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Pilgrims Group builds security guarding success on “strong teams and technology”

Improved technology and continued teamwork in Pilgrims Group’s Security Guarding division have contributed to a near 100% customer satisfaction across the business, according to the Group’s chief operating officer David Freear. Pilgrims Group has achieved customer...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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BSIA extends nominations deadline for 2018’s prestigious Security Personnel Awards

The closing date for nominations for 2018’s Security Personnel Awards has been extended by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to midnight on Friday 16 February such that the widest number of companies, members and staff can be included. With applications re-opened,...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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Ward Security gains Cyber Essentials accreditation in wake of IT systems assessment

Ward Security has achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation following an independent assessment of the company’s IT network and systems. The quality mark, which was created by the National Cyber Security Centre, is a national Government standard that demonstrates a given...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018
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Full Year Report for 2017 at Securitas highlights organic sales growth of 5%

Global security solutions provider Securitas has issued its Full Year Report for 2017. Total sales for the year stand at MSEK 92 197 (88 162), with organic sales growth at 5% (versus 7% in 2016). Operating income before amortisation is recorded as MSEK 4 677 (4 554) on an...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Magenta Security Services reaches 75% energy usage reduction milestone

Magenta Security Services, the first security guarding company in the UK to be awarded ISO 14001 back in 2001, has continued its focus on environmentally friendly and sustainable business practices over the course of the last 15 years. Now, and despite significant organisational...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Ashridge Group offers SME security companies new model for enhanced customer experience

When an emerging company in the security sector changed its business model to read ‘People First, Security Second’, a good many ‘traditionalists’ were somewhat taken aback. Now, with a growing international portfolio of clients across sectors as diverse as corporates,...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018
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Registration now open for 2018 NSI Summit at Birmingham’s Vox Conference Centre

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced that the 2018 NSI Summit will take place on Thursday 22 March at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. NSI approved companies are now invited to book their attendance. The Summit, which is now in its fifth year, continues...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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Diamond Security found guilty of supplying 17-year-old door supervisor for work in Doncaster

On Monday 15 January at Doncaster Magistrates Court, Leslie Fitzakerley of the dissolved company Diamond Security was found guilty of supplying unlicensed door supervisors. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) began investigating the case in April last year when the Regulator...
Posted On 24 Jan 2018
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Covering All The Bases: A Reappraisal of Security Guarding

Organisations across all vertical sectors now have a wide array of security-related issues to consider, ranging from theft, anti-social behaviour and terrorism to vandalism and Health and Safety compliance. With higher levels of protection required than ever before, Simon Chapman...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018
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Eboracum UK Ltd becomes first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

Eboracum UK Ltd’s use of body-worn cameras has received independent certification of the Secretary of State’s Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. Certified to ISO 9001:2015 by the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the York-based Security Industry Authority...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018