Craig Chalmers: business development manager for Ward Security's new Scottish operation
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Ward Security expands into Scotland and launches Ward Belgravia division

Ward Security is expanding into Scotland with the opening of offices in both Glasgow and Edinburgh and the key appointment of ex-Scotland Rugby international and British Lions fly-half Craig Chalmers, who joins the company as business development manager. Andrew Foley, Ward...
Posted On 27 Mar 2015
Securitas has been awarded the contract to provide security at Europe’s busiest ferry port: the Port of Dover
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Securitas awarded security contract to safeguard 13 million annual passengers at the Port of Dover

Securitas has been awarded the contract to provide security at Europe’s busiest ferry port – namely the Port of Dover – and has stated that it’s “passionate” about providing the business with an excellent service on behalf of its many passengers and...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Rob Hill: commercial director at Corps Security
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Corps Security appoints Rob Hill as commercial director

Rob Hill has been appointed commercial director at security solutions provider Corps Security. Hill joined Corps Security in 2011 as business development manager and was subsequently promoted through two managerial roles before taking this current position on the senior...
Posted On 24 Mar 2015
Chris Plimley
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Security integration goes viral

The ever-increasing integration of human, physical and electronic security measures is gathering pace on the crest of a technological tidal wave, an ever-evolving terror threat, Government demands and the day-to-day expectations of consumers. Chris Plimley offers his views on...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015
Gary Powers (md at Regency Security Services) and Sean McCarthy, director of Securidoor UK)
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Regency Security Services acquires Securidoor as part of ongoing UK expansion strategy

Regency Security Services (UK) has announced its acquisition of Securidoor UK, the Southampton-based private security company. The transaction means that Securidoor UK will now form part of The Regency Security Group. The acquisition is the result of negotiations initiated by...
Posted On 16 Mar 2015
John Roddy: CEO at The Shield Group
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“Apprenticeship schemes make common business sense” argues Shield Group’s CEO John Roddy

In 2015, National Apprenticeship Week runs from 9-13 March and offers a perfect opportunity to assess the business impact of the rapid rise in apprenticeships, in tandem with evaluating why they’re proving so popular. The Shield Group’s CEO John Roddy offers his...
Posted On 13 Mar 2015
Corps Security's entire tendering process is now carbon neutral
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Corps Security makes entire tendering process carbon neutral from March 2015

Corps Security has announced that, as of March 2015, the company’s entire tendering process will be carbon neutral. This is the latest initiative in Corps Security’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme which is designed to monitor the impact all...
Posted On 13 Mar 2015
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Remote Workforce Management: Systems for Security Personnel

More and more end user customers are demanding accountability from their contracted security companies by insisting on independent verification of officers’ attendance on site, and particularly for services like mobile patrols. Les Wright discusses the latest developments in...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
The Eurostar Terminal at London's Waterloo Station
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Mitie announces retention of multi-million pound security contract with Eurostar

Mitie has just retained its multi-million pound security contract with prestigious client Eurostar. The three-year contract, which has the potential to be expanded to five years, will be delivered by Mitie’s dedicated Total Security Management (TSM) business.  Having already...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015
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