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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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BSIA Briefing

In this month’s BSIA Briefing, Tom Ford speaks to Risk Xtra about what he has observed when stepping into the security industry and airs his views on the key role Trade Associations have to play when it comes to driving the industry forward. Two weeks before starting at the...
Posted On 24 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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Former head of security at 30 St Mary Axe launches new security business

A new business that promises a fresh approach towards security consultancy and contract management has been launched by Danny Moody, a senior security management professional with almost 20 years’ experience of protecting high-profile assets. Tobruk Security Management Services...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Reliance High-Tech unveils apprenticeship scheme for budding security professionals

Reliance High-Tech has just announced a new apprenticeship scheme that will provide several individuals with the chance to carve out a bright new future for themselves. For over 40 years now, the company has worked with leading public and private sector organisations alike to...
Posted On 12 Aug 2019
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Tavcom Training unveils IFSEC International Education Programme for Future of Security Theatre

Tavcom Training – part of the Linx International Group – has revealed details of the 24 free-to-attend and Continuing Professional Development-accredited education sessions to be presented at the Future of Security Theatre (Stand IF3140 ) during this year’s IFSEC...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Six new directors elected by membership vote at The Security Institute’s 2019 AGM

Six new directors – namely Alex Yates FSyI, John Sephton MSyI MISRM, Jonathan Schulten FSyI, Paul Barnard MSyI, Bob Martin CSyP FSyI RISC MASC and Stephanie Roberts MSyI – have been appointed by The Security Institute following a membership vote at the...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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Interim Report on financials for Q1 2019 shows 7% organic sales growth at Securitas

Securitas has issued its Interim Report detailing the company’s financial results for the period January to March this year. Total sales stand at MSEK 26 744 with an organic sales growth of 7%. Operating income before amortisation is MSEK 1 290. The operating margin is...
Posted On 07 May 2019
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NSI further strengthens industry partnerships at 2019 Summit in Birmingham

The 2019 edition of the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) annual Summit gathered over 250 approved company representatives and key industry stakeholders on 21 March at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. Supported by IFSEC International and attended by senior...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
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National Security Inspectorate highlights new feature areas for 2019 Summit

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced brand new feature areas for the forthcoming 2019 NSI Summit on Thursday 21 March at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. The exhibition area will be enhanced with an Exhibitor Presentation Zone and an Apprenticeship Hub. ...
Posted On 16 Mar 2019