G4S PLC



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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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”...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. FT Alphaville

    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...

  11. 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....

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. FT Alphaville

    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...

  22. 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...

  23. July 14, 2015

    Twitter shares spike on fake bid story

    Twitter shares briefly spiked in early New York trading after a fake online news story claimed the messaging company...

  24. June 16, 2015

    Private capital and ambition build tech clusters, not politicians

    London Technology Week has got off to a flying start with the news that 23-year-old Londoner James Proud has won...

  25. June 9, 2015

    G4S cleared of human rights breach in Israel

    G4S was cleared of causing “adverse human rights impacts” in Israel by a UK government-funded watchdog on Wednesday but...

  26. May 20, 2015

    G4S-run Rainsbrook youth prison criticised by Ofsted

    The outsourcing group G4S faced fresh questions about its performance on UK government contracts on Thursday after the...

  27. May 15, 2015

    Hoaxes and fakes: hollow laughs

    Oh, how we laughed. The fake filing, the spelling mistakes, the outlandish bid. What a jape! When an unheard-of private...

  28. April 27, 2015

    Government moves to stop suppliers disclosing contract details

    Cabinet officials are engaged in a row with outsourcing companies over attempts to prevent them from disclosing...

  29. April 20, 2015

    G4S becomes latest to scale back quarterly reports

    G4S, the world’s biggest security provider, has become the latest company to reduce their number of trading updates...

  30. April 17, 2015

    G4S chief executive Ashley Almanza receives 73% pay rise

    The chief executive of G4S, Ashley Almanza, has been rewarded with a 73 per cent pay increase for returning the...

  31. March 24, 2015

    Outsourcer calls for independent watchdog in transparency drive

    One of the world’s biggest outsourcing companies has urged the UK government to set up an independent regulator to...

  32. March 10, 2015

    G4S dogged by scandal provisions as it returns to profit

    G4S swung back to a profit after two years of contract scandals that included its failure to provide enough security...

  33. March 8, 2015

    G4S chief says there is a ‘very long way to go’

    The scandal-hit security company G4S has a “very long way to go,” its chief executive said ahead of full-year results...

  34. March 5, 2015

    Welfare-to-work provider A4E up for sale

    A4E, the welfare-to-work provider founded by a former adviser to David Cameron, has been put up for sale just weeks...

  35. March 5, 2015

    Serco foots the bill for ‘win at all costs’ public sector contracts

    Serco’s contract crisis Waiting outside the advice clinic at a hostel for asylum seekers in Liverpool, Mohammad Ahmadi...

  36. February 27, 2015

    When is a company too big to manage?

    “Can I know what every one of 257,000 people is doing? Clearly I can’t.” When HSBC’s chief executive Stuart Gulliver...

  37. February 24, 2015

    Wrexham jail to be run by public sector

    The UK’s first “super prison” holding more than 2,000 inmates is to be run by the public sector, dashing the hopes of...

  38. February 23, 2015

    Press-fuelled populist clamour against Gulliver gains momentum

    The fickle Lilliputians conspired to blind Jonathan Swift’s Lemuel Gulliver, having previously celebrated him. HSBC’s...

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