Tag : G4S

G4S email sparks student backlash

4 years ago / 0 comments

LUU Joblink, the employment service based at Leeds University Union, has come under heavy criticism after an email was sent to a section of Leeds University students advertising part-time jobs with the controversial British security company G4S. G4S who operate in over 125 countries worldwide have been accused of facilitating … Read More

Comment | Union must sever G4S ties

5 years ago / 0 comments

G4S is a company that feeds off the misery of the disempowered for the benefit of the strong. One of the biggest private security firms in the world, G4S has grown to be the premier thug-for-hire company both in the UK and internationally. The British based security company’s list of abuses … Read More

News | G4S van calls for help

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students in the Union were left hearing voices on Wednesday after an automated alarm on a G4S van starting going off. The company van was parked outside the entrance to the building while the G4S staff were inside carrying out training exercises. A large crowd of students gathered around the … Read More

London 2012: Whose Legacy?

6 years ago / 0 comments

The Olympics have ended, but something more important has begun. It’s been mentioned on this website, and was even afforded a Newsnight special. No sooner had the flame gone out than a whole new competition began. Not the Paralympics – we have to wait for them – but the legacy … Read More