G4S are now teaching and looking after our children. Are we all mad?


Pride's Purge

(Not satire – it’s G4S!)

I might be a bit slow so forgive me, but I thought the disgraced private security company G4S who so badly f***ed up the Olympics security contract was …. well … a private security company.

So I’m wondering why they’re advertising to employ teachers, psychologists and social workers on their website:

G4S Children’s Services

I was aware that G4S is in charge of security, cleaning, caretaking services etc in some UK schools and that they provide teachers and children’s front-line educational services in the US but this is the first time I’ve heard about them employing front-line educational professionals in the UK.

G4S are also running 7 children’s homes in the UK. See another of their websites here:

G4S Children’s Homes

Is it only me who finds this shocking?

Because I’ve got just one question about the idea of this bunch of cowboys being put…

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