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Security companies adopt electronic guarding solution based on Xtralis’ ADPRO XOa 3.2 software

The all-new ADPRO XOa 3.2 software just introduced by Xtralis “vastly improves” the company’s electronic guard (eGuard) capability and enables both “service augmentation and positive transitions” for security officers employed by some of the largest...
Posted On 15 Jan 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
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Major contract wins announced by guarding specialists Ward Security and Mitie TSM

Ward Security has been appointed by Liberty Property Trust as the main security provider for the latter’s prestigious Kings Hill development near Maidstone in Kent, while facilities management specialist Mitie has been awarded a new security contract covering London’s...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
Left to Right: SSAIB CEO Alex Carmichael, Cllr Yasemin Brett and Alan Gardner
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Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre celebrates “unprecedented” array of security achievements

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has presented a range of certificates to Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre. In an official ceremony held at the site in north London, the security, fire and telecare certification body’s CEO Alex Carmichael and...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
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G4S ratifies global security partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies

G4S has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with Huawei Technologies which gives the former preferred supplier status for security services in all of the markets in which both companies operate for the next five years. G4S currently provides security guarding and total...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
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Assessing the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

As the deadline for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme fast approaches, David Ward examines what he believes to be the unsuitability and inherent unfairness of the scheme for many companies operating in the security business sector. Saturday 5 December is the deadline for...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
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Nuclear resurgence demands secure asset protection

Confirmation of £6 billion worth of Chinese investment for Hinkley Point C should finally trigger Britain’s first new nuclear plant in a generation – and with it the need for intelligent and integrated security systems, as Chris Plimley explains. We’re still awaiting the ultimate...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
Jonathan Levine: CEO of the Axis Group of Companies
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Leadership team completes management buy-out of the Axis Group of Companies

Senior executives of the Axis Group of Companies, led by group CEO Jonathan Levine, have completed a management buy-out (MBO) of the business from the private equity firm Sovereign Capital. Along with Simon Giles (group finance director), David Mundell (managing director of Axis...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
Alf Göransson: President and CEO at Securitas
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Securitas focuses on “strong” organic sales growth in Interim Report for January-September

Securitas has issued its Interim Report for the period January-September 2015 in which the security guarding, technology solutions, consulting and investigations company highlights a period of “strong” organic sales growth with “good” sales momentum across...
Posted On 10 Nov 2015
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Plans for corporate restructuring move announced by Ward Security Holdings Ltd

Ward Security Holdings Ltd has announced its intention to restructure the business’ Executive Management Board in a move designed to accommodate the fast rate of growth being experienced within the company. Ward Security Holdings Ltd is the umbrella group for Ward Security....
Posted On 09 Nov 2015