The British firm, undergoing a restructuring after a run of major contract problems hit its profits and reputation, said 2014 underlying operating profit rose 7.9 per cent to £424 million

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Hong Kong police appealed to anyone who picked up cash from a G4S van to hand it in. Photograph: Alex Pofford/EPA

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G4S, the world’s biggest security group, has posted a better-than-expected rise in first-half operating profit. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

G4S, the world’s biggest security group, posted a better-than-expected rise in first-half operating profit on Wednesday, led by strong demand in emerg(...)

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Latest accounts for G4S Secure Solutions (Ire) Ltd show it made an operating loss of €577,293 in 2012 on turnover of €76.2 million. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Security firm G4S said 2013 underlying operating profit was £442 million, below analyst forecasts of £455 million, due to the impact of lower revenue in Europe and the US. Photograph: Bloomberg

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