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Five victories for Mitie at 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The fourth annual UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Ceremony, supported by headline sponsor Innovise, took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on the evening of Wednesday 26 February. Around 450 security professionals gathered to celebrate the...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020
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Ward Security advances growth plans with chief commercial officer appointment

Ward Security has appointed Paul Harvey to its Executive Board in the role of chief commercial officer, in turn reflecting the company’s plans to maintain and continue its trend of upward growth. The national security company was named as one of the fastest-growing businesses in...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020
Back Row (Left to Right): Paul Barnard and David Ward (Ward Security), David Evans (Global Aware) and Adrian Moore (VSG Security). Front Row (Left to Right): Richard Woodford (Corporation of London) and City of London Police Commissioner Ian Dyson
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City Security Council formed to support City of London Police during emergenices

Premier security companies including Axis Security, CIS Security, ICTS, Securitas and VSG Security have formed the City Security Council (CSC) in order to better support the City of London Police in times of major crisis and emergency incidents. Over the last 12 months, key...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Ward Security appointed to deliver security services for London’s Paternoster Square

Ward Security has been appointed by the Paternoster Square management team to manage the security of Paternoster Square which is located adjacent to the world famous St Paul’s Cathedral in the heart of London. The contract was awarded following a competitive tender process and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Ben Draper appointed to new position of Chief Operating Officer at Ward Security

Security guarding solutions specialist Ward Security has announced that executive finance director Ben Draper has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position created within the business. In his new role, Draper will be an integral part of the Ward Security Executive...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018
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Counter-Terrorism policing specialist Paul Barnard joins Board of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced the co-option of Paul Barnard MSt MSyI to the organisation’s Board of Directors. Barnard has now filled the one remaining place on the Board following this year’s elections at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
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Ward Security strengthens client-facing team with appointment of Julian Roche

Ward Security has appointed Julian Roche to the role of director in a move designed to reflect the company’s ambitious plans to become the security supplier of choice in London as well as its overriding commitment to strengthen the business’ client-facing team as it...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Ward Security retains place among guarding elite in wake of latest SIA audit process

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 1-2% of approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 170 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible for...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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Ward Security gains Cyber Essentials accreditation in wake of IT systems assessment

Ward Security has achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation following an independent assessment of the company’s IT network and systems. The quality mark, which was created by the National Cyber Security Centre, is a national Government standard that demonstrates a given...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018
Left to Right: Yasmeen Stratton (director at SSR Personnel), Jayne Ryan (senior HR business partner for Wilson James) and TV presenter Gabby Logan
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Wilson James victorious in SSR Personnel’s Inspiration in HR Award 2017

Previous winner Wilson James has emerged triumphant in the 2017 Inspiration in HR Award. Sponsored – and bestowed – by security recruitment specialist SSR Personnel, this prestigious accolade is specifically designed to recognise the work of Human Resources (HR)...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017