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Yannick de Smet, G4S Belgium Yannick de Smet, G4S Belgium
The 'new normal' for security post Covid-19
Yannick De Smet, Strategic Solutions Manager for G4S in Belgium, looks at how the security industry might change following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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How G4S Supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals
As a responsible organisation, G4S helps to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals through a number of projects worldwide. Nigel Lockwood, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility & Government Affairs, explains how G4S is supporting the advancement of sustainable development.
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The plan to replace two billion £20 notes 
On February 20, 2020, a polymer £20 note was released across the UK. The new notes will ultimately replace two billion cotton 20s currently in circulation. How is G4S involved in swapping £40 billion in cash - the biggest cash replacement in UK history - without impacting consumers? 
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UN SDGs and G4S UN SDGs and G4S
How G4S Supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals
As a responsible organisation, G4S helps to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals through a number of projects worldwide. Nigel Lockwood, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility & Government Affairs, explains how G4S is supporting the advancement of sustainable development.
The new 20 pound note at one of G4S's cash centres £20 polymer note
The plan to replace two billion £20 notes 
On February 20, 2020, a polymer £20 note was released across the UK. The new notes will ultimately replace two billion cotton 20s currently in circulation. How is G4S involved in swapping £40 billion in cash - the biggest cash replacement in UK history - without impacting consumers? 
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NatWest and G4S launch UK’s first safe with automated account crediting
NatWest has launched Intelligent Safe, an innovative cash management system developed in partnership with G4S that will allow businesses to deposit cash without visiting the bank.
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Prison sniffer dogs with a nose for new narcotics
The latest class of G4S sniffer dogs is joining the frontline of efforts to hound out illegal drugs in prisons this month after successfully completing additional training to sniff out illegal synthetic drugs often referred to as ‘Spice’ or ‘Mamba’.
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Australian government awards prison contract to G4S
The Department for Correctional Services in South Australia has awarded G4S the contract to manage and operate Mount Gambier Prison
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How G4S ambassadors bring together customer experience and security
An innovative and award-winning G4S security and customer service solution first launched for banking customers in Scotland has been expanded to London.
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Clearing Isis explosives from my home: Noura's story
After ISIS left improvised explosive devices strewn through her village in Northern Iraq, following three years of brutal occupation, Noura joined a highly skilled and brave G4S and UNMAS demining team to clear the village infrastructure. 
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Enhanced Security Officers protect Hinkley Point C nuclear power station
The elite training and education behind the men and women keeping thousands of workers safe at Hinkley Point C, the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK in a generation. 
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Protecting a world-class data centre from criminal activity
To protect RagingWire’s two million square feet of data centre infrastructure from criminal activity, AMAG Technology, a G4S company, and G4S Secure Integration work together to allow security personnel to monitor and control the numerous on-site security systems from one place.
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Secure courier service delivers food to remote farms in Kenya
G4S’s secure courier service in Kenya is a vital link in the country’s agricultural supply chain as it enables small farmers in remote areas across the country to access seeds, veterinary medicines, pesticides, herbicides and fertilisers to grow farm businesses and support food security.
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Yale University upgrades security with AMAG tech
Yale University, one of the world's best known and oldest Ivy League institutions, has carried out - almost unnoticed - a full-scale upgrade of its access and site security system across 350 main campus buildings
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The future of drones in security
Drones and drone software are developing rapidly, and while the new technology creates a wealth of opportunities, it also brings a number of new risks
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G4S staff collecting COVID-19 test kits
COVID-19 testing centres set up in days in rapid response to pandemic
Testing sites have been set up all over the UK to manage and combat coronavirus. How has G4S been involved on the frontline of a global pandemic? 
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G4S Security Guard at the NHS Nightingale Hospital
Securing the COVID-19 fightback at NHS Nightingale
As the coronavirus threat grew in the UK in late March 2020, the government commissioned a new hospital, NHS Nightingale, to be constructed in London to increase NHS capacity. Security was essential, and within days G4S was on site with a scalable technology-enabled access solution to keep doctors, nurses, patients and other essential staff safe. Chris Burr led the deployment and recalls those hectic first few days…
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