Peter Webster
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A Measure of Accountability

If any business sector wants to be taken seriously and not become commoditised, there’s a requirement to provide its customer base with a set of benchmarks by which ongoing effectiveness can be measured. Peter Webster outlines why the lack of independently collated, audited and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015
Left to Right: Kevin Ward (Ward Security), Elizabeth France (SIA), Daniel McClendon (Ward Security), celebrity Cheryl Baker and David Ward (managing director at Ward Security)
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Top employees recognised by Ward Security at annual PRIDE Awards Ceremony

Security guarding specialist Ward Security has announced its top performing employees of the year at its annual Employee Awards Ceremony. From its 640 strong team, Ward Security presented nine employees with a PRIDE Award in recognition of their commitment, loyalty and...
Posted On 13 Aug 2015
G4S has announced its interim financials for the first half of 2015
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G4S reports 10.5% growth in underlying earnings for first half of 2015

This morning, G4S announced its half-yearly results covering the first two quarters of 2015. New contract sales have achieved a total value of £1.4 billion (annual value £0.7 billion), with contract retention rates maintained at approximately 90%. The sales pipeline is...
Posted On 12 Aug 2015
G4S has entered into a ten-year contract with EDF Energy to provide security services for the construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant project in Somerset
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G4S signs £80 million contract with EDF Energy to secure Britain’s newest nuclear power station

G4S has entered into a ten-year contract worth £80 million with EDF Energy to provide security services for the construction of the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear plant project in Somerset*. The project would see the development of the UK’s first nuclear power station for a...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Mitie TSM has won the contract to provide security for Eggborough Power Ltd
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Mitie TSM wins contract to realise security solutions at Eggborough Power Station

Facilities management company Mitie has been awarded the security contract for Eggborough Power Station. Mitie’s Total Security Management business was successful in securing a contract to provide security personnel at the plant (which is located near Selby) on a 24-hour basis....
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
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Security company, director and two officers sentenced in wake of SIA investigation

On Monday 3 August 2015 at Walsall Magistrates’ Court, a security company – Louis Alexander Ltd, based at the Trent Business Centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire – the company director and two security officers deployed by the company were sentenced for various offences...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Security companies operating north of the border are invited to attend a free BSIA seminar focusing on current legal issues
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BSIA offers “essential” legal advice to security companies operating in Scotland

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has joined forces with Moorepay Legal Services to deliver a forthcoming employment law seminar specifically designed to provide “essential” legal advice for those security companies presently operating in Scotland. The...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Corps Security is celebrating the renewal of its contract with the Ministry of Defence for civilian guarding and CCTV monitoring at a number of military bases
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MoD renews guarding and CCTV monitoring contract with Corps Security

Specialist security solutions provider Corps Security’s contract for civilian security guarding and CCTV monitoring at a number of military bases has just been renewed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Following on from what was a highly competitive tendering process...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015
Ward Security provided 20 trained and licensed security officers to help ensure tight security for a Memorial Day designed to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
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Ward Security safeguards Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary Memorial Day

Ward Security provided 20 trained and licensed security officers to help ensure tight security for a prestigious Memorial Day designed to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain which took place at the National Memorial to the Few in Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. At the event,...
Posted On 31 Jul 2015
Kirkham House: the Worcestershire headquarters of the BSIA
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2015-2016 Section Chairmen appointed by the British Security Industry Association

Following the Trade Association’s Annual General Meeting which took place on Wednesday 15 July, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has elected chairmen and vice-chairmen to serve its various Sections of Membership. “The BSIA is very proud of its membership...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015