The MiTec Technology Hub in Northern Ireland
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Mitie links with Connect Group to win new five-year FM contract worth £7.5 million

Mitie has won a five-year contract with specialist distribution and logistics company Connect Group following a competitive tender process. Through an integrated facilities management (FM) arrangement, Mitie will manage a host of services including security, engineering,...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
Stuart Lodge
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Lodge Security confirms acquisition of Ladbroke Security Services

Lodge Security has acquired Ladbroke Security Services, the managed security solutions provider boasting 120 staff and sales of £2.25 million. Ladbroke Security Services was founded back in 1990 by retailer Chinacraft to protect its assets. The company has since expanded its...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018
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Churchill Security Solutions and AOS Security brought together under Amulet brand

Churchill Services Group has announced the launch of its brand new security division. Dubbed Amulet, the division is badged as a “modern, intelligence-led security company designed for exceptional service in the 21st Century”. In development since October last year,...
Posted On 01 Jun 2018
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Remote Monitoring: Achieving Maximum Benefits for End Users

Here, Jonathan Sturley explains in detail how close working relationships formed with installers can ensure that end users achieve maximum benefit from their investment in a remotely monitored video surveillance system without having to live with the consequences of false alarms...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
Peter Webster
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Combating ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorism

The shocking events in Nice and Munich highlighted a growing trend for terrorist atrocities carried out by individuals acting alone rather than as part of established and well-organised groups. Peter Webster examines how the ‘Lone Wolf’ creates a unique set of issues for security...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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Reliance High-Tech delivers 28% profit rise on £26.5 million turnover in latest financials

Impressive annual results delivered by Reliance High-Tech – specialists in the design, delivery and management of electronic security and remote monitoring systems for end users – reflect the company’s continued focus on delivering advanced solutions in demanding...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016
Jamie Wilson
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Crowdsourcing and Criminal Investigations: Evidence Management in ‘The Digital World’

Crowdsourcing has been with us for a few years now. Put simply, it means engaging with the masses in order to gain whatever it is we need. The idea was born out of the digital age and, as Jamie Wilson asserts, some police forces around the world have been quick to embrace it as a...
Posted On 18 Jul 2016
Simon Chapman
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Staff Crime and Combating ‘The Insider Threat’

‘The Insider Threat’ is a hot topic of concern both for the Security Services and for security and risk professionals working within major public and private sector organisations. Setting up effective counter-measures for staff crime – whether the motivation for such...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016
Mark Langworthy: managing director for security at Emprise Services plc
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Five-property security contract with chartered surveyor Montagu Evans confirmed by Emprise

Emprise Services plc, one of the UK’s leading support services providers, has just been awarded a significant five-property deal with chartered surveyor and property consultant Montagu Evans. The company will provide Front of House security, reception, client services,...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016
The newly-formed Securitas CTO Team
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Securitas establishes specialist technology team to drive integrated security solutions

Securitas Security Services UK has announced the creation of a new specialist team which will play a vital role in driving forward the business’ strategy to integrate traditional security guarding solutions with evolving technologies. The new technology team, which is...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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