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.

CCTV and the bigger picture

Published: 24th July 2017

Andy Hedley-Smith, General Manager at Ward Security talks CCTV and argues that the quality of the technology accounts for nothing without proper installation, maintenance and monitoring.

As with all technology, CCTV systems have come on in leaps and bounds with regards their capability and quality. The latest camera systems not only deliver ultra-high quality images, they can also... Read more

Counter-terrorism funding: One area where we should steal a march on terrorists

Published: 24th July 2017

David Ward of Ward Security argues for better funding for counter-terrorism, and explains how we can create a cash-flow problem for terrorists.

It is an unfortunate truism that crime prevention will forever remain a case of the good guys playing catch up with the bad guys. Regardless of the area of criminal activity, it is inevitable that crime prevention, detection and deterrence... Read more

The Advantages of Holistic Security

Published: 24th July 2017

There are many ways businesses can become more effective and efficient, and as David Ward of Ward Security explains, this applies to security as much as any other aspect of business.

The last few decades have seen an incredible evolution in how we do business. From the remarkable rise in digital and communications technologies, through to the ways customers and clients interact, t... Read more

The importance of ensuring evacuation and dispersal plans are up to date

Published: 24th July 2017

Amongst the many roles of the facilities manager, perhaps one of the most important, yet most understated, is to ensure users of their site and visitors remain safe in the case of an unexpected emergency, as David Ward of Ward Security explains.

An emergency can take many forms, from fires to terrorist incidents, and these will become even more of a challenge in areas where there ... Read more

Ward Security is passionate about perks!

Published: 13th July 2017

Ward Security, working in partnership with PerkBox, now offers all employees the fantastic free benefit of Gold Level membership to recognise and reward the contribution of our greatest asset, our people.

All members of the Ward Security team with more than six months service will be automatically enrolled into the perk scheme and given a login to Perkbox where they can access hundreds o... Read more

Ward Security celebrates at ACS Pacesetters Awards

Published: 26th May 2017

Ward Security is pleased to announce that Karen Jones, one of our canine team, has been awarded a Security Officer of Distinction award at the ACS Pacesetters Annual Awards.

Karen has been a conscientious member of the canine team at Ward Security for six years, transferring to her current assignment in 2016 along with her dog Edward.

When Karen spotted an individual acting... Read more

Ward Security Achieves Highest ever score in independent audit

Published: 28th March 2017

National security firm Ward Security has achieved its highest ever score of 171 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) - the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK as part of its Approved Contractor Score (ACS) scheme.

Ward Security has also successfully completed transition to ISO 9001:2015... Read more

Ward Security sponsors leading Kent Business Awards

Published: 20th March 2017

Ward Security is pleased to be a sponsor of the Start-Up Business of the Year category of the Kent Excellence in Business Awards2017.

Established in 2000 by security specialists Kevin and David Ward to fill a niche for a highly professional provider of quality security services to organisations in the Kent area, Ward Security has grown to be a nationwide operation and now employs ... Read more

Young artists excel in designing Ward Security birthday card

Published: 17th March 2017

Students from Cliffe Woods Primary School in Rochester have impressed security company Ward Security with the quality of their art following a competition to design a birthday card that the company will use for employees throughout 2017.

Over 340 students took part in the competition, with the standards so high that choosing an eventual winning design and runner-up designs present... Read more

Ward Security recognised by the Living Wage Foundation

Published: 3rd February 2017

Ward Security is pleased to announce that it has become a Recognised Service Provider working alongside the Living Wage Foundation.

The achievement means Ward Security and all its subsidiaries are putting a Living Wage pathway in place that meets the standards set by the Living Wage Foundation for good practice by providers of personnel under contract.

The Living Wage comm... Read more