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Security Guarding: The ‘Customer First’ Approach

Security officers are often the most visible individuals in your building and likely to be the first point of contact for clients when visiting your organisation. Here, Amanda McCloskey explains why the customer experience offered by today’s security professionals really matters....
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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Shaun Kennedy appointed new Country President and managing director for Securitas UK

Shaun Kennedy has been appointed as the new Country President and managing director of Securitas UK. Kennedy will assume responsibility for these new roles early in 2019. He takes over from current Country President Brian Riis Nielsen who, having successfully led the...
Posted On 29 Nov 2018
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Wilson James selects SmartTask as preferred technology partner for museums security contract

Wilson James has appointed SmartTask as its preferred technology partner and awarded the business with a deal for the supply of a mobile patrol and electronic smart form solution for a new security contract with several national museums. Under the agreement, the company will now...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Amulet wins three-year security contract with South Thames Colleges Group

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Contract Services, has won a three-year contract with South Thames Colleges Group (STCG). The contract is worth in the region of £400,000 and will see Amulet provide a suite of security services, including security guarding, event...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Axis Security wins Security Guarding Company of the Year at 2018 IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards

Axis Security has been named Security Guarding Company of the Year at this year’s IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards: the fourth time the business has achieved this industry accolade at the UBM-organised ceremony. The company continues to experience great success with its...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
Regent Quarter in London's King's Cross district
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CIS Security agrees “powerful new partnership” with Helix Property Management

CIS Security has been awarded a £1.5 million multi-year deal with Helix Property Management for the provision of security services at Regent Quarter. The company recently took over from VSG at the iconic site which is located at the heart of London’s King’s Cross. The...
Posted On 14 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
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Assessor John Bonney joins ranks at SSAIB to bolster Manned Services team

John Bonney has joined the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) as an assessor for manned services after new scheme manager Dougie Callander moved quickly to strengthen the auditing team. Bonney arrives at the company having worked within the public sector for the...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018
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Financial report for January-September 2018 at Securitas highlights “strong market momentum”

Securitas has issued its Interim Report covering the period January to September 2018. Total sales are MSEK 74 643, with an organic sales growth of 6%. Operating income before amortisation stands at MSEK 3 829. Operating margin is 5.1%. Earnings per share are SEK 6.24. Free cash...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018
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Mitie’s security business seals double contract win with IKEA and Springfields

Mitie’s security business has been awarded two contract wins with IKEA and Springfields, which together are worth £5 million per annum. The new contract with IKEA has been awarded for three years, while Springfields has extended its existing contract for a further three years. At...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018