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Cardinal Security looks to shape future of guarding through all-new Training Academy

Security solutions provider Cardinal Security has announced the forthcoming introduction of the Cardinal Training Academy, which will perform a vital role in attracting new entrants to the industry. Scheduled to open in August 2017, the Training Academy is already attracting a...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017
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Security Industry Authority re-opens ACS Review in wake of pre-General Election purdah period

Following on from the pre-General Election purdah period, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) has re-opened the industry survey element underpinning its fundamental review of the flagship Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). The results of the ACS review will help to identify ways...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
Brindleyplace in Birmingham
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CIS Security chosen by GVA to protect extensive Midlands and South West property portfolio

Building and facilities management specialist GVA (formerly Bilfinger GVA) has appointed CIS Security to provide security services at a number of its sites across the South West and the Midlands. Those sites include Victoria Square House in Birmingham, Brindleyplace (dubbed...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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Axis Group wins three-year security services contract at Houndshill Shopping Centre

Axis Group – one of the UK’s fastest-growing security, cleaning, Front of House and support services organisations – has been awarded a three-year contract to deliver security and cleaning services at Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool’s premier shopping...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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National Security Inspectorate set to begin ‘Meet The Security Company’ series in Risk UK

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is set to begin a new series of regular articles for the readers of Risk UK in which we shine the spotlight on NSI-registered businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding solutions. In recent...
Posted On 05 Jun 2017
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Corps Security officers praised for actions taken following Westminster terrorist attack

Corps Security, the specialist security services provider, has recognised five of its security officers for their actions during the immediate aftermath of the Westminster terrorist attack, which left four people dead and over 50 injured. Corps Security officers are contracted by...
Posted On 26 May 2017
The Monument Building
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Axis Security celebrates BNP Paribas Real Estate contract wins for new London properties

Axis Security has successfully mobilised a team of security officers for BNP Paribas Real Estate in order to provide security guarding services at two new London properties. A specialist division of the financial services group BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Real Estate has appointed...
Posted On 08 May 2017
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Securitas publishes Interim Report covering period from January to March 2017

Securitas’ Interim Report for Q1 2017 outlines total sales (MSEK) of 22 491 (20 614), an organic sales growth of 4% (8) and an operating income before amortisation (MSEK) standing at 1 051 (996). Operating margin is 4.7% (4.8) and earnings per share SEK 1.71 (1.59). Free...
Posted On 08 May 2017
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Ultimate Security Services seals Land Securities contract extension with £37 million deal

Ultimate Security Services, one of London’s leading private security companies, has just renewed its prestigious contract with Land Securities for another three years in a deal reported to be worth up to £37 million. The contract, which began on 1 April, has a two-year extension...
Posted On 08 May 2017
Officer Connect's director and founder Steve Kennedy
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Officer Connect launched to deliver ‘virtual engagement’ solutions for security guarding sector

Officer Connect is a new company that has been launched in order to deliver an “innovative” security officer engagement solution for the security guarding sector by dint of using cutting-edge technology.  The brainchild of director and founder Steve Kennedy, an...
Posted On 02 May 2017