Securitas UK Ltd News

Security Industry Association discloses the winners of the 2020 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected 12 recipients for the inaugural SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum designed to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for a diverse security workforce. Through this new scholarship – open to SIA members and student members – each awardee will receive $6,650 to use toward continuing education and professional development courses, conferences or w...

Security and Safety Things announces development of twenty one applications as a part of their app challenge

Security and Safety Things GmbH is pleased to announce that 21 new and innovative applications are currently in development as part of its App Challenge to create new solutions for the retail, transportation and manufacturing sectors. Developers from 16 different companies have been working on apps that can provide solutions to COVID-19 specific needs or common industry pain points. The apps will run on cameras powered by the operating system developed by Security & Safety Things. AI-enabl...

Security and Safety Things GmbH organises app-challenge for security developers to win and display app at GSX 2020

Security and Safety Things GmbH launches its App-Challenge, a contest offering developers the chance to present their solutions to industry players and compete for 3 x 10 000€ in prize money as well as the opportunity to present their winning application on the Security and Safety Things booth at GSX 2020 in September or a similar event depending on the COVID-19 situation. All developed applications will be listed on the company’s open Application Store where they can be purchased by...

Securitas UK is officially recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute

Securitas UK has been officially recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to delivering exceptional people management and HR strategies. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing the very best working environment for employees through their progressive ‘people-first’ HR practices. In order to be certified as Top Employer, Securitas had to achieve the minimum standard as set out by the Top Employers Institute acros...

Securitas UK wins five-year contract to deliver protective security services for the O2 arena

Securitas UK has been awarded a five-year contract to deliver protective security services for the O2 arena. Home to world class entertainment, the 20,000-capacity venue hosted over 9 million visitors, 168 event days and 194 performances in 2018. Owned by AEG, the O2 arena is a high-profile venue which welcomes visitors from all around the world. The contract with Securitas went live in June. Delivering unrivalled protection Craig Robb, Chief Commercial Officer at Securitas UK commented: &ldq...

Security and Safety Things (SAST) hosted hackathon security event at ISC West 2019

Security and Safety Things (SAST) - A Bosch IoT startup, hosted the first-ever live hackathon at ISC West on the 10th and 11th of April in the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas. The two-day event featured three teams racing against the clock to create the most deployable application for an American football stadium using the new Security and Safety things system, SAST OS (Operating system). Teams were provided with Google pixel phones, reference cameras and appropriate APIs and development kits, inc...

Securitas UK gets awarded with Business Superbrands status for 2019

Securitas UK is delighted to announce it has been awarded Business Superbrands status for 2019. The Business Superbrands survey tracks the perception of a wide-range of UK business brands, evaluating almost 1,600 brands across 63 categories this year alone. 2,500 UK business professionals, supplemented by an expert council of senior business-to-business marketing leaders, judge the business brands against the three core Superbrand factors: quality, reliability and distinction. Fire safety solu...

Securitas UK recognised as Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute

Securitas UK has been officially recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to delivering exceptional people management and HR strategies. Top Employers are organisations of the highest calibre that have worked hard to create, implement and progress people strategies, through innovative and engaging programmes, which empower and develop their employees. In order to be certified as Top Employer, Securitas had to achieve the minimum standard as set out by the T...

Securitas announces acquisition of R&R Frontline Services

Securitas Services Holding UK Ltd (Securitas) has announced its acquisition of R&R Frontline Services Ltd and R&R Frontline Services UK Ltd.  As part of the Securitas Group, R&R Frontline Services Ltd and R&R Frontline Services UK Ltd will continue to deliver local, professional security services to clients and will transition to operate under the Securitas brand for the future. With more than 70 employees, R&R Frontline Services Ltd and R&R Frontline Services UK L...

Securitas UK awarded Business Superbrand status for intelligent security solutions

Securitas UK has announced it has been awarded Business Superbrands status for 2018. Tracking and celebrating the UK’s leading brands since 2001, the Business Superbrands are identified by surveying 2,500 business professionals from across the UK and a voluntary Superbrands Council, comprised of leading business-to-business marketing experts.  The process, managed by The Centre for Brand Analysis (TCBA) in partnership with Research Now SSI, saw just over 1,500 brands from across 62 c...

Intersec 2017: Promise surveillance servers and storage solutions impressed visitors

A key highlight of the Promise display at Intersec 2017 was the company’s impressive partner ecosystem Promise Technology, the developer of the open storage platform for video surveillance, debuted several new solutions at its packed booth at Intersec in Dubai in January, including Auryn, a high-capacity surveillance storage block, the Vess A6120 server line and the Vess A3340d network video recorder (NVR). Auryn, with its sleek and stylish design, was the star of the sh...

New StaySafe Business personal safety app for Cat rugged smartphones

The StaySafe Business personal safety app and monitoring service is now available in the app store which comes pre-loaded with Cat® rugged smartphones. StaySafe Business is an app and surrounding cloud-based monitoring service which tracks an employees’ location via GPS and alerts their manager if they do not check-in within a specified time, making it an extremely relevant app for users of Cat Phones who often work in high-risk industries. Monitoring can be done in-house via an onli...