016

    Defiance by business highlights Labour’s shrinking credibility

    In normal political times, companies that rely on public sector contracts might think twice before embarrassing the...

  2. August 16, 2016

    G4S close to selling Israeli business

    G4S is close to selling its Israeli business following years of pressure from pro-Palestinian activists. The UK...

  1. Fast FT

    August 15, 2016

    G4S appoints new finance chief

    G4S, the world’s largest security firm, has confirmed the appointment of Tim Weller as its new finance chief. Mr...

  2. August 10, 2016

    G4S reports progress with financial recovery plan

    Shares in G4S shares spiked on Wednesday after the security company outlined significant progress with its financial...

  3. August 10, 2016

    G4S: unlocked

    Not so long ago, London-listed G4S was a source of insecurity for its shareholders. After years of problems, even...

  4. FT Alphaville

    August 10, 2016

    FT Opening Quote: ITV fails in bid for Peppa

    ITV’s bid for Entertainment one falls short, G4S celebrates success and markets await BoE reassurance. FT Opening...

  5. Fast FT

    August 10, 2016

    G4S recovery continues with 44 per cent profit increase

    G4S put a rise in half-year profit down to the impact of an ongoing productivity programme, as the world’s largest...

  6. July 11, 2016

    G4S selling cash machine business to IBM

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is selling its cash machine engineering business to the technology giant...

  7. July 11, 2016

    IBM to buy G4S cash machine business

    G4S, the world’s biggest security company, is selling its cash machine engineering business to the technology giant...

  8. June 13, 2016

    Goldman Sachs trio must face MPs’ inquisition over BHS

    There are some appointments you have a duty to keep even though they will be no fun at all. Meeting a headteacher to...

  9. June 13, 2016

    How to prepare for public hearings and advice for Philip Green

    A golden rule for executives at public hearings: never let yourself be pictured with a circus midget on your knee. That...

  10. Fast FT

    June 13, 2016

    G4S stocks slide over Orlando killer employment

    Shares in G4S are falling after it came to light that the world’s largest security company had been employing the man...

  11. June 13, 2016

    G4S shares fall on link to Orlando killer

    G4S was left scrambling to defend its reputation on Monday after it emerged that Omar Mateen, the gunman who murdered...

  12. June 8, 2016

    Royal Mint picks G4S for security

    The Ministry of Defence has been stripped of work providing security for the Royal Mint, with the private contractor...

  13. May 31, 2016

    Judge at EU’s top court backs workplace ban on headscarf

    Companies can ban Muslim staff from wearing headscarves as long as they also forbid other symbols of religion in the...

  14. Fast FT

    May 31, 2016

    European court opinion supports corporate headscarf ban

    Companies are allowed to ban Muslim staff from wearing headscarves as long as the rules are part of a general...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. Fast FT

    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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. Fast FT

    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...

  26. Fast FT

    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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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....

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. Fast FT

    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”...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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