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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
Jonathan Levine: CEO at the Axis Group
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Security and Front of House specialist Axis Group joins Institute of Customer Service

The Axis Group – one of the UK’s fastest-growing security, Front of House and support services organisations – has become a member of the Institute of Customer Service. The move is part of a Group-wide commitment to delivering ‘Best in Class’ customer...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Full review of Security Industry Authority’s ACS to be undertaken by Pye Tait Consulting

North Yorkshire-based Pye Tait Consulting is working in partnership with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the Regulator for the private security industry – to undertake a full and thorough review of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), which measures private...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Manchester Metropolitan University outsourced security contract awarded to Oltec FM

Facilities management specialist Oltec FM has been awarded the contract to provide all outsourced security and security guarding support to the in-house security team at Manchester Metropolitan University. The new contract expands Oltec’s current role at the university,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Pilgrims Group wins prestigious security guarding and management contract with PwC UK

A major new contract with the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been awarded to Pilgrims Group in the wake of an extensive tendering process. Pilgrims now takes over responsibility for the delivery of PwC’s securit...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Violence Reduction Workshops focused on night-time economy to be run by SIA

The Security Industry Authority is running a series of events across the UK designed to promote violence reduction measures within the night-time economy. The first of these events is scheduled for Tuesday 25 April in Ipswich. In essence, the private security industry’s...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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BSIA’s regional Security Personnel Awards 2017 highlight “exceptional” industry talent

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the winners of its regional Security Personnel Awards for 2017. Now in their nineteenth year, the prestigious annual awards serve to recognise the outstanding achievements and invaluable contributions made by...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017