Paul Everitt: CEO at ADS
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“Light touch customs deal vital to economy post-Brexit” urges Security Trade Association

The Government must pursue a more ambitious customs agreement with the European Union (EU) than any yet proposed and work closely with industry to develop concrete proposals. That’s the view of Trade Association the ADS Group. Introducing new customs processes for trade...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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SeeQuestor announced as winner of prestigious 2017 ADS Security Innovation Awards

The winner of the twelfth annual ADS Security Innovation Award has been announced as SeeQuestor for its “revolutionary solution” to reviewing CCTV footage. The prestigious accolade was presented to Tristram Riley-Smith (chairman of SeeQuestor) and Farib...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017
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“UK security sector delivers double-digit export growth” reports Trade Association ADS Group

Security sector Trade Association ADS Group has published detailed annual data in its latest Outlook Report showing that export growth for the UK’s security industry is into double-digits, up by 18% on the previous year and generating somewhere in the region of £4 billion...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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UKTI’s Defence and Security Organisation publishes detailed set of export figures for 2015

UK defence export performance data is based on information provided by hundreds of UK companies to the UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) via a voluntary survey. This is complemented by open source reporting of defence export contracts of other...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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“Remaining part of the EU is better for business” assert members of the ADS Group

A survey of ADS Group members carried out by GfK has shown that opinion across all four sectors – namely aerospace, defence, security and space – is overwhelmingly in favour of the UK remaining part of the European Union (EU). The survey results confirm that 70% of ADS...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
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Symetrica announced as winner of the 2016 ADS Security Innovation Awards

The winner of the eleventh annual ADS Security Innovation Awards has been announced as Symetrica for its Discovery RPM – Radiation Portal Monitors. The award was presented to Heddwyn Davies, CEO of Symetrica, by the security minister John Hayes MP at a ceremony which took place...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
Michael Fallon: Secretary of State for Defence
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Strategic Defence and Security Review: £178 billion of equipment spending promised by Conservatives

The Government has published the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), outlining its five-year plan for investment in the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the Army to deter threats, protect the UK and its allies and improve on our national ability to respond to crises....
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Trade Association ADS' latest Outlook Report paints a very bright picture for the UK's defence and security sectors
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ADS Outlook Report highlights £8.5 billion turnover for UK’s security sector

The annual Outlook Report published by Trade Association ADS shows that the UK’s security sector continues to demonstrate growth, almost doubling in size in the last five years with 2014 figures highlighting turnover at £8.5 billion and exports increasing to a total value of £3.4...
Posted On 17 Sep 2015
ADS' report is entitled 'Security and Prosperity: Strengthening UK Defence and Security Exports'
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ADS issues detailed report on importance of defence and security exports to the UK’s economy

UK security and defence sector Trade Association ADS has published an in-depth report examining the valuable role defence and security exports play when it comes to delivering national security and prosperity. The leading-edge technology, training and support supplied by the UK’s...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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The EU Question

KPMG has conducted an extremely interesting economic assessment. Carried out on behalf of leading trade body ADS Group, the analysis – underpinned by in-depth interviews with industry leaders – aimed to decipher whether or not the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU)...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
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