Ward Security News

Ward Security safeguards British Arab Commerical Bank with manned guarding services

Ward Security has been appointed as the security provider for British Arab Commercial Bank following a competitive tender process. The appointment will see the team manage the security at BACB’s Mansion House premises in London, supplying both concierge and security guarding personnel. The British Arab Commercial Bank is a UK regulated bank that has operated for more than 40 years with an expertise in international finance and a focus on helping companies to develop and grow trade in new...

Ward Security recognises excellence at Star Employee Awards Ceremony

National security provider, Ward Security has announced its top performing employees of the year at its annual Star Employee Awards Ceremony. From its 900-strong team, Ward Security presented 15 employees with a Star Award in recognition of their commitment, loyalty and outstanding achievements during their employment in 2017. More than 50 employees were nominated by team leaders and clients to receive a Ward Security Employee Star Award, with all nominees being invited to attend the Award Cere...

Ward Security receives Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Ward Security has achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation following an independent assessment of its IT network and systems. The quality mark which was created by the National Cyber Security Centre is a national government standard that demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to cyber security and to maintaining the highest possible standards for its clients. The importance of gaining the accreditation not only demonstrates that Ward Security continues to strive to be the best secur...

Ward Security hires Paul Barnard as Security, Risk and Mitigation Director for crime and counter terror work

Ward Security has appointed Paul Barnard to the role of Security, Risk & Mitigation Director for the business. In his new role, he will be actively involved in security risk assessment and management as well as the design of effective client contingency planning. New crime and counter terrorism solutions Paul Barnard has spent the last 27 years working for the City of London Police and was latterly Detective Chief Superintendent Crime Directorate at the City of London Police where he was H...

Ward Security achieves highest ever score in independent audit

External assessing body CCAS carried out a combined annual assessment of Ward Security during February 2017 National security firm Ward Security has achieved its highest ever score of 171 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) - the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK as part of its Approved Contractor Score (ACS) scheme. Ward Security transitions Ward Security has also succ...

Ward Security appointed main security provider for Kings Hill development, Kent

Ward Security’s remit is to look after the business and retail areas of the development Ward Security has been appointed by Liberty Property Trust as the main security provider for its prestigious Kings Hill development near Maidstone, Kent. The multifaceted contract, which began on 1st December 2015, sees Ward Security manage part of the 800 acre former RAF site. Kings Hill is a mixed-use development which includes offices, homes, restaurants, sports and leisure facili...

Ward Security Holdings corporate restructuring accommodates fast growth

David Ward will set the agenda for the Group in determination of Company strategy and overall Commercial objectives Ward Security Holdings Ltd, the umbrella group for Ward Security, has announced that it will restructure its executive management board. The new structure will see David Ward become CEO of Ward Security Holdings and Kevin Ward will move from his current position of Executive Director to Managing Director of Ward Security. The restructure is a move designed to acc...

Ward Security awards its top performers of 2014

Daniel McClendon won the coveted Employee of the Year Award which was presented by Elizabeth France of the SIA Ward Security has announced its top performing employees of the year at its annual Employee Awards Ceremony. From its 640 strong team, Ward Security presented nine employees with a PRIDE Award in recognition of their commitment, loyalty and for outstanding achievements during their employment in 2014. Employee of the Year Each award represents a PRIDE core value of...

Ward Security security officers for Battle of Britain memorial event

Ward supplied a team of 16 operatives when the Queen opened The Wing visitor centre at the National Memorial to the few Ward Security has provided 20 officers to help ensure security at a memorial day to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, which took place at the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent. At the event, HRH Prince Michael of Kent, patron of the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, took the royal salute. The event was also attended...

Ward Security MD appointed as chair of CSSC Southern Region

David will help to establish CSSC within the community & oversee the implementation of the initiative The Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) initiative – a partnership between law enforcement agencies, local and national government organisations and private sector businesses that operates under charitable status - is pleased to announce the appointment of David Ward, Managing Director of Ward Security to the position of Chair of the Southern r...

Ward Security provides security services for Her Majesty's visit to Folkstone

Ward Security has supplied team of sixteen operatives for visit by Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to Folkstone Ward Security, one of the UK’s leading providers of security services, has supplied a team of sixteen operatives for a visit by Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to Folkstone, where the Queen opened The Wing visitor centre at the National Memorial to the Few in Capel-le-Ferne - dedicated to pilots that engaged in the Battle of Brit...

Ward Security launches sister company to cater overseas market

Ward Security will initially focus on training security dogs and handlers to help plug the shortage in the market UK national security company, Ward Security has launched a sister company to meet demand for professional security training from private sector and state owned companies based in the Middle East and India. Ward Security International Training Ltd, will offer specialist security training programmes that will initially focus on training security dogs and handlers...