MITIE Security Systems News

Motorola Solutions’ body-worn video solution secures UK retail stores

Co-op, a large consumer co-operative in the UK and one of the largest retailers in the country, is rolling out an integrated body-worn video solution from Motorola Solutions to front-line colleagues, with a focus on further increasing safety in-store against a background of rising retail crime in the industry. The Co-op has seen in-store crime increase by more than 140% year-on-year, despite communities recognising the critical role played by retail workers in society - true frontline workers i...

National Security Inspectorate sponsors Apprentice of the Year Award at the British Security Awards 2020

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) proudly sponsored the Apprentice of the Year Award at the British Security Awards 2020 which took place on 1st July. The annual event, recognising individuals and companies within the private security sector for their talent and commitment in protecting people and property, saw a significant number of NSI approved companies celebrated amongst its winners. Organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), this year’s British Security Aw...

Mitie Security announces partnership with Security Industry Authority to offer online training courses

Mitie Security, one of UK’s renowned technology-led security business, has become one amongst the first business in the sector to successfully pilot virtual accredited training modules. Mitie is working in partnership with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Highfield Qualifications, the licence awarding body, to provide online access to the training course which is required to become a licensed security guard. Previously, candidates were required to attend on-site courses. However,...

Mitie Security launches thermal imaging service to help businesses protect against the spread of COVID-19

Mitie Security has launched new fever-screening solutions, using thermal imaging to identify individuals potentially suffering from COVID-19. The solutions are designed to support both businesses on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic such as hospitals, and those preparing to return to business post lockdown, such as retailers, venues and buildings with a significant number of employees. Mitie Security is helping businesses mitigate against the spread of Coronavirus with the launch of a n...

Informa Markets highlights the success of IFSEC International, FIREX International, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show 2019

Informa Markets is delighted to announce further growth for the 2019 edition of IFSEC International, FIREX International, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show. The shows demonstrated notable visitor growth, representing 39,188 unique visitors – including thousands of international visitors from 128 countries – boasting an overall combined budget of £45.7 billion. Visitors from 117 different countries IFSEC International welcomed a total of 34,756 visitors, seeing grow...

NBCS celebrates successful year of Associate Membership scheme with prestigious security providers

National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not for profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime, is celebrating a successful first year for its Associate Membership scheme. NBCS recently welcomed Milestone Systems, Axis Communications, GMS Group, SmartWater and SWL Security as Associate Members, and these organisations join Mitie, CSL Group, Hikvision and Athelney Group as part of this pioneering initiativ...

NBCS’ second Members’ Day event to host Industry experts and law enforcement agencies

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not-for-profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community to reduce crime, is continuing from the inaugural success of its first Members’ Day in January with a second Members’ Day on Wednesday 21st March 2018.  The event will take place at Trent Vineyard, Nottingham. The theme of the day is ‘Managing Current Business Crime Risks’ Managing current business cri...

British Security Industry Association announces 2016 Regional Security Personnel Award winners

BSIA Security Personnel Awards recognise achievements & contributions made by UK’s private security industry professionals The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is proud to announce the winners of its Regional Security Personnel Awards 2016. The Security Personnel Awards, which are now in their eighteenth year, serve to recognise the incredible achievements and long-term contributions made by professionals working within the UK’s private securi...

BSIA announces regional winners of 2014 Annual Security Personnel Awards

The awards serve to recognise the hard work of high calibre professionals working within the security industry The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is proud to announce the regional winners of this year’s Annual Security Personnel Awards. The awards are now in their sixteenth year, and serve to recognise the hard work of high calibre professionals working within the security industry across five different categories: Best Team, Outstanding Act, Service t...

The British Security Industry Association welcomes publication of updated guidance on guard force motivation by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

The guidance intends to help Security Managers and Security Duty Managers to develop and maintain a motivated workforce The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the publication of updated guidance on guard force motivation, published recently by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). Entitled ‘Motivation within the Security Industry’, this is the third edition of the interactive guidance product, which intends to help...

Security Excellence Awards 2013 opens its nomination process

Organised by UBM Live, the security awards are designed to honour the best professionals, projects, and processes The nomination process for the 2013 Security Excellence Awards, organised by UBM Live, is now open. Celebrating its 15th year in 2013, this highly prestigious industry awards scheme is specifically designed to commend and honour the very best professionals, projects and processes which both the UK and international security sectors have to offer. There’s a...

BSIA member companies win 2013 IFSEC & FIREX Awards for innovative solutions

The companies won awards in the fields of CCTV equipment, security guarding and lone worker protection Three members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) are celebrating after scooping prestigious IFSEC & FIREX Awards, which were presented in a glittering ceremony held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Bosch Security Systems, Kings Security Systems and Guardian 24 won awards for their innovative solutions in the fields of CCTV equipment, security guarding...