Tagged: G4S

G4S, Brewery, Pissup

G4S, Brewery, Pissup

Well it doesn’t seem like they can. If my interpretation of today’s news is correct HM Inspectors have absolutely slated G4S’ running of HMP Oakwood. It’s a nice, modern building,  not a Pentonville or...

G4$ – Integrity or No Integrity?

G4$ – Integrity or No Integrity?

Blimey, three blogs in three days, my quill needs a rest. I am grateful to my old sparring partner @DrinkyMcEyeball for bringing this matter from July to my attention.  I don’t know how I...

Call Me Dave to Outsource Parliamentary Protection?

Call Me Dave to Outsource Parliamentary Protection?

Can this really be true? Has he gone totally stark raving bonkers (OK so maybe he has). I read today in the #FailOnline that the Government are considering outsourcing £31 million worth of Protection...

Our Well-Respected Peers of the Realm

Our Well-Respected Peers of the Realm

Is it just me who thinks that Peers of the Realm should be above reproach?  Should they not lead lives, personal and professional, devoid of controversy, ethical and moral. Upright citizens, a role model...

Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards

Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards

Nope, I haven’t gone mad and started promoting parliamentary committees. But I did get to wondering after Saturday’s blog, “I Am Disturbed“, about the thorny subject of ethics in the Houses of Parliament. We...

We’re All In This Together

We’re All In This Together

Two pieces of news have grabbed my attention this morning and they both seem to involve our revered government. Firstly the news that David Cameron has apparently ‘forgiven’ (insert “felt sorry for” if you...

Olympic fiasco firm G4S loses contract to run Yorkshire prison

Olympic fiasco firm G4S loses contract to run Yorkshire prison

THE firm at the centre of the Olympics security shambles recently lost its contract to run a jail in Yorkshire and failed to win any further prison contracts it was bidding for, the Ministry...

A Warm Hello to Everybody at Policy Exchange

A Warm Hello to Everybody at Policy Exchange

Hi there, we don’t actually know each other but I know you’ve read at least some of my blogs.  I know these things because I get the logs and I actually read them.  So...

G4S Just Keep Growing and Plotting World Domination

G4S Just Keep Growing and Plotting World Domination

In a move that I confess to having missed G4S bought up part of a company called Guidance Monitoring about 18 months ago.  Under normal circumstances I wouldn’t worry about it, and that’s probably...