The Incentive FM Forum begins in central London
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The Incentive FM Group Forum: ‘Can we save the security industry from itself?’

This year’s Incentive FM Group Forum addressed the issue of margin erosion in the UK’s contract security industry, asking whether this is having a detrimental effect on the safety of client’s buildings and people, not to mention the viability of the security industry at...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
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Alan Clamp to succeed Bill Butler as CEO at the Security Industry Authority

Elizabeth France CBE, chairman of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), has announced the appointment of Alan Clamp as the Regulator’s next chief executive. Clamp will take over the reins from current CEO Bill Butler (who announced his retirement from the SIA in September...
Posted On 20 Feb 2015
Barry Dawson: business director at VSG
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VSG attains prestigious certification from The Top Employers Institute

Vision Security Group (VSG) – Compass Group UK and Ireland’s specialist security business – has achieved certification as a ‘Top Employer in the UK: 2015’. This is the fourth year running that VSG has been recognised by The Top Employers Institute for affording its...
Posted On 18 Feb 2015
Gallagher Retail Park
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Axis Security extends portfolio thanks to award of Gallagher Retail Park guarding contract

Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading security service providers, has been awarded the security guarding contract at Gallagher Retail Park, based just outside of Coventry. The contract has been awarded following a competitive tender process whereby Axis Security demonstrated its...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Andrew Hallam: the new managing director at Unipart Security Solutions
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Andrew Hallam appointed managing director at Unipart Security Solutions

Unipart Security Solutions has announced the appointment of Andrew Hallam as managing director of the business with effect from 1 February 2015. Hallam takes over the role from Colin Moore who remains a Board member but is now moving across to focus on leading Unipart Group...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
Alf Göransson: President and CEO at Securitas
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Upbeat figures underpin 2014 Full Year Report issued by Securitas

According to Securitas’ Full Year Report for 2014, organic sales growth has continued to show a positive trend for the business driven by successful sales efforts, a strategy focused on both security guarding solutions and technology offerings and an improved macro economic...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
The NSI Services Auditor Team - Back Row Left to Right: Vernon Erekosima, Ian Sanderson, Trevor Underdown, Al Kyte and Neil Ohren. Front Row Left to Right: Clare Crump, Jo Fox, Margaret Durr (Head of Field Operations – Services) and Suvi Foy
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NSI’s mandate to deliver assessment services for ACS renewed by Security Industry Authority

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has renewed the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) mandate to deliver assessment services for the Regulator’s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) from 1 April (subject to contract). Guarding services organisations with a commercial...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Apex Insight has produced a comprehensive study of the UK security guarding market
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“Further growth likely in UK security guarding market” reports Apex Insight

According to the latest detailed industry survey conducted by Apex Insight*, the UK’s outsourced security guarding services market is approaching £5 billion in volume, having grown in recent years despite a hesitant economic recovery. The industry is being affected by...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015
Richard Jenkins: confirmed as permanent CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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Richard Jenkins confirmed as permanent CEO at National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the appointment of Richard Jenkins as its new permanent CEO with immediate effect. Jenkins has been in the interim role since March 2014 following the departure of Jeff Little OBE. When meeting in December, members of the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015
Kingdom Security's operations have been approved to ISO 27001 standards
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Kingdom Security awarded ISO 27001: 2013 for Information Security Management Systems

BM TRADA Certification Ltd, one of the leading global certification bodies, has assessed and audited Kingdom Security and given its approval to the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems operated by the company. In a world of ever-increasing reliance on data and...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015