Back Row (Left to Right): Paul Barnard and David Ward (Ward Security), David Evans (Global Aware) and Adrian Moore (VSG Security). Front Row (Left to Right): Richard Woodford (Corporation of London) and City of London Police Commissioner Ian Dyson
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City Security Council formed to support City of London Police during emergenices

Premier security companies including Axis Security, CIS Security, ICTS, Securitas and VSG Security have formed the City Security Council (CSC) in order to better support the City of London Police in times of major crisis and emergency incidents. Over the last 12 months, key...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
Amanda McCloskey
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The Rules of Staff Engagement

Carefully thought through engagement has always been necessary for the effective management of remote officers in the private security industry. Nowadays, though, with some office-based employees opting to work from home, there’s also an increasing number of remote support staff...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards winners announced in London

The third UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Ceremony took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on Thursday 28 February. Over 450 security professionals gathered to celebrate the very best from across the sector with dinner and a presentation event...
Posted On 01 Mar 2019
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Savills selects CIS Security to deliver security services at London Bridge City Estate

Property agent Savills has chosen CIS Security to manage and deliver security services for the prestigious London Bridge City Estate, a multi-use destination that’s enjoyed by visitors from across the globe. The iconic Estate is located along the River Thames between London...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Security Guarding: The ‘Customer First’ Approach

Security officers are often the most visible individuals in your building and likely to be the first point of contact for clients when visiting your organisation. Here, Amanda McCloskey explains why the customer experience offered by today’s security professionals really matters....
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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2019 UK OSPAs finalists “highlight exceptional industry talent and innovation”

The finalists for the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced by founder Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI. Now into their third year, the UK OSPAs specifically serve to acknowledge and recognise the creditable and infinite contributions that...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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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Call for Entries: SSR Personnel launches Inspiration in HR Award 2018

Bestowed on an annual basis by SSR Personnel, the Inspiration in HR Award is designed to recognise the work of Human Resources professionals. The award is open to either individuals or organisations and runs with the support of IFSEC International as well as UBM’s Security...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018
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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018 winners announced

The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on the evening of Thursday 1 March. Over 400 security professionals gathered to celebrate outstanding performance from across the business sector, with dinner...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018
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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018: Category finalists announced

The 2018 category finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced. The OSPAs are currently offered in eight countries and showcase the excellent work and outstanding contribution that companies, teams and individuals alike are making to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017