Lodge Service is offering retailers some excellent practical advice on how they can stem the tide of theft at their stores during the Christmas period

Lodge Service outlines Top 5 tips for retailers in combating theft at Christmas

According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC), crime cost the UK retail industry £603 million last year. That figure represents an 18% increase on the previous 12 months. Of course, the period covering the run-up to Christmas brings with it a particular risk of retail losses...
Posted On 04 Nov 2015

Industry Forum takes centre stage at SIA’s Stakeholder Conference 2015

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is hosting its annual Stakeholder Conference on Wednesday 18 November at the Cavendish Conference Centre, Duchess Mews in central London. Bookings for the event close on Thursday 13 November. The scheduled agenda will include presentations...
Posted On 04 Nov 2015
The BSIA'S Vacant Property Protection Section has welcomed the publication of BS 8584

BSIA’s Vacant Property Protection Section welcomes publication of British Standard 8584

The British Security Industry Association’s Vacant Property Protection Section has welcomed the publication of British Standard BS 8584: 2015 Vacant Property Protection Services – Code of Practice. The BSIA was instrumental in the development of the standard, and several members...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015
David Mundell: the new managing director at Axis Security

David Mundell appointed managing director at Axis Security

The Axis Group of Companies has promoted David Mundell to managing director of the Axis Security business, reporting directly to Group CEO Jonathan Levine. Mundell will be responsible for further strengthening the company’s position as a foremost provider of security guarding and...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015
David Ward: Managing Director of Ward Security

Security: “It’s fundamental, not an add-on”

The challenge of delivering effective and efficient security has been traditionally hampered by the tendency to treat it as an afterthought. Architects and designers design – often putting their own aesthetic concerns to the forefront and relegating functionality to the position...
Posted On 06 Oct 2015
Ward Security’s Nikhil Kamboj (compliance director) and Liana Dodd (HR director) proudly display the company’s latest Investors in People certification

Ward Security retains Gold status in wake of triennial Investors in People assessment

Ward Security has successfully retained its Gold status following a triennial Investors in People (IiP) assessment. This significant achievement places the Kent-based security solutions provider within an exclusive group of a very small number of security companies to achieve the...
Posted On 06 Oct 2015
Karen Morris-Lanz@ the new HR director at Securitas

Karen Morris-Lanz appointed Human Resources director at Securitas

Securitas has appointed a new Human Resources (HR) director who will support the UK business in achieving its strategy for growth and commercial success. Karen Morris-Lanz joins the company from Waponi’s HR function and brings with her a wealth of HR consultancy experience...
Posted On 14 Sep 2015
David Wilkinson

BSIA’s David Wilkinson appointed chairman of British Standards Institution’s GW/1 Committee

David Wilkinson, director of technical services at the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), has been appointed chairman of the British Standards Institution’s GW/1 Committee which oversees standards development for the UK’s electronic security sector. As the UK’s parent...
Posted On 03 Sep 2015
TC Security Services has just scored 163 in its latest SIA ACS audit

SIA audit confirms TC Security Services’ place in Top 2% of ACS-listed companies

TC Security Services, part of TC Facilities Management, has just registered an Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) audit score of 163. The business has retained its position in the Top 2% of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) listed companies within the ACS while also...
Posted On 24 Aug 2015
Tina Chittenden

Reasons to be Wary of Waste

Security contractors can face expensive claims when and if they underestimate the dangers associated with waste materials. Tina Chittenden outlines the risks when working for clients in other sectors as well as the waste management industry You don’t have to be from Yorkshire to...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015