Daily Archives: August 7, 2012

A Trap for the Unwary- New FAR Rule Cracks Down on Private Security Functions

[Translate] A Trap for the Unwary- New FAR Rule Cracks Down on Private Security Functions August 6, 2012 By Adam Munitz, Esq If you have been following Operation Enduring Freedom, and particularly if you monitored news coming out of Iraq during … Continue reading

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G4S faces fresh embarrassment after one of its guards is charged with alleged Olympic bomb threat

[Translate] G4S faces fresh embarrassment after one of its guards is charged with alleged Olympic bomb threat By Rebecca Camber PUBLISHED: 19:17 EST, 3 August 2012 | UPDATED: 20:01 EST, 3 August 2012 Beleaguered security firm G4S was facing fresh … Continue reading

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Choosing the right way to outsource

[Translate] Choosing the right way to outsource After G4S, public sector organisations should weigh up the true costs and benefits of outsourcing to external providers John Alford and Janine O’Flynn Guardian Professional, Tuesday 7 August 2012 03.00 EDT When it … Continue reading

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G4S’s Olympic Failure Could Help Rivals Succeed

[Translate] July 24, 2012, 3:48 p.m. ET G4S’s Olympic Failure Could Help Rivals Succeed By PETER EVANS The fallout from the failure by G4S GFS.LN +1.28% PLC to provide enough security guards to police the London Olympics has created an opportunity … Continue reading

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G4S and the echoes of the East India Company

[Translate] 1 August 2012 Last updated at 21:27 ET Viewpoint: G4S and the echoes of the East India Company The recent discussions around the G4S Olympic security scandal highlighted two jaw-dropping facts, writes historian Michael Wood. The first was that … Continue reading

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Olympic Security

[Translate] The Report Olympic Security Listen :Listen now (28 minutes) Availability: Available to listen. Last broadcast on Thursday, 20:00 on BBC Radio 4. Synopsis The London Olympics were 7 years in preparation. So why did the plans for security to … Continue reading

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G4S nabs Aussie gold with questionable tactics

[Translate] G4S nabs Aussie gold with questionable tactics Date July 31, 2012 Michael West Business columnist When G4S fell short on its London Olympics security contract, the British army stepped into the breach and saved the day. But when it … Continue reading

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Can G4S get back into the game after Olympic security fiasco?

[Translate] INVESTMENT EXTRA: Can G4S get back into the game after Olympic security fiasco? By Ian Lyall PUBLISHED: 16:12 EST, 3 August 2012 | UPDATED: 02:47 EST, 4 August 2012 Even the company’s chief executive branded it a humiliating shambles. … Continue reading

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G4S Olympic security disaster should inform future C-levels

[Translate] G4S Olympic security disaster should inform future C-levels The dangers of having a tan By Mike Altendorf | Published: 11:18 GMT, 31 July 12 | CIO UK One of the most valuable lessons learnt during my time as a … Continue reading

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G4S/Shield saga rages on

[Translate] G4S/Shield saga rages on SHINGIRAI MADONDO Correspondent FRANCISTOWN: The G4S Botswana/Shield Security takeover saga rages on after the Security Association of Botswana (SAB) wrote a letter of complaint to the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security last week querying … Continue reading

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