Latest Ward Security News

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WARD SECURITY SECURES PATERNOSTER SQUARE CONTRACT

Published: 20th July 2018

Ward Security has been appointed by the Paternoster Square management team to manage the security of Paternoster Square which is located adjacent to the world famous St Paul’s Cathedral. The contract was awarded following a competitive tender process and will see Ward Security’s London operations team manage the security provision for the 70,000 sqm estate 24 hours a day, 365 days of the ye... Read more

My Week at Ward Security

Published: 6th July 2018

Jae Marston is 17 and has spent a week with our Director of Security, Risk and Mitigation, Paul Barnard at Ward Security finding out about life in a security company and taking part in a week long internship.  Here he describes his experience.

 

Tell me a bit about yourself

I am a Year 12 student at Knowle Academy.  I a... Read more

TWO NEW OPERATIONS MANAGERS FOR WARD SECURITY

Published: 4th July 2018

Ward Security is delighted to announce the appointment of David Grant and Kelly Thompson as Operations Managers in its growing London team.  David and Kelly will report into Regional Director, Debbie Lawmon and Director, Julian Roche at Ward Security.

David joins as an experienced Operations Manager with over five years of working within the Security and Investigations industry. His s... Read more

Ward Security’s Operations Team Score a Hat Trick of Promotions

Published: 4th July 2018

We are delighted to announce three new internal promotions within the Operations Team demonstrating the strength and breadth of experience in the Ward Security team.

Debbie Lawmon has been promoted to Regional Director for London where she will head up the operational team and support client service delivery.

As part of her new role she will be responsible for developing and mento... Read more

WARD SECURITY ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Published: 29th June 2018

Ward Security has announced that Executive Finance Director, Ben Draper has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position created within Ward Security.    In his new role, Ben will be an integral part of the Ward Security Executive Leadership Team alongside the founders of the business Kevin Ward, Managing Director and David Ward the CEO.

The company, which was founded in 200... Read more

Paul Barnard Joins the Security Institute Board

Published: 8th June 2018

The Security Institute is pleased to announce the co-option of Paul Barnard MSt MSyI to the Security Institute Board of Directors. Paul has filled the one remaining place on the board following this year’s elections at the Institute Annual General Meeting on 17th April.

Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI, Chairman of the Security Institute, said that she was “delighted to welcome Pa... Read more

WARD SECURITY OFFICERS RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS SECURITY OFFICER OF DISTINCTION AWARD

Published: 30th May 2018

Two of Ward Security’s Officers have been recognised for their exceptional work and individual acts of bravery at the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Pacesetters industry awards.  Gordon Hewitt and James Gemell both received the highly coveted Security Officer of Distinction Award at an awards luncheon, which was held at Windsor Racecourse.  The event brought together some of the best mann... Read more

WARD SECURITY STRENGTHENS WITH NEW DIRECTOR

Published: 13th April 2018

Ward Security has appointed Julian Roche to the role of Director in a move that reflects the company’s ambitious plans to become the security supplier of choice in London and its commitment to strengthening the client facing team as it continues to experience strong organic growth.

Julian is the company’s second high profile hire this year following the appointment in January of Paul... Read more

WARD SECURITY RETAINS TOP SCORE FROM APPROVED CONTRACTOR SCHEME

Published: 10th April 2018

National security firm Ward Security remains amongst the top 1-2% of approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 170 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.   The auditors r... Read more