Magenta Security Services News

SBN highlights opportunity for private security industry to support public services for better safety

Following the latest budget, which highlighted increased funding for terrorism prevention despite recent cut backs in other areas of police funding, the Small Business Network (SBN) of professional security companies has highlighted an opportunity for the private security industry to support public services. “Whilst the budget saw extra money for the prevention of terrorism, the selling off of other police assets and the reduction in officers on the street has made life difficult when it...

Magenta Security Services encourages industries to engage with SIA’s next generation of licensing qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it is vital that the industry engage with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the next generation of licensing qualifications. This follows the launch of a month-long consultation by the SIA which began on the 26th September. The consultation hopes to re-establish a suitable framework and potential new content for the licensing qualifications of the future. The SIA has invited the private security industry to share its views, deeming it ‘ess...

SBN applauds SIA plans for overhaul of its licensing and Approved Contractor Scheme

Following a parliamentary review, the SIA has recommended a systematic and transformational approach to its regulations - a result supported by the Small Business Network (SBN), which is a security industry body made up of leading private security firms. SIA licensing After long advocating for industry-wide, mandatory SIA licensing as well as an overhaul of the current Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), the SBN is delighted to see progress on both fronts. They vehemently believe buyers of secur...

Magenta Security Services achieves 75% energy reduction milestone

Magenta Security Services, the first manned guarding company in the UK to be awarded ISO:14001 in 2001, has continued its focus on environmentally friendly and sustainable practice over the course of the last fifteen years. This now means that despite significant organisational growth, increased head count and additional need for resources, Magenta has reduced its energy usage by 75%. “This is not just a major milestone for us but also a demonstration to the rest of the business communit...

Magenta maintains long-term client relationships through strong customer care initiatives

Magenta’s ongoing training programme forms part of its customer care initiative Magenta Security Services has worked with 97% of its clients for more than three years, a figure it puts down to its customer care initiatives. Magenta prides itself on the quality of services it offers and the company achieves this by offering clients tailor made security packages which meet their individual requirements. This is backed up by a strong service based ethos. Customer care ini...

Magenta Security Services invests £40,000 in staff training initiatives

As a part of the training initiative, 100 of the company’s staff have achieved professional qualifications Over the last 12 months, Magenta Security Services has invested £40,000 in training initiatives for its staff. Training courses As a result of this investment, 100 of the company’s staff have achieved professional qualifications. The programme includes the introduction of a new online training programme which allows staff to study in their own time, or...

Magenta Security Services wins Best Green Business Award at Hounslow Business Awards

Magenta installed solar panels on the roof of the building that generates 40% of the electricity it needs Magenta Security Services has once again been recognised for its environmental initiatives, collecting Best Green Business Award at the recent Hounslow Business Awards. The award was given for Magenta’s green initiatives which have helped the company reduce its impact on the environment. Magenta Security is considered one of the most environmentally friendly compani...

Magenta Security bans zero-hours contracts for their employees

Employees of Magenta Security benefit from full training on joining the company Zero-hours contracts allow employers to hire staff with no guarantee of work. This effectively means employees work only when they are needed by employers, often at short notice with pay depending on how many hours they work. Stricter Action Despite issuing a previous warning that organisations who employ the services of security companies need to do further checks on working condition...

Magenta Security appoints additional 35 security guards to meet client requirements

Magenta has started working with a number of new organisations to provide security services & extend contracts Magenta Security, one of the UK’s fastest growing private security firms, has strengthened its security guarding team on the back of a series of new business wins.  Increasing demand for security guarding services In recent months, Magenta has started working with a number of new organisations to provide security services, as well as extending contrac...

Magenta expands security guarding team on the back of extending business contracts

Magenta's new security guard recruits will benefit from full training and a raft of employee benefits Magenta Security, one of the UK’s fastest growing private security firms, has strengthened its security guarding team on the back of a series of new business wins. Expanding security team In recent months, Magenta has started working with a number of new organisations to provide security services, as well as extending contracts with existing clients. As a result, i...

Magenta Security strengthens relations with longstanding clients

Magenta has announced that three longstanding clients have recently resigned contracts As one of the leading private security firms, Magenta Security Services has built a strong reputation based on creating long term partnerships with its clients. Understanding client requirements To demonstrate the strength of the partnerships, the security company has announced that three longstanding clients have recently resigned contracts. The Royal Parks has been working with Magenta s...

Magenta Security retains security contract for the Royal Parks in London

Magenta Security was chosen due to its environmental credentials, CSR policies and dedication to security licensing Magenta Security has once again won the security contract for The Royal Parks, extending the successful relationship and retaining the high quality services the leading security provider offers. The leading security services company was first awarded the contract to provide guarding solutions to the Parks by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in...