Pilgrims Group News

IFSEC Global confirms stellar judging panel for ‘Top influencers in Security and Fire 2018'

IFSEC Global has announced that Microsoft CSO Mike Howard, security consultant Don Randall MBE and Baroness Neville-Jones, chair of the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), star on a 30-strong judging panel for its ‘Top influencers in Security and Fire 2018.’ Lead judge Grant Lecky, co-founder of the Security Partners Forum, drew on his extensive contacts network to appoint a diverse line-up of judges. He said: “Many of these judges were appointed based on strong recomm...

Pilgrims Group ranked in top 5% of UK’s 800 security companies

Company has passed two quality audits with further improved scores & zero improvement needs Security specialist Pilgrims Group Limited has officially been ranked in the top 5% of all the UK’s 800 security companies, having passed two quality audits with further improved scores and zero improvement needs. Pilgrims beat its previous score with the Security Industry Authority (SIA)’s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) as well as passing the International Organi...

Bank of England Head of Security, Don Randall MBE appointed as Pilgrims Group senior strategic advisor

Randall will be applying his vast and varied experience to further develop Pilgrims business strategy and offerings to clients Don Randall MBE, the Bank of England’s former Head of Security and Chief Information Security Officer, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group Limited as Senior Advisor. Randall's vast and varied experience An internationally renowned figure in the fields of security, law enforcement, counter-terrorism, cybe...

Martin Fuller appointed Pilgrims Group Algeria country director

Martin’s focus is to grow Pilgrims footprint throughout the country and manage operations to ensure the highest quality of service delivery Global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group Limited  has announced its first Country Director for Algeria, confirming its commitment to develop the company’s portfolio of services for businesses working in the region. Martin Fuller has been appointed to the role and brings with him a wealth of experi...

Pilgrims Group chosen to provide risk management assistance during Typhoon Haiyan crisis in the Philippines

China Central Television was relying on Pilgrims to support them logistically and medically When Chinese national television station China Central Television (CCTV) needed risk advice, aid and logistical assistance to cover the disaster of Typhoon Haiyan, in the Philippines, it turned to international risk management specialist Pilgrims Group. The tropical cyclone, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, killed an estimated 6,200 people and hit the country’s regions...

Pilgrims Group welcomes Sir David Veness CBE, QPM as Senior Advisor

Sir David Veness will enhance the group’s capability in overseas security operations Internationally renowned counter-terrorism expert, Sir David Veness CBE, QPM, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group Limited as a Senior Advisor. Sir David, formerly Under-Secretary General of the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS), the body responsible for the global security of UN staff and operations, will further enhance the group’s...

The Security Institute organises event on behalf of The Register of Chartered Security Professionals at the House of Commons

The Register of Chartered Security Professionals gathered to celebrate continuing success of the organisation The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals is pleased to report that following last year’s sell out event at the House of Lords, The Register of Chartered Security Professionals once again gathered to celebrate the continuing growth and success of the organisation. This year’s event was held at the House of Com...

Pilgrims Group to continue to provide manned guarding and customer services to Immediate Media

Pilgrims was initially awarded the contract to provide front of house security with well trained, customer facing officers Immediate Media, a consumer media and publishing company, employs 800 staff in London and Bristol and publishes 34 websites and 50 magazines, with over one million subscribers, boasting a brand reach of 11 million UK consumers. Pilgrims was initially awarded a twelve month contract in 2012 to provide front of house security with well trained, customer fac...

Pilgrims Group appoints David Peploe as Director of Global Operations

David will be responsible for driving Pilgrims growth in new regions while maintaining core business areas Pilgrims Group Limited has appointed internationally respected risk management strategist David Peploe as its Director of Global Operations. The company, which provides risk management and security services to some of the world’s highest profile corporations and media organisations, has announced Peploe’s appointment as part of a strategic five year growth pl...

Pilgrims Group partners with Vesper Group to secure the Swedish embassy in Baghdad

Vesper and Pilgrims role is to enable embassy staff to carry out their work with minimum risk or interference Swedish risk management enterprise, Vesper Group has been appointed to secure the Swedish Embassy for Iraq, supported by international security specialist, Pilgrims Group. Vesper, which provides security services to the Swedish embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan, has contracted Pilgrims as its partner to secure the Swedish embassy in Baghdad. Sweden’s Ministr...

Pilgrims Group holds annual Security Officer Awards Ceremony in Surrey

The awards aim to recognise the hard work, dedication and vital service that Pilgrims employees provide Pilgrims Group has held its annual Security Officer Awards Ceremony, recognising outstanding achievements and performances of security professionals within its business at both individual and team level. The event took place at Hoebridge Golf Club in Surrey, combining a fun golf competition for all nominees prior to a sit down lunch and awards ceremony. The criteria on...

Pilgrims Group appoints John McCaffery as Director for the Middle East

Pilgrims Group opens a new office in Dubai to support continued expansion in the Middle East Global risk management and security specialist, Pilgrims Group Limited, has appointed John McCaffery as Director for the Middle East following the company’s continued expansion in the region. McCaffery will head up the company’s new Dubai office, where Pilgrims’ offering includes risk management and operational consultancy services as well as corporate training in ri...