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NatWest to pilot UK’s first intelligent cash management system with automated account crediting

NatWest and G4S are working in tandem to pilot the UK’s first intelligent cash management solution for businesses later this year. This innovative and secure cash solution enables businesses to benefit from automated account crediting of cash transactions without having to...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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G4S recognised by FTSE4Good SRI indicator for second year in succession

G4S has been independently assessed and included as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series for the second year running. This inclusion recognises G4S’ strong commitment to social responsibility and sustainable business practices across the group. The FTSE4Good Index Series...
Posted On 14 Sep 2018
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“Council restrictions could put the public and cash couriers at serious risk of harm” warns BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is raising concerns on behalf of the Cash-in-Transit industry regarding proposed vehicle traffic and access restrictions in Rochdale town centre that have the potential to put cash couriers and the general public “at serious...
Posted On 06 Sep 2018
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G4S “delivers marked improvement in revenue generation” for Q2 and organic growth of 2.8%

As anticipated, the G4S Group has “delivered a marked improvement in revenue generation” in the second quarter of 2018, with an impressive organic growth level of 2.8% resulting in half-year organic growth of 0.2% against “demanding comparatives”. G4S CEO Ashley Almanza...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
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Organiser ILMC unveils agenda for Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) 2018

The conference agenda for the second annual Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – has been announced and more than doubles the number of discussion topics and presentations from the inaugural edition held last...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018
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Excellence in security highlighted at BSIA’s inaugural British Security Awards 2018

On Wednesday 11 July at the London Marriott Hotel on Grosvenor Square, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) gathered together member companies and their guests to celebrate the outstanding work being conducted within the security industry through the medium of the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
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Small Business Network applauds Security Industry Authority’s progress on ACS reforms

Many of the changes proposed at the Strategy and Standards Group review meeting of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) have been welcomed by the Small Business Network. The meeting, which took place on Tuesday 24 April, was attended by Small Business Network representatives and...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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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
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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
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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