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Case Studies

Case Study: G4S Oman Data Centre Security Implementation

Data security for companies is critical: the legal and reputational risks and the harm caused to individuals when it falls into the wrong hands can be significant. Impressed by its global footprint, a data centre company chose G4S to design, install and maintain a security solution for its new site in Oman. G4S has been…

Case Studies

Securing the Öksüt Gold Mine in Turkey

G4S is tackling the challenges of providing security for the 15 square kilometre Öksüt gold mine in a remote region of Turkey with a solution which deploys mobile CCTV cameras as new sites for digging operations open. Protecting a site which is 15km squared and has a perimeter measuring 19km is quite an undertaking. Add…

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…

FM Magazine

The Changing Face of Retail Security

Brendan Musgrove, managing director of G4S business Total Security Services (TSS), discusses the retail sector’s response to emerging security threats including an increase in reported incidents of abuse of frontline workers and losses caused by shoplifting – as well as his company’s recent acquisition by Allied Universal. According to the British Retail Consortium Crime Survey…

Contracts

G4S to Secure Europe’s Largest Decomissioned Nuclear Project

Allied Universal company, G4S Secure Solutions UK, has been awarded a £24 million contract with Magnox Ltd, which manages one of the largest nuclear reactor decommissioning programmes in Europe. The new contract will see G4S providing security services for the nuclear Shared Service Alliance, a complex consortium comprising 21 sites across the United Kingdom. Commencing…

Best Practice

Keeping Abreast of Security Threats

Noah Price, Head of the G4S Academy, provides an overview of the security threats faced by many businesses and organisations, as well as a useful reminder of what makes good security, to help stay one step ahead. Terrorism With the current threat to the UK from terrorism rated as ‘substantial’, meaning that an attack is …

Case Studies

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…

Case Studies

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,…

Case Studies

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…

Appointments

Terminix Announces Senior Appointments

06.07.2021, 13:12 Terminix Announces Senior Appointments Terminix has appointed Deidre Richardson as senior vice president and general counsel, and Joy Wald as senior vice president and chief information officer. Richardson joins Terminix from Chico’s FAS, where she was chief legal and compliance officer and corporate secretary for the publicly traded retailer and operator of the…

Best Practice

Detecting and Countering Drones

Steen Sorensen and Noah Price from the G4S Academy and Erik Deleersnyder, Regional Manager, G4S Europe, discuss the group’s two new guides on drone technology for businesses. The rapidly increasing use of drones has created a challenge for governments and regulators. In the wrong hands they can be a dangerous weapon, capable of causing harm…

Case Studies

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…

Case Studies

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…

Case Studies

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…

Contracts

UK Support Services Sector Slumps in Volatile Trading

23.03.2020, 14:35 UK Support Services Sector Slumps in Volatile Trading Shares in several of the UK’s largest support services companies have come under renewed pressure as investors assess the impact of social and economic disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic on future earnings. Shares in companies with significant exposure to the contract catering, hospitality and events…

Environment

FTSE4Good Recognition

28.02.2020, 16:00 FTSE4Good Recognition G4S has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the third year in a row after an independent assessment of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good index series is a socially responsible investment (SRI) indicator developed by FTSE Russell which is part of the London Stock Exchange…

News

Innovating Cash Management

12.02.2020, 11:05 Innovating Cash Management NatWest has launched Intelligent Safe, a solution for same-day crediting of cash transactions without visiting a bank branch that has been developed with G4S. Businesses using Intelligent Safe will be able to deposit cash into the safe which uses advanced note verification scanning to spot forged or invalid notes before…

Netherlands

Making Millions Safer

27.11.2019, 08:41 Making Millions Safer G4S is delivering emergency first aid, fire and evacuation safety training to 10,000 employees of the Dutch railway company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) every year. With millions of passengers travelling on trains and through railway stations every day in the Netherlands, there’s always a high chance train or station staff will…

Environment

G4S Included in FTSE4Good Index

G4S has been included as a constituent member of the FTSE4Good Index Series in 2019 for the third year running, following an independent assessment of the group’s sustainable business practices and commitment to social responsibility. The FTSE4Good index series is a leading socially responsible investment (SRI) indicator developed by FTSE Russell which is part of…

Life Safety

Protecting a Highland Treasure

09.09.2019, 12:41 Protecting a Highland Treasure G4S is helping to secure production of six million litres of single malt whisky a year at sites operated by The Glenmorangie Company. Under a strategic and operational partnership which has been in effect for almost a decade, the security services company has transitioned from providing manned guarding services…

Healthcare

Shell Malaysia Safety Award

13.08.2019, 12:17 Shell Malaysia Safety Award A commitment to employee safety and worker welfare have won Safeguards G4S a Silver Award at the prestigious Shell Malaysia Safety Awards. During the last three years, Safeguards G4S has implemented a range of health and safety initiatives as part of G4S’ wider We Care programme which provides for first aid…

News

Transforming One of Greece’s Busiest Ports

11.06.2019, 12:39 Transforming One of Greece’s Busiest Ports G4S recently won the tender to supply and implement a technology-led security solution for the port of Rhodes, one of the busiest in Greece, with approximately 700,000 passengers a year. The Port of Rhodes is made up of three neighbouring ports: Kolones (which is popular with private…

News

Transforming One of Greece’s Busiest Ports

11.06.2019, 12:39 Transforming One of Greece’s Busiest Ports G4S recently won the tender to supply and implement a technology-led security solution for the port of Rhodes, one of the busiest in Greece, with approximately 700,000 passengers a year. The Port of Rhodes is made up of three neighbouring ports: Kolones (which is popular with private…

Contracts

G4S Stripped of Birmingham Prison Contract

10.04.2019, 11:45 G4S Stripped of Birmingham Prison Contract The UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is permanently transferring management of Category B men’s prison HM Prison Birmingham from G4S to Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) with effect from 1 July 2019. The early termination of the G4S contract which was due to expire in 2026…

News

Protecting a World-class Data Centre

01.04.2019, 13:37 Protecting a World-class Data Centre A monitoring and control centre developed for RagingWire by G4S Secure Integration and sister company AMAG Technology is integrating multiple on-site security systems at more than two million square feet of data centre infrastructure. In recent years, data centre colocation, which allows multiple businesses to power and secure…

China

Thwarting Electronic Bike Theft

15.03.2019, 16:24 Thwarting Electronic Bike Theft A track and trace security solution developed by G4S and AXA is making life difficult for thieves of electronic bicycles in the Netherlands.     The popularity of electronic bicycles (e-bikes) has seen a remarkable rise in recent years, with around 34 million e-bikes sold worldwide in 2017. China…

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