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Reformed prisoner returns to deliver drug rehabilitation programme at Fazakerley prison

A former prisoner is set to work at G4S-managed HMP Altcourse in Fazakerley near Liverpool, to deliver a substance misuse recovery programme to help prisoners struggling with addiction.
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Newly expanded Gatwick immigration removal centre continues to be “well-run” say monitors

Independent monitors at an immigration removal centre near Gatwick Airport have reported that the facility continues to be well-run in their annual report published today.

Independent inspectors report on juvenile unit in South Wales

A report published today by independent assessors at a G4S-managed unit near Bridgend in South Wales for boys aged between 15 and 17 on remand or sentenced to custody has found that while there is much to commend at the facility, improvements in safety are required. 

New director for HMP Birmingham

A new director at HMP Birmingham begins work today as the prison prepares to re-open the wings affected by disorder in December last year
Therapy dogs at HMP Parc

Award winning therapy dogs at South Wales prison

Man’s best friend supports the rehabilitation of prisoners at HMP & YOI Parc in Bridgend, South Wales
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Electronic Monitoring response  

Read our response to the Written Ministerial Statement from the Ministry of Justice, published today.
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G4S to play part in £1.5bn switchover of new £1 coin

G4S, the world’s leading security company, will play a major role in the release to the public of the new 12-sided £1 coin, which is due to be launched tomorrow.
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Social policy think tank applauds rehabilitation initiative at national award ceremony

A 'radical and innovative' initiative to heal broken bonds between prisoners and their families at HMP Parc was recognised with an award from the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) at their national award ceremony in London. 
UK Care and Justice Services - prisons

Excellent progress at Gatwick immigration centre say inspectors

Independent inspectors have today released their latest assessment of a G4S-managed immigration removal centre in the southeast of England reporting that the facility has made “excellent progress”.
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Independent inspectors report on Oakhill secure training centre

Inspectors from Ofsted, the education assessor in England, have reported the overall effectiveness of G4S-managed the Oakhill centre near Milton Keynes for young people on remand or sentenced to custody as ‘requiring improvement’.
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Pilot prison officer apprenticeship scheme launches at wolverhampton prison

New prison officers joining HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton this week are the first officers in the country to trial a nationally developed apprenticeship programme

More support for prisoners in crisis at Brigend prison in South Wales

A scheme at G4S-managed HMP Parc in Bridgend, South Wales which sees prisoners volunteer to support their peers in crisis is set to double in size this April
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Innovation at East midlands airport

Innovative G4S security technology enables rapid resurfacing at East Midlands Airport

Asylum seeker accommodation report

G4S response to a report by a committee of MPs into asylum seeker housing

G4S increases welfare support to UK asylum seekers

Firm to boost welfare officer numbers providing support to asylum seekers housed in north, midlands and east of England

HMP Birmingham

Following the serious disturbances at HMP Birmingham last Friday (December 16) our team is now focused on clearing up the damage caused in a process expected to last several weeks.

Trial of new technology to tackle prison contraband

A G4S-managed prison in north west England is set to trial new technology this week to thwart organised criminals who throw contraband over prison walls to associates on the inside

Prison safety - going beyond a simple debate

Our lead for the prisons we manage in England and Wales, Jerry Petherick, on tackling violence and improving safety for officers and prisoners

Prisoner choir sings to the tune of Birmingham's business

Directors of businesses in Birmingham go behind bars today to listen to Birmingham’s prison choir and have their eyes opened to the skills prisoners could potentially bring to their enterprises.

G4S Facilities Management appoints Phillip Thorne as new PFI Director

G4S Facilities Management (G4S FM), the leading FM business which is part of the £1.3bn G4S UK & Ireland Region, has appointed Phillip Thorne as PFI Director responsible for a number of its Private Finance Initiative (PFI) FM concessions.

Prisoners families at the heart of rehabilitation

Head of the family interventions unit at HMP Parc in South Wales, Corin Morgan-Armstrong, on the family as the crucible of reform

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