Securitas Security Services Ltd News

Securitas attends British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) careers fair in Aldershot

Securitas UK was proud to attend the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) careers fair in Aldershot, on Thursday 24th May. Over 60 companies were in attendance on the day, including Royal Mail, Fujitsu, XPO Logistics and DHL. BFRS is a Community Interest Company (CIC), a social enterprise created in 2009 to support the armed forces community. They host career fairs across the country, to ensure companies are aware of the benefits of employing from this community.   In February...

Agent Vi honours leading members of partner programme with Annual Channel Partner Awards

For the sixth year running, Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) is honouring leading members of its Channel Partner Programme with Channel Partner Awards, presenting seven partners with special accolades for their exceptional partnership and efforts during 2017 in their respective regions. This year, for the first time, a new category has been added, recognising outstanding partners offering Central Monitoring services. SONDA is to be commended for exceptional professionalism in delivering a la...

Securitas Protective Services Officers increase security patrols as a counter-terrorism measure in Britain

Following the recent attack in Parsons Green, the joint terror analysis centre increased the terrorism threat level to the UK from severe to critical. As a result, the government carried out additional counter-terrorism operations around the country to help protect people in public places. Securitas took the decision to proactively support the emergency services and military operations by asking their Protective Services Officers to provide additional patrols at transport hubs across the UK....

Securitas achieves FREDD certification becoming UK’s first government-certified canine security provider

Securitas has officially achieved FREDD (Free Running Explosive Detection Dog) certification – the EU standard for the use of dogs in aviation cargo security. Working in conjunction with the Department for Transport (DfT), this ground-breaking achievement means Securitas now provides the highest levels of explosives detection using our four-legged friends. Government-certified detection dog service Not only do ever-present terrorist threats make this an essential arm of the security pro...

Securitas improves driver safety for mobile employees with GreenRoad

Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad – the industry leader in driver safety and behaviour technology – to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees. With vehicle collisions the number one cause of work-related deaths in the UK, Securitas wants to reduce risks associated with driver behaviour – both for the welfare of its employees and other road users. GreenRoad technology will allow Securitas to track the movements of its fleet, monitoring driver behaviour, such as...

Securitas's Steven Thompson appointed to International Airport Review Advisory Board

Steven brings unparalleled expertise to the role, having held senior positions in both the UK and abroad International Airport Review Magazine introduces Steven Thompson to the Aviation Advisory Board. Steven, the Specialised Protective Services Development Manager, for Securitas UK, is responsible for development of the company’s offering within the aviation services sector.Unparalleled knowledgeSteven brings unparalleled expertise to the role, having held senior positi...

MOBOTIX hemispheric cameras keep track of Iceland Post

With a history stretching back to 1776, Iceland Post was founded following a decree from King Christian VII of Denmark, demanding an Icelandic postal service. Two years later, biannual sailings were introduced between the two countries, establishing a connection which continues to this day. In 1873, the first Icelandic stamps were issued and the postal system was placed under local administration, finally becoming an incorporated company in 1998. With a distribution network that reaches 99.5% o...

Securitas receives Home Office approval to deliver counter terrorism initiative to staff

Project Griffin was devised by the City of London Police to protect UK cities from the threat of terrorism Securitas UK has joined a select group of organisations to be accredited by NaCTSO (National Counter Terrorism Security Office) to deliver its Project Griffin counter terrorism awareness initiative to their own staff. Protecting UK cities and communities Project Griffin was devised by the City of London Police in 2004 to protect UK cities and communities from the threat...

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...

Securitas continues support for Salford Red Devils for fourth season

The extended partnership will gives Securitas a number of opportunities to associate its brand with the club Securitas has pledged another season of support for professional rugby league club, Salford Red Devils. The extended partnership will help the Devils continue on their quest for success in this season's Super League and gives the security firm a number of opportunities to associate its brand with the club and get more involved in local community initiatives and eve...

SIA-sponsored Connected Security Expo @ ISC West to highlight leading authorities on physical and cyber security

The session will also explore how to evaluate the privacy risks around IoT deployments Connected Security Expo @ ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), will highlight some of the security industry’s leading authorities on physical and cyber security during its two-day educational programme, being held April 6-7, 2016, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. Focused on the latest trends in physical and cyber security, Connected Security Expo is des...

Securitas sponsors London Fire Brigade's appearance at New Year's Day Parade

Securitas will continue to increase awareness of fire safety through our proactive work to keep London safer Securitas helped the London Fire Brigade (LFB) kick off the celebrations for its 150th anniversary on Friday by sponsoring the organisation's appearance at London's New Year's Day Parade. New Years Day is the start of the LFB year-long celebration marking the anniversary. The event saw over 50 members of the LFB join over 8,500 performers in the annual parade throu...