G4S Security Services (UK) News

G4S management of new UK prison receives praise from Government inspectors

The inspectors have expressed confidence on G4S’s plans for the future Government inspectors published their second review into progress made at Britain’s newest prison, HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton.   Inspectors found that the prison, which is managed by security company G4S, had “turned the corner” after a challenging initial period and commended the prison director’s leadership, the hard work of the staff and expressed confidence in...

British Security Industry Association member companies selected to secure Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

A total of 17 companies have now been contracted to deliver security and stewarding services at the event Police Scotland has recently announced details of the security suppliers selected to deliver a safe and secure Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer. Following a robust and competitive tendering process, which examined key factors including capability and value for money, a total of 17 companies have now been contracted to deliver security and stewarding services...

G4S security win BSIA Award for "Best Regional Team"

G4S officers were recognised for their work at the Hinkley Point C nuclear new build site in Somerset Recently, G4S security officers were presented with the prestigious BSIA Award for Best Regional Team (South West) in recognition of their work at the Hinkley Point C nuclear new build site in Somerset. At the on-site presentation Trevor Elliott, the BSIA’s Director of Manpower and Membership Services, handed the award to Luke Pearce, popular G4S senior team leader at H...

G4S wins 3 year contract to secure British Airways at London Airports

G4S will provide a number of security solutions, including passenger screening and biometric verification G4S Aviation Services (UK) Ltd (G4S), one of the UK’s leading aviation security specialists, has recently announced it has won a new three year contract to be the provider of security solutions to British Airways at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports Starting from this month, G4S Aviation Services (UK) will provide a range of security services at London Heathrow and Gatw...

BSIA announces the regional winners of Annual Security Personnel Awards 2013

BSIA recognises the professionals working within the security industry across five categories The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is proud to announce the regional winners of this year’s Annual Security Personnel Awards. The awards are now in their fifteenth year, and serve to recognise the hard work of high calibre professionals working within the security industry across five different categories: Best Team, Outstanding Act, Service to the Customer, Best...

G4S makes history by securing the UK’s first police-free international football match

All parties gave the green light for the event to be police-free having assessed G4S capability G4S Events, Europe’s leading independent event security company, has made sporting history by providing security for the first home international football match without a policing presence. At last Wednesday’s international match at Aberdeen’s Pittodrie Stadium saw Scotland beat Estonia 1-0 as fans supported their teams without a single policeman at the stadium. Pi...

ASIS Europe receives record attendance of 501 senior security professionals

Sponsors, exhibitors and supporting organisations presented their products and services to security professionals ASIS International has held its 11th European Security Conference & Exhibition on 15-17 April 2012 at the Hilton London Metropole in London, UK. The event gathered a record attendance of 501 senior security professionals from 46 countries. Delegates were welcomed on 16 April by London Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM. The event c...

Connexion2 and G4S Justice Services partner to deliver lone worker solutions in the USA

G4S Justice Services is bieng supplied with Identicom devices by Connexion2Connexion2 and G4S Justice Services, LLC have announced a new partnership to deliver tailored lone worker solutions in the USA & Canada across a range of market sectors incorporating a wide variety of lone worker applications. The manufacturer of the UK's most widely-used dedicated lone worker device, Identicom, are teaming up with the electronic monitoring services heavyweight in order to facilitate a range of leadin...

Integrated building security systems provider G4S Technology announces new appointments

Duncan Cooke will be heading the UK sales and marketing department of G4S Technology G4S Technology, a leading provider of integrated building security systems, has appointed Duncan Cooke as Director of Sales and Marketing, Steve Pike as Business Development Manager and Steve Mabbutt as Campaign Manager, to build upon recent growth. Reporting directly to G4S Technology's MD Stewart Angell, Duncan Cooke will be leading the UK sales and marketing department. Previous to joining G4S Technology, Du...

Advanced monitoring services provider G4S Justice Services displays LoneProtector at ASIS 2011

G4S LoneProtector provides lone workers with a discreet GPS device G4S Justice Services, LLC (G4S), the premier provider of advanced monitoring services, now offers a new lone worker protection solution as part of its comprehensive suite of products, services and technology. The new solution, called LoneProtector, is being showcased at the G4S booth (#3325) at the ASIS International show in Orlando, Florida. "With the number of lone workers rising, organisations face increasing pressur...

Corps Security sells Papua New Guinea operation to G4S

  Corps Security and G4S agree on Papua New Guinea as well as high level of customer service delivery Corps Security, the UK's leading supplier of specialist security solutions, has announced that it has agreed terms for the sale of its Papua New Guinea (PNG) operation to G4S. Contracts have already been exchanged and the sale will be completed once PNG's regulatory controls have been met.G4S already has an operation in PNG and the existing Corps Security operation, including its...

G4S showcases expertise on critical infrastructure management at Counter Terror Expo 2011

 G4S takes stand at the Counter Terror Expo as UK's leading security solutions provider G4S, the UK's leading security solutions provider, is to take a stand (E89) at the forthcoming Counter Terror Expo (CTX) exhibition to be held at Olympia, London from the 19 - 20 April 2011.The CTX 2011 exhibition is a highly specialised event for those tasked with the demanding and complex role of protecting against the constantly evolving threat from international terrorism. G4S will be showcasing...