Latest Ward Security News

This page features recent and archived press releases about our work with Clients, new solutions, developments in the security industry and stories about our employees. Please click on the relevant heading below to view the press release.

BRITISH ARAB COMMERCIAL BANK APPOINTS WARD SECURITY

Published: 14th February 2018

Ward Security has been appointed as the security provider for British Arab Commercial Bank following a competitive tender process.  The appointment will see the team manage the security at BACB’s Mansion House premises in London, supplying both concierge and security guarding personnel.

The British Arab Commercial Bank is a UK regulated bank that has operated for more than 40 years wi... Read more

WARD SECURITY CELEBRATES EMPLOYEE EXCELLENCE AT STAR AWARDS EVENING

Published: 12th February 2018

National security provider Ward Security has announced its top performing employees of the year at its annual Star Employee Awards Ceremony.   From its 900 strong team, Ward Security presented 15 employees with a Star Award in recognition of their commitment, loyalty and for outstanding achievements during their employment in 2017.

More than 50 employees were nominated by team leaders ... Read more

WARD SECURITY GAINS CYBER ESSENTIALS ACCREDITATION

Published: 30th January 2018

Ward Security has achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation following an independent assessment of its IT network and systems.  The quality mark which was created by the National Cyber Security Centre is a national government standard that demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to cyber security and to maintaining the highest possible standards for its clients.

The importance of ... Read more

Canine Team take part in educational Emergency Services day

Published: 13th November 2017

Members of the Ward Security Canine Team took part in an Emergency Services Day organised by Kings Cross Estate for the local primary school.

The school specialises in the teaching of deaf children and our two dog handlers Richard Montgomery, with his Labrador puppy Louie and Dennis Waterman, with his German shepherd puppy called Shadow, proved to be a big hit with the children.

&... Read more

WARD SECURITY APPOINTS SECURITY, RISK & MITIGATION DIRECTOR

Published: 17th October 2017

Ward Security has appointed Paul Barnard to the role of Security, Risk & Mitigation Director for the business.  In his new role, he will be actively involved in security risk assessment and management as well as the design of effective client contingency planning.

Paul Barnard has spent the last 27 years working for the City of London Police and was latterly Detective Chief Superint... Read more

SECURITY DOG LICENSING NEEDS TIGHTER REGULATION

Published: 25th September 2017

Regulation of the security dog industry is long overdue and it is time we address this important issue says David Ward, Chief Executive Officer of national security company, Ward Security.  He explains

“While BS 8517-1:2016 Security dogs – Part 1: Code of practice for the use of general security dogs provides an excellent best practice framework, it is not currently a legal... Read more

Ward Security Information Message – Incident at Parsons Green Tube Station

Published: 15th September 2017

Following the reporting of an incident at Parsons Green Tube Station this morning please see a CSSC message sent on behalf of London Protect, and the National Coordinator Protect and Prepare:

“We are aware of an incident that has taken place at Parsons Green Underground Station, London this morning, Friday 15th September 2017, and are currently responding to the incident, along wi... Read more

Real world application of technology

Published: 24th July 2017

Technology offers as many risks as benefits for the physical security industry, as David Ward of Ward Security explains.

Technology promises many things when it arrives, but more often than not real world application and the way people interact with technology comes as a surprise, and inevitably has a bearing on the future direction of that particular technology.

The classi... Read more

Opinion piece for City Security Magazine

Published: 24th July 2017

Opinion piece brief:
We would like to invite you to contribute to an opinion piece for the winter edition of City Security magazine. We are asking a number of senior representatives from law enforcement and security organisations to respond to three questions:

“Given the increased number of terrorist attacks on major European cities in 2016 and the diverse methods used, w... Read more