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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
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Strong organic revenue growth of 2.5% posted by G4S in trading update for Q3 2018

G4S has provided an update on the organisation’s trading for the three months ended 30 September 2018. Strong organic growth rates in security services in North America and Asia and in cash technology solutions were partially offset by lower revenues in Benelux and...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
Professor Chris Kemp
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Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) 2018: Q&A with Professor Chris Kemp

With the second edition of the Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) now fast approaching, Official Media Partner Risk Xtra interviews Mind Over Matter’s CEO Professor Chris Kemp, who’s involved in programming for the day, to gain a flavour of what’s in store for...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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NatWest to pilot UK’s first intelligent cash management system with automated account crediting

NatWest and G4S are working in tandem to pilot the UK’s first intelligent cash management solution for businesses later this year. This innovative and secure cash solution enables businesses to benefit from automated account crediting of cash transactions without having to...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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G4S recognised by FTSE4Good SRI indicator for second year in succession

G4S has been independently assessed and included as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series for the second year running. This inclusion recognises G4S’ strong commitment to social responsibility and sustainable business practices across the group. The FTSE4Good Index Series...
Posted On 14 Sep 2018
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“Council restrictions could put the public and cash couriers at serious risk of harm” warns BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is raising concerns on behalf of the Cash-in-Transit industry regarding proposed vehicle traffic and access restrictions in Rochdale town centre that have the potential to put cash couriers and the general public “at serious...
Posted On 06 Sep 2018
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G4S “delivers marked improvement in revenue generation” for Q2 and organic growth of 2.8%

As anticipated, the G4S Group has “delivered a marked improvement in revenue generation” in the second quarter of 2018, with an impressive organic growth level of 2.8% resulting in half-year organic growth of 0.2% against “demanding comparatives”. G4S CEO Ashley Almanza...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
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Organiser ILMC unveils agenda for Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) 2018

The conference agenda for the second annual Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – has been announced and more than doubles the number of discussion topics and presentations from the inaugural edition held last...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018
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Excellence in security highlighted at BSIA’s inaugural British Security Awards 2018

On Wednesday 11 July at the London Marriott Hotel on Grosvenor Square, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) gathered together member companies and their guests to celebrate the outstanding work being conducted within the security industry through the medium of the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
Abbey Petkar
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Small Business Network applauds Security Industry Authority’s progress on ACS reforms

Many of the changes proposed at the Strategy and Standards Group review meeting of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) have been welcomed by the Small Business Network. The meeting, which took place on Tuesday 24 April, was attended by Small Business Network representatives and...
Posted On 02 May 2018