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Standards are vital when sourcing lone-worker protection

August 7, 2014

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Will Murray of Skyguard highlights the risks, both physical and legal, of failing to protect staff who work alone and the importance of adopting the BS8484 standard for lone-worker protection

Shield Security Makes Payroll Queries a Thing of the Past by Investing in the Future

July 25, 2014

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Shield Security, a full service security business based in Hull – established over 10 years ago and employing more than 300 security officers, has recently invested in the WebeX employee and client web portal for …

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.