Mitie has been named as one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women for the fifth year running
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Mitie recognised as Times Top 50 Employer for Women for fifth year in succession

For the fifth year in a row, FTSE 250 facilities management company Mitie has been named as one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women. The company places huge importance on attracting, developing and retaining the very best female talent while at the same time providing...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
George Quigley: joining the Cyber Security Practice at KPMG
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George Quigley joins KPMG to bolster firm’s rapidly expanding Cyber Security Practice

George Quigley has joined KPMG as a partner to bolster the company’s rapidly-growing Cyber Security Practice. The appointment comes on the back of Ken Hall joining the Practice as a partner in February this year. Quigley takes up this role after moving from BDO where he was...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
The Access and Asset Protection Section and the Vacant Property Protection Section have been created by the BSIA
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Two new Sections of membership launched by British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the creation of two new membership Sections which aim to better align BSIA activity with recent developments across the wider security marketplace. Resulting from the merger of the Access Control and Property and...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
The scourge of human trafficking is now a huge problem for national Governments
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Targeted Human Trafficking raids result in arrests of 24 suspects across the UK

Europol has supported British and Slovak law enforcement authorities in dismantling a large organised crime group believed to have been involved in human trafficking. Based in the UK and Slovakia, the criminal gang is suspected of people trafficking – including children...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
Servest Security has won a four-year contract to provide security guarding services for the Crossrail project
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Servest Group awarded four-year security guarding contract for Crossrail by ATC joint venture

Servest Security, which is part of the Servest Group, has been chosen by joint venture ATC (Alstom, TSO and Costain) as the security guarding solutions provider for the final system-wide Crossrail project. The four-year contract will see Servest Security deliver security guarding...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
G4S has just published its Annual Report for 2014
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G4S posts strong 2014 Annual Report with revenues totalling £6.8 billion

Global security business G4S has just issued its Annual Report for 2014, wherein the company outlines that emerging market businesses have accounted for 36% of Group revenues and 40% of profits across the last 12-month period. The company has posted total revenues of £6.8 billion...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
Paul Hopkin: new role at the Institute of Risk Management
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Paul Hopkin joins Institute of Risk Management in key technical director’s role

Paul Hopkin, author of the widely-used and referenced textbook entitled Fundamentals of Risk Management, has taken up the post of technical director at the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), the leading international professional body serving the discipline. As...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
Raymond Clarke: CEO at Industry Qualifications
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IQ investigation sees 250-plus certificates for security qualifications revoked at Ashley Commerce College

Following a detailed four-week investigation process conducted in the wake of the BBC’s Inside Out programme broadcast on 23 March, Industry Qualifications has now submitted a final report on alleged fraudulent claims for certification by Ashley Commerce College. The...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015