off

Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at London City Airport. The business has provided bespoke security solutions at the airport since 2016. Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
off

Traka looks after key management for business protection company Guarding UK

Traka has become the key management solution of choice for multi-sector business protection management company Guarding UK, with the former ensuring compliant key holding services and integrated audit control capability. Guarding UK manages nearly 1,500 sites across the UK,...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
off

Securitas publishes Interim Report covering period from January-September 2019

Global security solutions giant Securitas has just issued its interim financial report covering the period from January through until September this year. The document highlights a 5% organic sales growth during that time on total sales of MSEK 82 642, with the company’s...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
Swindon Magistrates Court
off

Guilty plea for unlicensed security boss who claimed business was “just a hobby”

A Swindon man who claimed that his security business was “just a hobby” has pleaded guilty to working without a licence. James Barnett, the director of Gold Shield Group Ltd and its three subsidiaries, made the admission at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 17 October....
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
Antrim Crown Court
off

Former security company boss ordered to pay £70,000 from proceeds of crime

On Friday 18 October, a former security company boss was ordered to pay £70,800 from the proceeds of crime by the presiding Judge at Antrim Crown Court. Steven Nixon of Portadown recently served a four-month prison service for ignoring a community service order following a...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
off

‘Shaping The Future Together’ serves as theme for SIA National Conference 2019

The Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) National Conference for 2019 takes place in South London at the Kia Oval cricket ground on Tuesday 12 November. This year’s theme is about shaping the future together and growing a sustainable private security industry that’s fit for the...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
off

Corps Security celebrates Security Officer Appreciation Week with ‘Thank Your Security Officer Day’

As part of Security Officer Appreciation Week, Corps Security hosted an inaugural ‘Thank Your Security Officer Day’ on Thursday 19 September to thank its dedicated band of officers. Working in partnership with a range of clients, the management team at Corps Security thanked...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019
off

Convicted Shropshire security boss ordered to pay £3,608.21 from proceeds of crime

The jailed former owner of a Shropshire-based security business has been ordered to pay £3,608.21 as a result of proceeds of crime proceedings. Matthew Davies and Maria Francis, both of Bridgnorth, were the former owner and director respectively of Showtime Security Guards Ltd....
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
off

Kestrel Guards gains visibility over security operations thanks to SmartTask

Kestrel Guards, the Security Industry Authority-registered Approved Contractor, has gained added visibility and control over its operations using employee scheduling and mobile workforce management software SmartTask. By consolidating its requirements into a single system, the...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
off

Carlisle Support Services wins three-year guarding contract at All-England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Ltd

Carlisle Support Services has just been awarded a three-year contract to provide security guarding and stewarding services for the All-England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited (AELTC). The AELTC, of course, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious priva...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019