G4S publishes full set of financials for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

The G4S Group has announced its Full Year Results for the 12 months ending 31 December 2017. Revenue stands at £7.4 billion, which is up from £7.1 billion in 2016. PBITA is £496 million, with Earnings Per Share at 17.9 pence. Ashley Almanza, CEO at the G4S Group, stated: “G4S has...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018

UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018 winners announced

The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on the evening of Thursday 1 March. Over 400 security professionals gathered to celebrate outstanding performance from across the business sector, with dinner...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018

SIA publishes guidance for security businesses on steps to take in event of acid attack

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has published advice notes for private security operatives and security businesses on the steps to take in the event of an acid attack. The guidance is issued in the wake of a rise in acid-related attacks across the UK*. In a statement on its...
Posted On 04 Feb 2018

UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018: Category finalists announced

The 2018 category finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced. The OSPAs are currently offered in eight countries and showcase the excellent work and outstanding contribution that companies, teams and individuals alike are making to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
Alan Meyrick: joining the team at SGW Safety & Security Limited

Alan Meyrick appointed in security consultant’s role at SGW Safety & Security Limited

SGW Safety & Security Limited has announced the appointment of Alan Meyrick in the role of security consultant. Meyrick is a highly-skilled security practitioner with 14 years’ experience in the security business sector. His knowledge of risk and security methodologies and...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
Daniel Hardy: the new managing director of the NBCS

Daniel Hardy appointed managing director of National Business Crime Solution

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – has announced Daniel Hardy’s appointment as its new managing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017

G4S wins EDF Energy’s facilities management contract for Hinkley Point C project

G4S has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by EDF Energy to provide facilities management services at Hinkley Point C in Somerset: the first new nuclear power station to be built in Britain for a generation. In September last year, the UK Government signed contracts with...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017

Digital Barriers signs European framework contract agreement with G4S for ThruVis

Digital Barriers – the specialist provider of visually intelligent solutions to the global surveillance, security and safety markets – has secured a framework contract with G4S for its ThruVis people screening technology. This European framework contract, which is...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

G4S plays major role in release of new security-centric 12-sided £1 coin to general public

According to the Bank of England, approximately one-in-30 £1 coins in circulation are counterfeits, so it was an absolute priority to introduce a new highly secure coin that’s much harder to copy. The Royal Mint is now producing 1.5 billion of the new 12-sided £1 coins,...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton

Pilot ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship scheme launched for prison officers at HMP Oakwood

New prison officers joining HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton are the first officers in the country to trial a nationally-developed ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship programme. The pilot will see new recruits coached and mentored through their first 12-months in the job. For...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017