G4S shares rose around 24% over the last year.
G4S seems to have put the criminal tagging scandal behind it.
Security firm G4S issues a warning.
[credit provider=”Getty / Peter Macdiarmid”] G4S, a private security company based in the UK, is one of the largest companies in the world, operating in over 150 countries and employs 657,000 people.Even so, when it announced it would be signing a $355 million contract for services at the London Olympics […]
Things surely can’t get much worse for G4S, the huge private security firm that signed a $335 million contract to provide security for the London Olympics.
[credit provider=”Youtube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l87OvAhdw2A”] Late last week, G4S, the private security firm tasked with heading security for the London Olympics notified the British government it wouldn’t be able to completely fulfil its contractual obligations, falling 3,500 short of the approximately 13,000 personnel they were expected to provide.It was a disaster.
[credit provider=”AP”] Last month, we took a look at G4S, the private security firm heading security measures at this summer’s London Olympics. In our research, we noticed some alarming details: a controversial human rights record, connections with Israel’s West Bank settlement, and a lack of oversight. This week, G4S notified the […]
[credit provider=”Youtube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l87OvAhdw2A”] The cover of G4S’s latest annual report (pdf) proudly sports a picture of the Olympic stadium alongside the tagline “securing your world”.An alternative headline could now read: chief executive desperately trying to secure his job.
[credit provider=”Youtube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l87OvAhdw2A”] G4S is not only the world’s largest security firm, it’s one of the largest companies in the world, period.Recently, UK has been freaking out a little over the company, mostly due to the fact the company is supplying 10,000 guards in a deal worth more than […]