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Securitas moves to acquire leading electronic security company Techco Security

Securitas has reinforced its position within the electronic security market in Spain through the acquisition of Techco Security, a leading electronic security company. The purchase price is estimated to be 22 million Euros (MSEK 230).  Techco Security offers a comprehensive range...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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OCS wins security contract with Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service

OCS, the international facilities management services company, has been appointed by Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) to provide security services encompassing security guarding and alarm monitoring. HMCTS has invested in new contracts to deliver more...
Posted On 13 Jan 2020
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SIA launches consultation on Code of Conduct for private security operatives

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is launching a six-week consultation on a draft Code of Conduct for SIA licence holders and applicants for SIA licences. The SIA is inviting the industry, licence holders and anyone with an interest in private security to have a say on the...
Posted On 09 Jan 2020
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Ward Security advances growth plans with chief commercial officer appointment

Ward Security has appointed Paul Harvey to its Executive Board in the role of chief commercial officer, in turn reflecting the company’s plans to maintain and continue its trend of upward growth. The national security company was named as one of the fastest-growing businesses in...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020
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Amulet officially opens new Command, Control and Intelligence Centre

Amulet, the specialist security solutions provider of the Churchill Group, has relocated its core security control hub. The new Command, Control and Intelligence Centre (CCIC) will now enable the company to enhance its services, advance its technology and develop its people from...
Posted On 07 Jan 2020
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Wilson James expands security solutions portfolio with launch of Risk Advisory Service

Wilson James, the provider of specialist security services, has announced the introduction of a new business division specifically designed to help end user customers improve their risk and threat management posture. The company’s Risk Advisory Service augments its existing...
Posted On 07 Jan 2020
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Unlicensed Cwmbran security boss pleads guilty in Magistrates’ Court

On Monday 2 December at Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court, Nicholas Seabrook of Cwmbran pleaded guilty to being an unlicensed security director and failing to provide information to the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Seabrook was bailed pending a financial investigation. Seabrook...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019
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West Yorkshire security boss and unlicensed door supervisor found guilty

The former director of a security firm has pleaded guilty to repeatedly deploying an unlicensed door supervisor to venues around Leeds. Haidar Mumtaz, formerly of 2 B Secure Ltd from Keighley in West Yorkshire, sent Steven Hare from Bradford to work on security duties at the...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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Securitas aims to double security solutions and electronic security business by 2023

At the company’s Investor Day held in Stockholm on Thursday 5 December, Securitas presented a new ambition for its security solutions and electronic security business: to double in size to approximately £3.24 billion by 2023. The company also updated its official financial...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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Wilson James wins Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year Award

Wilson James, the provider of security, logistics and aviation services, won the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of the Year Award at the 2019 IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards. The win recognised a pioneering partnership between the business, The Shaw...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019