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Wilson James acquires The Security Group

Wilson James has announced the acquisition of The Security Group (TSG) as part of a long-term strategy to provide clients with holistic solutions to their security and guarding needs. The acquisition will allow Wilson James to meet the increasing demand from customers for...
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NSI launches online security screening course

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched an eLearning course to help NSI approved companies understand and apply the requirements of the revised Code of Practice BS 7858:2019 ‘Screening of Individuals Working in a Secure Environment’. This introductory...
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72% experiencing cyber security incidents

The ongoing global pandemic that has led to massive levels of remote work and an increased use of hybrid IT systems is leading to greater insecurity and risk exposure for enterprises. According to data released by Cybersecurity Insiders, 72% of organisations experienced an...
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Venture Security locks in contract with Simplyhealth

Healthcare plan provider Simplyhealth has awarded a contract for the protection of its four office buildings in Andover and Winchester, to Venture Security. The contract is for the management of all day-to-day physical security for the insurer and will initially run for three...
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New COO appointed at Wilson James

Wilson James has announced the appointment of Gemma Quirke as its chief operating officer (COO). Previously the company’s managing director for security and aviation, in this newly created position Gemma is responsible for overseeing the company’s growth strategy, implementing...
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Kings now on G-Cloud Framework

Kings Secure Technologies has announced that it has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud Framework. G-Cloud 12 is part of the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace where public-sector organisations can access suppliers and procure products and services without the need for a lengthy...
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Gough & Kelly expands use of app-based tool

Gough & Kelly, a provider of security products and services across the north of England, has expanded the use of SmartTask to enhance its patrol monitoring and performance reporting capabilities at a second office in Yorkshire. The company has rolled out the workforce...
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SmartWater Group launches Intelligence Portal

The SmartWater Group has launched its Intelligence Portal in Shropshire to help track Organised Criminal Gangs (OCGs) as they move across the UK, stealing valuable assets from infrastructure and construction sites. Costing over £2m, the Centre for Infrastructure and Asset...
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Gate Safe celebrates ten years of campaigning

Charity Gate Safe commemorates its 10th anniversary this year as survey results show that business appears to be booming, (73% of respondents reported an increase in the automated gate aspect of their business) which means that there is an ever increasing requirement to ensure...
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Is a rise in litigation cases on its way?

Litigation arises out of disputes. And disputes arise out of wrongdoing or differences of opinion; both of which can flourish in trying circumstances. With Covid-19 arguably presenting the most trying set of circumstances for decades, it would be a huge surprise if we were not to...