Corps Security News

Corps Security highlights the importance of ‘buy social’ to help companies achieve Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals

Ethical consumerism has become a big trend in recent years, as consumers are becoming more concerned about where their money is going and it’s not just individuals. Large corporations, such as PWC, Barclays, Johnson & Johnson and government commissioners are all pledging to spend money with organisations that are prioritising their social, governance and environmental impact. Choosing to ‘buy social’ It is now a boardroom level commitment for many companies to allocate th...

Corps to celebrate annual Thank Your Security Officer Day to recognise security teams' work

Corps Security will be celebrating Thank Your Security Officer Day, an annual celebration of front-line security professionals, on 16th September. Now in its third year, Thank Your Security Officer Day is a chance for Corps and its customers to recognise the amazing work security teams have done keeping people and properties safe over the past challenging year. The day falls in International Security Officer Appreciation Week, which takes place from 12-18th September 2021. Over the course of th...

Corps Security appoints Fiona Strens as the Non-Executive Director to offer enhanced security services and expand business

Fiona Strens, Professor of Practice on Security & Resilience at the University of Strathclyde, joins Corps Security as Non-Executive Director. Prior to her position as Professor of Practice on Security & Resilience at the University of Strathclyde, Strens spent ten years at CrowdVision, the video analytics company she co-founded. CrowdVision was designed to keep people safe and optimise traffic flow in crowded places like airports, events, and venues. Innovations for enhanced security...

Corps Security introduces VR training for security officers

Corps Security has partnered with tech company MoonHub to deliver virtual reality training to its security officers at two key London sites. More than 70 officers at BNP Paribas and the Royal Opera House will undertake immersive and interactive training on topics including patrolling, managing protests, dealing with suspect packages or aggressive people, and being aware of potential hostile reconnaissance. Ten modules are currently available with more being planned. Using VR headsets Officers...

Corps Security launches manned guarding savings calculator for companies to rightsize their security provision

Corps Security launches its manned guarding savings calculator to help businesses rightsize their security provision as they plan the return to workplace reoccupation. Facilities or security professionals simply input their manned guarding hourly charge rate and the number of security hours into the calculator and it shows how security costs could be significantly reduced by integrating security monitoring solutions with traditional manned guarding to protect premises, assets and people. Incre...

Corps Monitoring launches KeySafe, an integrated key holding solution with highest-level security rating

Corps KeySafe, the latest innovation from Corps Monitoring, combines the sophistication of a Sentrikey safe with the convenience of a nationwide network of accredited service partners to ensure quick site access, all managed by Corps’ state-of-the-art remote monitoring centre in Glasgow. Corps Key Safe provides organisations with a C1-rated key safe, the highest-level security rating internationally which is used by numerous high street banks to secure their branches. Access to the key sa...

Corps Security achieves Carbon Neutral status by reducing carbon footprint and offsetting unavoidable carbon

Globally renowned specialist security services provider, Corps Security has been awarded Carbon Neutral status, after working hard to reduce its carbon footprint and offsetting unavoidable carbon. Carbon Neutral Carbon Neutral is a term used to describe the state of an entity, such as a company, service, product or event, where the carbon emissions caused by them have been balanced out by funding an equivalent amount of carbon savings elsewhere in the world. In the past year, Corps Security h...

Corps Security offers working in the new normal complimentary service reviews for their customers

Specialist security services provider Corps Security is offering ‘working in the new normal’ complimentary service reviews for new and existing customers. The new service implements security services that meet the ever-changing landscape in a way that is commercially viable, without compromising on safety. Responding to market demands around financial pressures, compliance and future-proofing services, Corps has developed a service review programme that looks at the individual requi...

Corps Security begins pilot scheme to test speech to text and translation tools to eradicate communication issues

Corps Security begins pilot scheme which equips officers with speech to text and translation tools to overcome communication issues caused by wearing face masks, and addresses language barriers. Forty Corps Security officers across retail sites in Birmingham, Cheltenham and Exeter have access to transcription functionality (audio to text), written text translating capability and verbal conversation translation between two different languages. All services are delivered via mobile application an...

Corps Security research shares security officers’ susceptibility reasons to COVID-19

There are a number of factors that may be contributing to security officers having one of the highest death rates of any occupation, according to a new report commissioned by Corps Security from Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International. The Office for National Statistics published data in May which revealed that security officers have one of the highest death rates from COVID-19 - 45.7 deaths per 100,000 people. The seven issues the research points are as below: Low-paid jobs, proximi...

Corps Security launches a thermal imaging tool to monitor body temperature of staff visiting the organisation

Corps Security launches a thermal imaging tool to support organisations as they plan the return to work. The AI body temperature measurement tool, which comes in hand-held, fixed and tripod-mounted options, automatically scans people’s temperatures as they enter buildings allowing organisations to identify anyone with a high temperature – a key COVID-19 symptom. Installed within 10 minutes, the cameras can simultaneously scan up to 16 faces – up to 3,600 an hour – making...

Corps Security achieves ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22301 and OHSAS 18001 renewal accreditations

Specialist security services provider, Corps Security, achieves ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22301 and OHSAS 18001 renewal accreditations, reaffirming its commitment to the highest standards of management, sustainability, business continuity and occupational health and safety. ISO 9001, the internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS) standard, demonstrates the continuous improvement and streamlining of operations within Corps to reduce costs whilst raising standards. Environmental m...

Walsall College reaffirms security partnership with Corps Security with contract renewal

Corps Security has been re-awarded its contract with Walsall College for a further five years following a competitive tender. The ongoing partnership involves static guarding, control room management, patrolling, and front-of-house and student services assistance across all four campuses. Security Contract Walsall College, based in the Midlands, has been rated outstanding by Ofsted and is the largest provider of courses in the borough. The college’s main campus is in Wisemore, with other...

Corps Security takes part in the National Remembrance Day March Past

Specialist security services provider, Corps Security, takes part in the National Service of Remembrance March Past held at the Cenotaph on 10th November to remember and honour those who have fought for the country. This mark of respect firmly connects Corps Security to its 160-year-old military roots. The company, formerly the Corps of Commissionaires, was founded in 1859 by Captain Sir Edward Walter to address the employment difficulties faced by ex-servicemen on return from the Crimean War....

Corps Security receives a three-year contract to secure Registers of Scotland

Following a competitive tender process Corps Security has been awarded a three-year contract to provide security services to Registers of Scotland at Meadowbank House, in Edinburgh. A team of 10 officers will provide guarding services with a focus on front-of-house, customer service, CCTV monitoring and patrols. Like-minded organisation Registers of Scotland is the public body responsible for compiling and maintaining registers relating to property and other legal documents in Scotland. Mike...

Corps Security celebrates Security Officer Appreciation Week to thank dedicated security guards

As part of Security Officer Appreciation Week, Corps Security is hosting an inaugural ‘Thank Your Security Officer Day’ on Thursday 19th September to thank their dedicated security guards. Working in partnership with a range of clients, the management team at Corps Security will thank their security officers in person as well as sharing stories across several social media platforms to acknowledge those who go above and beyond delivering an unprecedented level of service. Security Off...

Corps Security wins contract to provide security services to Tata Steel Europe

Corps Security has won a five-year, £3.6m annual contract to provide security services to Tata Steel Europe across the UK. Tata is Europe's second largest steel producer with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in more than 50 countries. More than 100 security officers will be provided by Corps to secure all 14 of Tata’s UK sites including the flagship steelmaking plant in Port Talbot, Wales. Mike Bullock, CEO of Corps Security, said: “We are delighted to be...

Corps Security signs three-plus-two-years contract to offer its security services to French international bank, BNP Paribas

Corps Security has won a three-plus-two-year contract to provide security services to French international bank BNP Paribas in London. The integrated security partnership involves manned guarding and event guarding services together with close protection services and systems monitoring from Corps’ monitoring centre in Glasgow.  Manned guarding, event security BNP Paribas operates in 77 countries and is the world’s seventh largest bank by assets and properties. It was formed by...

IFSEC International highlights installer registration growth for IFSEC 2019 in the North and Midlands

IFSEC International is one of Europe’s largest integrated security event, with tens of thousands of visitors attending ExCeL, London, 18 – 20 June 2019. Registration is now open. IFSEC International, the hub for the security industry, announces that installer registrations from the North have already grown by 4%, while installer registrations from the Midlands have grown by 5%, matching its annual growth from London, South East, South West and international installation companies....

Paul Lotter appointed Regional Operations Director at UK-based security services provider, Corps Security

With an extensive background in security and manned guarding, Paul Lotter has been appointed as the Regional Operations Director at UK’s renowned security services provider, Corps Security. Lotter will focus on operations within London and the South of England and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of service delivery to the customer. Security services expert Lotter has almost 20 years of experience working in the security industry. He previously worked with other security service...

Corps Security increases customer contract base by 25%

Corps Security saw a massive upsurge in number of healthcare organisations procuring its services Corps Security, the leading provider of specialist security services, is celebrating another highly successful financial year, which saw it increase its customer contract base by 25 per cent. As well as achieving a number of prestigious new account wins, the company also maintained its exceptional contract retention rates, with 94 per cent of all contracts retained with only b...

Corps Security’s Clarence Hyman wins BSIA Regional Security Personnel award

Clarence Hyman won the award for ‘Best Newcomer’ in the London round of judging A local Security Officer from Middlesex has been awarded a prestigious British Security Industry Association (BSIA) Regional Security Personnel award for ‘Best Newcomer’ in the London round of judging. Strong drive to learn more about security industry Clarence Hyman, 35, has been working for specialist security provider, Corps Security, on a major contract for well over a...

Corps Security's officer wins BSIA's Award

Clarence Hyman was nominated due to his ability to consistently deliver an outstanding level of customer service Corps Security, the leading provider of specialist security solutions, is celebrating after one of its officers was named as a winner in the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Regional Security Personnel Awards 2015. 35-year-old Clarence Hyman emerged victorious as Best Newcomer in the London regional heat and is now in contention for the natio...

Rob Hill appointed as Corps Security Commercial Director

Rob joined Corps in 2011 as a Business Development Manager & was promoted later Rob Hill has been appointed Commercial Director for leading specialist security solutions provider, Corps Security. Rob joined Corps in 2011 as a Business Development Manager and was subsequently promoted through two managerial roles before taking this current position on the Senior Management Team. Role for Rob Hill As Commercial Director, Rob is responsible for leading the review, deve...