Five Wells officially granted HMP statusThe G4S operated and first purpose-built resettlement prison has officially been designated Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) status
Royal recognition for Parc Prison DirectorDirector of HMPYOI Parc Janet Wallsgrove was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for her services to the Prison Service.
HMP Parc awarded advanced accreditation by national autistic societyHMP Parc is the first prison in the UK to receive the National Autistic Society's (NAS) highest accolade - the Advanced Accredited Award.
Security Officers: Far from a normal careerNoah Price, Head of the G4S Academy for the UK and Ireland, explains how security officers have evolved over the last decade, and the new ways in which modern day security can protect people and property.
G4S and Protect DutyOn Monday 10 January 2022 the UK Government published its response to the Protect Duty public consultation, which ran from 26 February to 2 July 2021.G4S is committed to adopting and implementing any measures and services to meet new legislation designed to enhance the protection of the United Kingdom's publicly accessible spaces from terrorist attacks. G4S will work with businesses and organisations to ensure they are well prepared to deal with incidents.
G4S commits to meet UK’s cash infrastructure objectivesG4S announces that it commits to meet key UK cash infrastructure resilience, efficiency and environmental objectives
A Celebration of G4S' work to create secure environments during the fight against the pandemicAs the events safety and security division of G4S, our business was all about ensuring secure and enjoyable events of all kinds, sporting, music festivals, corporate conferences, trade shows etc. But put simply, no physical events meant no business.
An Ever Evolving Monitoring LandscapeThe monitoring and response landscape is forever evolving to become more effective, more efficient, and to stay ahead of any threats, writes Curtis McClements, G4S Head of Monitoring Operations UK and Ireland.
Young offenders take part in Tate Liverpool ExhibitionUsing words and icons to help express what family means to them, artwork created by children from HMYOI Parc has been exhibited at the iconic Tate Liverpool.
Health Services Devon & Cornwall Custody Team win inaugural prestigious awardG4S custody team wins award for ground-breaking support for vulnerable patients
G4S partners with OneBanks in shared branch banking ventureG4S, the UK’s leader in secure cash management, is partnering with OneBanks, the shared branch banking innovator, to enable banking customers to pay bills, deposit and withdraw notes and coins at OneBanks shared banking kiosks, currently being trialed in the UK.
Restarting Cash: Giving customers the choice of how they payAs coronavirus restrictions in the UK are steadily lifted and people and businesses try to return to normality with face-to-face transactions, it is evident that many people still prefer to pay with cash when they have the choice. The G4S Cash Solutions team have been working hard up and down the country to meet the increasing demand again in the cash cycle.
G4S chosen to support over 100,000 people to find workG4S has been chosen as the provider in the North-West of England to deliver the UK Government’s Restart Scheme, which gives long-term unemployed people important support to help them get back into work.
Safe return of events: Covid-19 is not the only threatG4S event security experts explain what threats and challenges event organisers will have to consider as Covid-19 restrictions lift in the UK.
The community recruitment strategy behind G4S's COVID-19 testing site rolloutAs part of the UK government’s COVID-19 testing plan, G4S has set up dozens of testing sites. How is a concerted effort to hire locals at each site helping make testing friendlier, safer and more effective?
Protests, theft and lone working biggest security threats to Utilities in 2021Steve Frost, Integrated Solution Specialist from G4S Academy, UK and Ireland, discusses the security threats that utilities companies should prepare for in 2021
G4S Pay Shortlisted for ACS Technology ShowcaseThe recently launched cash, card and digital payment solution G4S Pay has been shortlisted by the Association of Convenience Stores to be presented at their Technology Showcase in February.
G4S will be UK’s first major cash services provider to arrange card and digital payment solutionsBusinesses in the UK will be able to streamline their cash flow and efficiently manage their payments through G4S, as G4S Cash Solutions launches G4S Pay and becomes the first major UK cash company to be able to arrange cash, card and digital payment solutions.
G4S wins 10-year UK contract to run the new HM Prison Five WellsG4S announces that, following a competitive tender, its UK Care and Rehabilitation business has won a 10-year contract to operate the new HM Prison Five Wells in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, UK.
Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier’s workforce protected by all-purpose Emergency Response TeamHMS Queen Elizabeth (QNLZ) and HMS Prince of Wales (PWLS), the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy, were constructed by thousands of people at Babcock’s secure site in Rosyth, north of Edinburgh. A team of specialist security officers trained to fight fires, deliver first aid, navigate confined spaces and rescue at height, protected workers throughout the assembly and commissioning phases.
Independent monitors report detainee safety is ‘paramount’ at Gatwick IRCsThe Independent Monitoring Boards at G4S-managed Brook House Immigration Removal Centres have published reports which praise efforts directed towards providing a safe environment for detainees and staff.
Young people feel safe at Oakhill STC, says new Ofsted reportAn Ofsted inspection report found that young people at Oakhill Secure Training Centre (STC) “feel safe” and highlights that the trainees “have benefited in significant ways from their support and experience of care at Oakhill.”
Is 'normalisation' the key to prisoner rehabilitation in the UK?HMP Oakwood has opened six new family visiting rooms to enhance the relationship between prisoners, their families and significant others to help reduce reoffending.
Security with a smile: how G4S Ambassadors bring together customer experience and securityAn innovative and award-winning G4S security and customer service solution first launched for banking customers in Scotland has been expanded to London.
G4S publishes UK Gender Pay Gap Report for 2018Today G4S has published its UK Gender Pay Gap Report for 2018.
HMP Birmingham agreementG4S announces that by mutual agreement with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) it will permanently transfer the management of HMP Birmingham to Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) with effect from 1 July 2019.
Response to asylum accommodation contract announcementG4S's response following the award of the new asylum accommodation contracts by the Home Office
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How can security support social distancing?In the latest video in the Secure Solutions UK Safe and Sustainable Vlog series, David Bellas, Area Manager in the North for G4S Events UK, discusses the importance of security measures to support social distancing at events so that they can stay COVID secure for staff and attendees.
Why protecting Lone and Remote Workers is so importantRebecca Pick, Chief Executive of Pick Protection, joins the G4S Secure Solutions UK Vlog session to discuss the importance for companies of putting measures in place to mitigate risks to employees who are working remotely or alone.
How major events can minimise contact to safely and sustainably restartG4S’s Events team has changed the way events are run to minimise contact for staff and patrons. In this video blog, Joanne Burke, Operations Manager for G4S Events in Scotland, discusses what the team has done to ensure a safe and sustainable return for events.
A safe and sustainable return to live eventsIn the first of a series of video blogs looking at a safe and sustainable return to live events, Chris Burr, G4S Events UK Managing Director, discusses supporting the industry's post-pandemic recovery.
Digitising Cash: Creating a level playing fieldWith millions of people across the UK still reliant on cash to make payments, Mike Bowen, Head of Strategy for G4S Cash Solutions, gives his view on the future of payments in the UK.
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