G4S selected to secure the Department for Work and Pensions estate
G4S Secure Solutions has won a technology-enabled contract to secure the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) estate of over 700 properties in England, Wales and Scotland.
Under one of the largest integrated security contracts of its kind awarded in the UK, G4S’s security technology will be combined with professionally trained G4S security officers across the DWP estate, providing an innovative, cost effective solution to meet the client’s needs.
The contract commences in April 2018 and runs for an initial period of 5 years, with a potential 2 year extension thereafter.
G4S Secure Solutions UK Managing Director, Doug Hewitson said:
“Our innovative approach will reshape the current security provision to provide a safe and secure environment for DWP customers and staff.”
G4S Group CEO, Ashley Almanza said:
“We are delighted that the DWP has selected G4S to design and deliver this large, technology-enabled security solution. This adds to the growing number of clients across our markets who are using G4S's integrated solutions which combine the group’s manned security, security technology and integration capabilities."
Notes to Editors:
G4S provides Integrated Security Solutions, combining proven expertise in risk-based security assessment, manned security and technology solutions designed and integrated by G4S experts, including access control systems, intrusion detection, CCTV and security systems software provided by AMAG Technology (a G4S Group company).
G4S’s dynamic threat and risk assessment model is used to identify security risks and vulnerabilities and to assist in the design of security solutions which address precise security requirements, thereby improving both the security effect whilst often also reducing the total cost of ownership for customers.
Security officers are now better equipped and connected using new tools to facilitate quicker and more secure communications, proof of duty, incident reporting directly to a communications and operations centre and access to timely and accurate information from across a customer’s entire estate.