Pilgrims Group News

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...

Pilgrims Group wins Security Excellence Award for training UK employees posted overseas

The training provides government staffs with essential skills to promote safety awareness in fragile movements International security and protection specialist Pilgrims Group has been awarded the prestigious Security Excellence Award (SEA) for its industry leading training for UK government employees due to be posted overseas, sometimes to politically unstable countries. In a ceremony held at the London Hilton on Park Lane, Pilgrims’ COO David Freear and Training Manage...

BSIA members shine at the Security Excellence Awards 2012

BSIA members were recognised across sixteen categories during the judging process and won eight awards The Security Excellence Awards, held on Wednesday 17th October, proved to be a successful night for British Security Industry Association (BSIA) members, with victories in eight out of sixteen categories. The evening was organised by UBM Live Security Portfolio and Info4Security, and took place at the renowned Hilton Hotel on Park Lane with comedian Simon Evans as host. The...

FCO employs Pilgrims Group to provide safety training to its key departments

Pilgrims will provide Security Awareness in Fragile Environments (SAFE) training to FCO employess The British government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has employed global security specialist Pilgrims Group to provide safety training to its key departments working in politically unstable and often highly dangerous parts of the world. Pilgrims has built a reputation for protecting businesses, NGOs and journalists working in unpredictable, high threat environments. Th...

Inaugural meeting of BSIA Close Protection Section

The founding members of the BSIA Close Protection Section with BSIA's Regional General Manager, Daren Wood (far right)The British Security Industry Association has this week held the inaugural meeting of its new Close Protection Section.The section has been formed to provide representation for companies providing close protection services within the UK. During its inaugural meeting, David Allison, Managing Director of Octaga Security Services Ltd was elected as the section's chairman.David Allis...