Case Studies

How G4S is Securing the UK’s Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station

Noah Price, head of the G4S Academy, provides an overview of the security threats faced by critical national infrastructure, what makes good security and the work G4S is doing to secure Hinkley Point C. Critical national infrastructure (CNI) is, by its very nature, fundamental to the running of any country. Without the contribution from sectors…

Supporting Container Operations with a Refurbished Doosan Forklift

J Hayward & Sons of Walsall Ltd (Hayward Transport) is a well-trusted name in transport and road haulage incorporated in 1952. Today, the business operates a fleet of 82 Euro 6 compliant 44-tonne vehicles from sites in Walsall, Leeds and Liverpool. Although known as a general haulier, 80 per cent of the company’s business is…

Case Study: Securing University Research Facilities

ASSA ABLOY’s ARX access control solution is helping secure new SafePod research facilities in universities across the United Kingdom. The SafePod Network is a world first service to provide standardised safe settings across the UK for data that requires secure access for research. The network was launched in September 2021. SafePods include the ARX access…

Case Study: Advancing Sustainability at Geothermal Energy Company

A partnership in the Philippines between Ecolab subsidiary Nalco Water and Geothermal Energy Company (GEC) is increasing electricity production whilst reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Geothermal power is a sustainable, reliable and renewable energy source that uses heat from the earth’s molten core to make electricity by pumping hot water from deep underground wells to generate…

How Aramark and Samsung Electronics America Are Achieving Shared Sustainability Goals

Recently recognised for its environmental sustainability efforts in the United States, Samsung has been partnering with Aramark in the areas of energy efficiency and food sustainability as part of its “Partners in Sustainability” initiative – complementing the foodservice and facility services provider’s own Be Well. Do Well.® environmental commitments. With individuals, businesses, organizations, communities, and…

RHASS Pavilion Features Stunning Masonry Design

IG Masonry Support has delivered eye-catching masonry design for a single-storey pavilion that is being used as an event space by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) in Ingliston near Edinburgh. Designed by architect Holmes Miller and constructed in 2021 by contractor Robertson Central East and subcontractor Haymarket Limited, the Royal Highland…

Jubilee Case Study: Bethan James – Payne & Gunter

Bethan James, managing director of Compass Group business Payne & Gunter, reminisces about The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Having worked for Payne & Gunter for 30 years, I have been involved with many events where Her Majesty has been in attendance, including state banquets which hosted commonwealth dignitaries from all over the world, as…

Tackling Waste with BRE

Charlotte Harris, sustainability administrator at Pexhurst, explains why BRE Group’s SmartWaste tool has prompted the reimagining of the UK fit-out specialist’s waste management strategy. Harris joined Pexhurst just over a year ago as an assistant buyer and the company’s sustainability administrator when she was charged with overseeing the implementation and management of a new sustainability…

Noelle Jones – Compass Group Women in Food Lead Ambassador

Noelle Jones was recently appointed Lead Ambassador of Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Women in Food network. With Compass Group UK & Ireland for almost 12 years, Noelle’s appointment as managing director of Chartwells Independent in 2020 followed on from her previous role as Business Director within ESS Government Services. In her current role she…

Case study: Transforming the Tenant Experience

Bucharest based developer Forte Partners has partnered with solution providers Helinick and Genetec to digitise the tenant experience. casestudy_en_forte_web-1

Information Management for HMPS Estates

Digitalised building information management (BIM) solutions provider Glider recently worked alongside the UK Ministry of Justice to implement its flagship Common Data Environment (CDE at new prison, HMP Wellingborough, as part of a complex project involving a substantial data set. Due to the extent of data involved, and the project being mandated as ISO 19650-4 deliverable,…

Spotlight on Pest Control

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is inviting facilities managers in the United Kingdom to attend PestEx, its annual expo offering exclusive insights into the work of pest management professionals and their role in protecting premises and businesses. PestEx 2022, which is being hosted by the trade body at ExCel London fro 16-17 March, will…

Supporting a Major Infrastructure Development in the Falklands Islands

A case study by the SOCOTEC Group relating to the construction of a new port facility in Stanley Harbour commissioned by the government of the Falkland Islands in 2020.. In April 2020, the Falkland Islands Government commissioned the design of a new port facility in Stanley Harbour. Work originally commenced on the project the following…

Securing Cement Sustainably

01.12.2021, 14:54 Securing Cement Production Sustainably Adding an element of sustainability to security provision at several mining and cement production sites in Uganda is reaping dividends for Lafarge Building Solutions. For 20 years, G4S has secured Hima Cement mines and a cement plant operated by Lafarge in Uganda as part of a vast and complex…

Delivering Discrete Security Protection at a Turkish Holiday Resort

G4S is providing an intelligent and unobtrusive integrated security solution at the popular Emelda Sun Club resort on the Turkish Riviera. In 2020, the company began working with the Emelda Sun Club, an expansive holiday resort complex in Antalya City. Popular with both Turkish and European sun-seekers, Emelda is a large and open-plan holiday destination,…

Delivering Security at Embassies in Jordan

20.10.2021, 11:59 Delivering Security at Embassies in Jordan Allied Universal brand G4S has a long history of providing security services and solutions to foreign embassies in Amman, the capital city of Jordan. Foreign embassies are an essential part of establishing and maintaining peaceful cooperation and collaboration between countries all over the world. They can also…

Protecting the Public Sector and General Public with Coatings

24.02.2021, 19:18 Protecting the Public Sector and General Public with Coatings G4S has invested in “constant kill” surface coating techology used to protect against SARS CoV-2. Throughout the pandemic, the company’s UK operations has responded quickly to meet the needs of the government and public by setting up hundreds of COVID-19 testing sites, securing a…

Supporting Belgrade’s Urban Renewal

27.08.2020, 15:14 Supporting Belgrade’s Urban Renewal G4S has provided consultancy services for a parking system in a mixed-use complex forming part of the Serbian government’s ambitious US $3.5 billion Belgrade Waterfront regeneration project. In 2014, the Serbian government began plans to improve Belgrade’s cityscape and boost its local economy by revitalising a large stretch of…

Collecting COVID-19 Test Kits

03.06.2020, 13:42 Collecting COVID-19 Test Kits G4S staff are assisting the national effort to ramp up Covid-19 testing in the UK by collecting test kits at multiple temporary testing facilities. On a Tuesday in early April, Jo Pipes received a call asking her to oversee the rollout of a COVID-19 testing site at Haydock Park which…

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