G4S Helps Scottish Cup Final Achieve Security Goal18 May 2012
G4S, the world’s leading security solutions provider, will provide security at the Scottish Cup Final this weekend where teams Hibernian and Hearts will go head to head for the first time in over 100 years.
The business will provide a range of security services at Hampden Park on Saturday including 24 hour surveillance of the site, car parking marshals, crowd searches, and stewarding when the two Edinburgh teams compete for the prestigious sporting accolade.
Nearly 600 G4S employees will secure the Glasgow venue ensuring that fans and players are safe.
The teams are two of the nine Scottish football clubs secured by G4S including Aberdeen FC, Celtic FC, Queen of the South, Kilmarnock FC, Dunfermline FC, and St Johnston FC, Rangers FC.
Fred Cucchi, Operations Director at G4S Secure Solutions Scotland, said: “This is one of the biggest events in the Scottish sporting calendar and attracts huge crowds which must be managed and controlled effectively to guarantee theirs and the players’ safety throughout the match.
“G4S has supplied security support at Hampden Park since it was reconstructed and remains best placed to provide the robust security required for an event of this scale.”
About G4S Secure Solutions (UK)
G4S Secure Solutions (UK) employs over 20,000 people throughout the UK, working with a wide range of public sector and commercial clients, including 59 FTSE 100 companies. The company provides specialist security solutions to over 5,000 customers across a range of sectors including: government, utilities, financial institutions, leisure and tourism, and transport.
About G4S plc
G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 635,000 employees.