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Women In Security - A Q&A With Our Head Of Security Sales & Solutions, Sherrelle Blackwell

The security industry is a great place for women to exhibit their strengths and nurture a fulfilling and worthwhile career. In this blog, we caught up with our Head of Security Sales & Solutions, Sherrelle Blackwell, on her experiences working within the security industry.

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Retail Security In 2020

2020 was a challenging year for many. It's only now as we see light at the end of the tunnel, have we been able to reflect on our learnings and achievements during a time never seen before. For the security industry, it was boom or bust and Kingdom saw diversification and redeployment across different sectors, for nearly all of our partners.

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A Q&A With Our Port Security Specialist, Jamie Graham

There may still be some uncertainty around cruising in the up and coming months, but the port industry have used last year's pause to prepare for a grand return!

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Kingdom Security's Key Statistics From One Of Our Biggest Partners In The Retail Sector

UK supermarkets are constantly addressing risk in an evolving marketplace; To attract and retain customers, many supermarkets are adding products and services, but they are also increasing their risks as they do. We now see in-house pharmacies and banking as par for the course in retail environments and when a problem or crisis arises in a supermarket, retail security helps envelope safely the hazards of the events and control the consequences.

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A Q&A With Retail Security Specialist - Russ Anderson

With many years’ experience in the retail security industry and having worked with a number of retail clients, we know just how important it is to provide an excellent customer experience, whilst ensuring the safety of both customers and staff and making sure safety and emergency procedures are followed at all times.

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Kingdom Security Are Delighted To Partner With Newcastle College Group

Our knowledge and expertise working within the educational security sector has got us off to a tremendous start in 2021 with NCG awarding Kingdom an upto five-year security partnership for all NCG’s outsourced security provision, outside London.

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5 Benefits of Having Security Officers At Your Retail Store

Retail stores bring in masses of people every day. With so many crowds of people visiting, keeping customers and staff safe is so important, especially in the current climate. One way to keep stores protected is by having Security Officers on site, to protect the store and give total peace of mind.

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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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