Our Employees

G4S is a global business with operations on six continents. We employ over 550,000 people, making us one of the world's largest private employers

At the end of 2019, over 558,000 people worked for G4S. The largest geographical region continues to be Asia where 32% of our employees work. 

The majority of our employees are in frontline roles, with the number of managers and supervisors varying depending on the nature of each business and the extent to which technology is deployed.

Diversity and Inclusion

We work hard to promote diversity in all that we do and ensure our working environment is an inclusive one.
Our diversity and inclusion strategy recognises the importance of diversity and inclusion to our longer-term business success because the skills and talents needed to lead, develop and grow a global business are found in people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Visit our diversity and inclusion page for more information.

Gender Diversity  

Our UK Gender Pay Gap Report (PDF 5699.1 KB) outlines our average gender pay gap for the nine legal entities in scope in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.

Our People

533,000 people work for G4S making it one of the world's largest private employers. 
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our employees

Our employees and services touch the lives of others every day, providing crucial services to keep them safe and secure.
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Employee Turnover

Overall employee retention continues to improve with voluntary employee turnover reducing to 29.7% in 2019.
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our communities

In 2019 the company made grants of over £173,000 from the Employee Trust Fund in cases where employees had experienced hardship following a serious injury, illness or natural disaster.
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