1. Jon Clements

Police forces drop G4S from outsourcing contract

G4S will be knocked back from outsourcing contracts for Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Police forces next week. The preference now is to merge IT, HR, payroll and legal departments and take smaller savings. G4S is now seen as an unacceptable risk.

G4S Security guards outside the USA training base at Alexandra Stadium, Birmingham Credit: Press Association