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Major contract wins announced by guarding specialists Ward Security and Mitie TSM

Ward Security has been appointed by Liberty Property Trust as the main security provider for the latter’s prestigious Kings Hill development near Maidstone in Kent, while facilities management specialist Mitie has been awarded a new security contract covering London’s...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
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Iceland determines to put crime on ice thanks to introduction of Vista IP system

Recently voted ‘Best Big Company’ to work for in the UK, Iceland is one of Britain’s fastest-growing and most innovative retailers. With over 860 stores in the UK, the business is now looking to open 40 new stores and roll-out its online service to a further 320 stores, in turn...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
The BSIA's Kirkham House headquarters in Worcestershire
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BSIA publishes end user guide to intruder and hold-up alarm system procurement

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched a new guide to procuring security alarm system services. Aimed at end users, the guide offers a simple checklist of the key criteria that a reputable security company should be able to demonstrate when tendering for an...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
Left to Right: SSAIB CEO Alex Carmichael, Cllr Yasemin Brett and Alan Gardner
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Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre celebrates “unprecedented” array of security achievements

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has presented a range of certificates to Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre. In an official ceremony held at the site in north London, the security, fire and telecare certification body’s CEO Alex Carmichael and...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
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New milestone for The Security Institute as 2,000th member joins professional body

Garry Evanson CSyP, chairman of The Security Institute, has announced that the professional membership organisation has now crossed the 2,000th member threshold having enjoyed steady growth since its formation back in 1999. “In the past 18 months,” asserted Evanson,...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
David Clark CPP PCI PSP
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David Clark appointed chairman of ASIS International’s UK Chapter following AGM

At the ASIS International UK Chapter’s 2015 Annual General Meeting – which took place on Thursday 10 December at the offices of State Street Bank in London’s Canary Wharf – David Clark CPP PCI PSP was elected as the new chairman of the Chapter. He will...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015