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Cardinal Security heralds dawn of new era with appointment of Simon Chapman as CEO

Cardinal Security, the provider of “dynamic and innovative” security solutions, has announced the appointment of Simon Chapman as its new CEO. The move follows the introduction of a new ownership structure to take the organisation on to the next stage in its...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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Project Griffin counter-terrorism training organised by NaCTSO available for security personnel

The opportunity has arisen for security operatives to take part in counter-terrorism training as part of Project Griffin. The training is organised by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). In addition, participants will be asked to help evaluate the...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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Door supervisor prosecuted for attempted fraud by falsely claiming compensation from SIA

On 11 August at Bristol Magistrates Court, Zakir Mohammed Zillul was prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) for attempting to claim £1,673 in compensation for alleged lost travel documents. In August last year, Zillul submitted an application to the SIA for a door...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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Magnus Ahlqvist appointed president and CEO of Securitas AB as of March 2018

The Board of Directors of Securitas AB has appointed Magnus Ahlqvist as the new president and CEO of the business with effect from March 2018. Ahlqvist will replace Alf Göransson, who has asked to leave his position after having led Securitas successfully for the last 11 years....
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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Client portal introduced by Officer Connect as part of ‘virtual’ engagement solution for guarding

Officer Connect has launched a new client portal as an integral part of its ‘virtual’ engagement solution for the security guarding industry. The portal enables clients to have total visibility of their entire security portfolio and the men and women for whom they’re...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
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Contract wins at Trigion Security up 20% in Q2 as company engages with Crimestoppers campaigns

Trigion Security’s combined service offer of security guarding and electronic security is proving popular with customers across different industries and, indeed, throughout the country, with the company announcing impressive new business growth of 20% in the second quarter of...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
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Axis Security celebrates guarding contract win with Kinney Green at 5 Fleet Place

Security services specialist Axis Security has won a new contract with London-based property consultant Kinney Green to provide security guarding services to its flagship property in the heart of The City, namely 5 Fleet Place. A total of eight employees have been transferred to...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Disqualified director of security business handed 18 months suspended sentence

On Thursday 27 July at Kingston Crown Court, Michael Quinton pleaded guilty to acting as a director of Limited Risk Ltd contrary to the Company Director Disqualification Act. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) began investigating Quinton and Limited Risk Ltd, an existing...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Interim Report for January-June 2017 at Securitas highlights “good” organic sales growth

Organic sales growth (at 3%) has remained “good” at Securitas in the first half of the year on top of an “extraordinarily high” growth in 2016. In company financials issued in Stockholm this morning, Securitas reports total sales (MSEK) at 45 522 (42 131),...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
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Unlicensed door supervisor fined for using forged Security Industry Authority licence

On 20 June 2017 at Chester Magistrates’ Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully prosecuted Stacey Sam Harrison, a door supervisor who had worked using a forged licence for over five years. In August 2016, an SIA investigator inspected security staff at a taxi...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017