Octavian Security News

Octavian Security warns door supervisors in Northern Ireland about licence laws

Octavian Security offers training courses for door supervisorsOctavian Security is warning door supervisors employed by security firms across Northern Ireland that if they do not get a licence soon, they will be breaking the law. With effect from 1 December 2009, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) will be responsible for regulating the private security industry in Northern Ireland, a role it currently performs in England, Wales and Scotland.Those door supervisors who are not employed in-house...

Octavian Security in counter-terrorism programme

The aim of the session is to explore ways businesses can aid in prevention of attacks Personnel from Octavian Security will be updated on the latest in counter terrorism measures at a special briefing with Nottinghamshire Police.The multimedia session, being hosted by Octavian Security, is part of Project Argus, an initiative launched by the National Terrorism Security Office.Taking people through a simulated attack, the aim of the session is to explore ways in which businesses across the countr...

Octavian hires highly experienced commercial director

 Tony Mellor, Octavian Security  Globally-operating Octavian Security has hired highly experienced commercial director Tony Mellor to help sustain the business's push for further growth. Reporting directly to Octavian founder and Chief Executive Officer Sukhi Ghuman, Tony moves to the post from palletised freight distribution network Pall-Ex, where he successfully carried out a similar role.Sukhi commented: "Tony is a high-calibre marketing and business development operator and wa...

Octavian takes its place among Britain's fastest-growing businesses

Octavian CEO and COO invited by Sir Richard in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 League TableSecurity magnates Sukhi Ghuman and Avi Pawar of Octavian Security have just returned from a day spent as guests of Sir Richard Branson at his private residence.The Octavian CEO and chief operating officer were invited by Sir Richard in recognition of Octavian's ranking as Britain's 27th fastest growing private company in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 League Table.Sukhi and Avi were joi...

Octavian gets to work at the coalface of security

  Sukhi Ghuman, CEO of the Octavian GroupOctavian Security's mine of information and expertise has helped the company to land a new contract that will see its personnel protecting the headquarters of the Coal Authority.The Authority, with its Headquarters in Berry Hill, Mansfield, is responsible for the licensing of coal mining operations in Britain and dealing with the historic legacy of past coal mining. Octavian Security, whose high standards have established it as an industry leade...

Octavian awarded Coventry city centre Ikea contract

 Octavian Security, the security company that famously placed former Ghurkha soldiers on patrol at an IKEA store in Nottingham, is now helping to provide a safe, enjoyable shopping environment for staff and customers at the Swedish company's first city centre store in Coventry.In its latest major retail security operation, the industry-leading security firm is supporting the IKEA risk team at the outlet, which boasts more than 50 room settings and a 455-seater restaurant.  In addition...

Octavian Security says 'Hola' to Spain

Globally-operating Octavian Security is taking its industry leading standards to Spain to help businesses in the country enhance their own offerings.Octavian Seguridad, to be led by former US Army intelligence officer Ocie Eduardo Mathenia Golderos and Valencia University economics graduate, Jose Carlos Fuster, will operate initially from Alicante.The Spanish operation, which will also open branches in Valencia, Murcia, and Barcelona, complements existing Octavian Security offices in the UK and...

Harpreet Dhillon promoted to Project Manager within Octavian Security Group

Following a period of successful growth, The Octavian Group has promoted Harpreet Dhillon to the position of project manager, where she will work as part of the Chief Executive Officer's team, with responsibility for assisting ongoing projects in the Middle East and Indian market development.A graduate of Aston University, where she read managerial and administrative studies, Harpreet joined Octavian in June 2007 as a research analyst. Her new role will see her assisting Group CEO Sukhi Ghuman t...

Octavian Group celebrates its fifth birthday in style

Nottingham based, globally operating security led business, the Octavian Group celebrated its fifth birthday in style, holding a stunning "Ocean's Elevenesque" birthday bash for clients, staff and all friends of the business at the Alea Casino in Nottingham.The party, compered by GMTV newsreader and celebrity, Priya Kaur Jones, was thrown by Octavian Group CEO, Sukhi Ghuman, as a thank you to his team, clients and friends of the business whose collective hard work and vision has made O...

Paul Reddington - you're hired

Twenty-year-old budding entrepreneur Paul Reddington is celebrating after being named apprentice to one of the region's business stars.Paul, a keen cricketer from Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, is the first "apprentice" to Sukhi Ghuman, managing director of the Octavian Group - the organisation famous for putting ex-Ghurkhas into IKEA.  And it's a great opportunity for Paul to learn from someone who has been named Businessman of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Leader of...

Major Bovis Gloucester Quays contract for Octavian

Fast-growing security company, Octavian Security has landed a two-year contract to provide security for the redevelopment of Gloucester Quays.The security firm has been appointed by the regeneration project's construction management contractor, Bovis Lend Lease, to provide 24-hour security for the site whilst the £110 million development is in progress.Octavian will mobilise a 43-man team, including a dedicated site manager and supervisors, to provide access/egress control, bespoke securit...

Octavian gets into top gear to land new contract

Octavian Security has won the contract to provide security for one of the world's leading motorsport and automotive technology businesses, Prodrive.The security firm's new three-year contract will see it providing manned security services at Prodrive's UK headquarters in Banbury and its Kenilworth facilities.  These are the very facilities in which Prodrive works on new technologies for its vehicle manufacturer clients, and also develops the vehicles within its own Subaru World Rally Team,...