Regent Quarter in London's King's Cross district
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CIS Security agrees “powerful new partnership” with Helix Property Management

CIS Security has been awarded a £1.5 million multi-year deal with Helix Property Management for the provision of security services at Regent Quarter. The company recently took over from VSG at the iconic site which is located at the heart of London’s King’s Cross. The...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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Unlicensed security director ordered to pay over £18,000 from proceeds of crime

On Friday 9 November at Caernarfon Crown Court, Mark Pursglove (52) of Llanberis Road in Caernarfon was ordered to pay over £18,000 for his previous convictions including working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Pursglove’s previous convictions were for...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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Wiltshire security boss who deceived school by supplying unlicensed security officers pleads guilty

A Wiltshire security company boss has pleaded guilty to providing unlicensed security officers to a school over a period of 12 years. Steven Renouf, who’s the owner of Taghna Security Services, had supplied up to 40 unlicensed staff to the school over the course of a...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018
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Unlicensed manager prosecuted for providing false information as part of SIA investigation

In October last year, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) began an investigation into Irfan Dogan, owner and manager of Cobra Security Services based in Leicester. As the investigation progressed, Dogan’s licence expired on 8 January 2018, but he continued to operate as the...
Posted On 05 Nov 2018
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Assessor John Bonney joins ranks at SSAIB to bolster Manned Services team

John Bonney has joined the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) as an assessor for manned services after new scheme manager Dougie Callander moved quickly to strengthen the auditing team. Bonney arrives at the company having worked within the public sector for the...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018
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Financial report for January-September 2018 at Securitas highlights “strong market momentum”

Securitas has issued its Interim Report covering the period January to September 2018. Total sales are MSEK 74 643, with an organic sales growth of 6%. Operating income before amortisation stands at MSEK 3 829. Operating margin is 5.1%. Earnings per share are SEK 6.24. Free cash...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018
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Mitie’s security business seals double contract win with IKEA and Springfields

Mitie’s security business has been awarded two contract wins with IKEA and Springfields, which together are worth £5 million per annum. The new contract with IKEA has been awarded for three years, while Springfields has extended its existing contract for a further three years. At...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018
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Duo sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under Private Security Industry Act 2001

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Ryan Owen had been the director of Owens Security Solutions Ltd....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Amulet forms strategic partnership with The Senate Group based on intelligence delivery

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Services Group, has announced a strategic partnership with The Senate Group. Demonstrating Amulet’s commitment to intelligence-led security solutions, the new partnership will see The Senate Group provide Amulet with immediate access to...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the ‘next generation’ of licence qualifications. This follows on from the launch of a month-long consultation process by the SIA which...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018