Incentive Lynx awarded £1.5 million security guarding contract at The Cube

The Cube

The Cube

Security specialist Incentive Lynx, itself part of the Incentive FM Group, has won a three-year deal worth in excess of £1.5 million to provide a range of services at The Cube.

A team of 17 will operate around the clock at The Cube, a mixed-use development in the centre of Birmingham. The 25-storey building contains 135 flats, 111,500 square feet of offices, restaurants, a hotel and a skyline bar/restaurant.

Under the terms of the contract, Incentive Lynx will be responsible for providing security guarding, residential concierge services and reception cover in a drive to improve service levels and create a culture of service excellence.

Commenting on the contract award, Doug Wattleworth (senior facilities manager at The Cube) said: “Providing a safe and smooth-running building for our customers is extremely important. We’ve chosen our services partner carefully. Incentive Lynx showed a real understanding of our needs and the company’s approach to the ongoing development of its people is a good cultural match with us.”

Stephen Waud, managing director of Incentive Lynx) responded: “This is our first contract in Birmingham and reflects our ability to operate high quality operations and provide a range of related services. We’re proud to add this prestigious building to our growing portfolio.”

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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