Archive: G4s

Value of nothing: Does private provision of public services actually work for the taxpayer?

How the cult of the free market sabotaged our public services

The evidence is clear: private firms in public services offer poor value for money. When will we get over our faith in the private sector?

Opinion Former Articles

  • Unite: G4S civilian investigators should send shock waves across the country

    Unite the union, which represents police staff has demanded that home secretary, Theresa May steps in to halt police privatisation as the disgraced security company G4S advertises for civilian investigators to work for Warwickshire police.

  • NARPO: "I am frankly very surprised that G4S have not sought our assistance in recruitment"

    At a time when the Government are cutting back on public services and relying on the private sector to meet the challenges of providing services to the Community in many of those areas where the public sector cut backs have reduced services, the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) believes, the news that G4S have failed to meet their target for security personnel at the Olympic Games must leave us all concerned about the future.

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