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Alex Hiles promoted to corporate services director’s role at Anchor Group Services

National outsourced services provider Anchor Group Services has announced the promotion of Alex Hiles to the newly-created role of corporate services director in a bid to further strengthen the organisation’s senior leadership team. Hiles has worked within the Group –...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018
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Mitie announces £14 million deal to acquire Vision Security Group from Compass

Mitie Group plc has agreed to acquire Vision Security Group Limited (VSG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Compass Group plc. VSG is a leading security services provider offering integrated security systems, security guarding and key holding services. The business operates with a...
Posted On 08 Oct 2018
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SIA launches consultation on skills specifications for licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is launching a consultation which will help to determine the content of the next generation of licence-linked qualifications for the private security industry. The consultation will run for four weeks concluding on 26 October. It’s...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
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Ward Security retains place among guarding elite in wake of latest SIA audit process

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 1-2% of approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 170 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible for...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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Eboracum UK Ltd becomes first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

Eboracum UK Ltd’s use of body-worn cameras has received independent certification of the Secretary of State’s Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. Certified to ISO 9001:2015 by the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the York-based Security Industry Authority...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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Ashridge Group wins new security guarding contract with APAM UK for Leeds and London sites

Ashridge Group has been successful in winning a three-year security guarding contract at multiple sites across the UK, reinforcing the group’s continued national growth. Working with long-term strategic partner First Choice Facilities, Ashridge Group has taken on new facilities...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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Ward Security achieves company’s highest independent ACS audit score to date

National security company Ward Security has achieved the business’ highest ever score of 171 out of a possible 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible for regulating the private security...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
Max Linneman and Margaret Durr of the NSI
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National Security Inspectorate re-appointed by Regulator as ACS assessment body

Subject to contract, from 1 April 2017 the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been re-appointed as an assessing body for the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) and as a provider of a ‘Passport’ route to ACS compliance. As...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
Kevin Ward: managing director at Ward Security
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Ward Security increases portfolio of work within dedicated facilities management sector

Ward Security has enjoyed “a successful August” during which the company secured over £670,000 of additional business and further increased its portfolio of work within the dedicated facilities management sector. Kevin Ward, managing director of Ward Security,...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
Ward Security's managing director Kevin Ward (left) and David Ward (CEO of Ward Security Holdings Ltd)
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Ward Security maintains high audit score for SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 2% of Government-approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 167 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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