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G4S Secure Solutions Reviews

Updated 21 Aug 2019

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3.0
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48%
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58%
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John Kenning
95 Ratings
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  • "Very expensive benefits, low pay, no advancement opportunities(in 51 reviews)

  • "Account mangers make more than upper management(in 27 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "good working enviroment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions full-time

    Pros

    good staff nice atmosphere to work in

    Cons

    under paid for job we do

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-01-29
  2. "Mixture"

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    Current Employee - Event Security in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great places for work ie concerts, sporting events, high profile meet and work with great people

    Cons

    Travel Can be long and early starts but worth it .

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-08-13
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - G4S Security Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company, salary is ok. Good management team and given a work car

    Cons

    Long hours, can involve nights away from time to time and some international travel

    Advice to Management

    Na

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-07-27
  4. "Long hours"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Birmingham, England

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Not to bad good pay

    Cons

    No real bad things jobs a job

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-06-13
  5. "CVIT"

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    Former Employee - Security Driver 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at G4S Secure Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Manage your work. Money for work is ok

    Cons

    Poorly managed and shifts poorly managed. Holidays on first come basis

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-06-01
  6. "patrol & response"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good when it works

    Cons

    cannot get hours and wages right

    Advice to Management

    get hours and wages right and enhance front line idea,s

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-05-10
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Security Officer @ Dwp Job Center Plus"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Multi Global Company Employed in Many Top Corporate Buisnesses Dwp Job Center Plus Crown Courts Cash In Transit Airports Hospitals Retail Shops....Passport Offices...

    Cons

    Pay Rises Are Very Low Was Getting £8.20 For 3-4 Years Now Only Got a Pay Rise In October 2018 Of £8.49 & The Minimum Wage Increases In April 2019 To £8.20 So Employees Working In The Dwp Job Center Plus Contract Are Only Getting 0. 29pence More Than The Minimum Hourly Wage Rate Of £8.20 This is a Disgrace When We Have To Do Updated On The Job Training Each Year Namely First Aid Heath & Safety Fire Marshals...

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    Advice to Management

    Pay The Living Wage of £10.00 Per Hour Across The Dwp Job Center Plus Contract

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-03-30
  8. "Security officer"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Hounslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G4S Secure Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good money, flexible shift patterns

    Cons

    job is very repetitive and can get tedious at times

    Advice to Management

    none.

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-02-25
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Security guard"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at G4S Secure Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay on time and holidays

    Cons

    None from me or I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Treat cover guards with more respect and look after those who travel daft amount of miles

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-02-13
  10. "Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at G4S Secure Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Great team, lovely culture of development

    Cons

    None really... was a good time

    G4S Secure Solutions2019-02-10
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