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City of London Police urges firearms surrender to reduce threat of gun crime

The City of London Police, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police Service, is appealing for people to hand over their illegal or unwanted guns during a national fortnight of firearms and ammunition surrender. The national surrender initiative is being co-ordinated by the...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Year-on-year revenue growth at FM specialist Mitie Group plc hits 14% mark

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management and professional services company, has provided a trading update for the three-month period ended 30 June 2019. Trading in Q1 19/20 was in line with the company’s expectations. Total revenue growth year-on-year was circa 14% which...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Securitas highlights 6% organic sales growth for January-June 2019

Securitas has published its financial results for the period January-June 2019. Total sales stand at MSEK 54 428 (48 822), with an organic sales growth of 6%. Operating income before amortisation is MSEK 2 667 on an operating margin of 4.9%. Earnings per share are SEK 4.25...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Beale Street in Memphis safeguarded by Matador HVM solution from Heald

The risk of potential vehicle attacks has been mitigated in the cultural heart of Memphis thanks to the installation of hostile vehicle mitigation bollards manufactured by Yorkshire-based Heald. Working in partnership with American distribution partner Concentric Security LLC,...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Hochiki Europe provides state-of-the-art life safety platform for Jardine Motors

A new £5 million car showroom in Tonbridge, Kent owned by the Jardine Motors Group is using L@titude – a state-of-the-art fire alarm control panel produced by life safety system manufacturer Hochiki Europe. The showroom, which showcases high-value Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles,...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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‘Five Eyes’ Security Summit concludes with firm pledges to tackle emerging threats

Tech companies should prioritise the protection of their users and the wider public when designing services, the UK and international security partners have warned. Senior ministers from the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States have reaffirmed their commitment...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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NCA secures Unexplained Wealth Order against properties owned by Northern Irish woman

A Northern Irish woman with suspected links to serious organised crime has been ordered to explain how she financed the purchase of six properties worth around £3.2 million in total. The National Crime Agency (NCA) believes the woman is associated with criminals involved in...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Equistone Partners Europe agrees to acquire perimeter protection specialist Heras

Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms, has agreed to acquire Heras from CRH plc. Heras, which is headquartered in Oirschot in the Netherlands, is a leading provider of perimeter protection solutions. The financial terms of the...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Mitie names Nedap as strategic partner for access control solutions in UK

Mitie Fire & Security Systems has announced Nedap Security Management as a ‘partner of choice’ for access control solutions here in the UK. This new strategic partnership builds on an already close business relationship developed between the two organisations...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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Cyber association recognised by HMRC as Approved Professional Organisation

(ISC)2 – the world’s largest non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals –  has been granted Approved Professional Organisations and Learned Societies status by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax, payments and customs...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019
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