Security is a very topical word at the moment. As we all ride the waves of social and economic changes, security is something that we all deeply desire. Fortunately for those linked with this giant of the security world G4S has that well in hand.
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G4S UAE is the largest and fastest growing total security solutions provider. This rapidly growing list of products and services, along with the company’s global backing, means that we are uniquely placed to provide quality security solutions throughout the United Arab Emirates.
he first security company in the UAE to start the detailed work
registered offices are based
to apply for, and achieve, accreditation to ISO 9001:2000,
in Berne, Switzerland and The
which involved the identification of all key processes and their
Ligue is now represented on all
documentation to form part of the Quality Manual and was awarded
continents and in 34 countries.
early March 2003.
As a mark of the high esteem in
One of their mandates states, “Our Quality Management System
which the Ligue is held world-
is based on functional responsibilities and objectives being clearly
wide it is represented in a
defined to support the fundamental management principal that it is
consultative capacity as a non-
the responsibility of every individual in the organisation to deliver
governmental organization at
quality service to our customers. We are committed to maintaining
the United Nations and the
the Quality Management System. The key strategic objective is to
European Common Market.
achieve continuous improvement and innovation in all aspects of our
Where they operate
business process.” G4S UAE is also a member of Ligue Internationale des Societes de Surveillance. The members of the ‘Ligue’ are the leading security companies of the world in an organisation founded in 1934. The
With the international reach and resources to meet the security needs of the global age G4S has held the position
“Our extensive experience and expertise of operating at events worldwide means we always take into account the bigger picture while understanding the complex interdependence of different parts.”
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as the world’s leading secure
As the largest security service provider in the Emirates, G4S
“At G4S, we believe that
outsourcing group for a long time,
operates from its 12 branch offices based in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,
such challenges provide the
with a speciality in outsourcing
Sharjah, Al Ain, Fujiarah, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman here alone they
opportunity to provide better
of business processes in sectors
employ in excess of 10,000 people.
where security and safety risks
Culture and values
experiences,” Alistair explains,
are considered a strategic threat.
Drawing on more than 100 years of history, G4S is proud of its
“Our extensive experience and
They are also the largest
distinct culture and strong values that guide how their staff conduct
expertise of operating at events
employer quoted on the London
business and develop positive relationships with all their stakeholders
worldwide means we always take
Stock Exchange and have a
including customers, employees, investors and the communities in
into account the bigger picture
secondary stock exchange listing
which they work irrespective of where in the world.
while understanding the complex
in Copenhagen. With operations
These include, Customer focus, expertise, performance, quality of
in more than 125 countries
staff, integrity and teamwork. These are the hallmarks of one of the
most remarkable employers in this industry today.
employees! “Whether you require a security solution in one location or across multiple continents,” Alistair Elder their commercial director
experience is always on hand to bring you advantages.”
Leisure & tourism Among a vast array of service areas that include corporate, government, retail and private security Leisure and Tourism is one of their main features. Aiming to creating a safe environment for recreation and exploration which is essential for the true enjoyment of leisure and recreation time. However, in a world of diverse and increasing risk, the creation and maintenance of such environments is a complex challenge.
parts.” Indeed, for their clients, event organisers, governments and businesses, their solutions provide better security, reduced costs and increased revenuegenerating opportunities. And for their customers, that means improved experiences and the chance to enjoy their leisure and
recreation in safer and more secure environments.
G4S UAE partnership in sport Giving back is very important to G4S, and in addition to sport sponsorships they also encourage sport activities and competitions internally. Including Internal Sport Activities at their staff accommodations which include: The Ramadan Football Tournament held every year in David Village Staff accommodation; a Pool Tournament, where 20 players from across the company compete
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for a cash prize and a Weight Lifting Tournament first held in 2008 to encourage Security officers to improve and maintaining their fitness.
Supporting the community “As a truly global organisation, G4S UAE has the potential to
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create a real impact for the communities in which we operate,” Alistair tells us, “We therefore recognise our responsibility to our local communities and strive to be a good corporate citizen, forging community links at all levels of the business.” With a selection of charity events, additional sporting events and social activities G4S has taken on the mantle not only as a hero not
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only offering security but installing a far more fundamental sense of security within the hearts of their employees and the communities in which they work.
“We recognise our responsibility to our local communities and strive to be a good corporate citizen, forging community links at all levels of the business”
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Published on May 8, 2013