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Impressive 4.7% revenue increase posted by G4S in 2019 Half-Year financials

Global security company G4S has announced its financial results for the six-month period that ended on 30 June 2019. Secure Solutions revenues are up by 4.9% and those for Cash Solutions by 3.9%. The PBITA margin sits at 6.2% (2018: 6.4%). The positive impact of growth has been...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019
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Infonomics: Stating The Financial Case for Automated Security

What, exactly, is the value of the data held by your organisation and how does that value justify and inform your security spend? It’s a question that’s increasingly rising to the top of the practising Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) list, not to mention that of the Chief...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
James Burnell-Nugent
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The Role of the Board in Crisis Management

The Board of Directors is responsible for assuring business viability. A crisis event could call that into question. Andrew Griffin, a partner in Deloitte’s Crisis and Resilience practice, puts some key questions on this matter to Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent, formerly...
Posted On 25 Feb 2019
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G4S Board “reviewing options” for separation of Cash Solutions from main Group

The Board of G4S is reviewing options for the separation of the Group’s Cash Solutions business from the Group following the establishment of the Global Cash Solutions division on 1 January 2018. Since 2013, G4S’ portfolio management programme has created a focused Group with two...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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CMA’s attempt to improve UK audit market “risks putting the cart before the horse” warns ICSA

ICSA: The Governance Institute has expressed concerns that the UK audit market will not improve unless issues of education, training and trust are first addressed. The Institute also believes that the statutory audit services update paper published by the Competition and Markets...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
Dr Sandra Bell
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Resilient Organisations Make Hay When The Sun Shines

Supply chain risk is often thought of only in terms of how the failure of such chains could disrupt a given organisation’s day-to-day operations. In the modern and interconnected world, localised operational disruptions, often caused by relatively mundane incidents such as...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018
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CGI-Oxford Economics Study: “Severe cyber breaches lead to massive decline in share prices”

CGI has unveiled the results of an in-depth economic study entitled ‘The Cyber-Value Connection’, which shows that a typical ‘severe’ cyber security breach represents a permanent cost of 1.8% of a company’s value, as measured relative to a control group of peer companies....
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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“Over 90% of companies feel ill-equipped to manage risk posed by using third party organisations” outlines Deloitte

Almost nine-in-ten (87%) organisations have faced a disruptive incident involving third parties in the last three years, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte, the professional services firm. Such incidents can include loss of data by a third party, or failure to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016
G4S has just published its Annual Report for 2014
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G4S posts strong 2014 Annual Report with revenues totalling £6.8 billion

Global security business G4S has just issued its Annual Report for 2014, wherein the company outlines that emerging market businesses have accounted for 36% of Group revenues and 40% of profits across the last 12-month period. The company has posted total revenues of £6.8 billion...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015