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Target: Warehouse. How to protect supply chain lynchpins

July 14, 2014

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The fire at the ASOS warehouse, that resulted in the fashion retailer’s business coming to a standstill, put warehouse security in the spotlight.

The Need for Citadels Escalates as Armed Guard Controversy Continues

June 29, 2014

Marine Armor System

With the latest security alert from BIMCO effectively rendering the use of armed guards commercially placed on merchant vessels illegal in Nigeria, the need for citadels onboard vessels has never been greater.

Burnt Tree Swoops on 18 Vehicle Deal with Kestrel Guards

June 24, 2014

vehicle deal with Kestrel Guards

Following the opening of Burnt Tree’s new vehicle rental and contract hire branch in Southampton, the company has secured an 18 vehicle deal with Kestrel Guards.

Logosoft brings lone worker supervision into the Android era

May 29, 2014


Logosoft was one of the first companies to provide technology solutions to manned guarding organisations, now it has released the Patrol Manager App for Android.

Securing car parks takes inter-agency cooperation and knowledge sharing

April 22, 2014

Peter Hughes Loss Prevention NCP

Peter Hughes, Head of Loss Prevention for NCP, has spent many years tackling car park security and has seen the detrimental effect car park crime can have.

Advancement in technology threatens the future of manned guarding solutions

February 14, 2014

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As CCTV and remote monitoring technology advance, manned guarding solutions are coming under increasing threat. There is a growing feeling in the security industry that manned guarding solutions will no longer be necessary or desirable …

First indications of how much business licensing will cost revealed by SIA

December 17, 2013

Security Industry Authority SIA logo

Security Industry Authority (SIA) The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has revealed the latest estimates of business licensing costs under the new business licensing regime.

HMRC in tax crackdown on private security industry

September 27, 2013


HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is targeting tax cheats in the private security industry through the launch of a special taskforce for London and the South East of England.

BSIA completes UK security guarding top 10

September 10, 2013


The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the recent admission of The Shield Group Limited means its membership now includes all of the UK’s top 10 security guarding companies,

G4S signs new global security deal with Shell

September 7, 2013


G4S has signed a strategic global framework agreement with Shell International Limited, to provide security solutions to the energy and petrochemicals company in more than 30 countries.