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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018: Category finalists announced

The 2018 category finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced. The OSPAs are currently offered in eight countries and showcase the excellent work and outstanding contribution that companies, teams and individuals alike are making to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
Alan Meyrick: joining the team at SGW Safety & Security Limited
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Alan Meyrick appointed in security consultant’s role at SGW Safety & Security Limited

SGW Safety & Security Limited has announced the appointment of Alan Meyrick in the role of security consultant. Meyrick is a highly-skilled security practitioner with 14 years’ experience in the security business sector. His knowledge of risk and security methodologies and...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
Daniel Hardy: the new managing director of the NBCS
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Daniel Hardy appointed managing director of National Business Crime Solution

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – has announced Daniel Hardy’s appointment as its new managing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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G4S wins EDF Energy’s facilities management contract for Hinkley Point C project

G4S has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by EDF Energy to provide facilities management services at Hinkley Point C in Somerset: the first new nuclear power station to be built in Britain for a generation. In September last year, the UK Government signed contracts with...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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Digital Barriers signs European framework contract agreement with G4S for ThruVis

Digital Barriers – the specialist provider of visually intelligent solutions to the global surveillance, security and safety markets – has secured a framework contract with G4S for its ThruVis people screening technology. This European framework contract, which is...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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G4S plays major role in release of new security-centric 12-sided £1 coin to general public

According to the Bank of England, approximately one-in-30 £1 coins in circulation are counterfeits, so it was an absolute priority to introduce a new highly secure coin that’s much harder to copy. The Royal Mint is now producing 1.5 billion of the new 12-sided £1 coins,...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton
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Pilot ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship scheme launched for prison officers at HMP Oakwood

New prison officers joining HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton are the first officers in the country to trial a nationally-developed ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship programme. The pilot will see new recruits coached and mentored through their first 12-months in the job. For...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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G4S and Digital Barriers announce strategic technology partnership for event security

G4S has entered into a strategic partnership with technology specialist Digital Barriers which will see G4S deploy the company’s ThruVis solution at major UK events in order to protect against the threat from concealed weapons and explosives. G4S will use ThruVis to provide...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
ACC Liverpool: the venue for this year's Labour Party Conference
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Security contract for Labour Party Conference finalised as OCS Group takes reins from G4S

The Labour Party’s Annual Conference, scheduled to take place in Liverpool from Sunday 25 September through until Wednesday 28 September, has now received the go ahead after being placed in jeopardy following high profile disagreements over the security contract for the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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UKCMA introduces new online presence to highlight growing influence in security business sector

The UK Crowd Management Association (UKCMA) has developed and launched a new online presence specifically designed to highlight the organisation’s growing influence within the security business sector. The UKCMA was formed back in 2001 to represent the interests of key...
Posted On 02 Aug 2016