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G4S secures associated British ports contract
G4S Security Services (UK), part of G4S plc, has been appointed by ABP (Associated British Ports) Humber to provide a range of security services across the Ports of Grimsby, Immingham (South Humber), Hull and Goole (North Humber). The contract commenced on 1st March and is fixed for five years.  G4S will provide frontline Port Security and access control for Port Estates.  G4S has a successful relationship with ABP UK and already provides security solutions for ABP Southampton. Douglas Greenwell, Sales and Marketing Director, G4S Security Services (UK), said:  “We are delighted to have s...
G4S Appoints new managing director of its gurkha services division
G4S Security Services (UK) (‘G4S’) has appointed John Whitwam as Managing Director of its Gurkha services division.  Formed in September 2007, G4S Gurkha Services is comprised of former British Army Gurkha soldiers and officers, many with recent operational service experience in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Whitwam will be responsible for ensuring the strategic development of the business and is tasked with exploring avenues for expanding the service offering.  In this new role Whitwam will seek to develop G4S Gurkha Services’ existing contract with the Ministry of Defence for the provisio...
G4S Security Services (UK) Appoints Richard Fenton-Jones as Managing Director of Monitoring and Response
G4S Security Services (UK) (‘G4S’) has appointed Richard Fenton-Jones as Managing Director of its G4S Monitoring and Response division.  Richard will head a team of 350 officers, with overall responsibility for operations and business development. Richard, who worked at Securicor (now G4S) as Major Accounts Director and Regional Director from 2000-2002, was previously Managing Director of OCS Security where he oversaw an £85 million turnover. As Managing Director of G4S Monitoring and Response he will be responsible for significantly increasing the size and turnover of the business both ...
Mitie announces strategic partnership with SSS managed services
MITIE is pleased to announce that its security business has recently entered into a strategic partnership with SSS Management Services Ltd. that will support them in jointly developing their provision of integrated response and electronic security services. The partnership, which commenced at the beginning of May following a six month trial, will enable MITIE to expand its services to businesses looking to combine the installation and maintenance of their CCTV and access control systems with real-time remote monitoring, access and egress control and CCTV patrol capabilities. As part of the ag...
G4S Serurity Services (UK), in partnership with land securities trillium, wins prestigious security industry award
G4S Security Services (UK) (‘G4S’), in partnership with Land Securities Trillium (‘Trillium’) won the ‘Guarding Service Delivery to Customer Award’ at the IFSEC 2008 Security Industry Awards on 12 May.  G4S provides an Automated Electronic Guarding Initiative (AEGIS) as part of an integrated security service to over 1000 sites operated by Trillium across the UK. G4S and Trillium drew considerable praise at the evening, which brings together over 700 of the world’s leading security professionals to celebrate innovation and quality in the industry. G4S is the first winner of this...
Mitie wins contract to protect willis group’s city headquarters
MITIE is pleased to announce that it has recently won the exclusive contract to provide manned security services at the new London headquarters of the Willis Group.  MITIE secured the three year contract following a rigorous tender process designed to identify the provider who could best match the needs of this global insurance company. As part of the contract, MITIE initially supported Willis at their two existing London office complexes prior to their move to a new state of the art building in Lime Street. The MITIE security team provided Willis with access control as well as undertaking p...
A.S.L become approved contractors
A.S.L Security Services are a St.Helens based security company who specialize in the manned guarding sector, A.S.L where formed in October 2007 by managing director Bill Mannix who has spent 21yrs in the industry working himself through the ranks and holding positions from security officer to operations director and working for some of the biggest names in the industry before forming his own company. Bill realised the only way to be taken seriously in the security market was to be a part of the SIA approved contractors scheme, after working hard to achieve this goal A.S.L where soon rewarded ...
Mitie to sponsor IFSEC 08 conference
MITIE, the UK’s second largest provider of security services, is pleased to announce it is to be a principal sponsor of the IFSEC Conference 2008 which will take place from 12 to 14 May at the NEC in Birmingham. MITIE, who are already exhibiting at the event, recognise the important role that it will play in providing end users with an opportunity to share best practice and this reinforces the company’s commitment to raising standards across the security industry.  The new format of the IFSEC Conference allows for pick and mix sessions featuring high quality content from leading security...
G4S showcase tailored security solutions for the 21st century
G4S Security Services (UK) will demonstrate its ability to provide comprehensive security solutions at the Manchester Security 2008 exhibition – Managing the Unexpected. The UK’s leading security company will showcase its contingency planning capability and offer the opportunity to discuss your security needs with our expert team. Specifically, G4S will demonstrate CRIMECAST®, the market-leading tool in crime forecasting offered in partnership with CAP Index. Visitors will also have the opportunity to discuss the company’s integrated security offering with experts from across the busine...
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