G4S plc UK DK : Statement re G4S response to Justice Secretary's statement on
the UK Electronic Monitoring contract
11 July 2013
G4S response to the Justice Secretary's statement on the UK Electronic
G4S notes the Justice Secretary's announcement today and provides the
following additional information:
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is an important customer and G4S is committed to
addressing and resolving the MoJ's concerns as soon as possible.
G4S has co-operated fully with the PwC audit and is committed to co-operating
with all audits of current contracts to the full extent provided under those
G4S has requested full details of the PwC audit findings and looks forward to
receiving these in order to address any findings.
The Justice Secretary has confirmed that, following the PwC audit, he has no
evidence of any dishonesty in relation to the EM contracts. G4S is conducting
its own review, assisted by external advisers, and is not aware of any
indications of dishonesty or misconduct. G4S believes that any evidence or
indication of dishonesty should be referred to the relevant authorities
including, if appropriate, the SFO.
G4S has not received a claim for a refund. Our own review continues and if we
identify any evidence of overbilling, then we will reimburse the MoJ as we
would with any customer.
Ashley Almanza, Group CEO, G4S plc said:
"G4S is committed to having close and open relationships with our customers
and we strive to work in partnership for the mutual benefit of our
organisations. We place the highest premium on customer service and integrity
and therefore take very seriously the concerns expressed by the Ministry of
Justice. We are determined to deal with these issues in a prompt and
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David Allchurch - Tulchan Group +44 (0) 207 353 4200
Notes to Editors:
G4S is the world's leading secure outsourcing group, specialising 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
620,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com .
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