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Infographic: Retail Security - where are you today?

Retail is vital to the UK economy, but retail crime has risen to record levels in recent years. Any retail company, big or small, can be a victim of retail crime, which is why many retail store owners are increasing turning to security companies to help look after their business. However, not all retail businesses are satisfied with the service they are receiving.
 
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Kingdom receives client praise for security and cleaning mobilisation

clip_image002Kingdom is always pleased to receive feedback from clients, and was particularly delighted to receive the email below from Samantha Laycock, the Centre Manager at The Harpur Centre, Bedford’s premier shopping centre. Kingdom recently won the contract to provide security services to the shopping centre and also had their contract to provide cleaning services to the centre renewed. The email said:

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Kingdom acquires Belfast based Property Support Services Limited

Kingdom
is delighted to announce that, as of 1 st May 2015, they have
acquired Belfast based security company Property Support Services Limited.  

Property Support
Services is a leading provider of integrated security and fire safety solutions
in Northern Ireland. Their goal has always been to create safe and secure
environments for their customers, and a dedication to a customer-focused
service is at the heart of everything they do.

They protect
people, property, assets and valuables and help prevent losses from fire,
crime, accident and wastage. Their services include
manned guarding and static security
solutions
, reception services, intruder alarms, fire alarms, CCTV
systems, access control systems, remote monitoring and response,
mobile patrols, and key holding & alarm response. 

The
acquisition continues the expansion of Kingdom to £90+ million turnover and
4,500 people.
 

Terry Barton BA
Hons Law, Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom said: “For a number of years our strategic strategy has included a vision to provide
a quality service throughout Ireland. This is our first step to achieving that
vision. With our fresh approach to service delivery and innovative and added
value solutions across all our service lines which includes cleaning we believe
we have a something very different to offer Ireland. For many years our current
customers and prospective customers have been asking us to support them
throughout Ireland and this acquisition provides us with the structure to do exactly
that. It also reflects the desire for Kingdom to significantly increase its
market share and to create opportunities to cross sell all our services across
our extensive customer portfolio. The PSS team remain and join the wider
Kingdom family and we look forward to meeting our new customers.
 

Established
in 1993 with just seven security officers, commercial and service strength
supported with organic and acquisition growth has seen Kingdom grow to become
one of the largest privately owned companies in the UK within their areas of
service expertise. Kingdom is an acknowledged industry specialist in
security and cleaning, and offers a
variety of other services including
reception &
concierge,
mobile patrol
, key holding, environmental
protection
,
intelligence, cyber and specialist operations.

Commercially
strong, Kingdom has a strategy to continually grow and strengthen by expanding
their services and offering a complete support service to our customers.
Kingdom operates nationally and has all the power of a national organisation
you would expect but they support their service provision from their National
Support and Communication Centre and their extensive network of regional
support offices.
 

For
further information about Kingdom and our services please refer to the below
link

www.kingdom.co.uk

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Kingdom to provide security at major shopping centre

clip_image001Kingdom is delighted to have been awarded the contract to provide security services to The Harpur Centre, Bedford’s premier shopping centre.

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Kingdom double success at Bedford Shopping Centre

clip_image002Kingdom is delighted to announce two pieces of very good news regarding one of their clients, The Harpur Centre, Bedford’s premier shopping centre.

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Kingdom doormen remain calm under attack

clip_image001Kingdom provides a door team at the Rainbow Casino in Bristol, and recently had to deal with a major incident in which the whole team was attacked.

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Kingdom provides successful internship for college students

imageKingdom has been delighted to provide internships for two young men from Bury College, where Kingdom provides manned guarding services.

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Kingdom launches new Welsh sign

PrintKingdom has created a new sign in Welsh to go alongside the equivalent English versions that are displayed at all of the sites that they provide security services to in Wales.

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Kingdom IKEA Birmingham team rewarded with night out

clip_image002Kingdom recently took their IKEA Birmingham team on a well deserved night out to say well done and thank you for their dedicated and excellent teamwork over the last few months.

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Kingdom holds Counter Terror Awareness Training Day

clip_image002With the current UK threat level from international terrorism at severe and specific concerns having been recently issued by the security services regarding shopping centres, Kingdom held a bespoke counter terror awareness training day in partnership with the management of Charter Walk Shopping Centre in Burnley. Kingdom has provided retail security services to the shopping centre since September 2005.

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