MITIE Security Systems News

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...

BSIA members applaud CPNI project on guardforce motivation

The BSIA has supported the CPNI's guide to help security managers improve and maintain staff motivation  The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) welcomes the publication of updated guidance by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) designed to help security managers improve and maintain staff motivation.Drawing on lessons learnt from a number of pilot schemes across the UK and the success of the original piece of work, the inter...

BSIA announces winners of Annual Security Personnel Awards

 The BSIA's Annual Security Personnel Awards will take place in June at the London Hilton, Park LaneThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is pleased to announce the regional winners of this year's Annual Security Personnel Awards. Now in their fourteenth year, the awards continue to recognise the excellent work and vital contribution that those working in the security industry are making across the country, and are presented in the following categories: Service to the Customer, O...

Bold Communications support Mitie security hub in Northern Ireland

Integrated solution Gemini from Bold Communications was selected to provide platform  CCTV monitoring solutions Bold's staff were on hand to support the launch of Mitie’s new multi million pound alarm receiving centre and security hub at Craigavon, Northern Ireland. Known as MiTec, the new monitoring facility is one of the most advanced security centres in the UK, providing a range of services to help businesses protect their personnel and premises. These will inclu...

British Security Industry Association announces Annual Security Personnel Awards 2011

   James Kelly, Chief Executive, BSIA said that selection of winners was quite difficult due to high standard entrantsThe regional winners of the British Security Industry Association's Annual Security Personnel Awards 2011 have been announced.The awards recognise the excellent work and vital contribution that those working in the security industry are making across the country, and are presented in the following categories: Service to the Customer, Outstanding Act, Best Newcomer, Best...

Axis Security appoints Richard Jemson as the National Operations Director

 Richard Jemson will look into all the operational aspects across Axis Security's regional contractsAxis Security, one of the UK's fastest growing providers of integrated security solutions, has appointed Richard Jemson as National Operations Director, with overall responsibility for all operational aspects across Axis Security's regional contracts. Richard brings with him over 20 years' experience in the security industry, having spent 17 years with Reliance Security in various managerial...

Fluidmesh 2200 wireless network mesh cut down cost and installation time at Kings Norton Business Park

  Fluidmesh wireless IP transmission solution installed at Kings Norton Business ParkRecognising how important security and safety is to its customers,, Birmingham.  Rather than hard-wiring the system, SEGRO employed a Fluidmesh 2200 wireless mesh network to help reduce the cost and time of the installation. Kings Norton Business Centre, the premier business center in south Birmingham, is located on a 60-acre site.  It is wholly owned by SEGRO and meets the business space nee...

Shopping centre migrates to digital CCTV with IndigoVision IP video technology

 The flexibility of IndigoVision's IP Video technology allows ‘hybrid' analogue and digital systems to be easily developedMeadowhall Shopping Centre is using IndigoVision's IP Video technology to replace its obsolete DVR based CCTV recording system.  Located in Sheffield, Meadowhall is one of the UK's largest shopping centres with hundred's of retail outlets and requires high-quality CCTV surveillance to ensure safety and security inside and outside of the Centre.MITIE Security S...

MITIE secures contract to screen baggage at Bristol International Airport

MITIE has recently secured a three-year contract with the Airline Operators Committee (AOC) at Bristol International Airport, making the company the sole supplier for hold baggage screening.The contract, which commenced on 9 July 2007, involves a dedicated team of 26 security specialists working 24 hours per day undertaking multi-stage screening of all hold baggage, prior to it being loaded onto departing aircraft. The success builds upon a thirteen-year relationship within aviation at Bristol I...

MITIE protects Japanese jet during official visit

MITIE was recently appointed to provide aviation guarding services during the recent high profile visit to the UK by the Emperor and Empress of Japan.A team of 3 officers from MITIE Security's specialist aviation and transportation division were assigned to provide a dedicated 24-hour guarding service to protect and secure the Imperial flight during its three-day stop over at London Heathrow Airport.This short-term agreement builds upon a 12-year relationship between Japanese Flag Carrier JA...

MITIE helps secure Marks & Spencer stores with exclusive security contract

MITIE is pleased to announce that they have been appointed as the exclusive retail guarding supplier to Marks & Spencer's wholly owned mainland UK stores.The contract, which commenced on 1 April 2007, follows the company's interim contract managing retail security activity at a selection of Marks & Spencer stores.  The new contract sees MITIE annually managing over 750,000 hours of manned security further enhancing MITIE's position as a leader in the provision of securit...

MITIE secures major national contract to help keep HM Courts safe

MITIE is pleased to announce that they have recently been appointed as the exclusive manned guarding supplier to HM Courts Service (HMCS) and the Tribunal Service nationwide, further enhancing the Group's position as one of the UK's leading service providers and as a principle supplier to the Wider Police Family.The seven contracts, which are worth in excess of £20 million, will commence on 1 April 2007 and will see the company providing security to the nation's magistrates, cr...