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Bidvest Launches New London-Centric Security Services Business Unit
Bidvest Noonan has announced the launch of a new London-focussed security services business unit. The new business unit will enable Bidvest Noonan to closely align its operations and solutions to its growing portfolio of clients in the capital. As part of this move, the company has established separate leadership, operations and support teams for its London and national security businesses. Bidvest Noonan has achieved exceptional growth in rec...
City Security Council arranges first major training exercise in City of London.

On Saturday 22nd February 2020, businesses in the east of the City of London took part in a training exercise arranged by the City Security Council (CSC), and sponsored and supported by the City of London Crime Prevention Association, to test responsiveness to major incidents. The activity, which took place around Leadenhall Street, involved over 200 emergency service and private security personnel partic...

Paul Sinha, comedian and “Chaser” set to host the OSPAs 2020

Every year, the OSPAs (Outstanding Security Performance Awards) celebrates the best of the UK security industry. Next year's OSPAs is shaping up to be quite the event with well-known comedian and quiz master Paul Sinha being signed on to host.

You may know Paul Sinha best from his appearances on ITV1's The Chase where he regularly participates as one of the "Chasers". Paul is also an established...

The OSPAs 2020 have opened nominations

Every year, the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) celebrates the achievements of those organizations and individuals that exemplify the best of the security industry. Awards are given in a range of categories that cover the majority of entities operating within the sector.

Nominations for the OPSAs 2020 are now officially open and the categories are:

Corps Security & BNP Paribas sign new contract

On the 15th of July 2019, Corps Security confirmed that they have secured a three plus two year contract with the well known French bank, BNP Paribas. The contract is for the provision of integrated security services includes manned guarding, event security, close protection as well as systems monitoring which will be conducted from their state of the art Monitoring Centre in Glasgow.

Nearly 50 o...

Kingdom Services Group signs up to the Women’s Night Safety Charter

The Kingdom Services Group has officially announced their pledge to support the Women's Night Safety charter, a new program launched by London's mayoral office. Spearheaded by the mayor's Night Czar, Amy Lamé, the initiative aims to make women feel safer and more confident in the city, after hours.

Businesses who operate in the night time economy have been asked to sign-up to a series of pledge...

OFFICIAL City Security Council Formation Press Release


A collective of premier security companies have formed the City Security Council (CSC) in order to better support the City of London Police in times of major crisis and emergency incidents. Over the last 12 months, key security businesses have collaborated to gather ideas and agree a CSC charter that standardises effective and eff...

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EYES ON SmartSec Solutions with Managing Director, Theo Nicolaou

EYES ON is a new Infologue.com exclusive that aims to give readers an insight into security companies around the UK and the people behind them.

Infologue.com visited SmartSec Solutions, who will, this year be celebrating their 10 year anniversary. SmartSec has grown quickly and is currently just outside the Top 30, with aspirations of breaking in over the ne...

ON THE GROUND: The City Security Council

On Wednesday the 29th of May 2019, infologue attended the launch of the City Security Council (CSC). I was invited to what I assumed would be the inauguration of a new acronym to add to the Security Industry’s growing alphabet soup. I realized I was mistaken quite quickly as the speakers began to detail the purpose of this initiative and the journey undertaken to reach this point. It became clear that something si...

Carlisle Support Services win Industry Champion Award for Commitment to Real Living Wage

At the annual Living Wage Champion Awards held on the 5th June Carlisle Support Services, responsible for providing security, cleaning, events and retail support services, were given an accolade for the Industry Champion Award. Because of their commitment to paying the voluntary rate and promoting the Living Wage in their industry and supply chain, pushing for more employers to pay the real Living Wage.

Carlisle Support Services became a Living Wage employer in 2016 and have...