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Wilson James expands security solutions portfolio with launch of Risk Advisory Service

Wilson James, the provider of specialist security services, has announced the introduction of a new business division specifically designed to help end user customers improve their risk and threat management posture. The company’s Risk Advisory Service augments its existing...
Posted On 07 Jan 2020
Dean Haydon
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Counter-Terrorism Policing calls for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator, has again called upon members of the public to play their part in the fight against terrorism as the Home Office released its quarterly arrest statistics. The latter’s statistics...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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Mitie takes off with two-year security contract extension at London City Airport

Facilities management and professional services company Mitie has been awarded a two-year contract extension at London City Airport. The business has provided bespoke security solutions at the airport since 2016. Mitie will continue to provide behind the scenes security services...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Meet The Security Company: First Response Group

This is the 23rd instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our questions on...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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Reliance High-Tech takes security systems university challenge at UCL

As well as offering an unrivalled level of higher education, University College London (UCL) is also committed to keeping its students, staff and visitors as safe as possible. This commitment is achieved thanks to an ongoing partnership and framework agreement with Reliance...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019
Neil Basu: head of Counter-Terrorism Policing
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Counter-Terrorism Policing’s leader calls for public’s help to tackle far right extremism

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s leader Neil Basu has called upon the public to help tackle right wing extremism by seeking help for those vulnerable to radicalisation. The appeal comes after Assistant Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Basu warned about the significant...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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Mitie selected to provide technology-led nationwide security services for HMRC

Mitie has been chosen to provide technology-led security services to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Covering a five-year period, the contract marks the first time that HMRC has combined all of its security services under one national provider. The move to a single...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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UK faces “unprecedented threat” despite decrease in terrorism-related arrests

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator has warned the UK still faces an ‘unprecedented’ level of threat, despite arrest numbers falling in the previous 12 months. The Home Office’s quarterly release of statistics relating to the police’s use of powers under the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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Axis Group furthers people strategy with appointment of Billy Horgan as head of recruitment

Axis Group, one of the UK’s fastest-growing security, cleaning, Front of House and support services organisations, has appointed Billy Horgan as head of recruitment to further strengthen its people strategy aimed at attracting and retaining the best talent across all parts of the...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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Mitie appointed to Crown Commercial Service Framework for security and defence

Facilities management business Mitie has recently been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Facilities Management Frameworks for security and defence. For security, the framework includes sub-lot 1a Security Services and sub-lot 1b Technical Security. The two...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019