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80 ‘high class’ acquisition targets named in latest Plimsoll Publishing Report on guarding sector

Traditionally, a typical acquisition strategy revolves around acquirers looking for a cut-price deal by preying on struggling and vulnerable businesses. The UK’s security guarding sector is no different. However, new research into the financial health of the sector...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the NSI
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National Security Inspectorate to sponsor Outstanding Installer category at 2018 OSPAs

The next UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) ceremony will be taking place on Thursday 1 March 2018 in London, with the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) delighted to be sponsoring the prestigious Outstanding Installer category. The UK OSPAs are part of a global...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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Ultimate Security Services signs deal to safeguard Chiswick Park for further three years

Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms, has awarded Ultimate Security Services a three-year contract extension at Chiswick Park in a deal that’s worth over £1 million per annum. The company will continue to provide security and Front of House services for...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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Trigion Security Services supports CWCL’s drive for local jobs at Southbank Place development

Trigion Security Services is working with UK construction company CWCL at the prestigious Southbank Place development in the heart of London. The development of eight new tower blocks located near to Waterloo Station and the London Eye on the South Bank of the Thames will cos...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
Jason Wakefield
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Security Regimes for Today’s Mail Rooms

What springs to mind when you think about building security? It’s always the usual suspects of CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, gates, barriers, panic alarms and security guarding, etc. All are common and have become essential in the uncertain and dangerous world in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017
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Churchill Services Group moves to acquire AOS Security Ltd and establish stronger profile

Churchill Services Group has announced the acquisition of AOS Security Ltd in a bold bid to further enhance service capability and continue the strategy of establishing a stronger profile for the business within the UK’s security industry. In the wake of this deal,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Axis Security wins new three-year security services contract with MJ Mapp at Stockley Park

Axis Security, one of the UK’s fastest-growing security guarding businesses, has been awarded a further three-year contract term by commercial property and asset management concern MJ Mapp at Stockley Park, the 155-acre commercial park that was transformed in the mid-1980s and is...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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Ashridge Group wins new security guarding contract with APAM UK for Leeds and London sites

Ashridge Group has been successful in winning a three-year security guarding contract at multiple sites across the UK, reinforcing the group’s continued national growth. Working with long-term strategic partner First Choice Facilities, Ashridge Group has taken on new facilities...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
Peter Webster
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All Things Being Equal

Amid the wider requirement for gender diversity in the workplace, the number of females resident within the security industry remains disconcertingly low. Peter Webster examines why there’s such a gender imbalance and outlines what can be done to make security a more attractive...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
Abbey Petkar
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“Rogue traders continuing to blight guarding sector” warns Magenta Security’s leader

Magenta Security’s managing director Abbey Petkar has called for more progress to be made on business licensing for security companies in the wake of news that a security firm has been under investigation for allegedly supplying cloned Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017