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Securing success for England in 2018: G4S delivers World Cup bid book
G4S, the world’s leading secure solutions group and an official ‘Back the bid’ Supporter of England’s 2018 World Cup bid, has today been tasked with delivering the 2018 World Cup Bid Book to the headquarters of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) in Zurich, Switzerland. A highly specialised, secure vehicle left Wembley Stadium this morning to transport copies of the Bid Book and supporting materials to the headquarters of the football world’s governing body in time for the bid’s scheduled delivery slot on 14 May.  The 18 ton truck will transport the bid...
G4S appoints new director of HMP Rye Hill
G4S Care & Justice Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Wheatley as the Director of HMP Rye Hill. Tom will take over his new role in September following a short induction period. Before joining G4S Tom had previously worked for the prison service since 1994, most recently as Governor of HMP Moorlands, Category D men’s prison and Young Offenders Institution in Yorkshire. Previously Tom was Governor at HMP Nottingham and had also worked at HMP Hull, HMP Full Sutton near York, in HM Prison Service HQ and at HMP Ranby. As the Governor of HMP Nottingham, he was also a membe...
Reliance security team praised for ensuring success of royal visit
The Wrigley Company and Devon & Cornwall Police have praised the Reliance Security team for effectively managing a visit to the company’s Plymouth factory from Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Reliance was recognised for successfully increasing security for the royal visit on Thursday 11th March, which was arranged to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Wrigley Company’s Estover site. Wrigley manufactures a range of chewing and bubble gum products on the site, which was officially opened by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1972. Reliance was closely involved ...
The security solutions stage is set at Reliance’s latest seminar
The Lowry in Manchester provided the venue for the latest Reliance Security conference on 15th April. Catered to a diverse range of business environments and security requirements, the seminar was chaired by Chris Burnell, Reliance Security’s Area Director for the Central Region and attended by over 50 delegates from businesses from the North West of England. Presenters included a range of security industry experts, offering their advice and knowledge and a detailed insight into their experiences with a selection of security projects. A brief summary of speakers and themes from the seminar i...
Insight Certification Limited wins British Parking Association auditing contract
Following an extensive tendering process, Insight Certification Ltd, the National Security Inspectorate’s parent company, has won an exclusive three-year contract to provide auditing services to the British Parking Association (BPA), Europe’s largest professional association representing organisations in the parking and traffic management industry. Insight has been appointed to manage the compliance audit process of the BPA’s Approved Operator Scheme (AOS). Following a transition period commencing in June this year, a full roll-out is scheduled to commence in September. Insight will car...
BSIA enjoys successful exhibition at Counter Terror Expo
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has exhibited at the Counter Terror Expo event for the first time. The event, which took place on 14th and 15th April at Olympia in London, brought together the world's leading experts on counter-terrorism and provided delegates with the opportunity to view first-hand some of the new technology developed to aid the fight against terrorism. The exhibition included a series of workshops and conference, which debated how the nation can best ensure a multilateral response to terrorism, tackle threat diversity, counter transnational terrorism, deli...
New managing director for G4S secure solutions in Ireland
G4S Secure Solutions, the Republic of Ireland’s leading security solutions company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Niall Feely as Managing Director.  Niall will work closely with Eamonn Hudson, the retiring Managing Director, for a short handover period before taking over the role in May 2010. Niall has joined G4S from Eircom Limited Dublin where he has been Director of Business Markets since 2002, with responsibility for strategy, sales, service, product direction and marketing for Eircom's SME customer base of 120,000 customers.  Prior to joining Eircom in 2000 Niall spent t...
Mitie to support Eurotunnel at UK terminal
MITIE, the strategic outsourcing and asset management company has won a three year agreement to provide security and freight support services to Eurotunnel at its Folkestone terminal. Under the contract, MITIE’s specialist transport security team will work alongside Eurotunnel’s site based staff to support them in controlling access to the high security site and ensuring customers and staff benefit from a safe, secure environment throughout the 200 hectare site. The team of more than 190 officers will undertake a variety of roles including vehicle screening, traffic flow management, freig...
G4S to speak-out at the Lone Worker Safety 2010
G4S Secure Solutions (UK), part of the international security solutions provider G4S plc, will be a major sponsor of and a key speaker at the Lone Worker Safety 2010 conference and exhibition in London on 11 May. The event, to be held at London’s Earls Court Conference Centre, is aimed at like-minded professionals with a genuine interest in improving the personal safety of lone workers (defined as those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision).  This unique and important event is a definite “must-attend” for managers, team leaders and all those with a direct responsib...
Initsys showcasing at IFSEC
Initsys, Europe’s leading provider of verified alarm technology, is showcasing a number of innovative new central alarm monitoring systems at IFSEC on stand number G70 in Hall 4.  They will reduce the costs of setting up central control rooms and provide enhanced functionality to enable a wider range of services to be provided.  The new systems will also deliver significant savings in the cost of connecting to commonly used alarm transmission systems and deliver a rapid return on investment. The Initsys NASCOM is new virtual monitoring solution that replaces the myriad servers traditional...
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