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Bidvest Noonan’s Altius VR Onboards 1,600 Officers In Phase One
Bidvest Noonan has launched its VR training programme, Altius, with more than 1,600 security officers onboarded for phase one of the programme. Altius see security officers train in virtual environments using VR headsets. These environments are perfect replicas of their actual workplaces, each recreated from real settings with advanced 3D camera technology. The training immerses officers in highly realistic simulations where they are challenged to resolve a wide range of security issues, developing their skills, and honing their reactions in a low-risk environment. Through the creation of v...
Leon Guarding & FM Ltd Appoint New Director
Senior management at Leon Guarding & FM Ltd, are delighted to announce the appointment of Tanveer Mahmood as their new Development & Operations Director. Mahmood, with 23-years’ experience in the security sector, shares the company's merit-based vision and its commitment to establishing a leading position in the security industry. Tanveer began as a security officer in 2001, he worked with nonpareil devotion and zeal, progressing through various roles such as Security Officer, Store Detective, Site Supervisor, Area Manager, Scheduler, Scheduling Manager, and National Operations M...
Venture Security ‘Night Wardens’ to Help Protect The Vulnerable in Salisbury City Centre
Specially trained officers from Venture Security are helping to protect and support vulnerable people and providing a reassuring presence in Salisbury City Centre, as part of a Safer Streets initiative funded by Wiltshire's Police and Crime Commissioner. The Night Wardens are conducting patrols of the city centre every Friday and Saturday night between the hours of 8pm and 4am, with the aim of helping to tackle violence against women and girls, hoping to reduce antisocial behaviour and overall making the streets safer for all. Paul Howe, MD, Venture Security, commented: “We are deligh...
SK2 Makes Green Vehicle Pledge with Hybrid Investment
A newly rebranded Southwest security firm, S2K who offers key holding and alarm response services to Bristol, Avonmouth, Clevedon, Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge, and Weston-Super-Mare has committed to replacing its ageing diesel fleet with hybrid vehicles in a move which helps crime detection as well as the environment. Avonmouth-based S2K, formerly known as Security 2000, is investing in new vehicles as it actively looks for ways to reduce its carbon emissions. As well as the environmental benefit, the technology gives the company an advantage in the detection of crime, as drivers can s...
Atlas Security Wins New Contract with BNP Paribas
Atlas Security has secured a new contract with BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPPRE) to provide 24/7 security services at The Carter in the City of London. The contract extends Atlas Security’s portfolio with the real estate company. Services include manned guarding, CCTV monitoring, post room and loading bay management. The Carter is the sustainable Grade A redevelopment of an existing building, creating a new 7th floor extension and rooftop green space, with spectacular views of St Paul’s Cathedral. Other amenities include a refit gym and studio, offering immersive classes and workouts, an...
Amthal Plants Seeds of High-Performance Security for Hertfordshire Garden Centre
Amthal has worked with Hertfordshire Garden Centre to install additional IP CCTV across its retail site and upgrade existing systems, including its intruder alarm solution, for the safety and security of staff and visitors. Based in Redbourn on the outskirts of St Albans, Hertfordshire Garden Centre is a small, independent retail premises, serving as a cherished hub for home and gardening enthusiasts. Amthal has worked closely with the Hertfordshire Garden Centre team to ensure a secure operation, most recently adding IP CCTV and an updated intruder alarm system. Enabling their staff to ...
City Group Security Appoints New Director of Operations
City Group Security are delighted to announce Russell Penton as the newest addition to the company. Russell has joined them as the Director of Operations in London and the South, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a track record in security operations, client partnerships and managing colleague welfare. Russell strategic approach to security planning has ensured the protection of various establishments and clients through the effective deployment of personnel and analytical techniques. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to high standards, Russell has excelled in leading t...
Bidvest Noonan Launches Dynamic Workplace
Bidvest Noonan, a provider of facility services in the UK and Ireland, has launched its Dynamic Workplace solution. This intelligence-driven service solution employs cutting-edge sensor-based technology to optimise service performance, resource utilisation, and transform service management and workplace experiences. Dynamic Workplace utilises LoRaWAN sensors, which employ long-life batteries and Wi-Fi technology, enabling flexible, easy placement throughout facilities without additional power or connectivity needs. These discreet, wireless sensors provide real-time data on various aspect...
Carlisle Support Services to Completely Remove The Utilisation of Subcontractors
As of April 5th Carlisle Support Services, has announced its decision to completely remove the utilisation of subcontractors to fulfil core roles across its contracts. This move shows Carlisle's commitment to championing ethical labour practices and raising standards within the security sector. With Carlisle's dedication to helping improve industry standards, Carlisle can been seen at the forefront of initiatives such as the Real Living Wage movement. From the top level of leadership down to each level of the organisation, Carlisle has prioritised visibility, innovation, and the well-bein...
Bidvest Noonan Strengthens Risk & Intelligence Function with Key Leadership Appointment
Bidvest Noonan, a provider of facilities services and one of the largest security providers operating across the UK & Ireland, has appointed Ian Martin to lead its Risk & Intelligence function. Martin joins as Director of Risk and Intelligence, and his role will be to develop and deploy innovative and progressive solutions to help customers stay ahead of threats. Martin will focus on leveraging data-driven approaches and advanced technology to improve the services the business delivers, strengthening Bidvest Noonan’s market leadership in risk and intelligence solutions. Martin's ...
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