Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

G4S Aviation wins BA contract

[Translate] Wednesday 13 March 2013 G4S Aviation wins BA contract Published on Tuesday 12 March 2013 12:51 More than 600 jobs have been secured around Gatwick and Heathrow airports after security firm G4S, which is based in Crawley, won a … Continue reading

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G4S hurdles Games security disaster

[Translate] G4S hurdles Games security disaster Profit to pass £500m despite £88m cost of bungled Olympics contract Lucy Tobin Sunday 10 March 2013 Related articles Investment View: G4S is worth a punt after that Olympics debacle G4S failure will not … Continue reading

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BSIA produces a guide for end-users and security buyers of UK’s private security industry

[Translate] BSIA produces a guide for end-users and security buyers of UK’s private security industry Published on 18 Feb 2013 The guide details the changes to the licensing and regulatory regime of UK’s security industry The British Security Industry Association … Continue reading

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G4S selling US government arm after revenues falter

[Translate] G4S selling US government arm after revenues falter G4S, the security company responsible for the Olympics staffing fiasco, is selling its US government business after budget cuts and delays hit revenues at the division. On this side of the … Continue reading

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Police commissioner brushes off £200,000 cost of failed G4S plans

[Translate] Police commissioner brushes off £200,000 cost of failed G4S plans By Ewan Foskett, Reporter Sunday, March 10, 2013 8:00 AM HERTS’ police bossolice and crime commissioner David Lloyd has denied it is ironic a failed cash saving outsourcing scheme … Continue reading

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Geneva body to oversee security groups

[Translate] March 12, 2013 12:22 am Geneva body to oversee security groups By Nizar Manek in London Security companies could face compensation bills and expulsion from a global industry body if they fail to police their employees’ conduct, under a … Continue reading

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G4S accused over links to Palestinian ‘torture’ death jail

[Translate] G4S accused over links to Palestinian ‘torture’ death jail 25 February 2013 Company told to end complicity with unlawful Israeli detention of prisoners Campaigners today called for the British private security corporation G4S to be held to account for … Continue reading

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Adapting to changing piracy patterns

[Translate] Adapting to changing piracy patterns 11 Mar 2013 Maritime Security Officers need to be disciplined and able to work in high risk situations Three hundred ships were attacked by pirates in 2012 according to the International Maritime Board (IMB). … Continue reading

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Protecting Ships From Somali Pirates – The Navy vs Private Security

[Translate] Protecting Ships From Somali Pirates – The Navy vs Private Security In 2012 the number of successful pirate seizures of merchant ships fell from a 2009 figure of 38 to 21 according to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) command in … Continue reading

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Algeria says private security firms failed to prevent January’s terrorist attack at gas plant

[Translate] Algeria says private security firms failed to prevent January’s terrorist attack at gas plant Published March 11, 2013 Associated Press ALGIERS, Algeria –  An Algerian official says that the country’s security forces will take over the job of securing … Continue reading

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