The British Security Industry Association has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015
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BSIA Annual Review highlights growing influence of Trade Association in standards development

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015, a document revealing that the Trade Association continues to expand its influence when it comes to the development of both British and European Standards. In the past 12 months alone,...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Elizabeth France: chairman of the Security Industry Authority
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Regulator publishes findings of Equality and Diversity Survey for the private security sector

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) recently commissioned independent research to help underpin and inform a better understanding of employment profiles, patterns and barriers for women, ethnic minorities and any other individuals that share protected characteristics in the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
BSI has just published the security management standard BS 16000
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BS 16000 Security Management Standard published by British Standards Institution

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has published BS 16000: Security Management – Strategic and Operational Guidelines. The guidance outlines the basic principles of security management and describes what should be included to effectively...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Left to Right: Representatives from the City of London Police Crime Squad, Antoinette Edwards (UniTrust), UniTrust security officer Val Trifinov, Ian Yexley (md at UniTrust), George Westwell of Cheval and Shiv Gill (also of UniTrust)
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UniTrust Protection Services’ security officer Val Trifinov presented with Special Recognition Award

Security solutions provider UniTrust Protection Services has presented Val Trifinov, one of the company’s many dedicated security officers, with a Special Recognition Award for his actions while working on an assignment at the ‘Cheval 3 Quays’ luxury apartments development...
Posted On 25 Jun 2015
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Axis Security launches e-Connect platform to enhance service delivery and employee support

Axis Security has launched Axis e-Connect, a bespoke online platform designed to help the company’s clients “significantly enhance” the levels of control, management and understanding of services being delivered, at the same time providing a portal for...
Posted On 25 Jun 2015
Left to Right: NSI CEO Richard Jenkins, FSA chairman Pat Allen and ECA Group CEO Steve Bratt at IFSEC International 2015
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FSA, ECA and NSI sign strategic Memorandum of Understanding at IFSEC International

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the Fire and Security Association (FSA) and specialist security and fire sector certification body the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). As a result of the new...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015
Corps Security is celebrating another highly successful financial year
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Corps Security increases customer contract base by 25% in last financial year

Corps Security is celebrating another highly successful financial year which has seen the company increase its customer contract base by 25%. As well as achieving a number of prestigious new account wins, the dedicated provider of specialist security services also maintained its...
Posted On 12 Jun 2015
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited has chosen Wilson James to be its new security guarding solutions provider
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Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe and Wilson James unveil strategic security partnership

Following a thorough selection process, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE) has chosen Wilson James as its new supplier of security guarding solutions. The contract covers both of SMBCE’s corporate sites in the City of London. Wilson James’ experience of delivering...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015
Alex Carmichael: CEO of the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board
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SSAIB returns to ExCeL London for IFSEC International with new CEO at the helm

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) – the UK and Ireland-focused certification body now boasting some 1,700 registered firms on its books – will be returning to IFSEC International at London’s ExCeL venue. Resident on Stand F13...
Posted On 31 May 2015
Mark Beadle: CEO at Emprise Services plc
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Mark Beadle takes on CEO’s role at Emprise Services plc as Howard Sharp rejoins the business

Support services provider Emprise Services plc has appointed Mark Beadle as CEO and Howard Sharp as chief financial officer in addition to making a number of other key appointments for the business which presently boasts a turnover of circa £80 million and employs around 5,000...
Posted On 27 May 2015