OCS Group News

Aperio RFID-equipped wireless locks are compatible with major access control systems

Extending the coverage of traditional access control is expensive and intrusive. But there is a fast, easy and cost-effective alternative. Forget about keys and the hassles of key management by upgrading to Aperio wireless locks. Battery-powered Aperio RFID-equipped cylinders, escutcheons, handles and locks can be fitted as part of a new access control system, or extend an existing installation by linking new doors to the same system wirelessly. There’s no need for staff to change their a...

BSIA announces national winners of 2016 Annual Security Personnel Awards

The awards recognise exceptional performances within the industry across five different categories The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is proud to announce the national winners of this year’s Annual Security Personnel Awards. Recognition of exceptional performances These esteemed awards are now in their eighteenth year and serve to acknowledge the commendable and limitless contributions that security personnel make to the industry – and the wider com...

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...

OCS acquires Silverdell’s Decontamination, Access & Insulation and Nuclear trading divisions

The move by OCS will save over 500 UK jobs in Silverdell OCS, the UK-based total facilities management provider with global revenues of £840m, has acquired certain business and assets of Euro Dismantling Services, EDS Plant Solutions and EDS Group Holdings (subsidiaries of Silverdell plc) from Joint Administrators at BDO. The acquired business units comprise the Decontamination, Access & Insulation and Nuclear trading divisions operated by EDS. The move by OCS will...

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...