G4S to provide G8 summit support

May 9, 2013 Full story: This is Guernsey

G4S, the firm behind the Olympic security fiasco, is to provide support at the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland this summer.

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Revo

London, UK

#1 May 9, 2013
How on earth do these muppets keep getting these multi million pound contracts ?

If you pay peanuts G4S....you get monkeys..........and your firms full of them.
I visit a lot of power stations in the north of England, and most security booths are staffed by these G4S fools.
Now it may be me, but i would think a decent command of the English language would be mandatory for the people protecting the countrys power infastructure..........NOT SO FOR G4S !
rio

Beckenham, UK

#2 May 9, 2013
If their staff is like the muppets they used for the Olympics, we are in for some fun!
Mr Ben

Ireland

#3 May 9, 2013
This lot are tasked with protecting the G8 in a volatile part of the world. Oh dear.

“Fly low, fly fast.”

Since: Apr 07

East Midlands, UK

#4 May 10, 2013
I applied for a job with G4S at a local airport about 6-7 years ago. When I went for the interview and found out just what the rate of pay was I said 'No thank you' at the interview.

I can't remember the exact sum per security person G4S were charging the London Olympics for the duration, but it was well in the 20k bracket. You can bet your bottom dollar those guys were paid not far off basic for their time so I dread to think what G4S were making from that very lucrative contract.

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