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OCS moves to extend security guarding contract with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

OCS has extended its contract to deliver security guarding and emergency helipad response services at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool – a contract the business has held since 2011. The new agreement was awarded to OCS after a rigorous re-tender process and keeps the...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
Ashley Almanza: CEO at G4S
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G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza appointed chair of International Security Ligue

G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza has been announced as the new chair of the International Security Ligue, an association of private security organisations responsible for defining, establishing and maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards within the private...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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HMRC and Security Industry Authority join forces on MoU to clamp down on tax fraud

HMRC and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) have agreed on a new partnership specifically designed to tackle incidents of tax fraud in the private security industry. Both organisations have been working together to identify problems in the sector, including businesses abusing...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
Liverpool Crown Court
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Door supervisor faces two years behind bars following SIA prosecution for fraud

On Thursday 5 July at Liverpool Crown Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully prosecuted Jack Clegg Walsh for working without an SIA licence. Walsh was jailed for two years for providing fraudulent documents to obtain employment in the security industry, thus...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Police Scotland and SIA bring private security staff together to act against terrorism

On Thursday 28 June in Glasgow, Police Scotland and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) launched a new series of events intended to enlist front line private security operatives in the fight against terrorism. The pilot event took place at the Scottish Event Campus. These...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Ben Draper appointed to new position of Chief Operating Officer at Ward Security

Security guarding solutions specialist Ward Security has announced that executive finance director Ben Draper has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position created within the business. In his new role, Draper will be an integral part of the Ward Security Executive...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018
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Gazprom Energy selects Amulet as preferred security supplier for UK locations

Amulet, the specialist intelligence-led security division of Churchill Services Group, has been chosen by Gazprom Marketing and Trading to be the business’ preferred security provider. Amulet was selected in the wake of a competitive tender process carried out by GVA, with...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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BSIA welcomes Home Office’s publication of Security Industry Authority Triennial Review

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the publication of the Security Industry Authority Triennial Review 2016-2017 report issued by the Home Office. Conducted on behalf of the Home Secretary Sajid Javid by Tony Regan, a senior official in the Crime,...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
The Mercury Shopping Centre in Romford
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Axis Group companies contracted to enhance security and customer service at The Mercury Mall

The management team at The Mercury Mall in Romford recently selected two Axis Group companies, namely Axis Security and Axis Cleaning and Support Services, to deliver an integrated security and cleaning service on site. The contract includes a total of 11 security officers, 12...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Showtime Security Guards Ltd director guilty of supplying unlicensed security officers

On Wednesday 6 June at Shrewsbury Crown Court, Showtime Security Guards Ltd and its director, Maria Francis, pleaded guilty to supplying unlicensed security officers. The sole shareholder of Showtime Security Guards Ltd, namely Matthew Davies, was found not guilty of the same...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018