Prime Minister Theresa May holds counter-terrorism discussions with senior police officers at Govan Police Station in Glasgow

Prime Minister Theresa May announces major counter-terrorism training exercise in Scotland

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the operation of a major counter-terrorism training exercise in Scotland later this year designed to test the multi-agency response that would come into force in the event of a terror attack. During a visit to Police Scotland, which will...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

SIA-SBRC-Police Scotland counter-terrorism partnership aims for safer Scotland

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has launched a counter-terrorism initiative with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) and Police Scotland. The new integrated initiative aims to build stronger public/private sector partnerships and make Scotland safer from...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
Left to Right: Robert Moore (fire systems director, Boston Networks), Paul Goodbrand (operations director, Boston Networks), NSI CEO Richard Jenkins and Scott McEwan (CEO, Boston Networks)

Boston Networks awarded double NSI Gold and BAFE Certification

Boston Networks, an established and recognised Scottish-based provider of intelligent building solutions and fixed and wireless networks, has received recognition of its commitment to providing security and fire safety services of the highest standard with the award of two Gold...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015

Security’s scrum down for the 2015 Rugby World Cup

On the eve of the 2015 Rugby World Cup – and, with it, perhaps the UK’s last major sporting event requiring temporary security solutions for some years to come – Chris Plimley shares some valuable lessons learned on providing security overlays for global sports stars...
Posted On 16 Sep 2015
Security companies operating north of the border are invited to attend a free BSIA seminar focusing on current legal issues

BSIA offers “essential” legal advice to security companies operating in Scotland

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has joined forces with Moorepay Legal Services to deliver a forthcoming employment law seminar specifically designed to provide “essential” legal advice for those security companies presently operating in Scotland. The...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Craig Chalmers: business development manager for Ward Security's new Scottish operation

Ward Security expands into Scotland and launches Ward Belgravia division

Ward Security is expanding into Scotland with the opening of offices in both Glasgow and Edinburgh and the key appointment of ex-Scotland Rugby international and British Lions fly-half Craig Chalmers, who joins the company as business development manager. Andrew Foley, Ward...
Posted On 27 Mar 2015