Category Archives: UK

Three G4S guards CLEARED of killing Angolan deportee by restraining him on a plane with banned ‘carpet karaoke’ technique that blocked his breathing for 36 minutes

Three G4S guards CLEARED of killing Angolan deportee by restraining him on a plane with banned ‘carpet karaoke’ technique that blocked his breathing for 36 minutes  The guards were accused of restraining Jimmy Mubenga for 36 minutes Angolan father-of-five then … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Legal, UK | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The racist texts. What the Mubenga trial jury was not told

The racist texts. What the Mubenga trial jury was not told Clare Sambrook 17 December 2014 Jimmy Mubenga died under restraint by three G4S guards. Extreme racist texts found on two of the guards’ phones were withheld from the jury … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Legal, UK | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

JURY OUT IN G4S DEPORTEE DEATH CASE

JURY OUT IN G4S DEPORTEE DEATH CASE Press Association National Newswire Emily Pennink, Press Association 15 December 2014 09:50 A jury has retired to consider verdicts in the trial of three G4S guards accused of killing an Angolan deportee as … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Legal, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

So Why Don’t We Privatise The Fire Services To G4S?

Tim Worstall C Economics & Finance 12/15/2014 @ 11:05AM 144 views So Why Don’t We Privatise The Fire Services To G4S? There’s a wonderfully mischievous suggestion in British politics today. Why don’t we privatise the fire services and more parts of … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Outsourcing/Privatization, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

G4S and Serco won Government contracts when they were meant to be out in the cold

G4S and Serco won Government contracts when they were meant to be out in the cold There are only a few companies big enough to take on all the work the Government is throwing at the private sector. Tagged: A … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Outsourcing/Privatization, UK | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

G4S guard denies fatally restraining Jimmy Mubenga

G4S guard denies fatally restraining Jimmy Mubenga by Ken Olende Figure it out Stuart Tribelnig, the senior of three G4S guards, told a court that he did not force Jimmy Mubenga’s head down during the struggle after which he died. … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Has the government forgiven Serco for the Yarl’s Wood scandal?

Has the government forgiven Serco for the Yarl’s Wood scandal? Colin Cram Just a few years after the immigration centre was caught in an abuse scandal, the outsourcer’s £70m contract has been renewed The entrance to Yarl’s Wood immigration centre, … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

G4S deportee Jimmy Mubenga was ‘not forced down’, court hears

2 December 2014 Last updated at 10:55 ET G4S deportee Jimmy Mubenga was ‘not forced down’, court hears Jimmy Mubenga, a married father, suffered a heart attack and was pronounced dead in hospital in October 2010 Related Stories Deportee screamed … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Legal, UK | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why has Serco been awarded the contract to continue running Yarl’s Wood?

Why has Serco been awarded the contract to continue running Yarl’s Wood? The detention centre in Buckinghamshire, where 400 women await deportation, has been dogged by allegations of mistreatment – so why has the company which has run it for … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 Firms Compete To Provide UK Helo Training

3 Firms Compete To Provide UK Helo Training Nov. 26, 2014 – 02:53PM   | By ANDREW CHUTER   |   Comments  An Army reservist undergoes underslung load training with a Squirrel helicopter. Three bidders are vying to provide the UK new training … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Training, UK | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment