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Barbara Chawner appointed as the new head of HR for Octavian Security

 Octavian Security has appointed Barbara Chawner as the new head of the HR department at headquartersLeading security provider Octavian Security has announced the appointment of a new head of human resources.Barbara Chawner will manage the HR department at Octavian's Head Office, bringing with her a strong portfolio of HR experience in the security/facilities management sector, with stints at both Securicor and Serco.One of Barbara's key roles will be to oversee Octavian's recruitment proce...

Micro-P extends and modernises its surveillance systems with help from Axis

One of the UK's largest IT equipment distributors Micro Peripherals, better known simply as Micro-P, recently completed a major upgrade from an analogue-only external Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) system to create a comprehensive Internet Protocol (IP)-based surveillance system covering both the inside and external perimeter of its 120,000 square foot distribution centre in Altham, near Accrington, Lancashire.  The result has seen the creation of a security system in and around its wareh...

G4S and Milestone Systems announce collaborations

G4S Denmark is part of the world's largest security company, Group 4 Securicor, with 500,000 employees in more than 100 countries, and Milestone's powerful XProtect™ IP video management software is now an important part of the company's product offerings. The agreement in Denmark follows similar agreements between Milestone Systems and G4S in Belgium, France and Luxembourg.  The Nordic collaboration, effective as of November 2007, gives more than 80,000 Danish G4S customers the opport...