Friday, 31 October 2014

Why should you choose an Approved Contractor?

Since the inception of the SIA's Approved Contractor Scheme we have embraced it's existence and voluntarily participated every year.

The objective of the scheme is to raise performance standards and to assist the private security industry in developing new opportunities.

Professional Security holds SIA Approved Contractor Scheme status for the provision of  Door Supervision and Security Guarding.

Over recent years we have regularly scored impressively, often seeing us within the top 5% of companies participating within the scheme.

Our current score of 142 is reflective of the professionalism you could expect to receive if you choose to work with Professional Security.

This year we are one of only around 100 companies who qualify to be part of the  ACS Pacesetters group, having met the criteria of companies who sit within in the top 15% of the scheme , +122 and above.

We would strongly recommend that any buyers of security consider using a company with ACS status, further details can be found on the SIA's website.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Professional Security - Finalists at the Security Excellence Awards 2014!!

We are thrilled after being announced yesterday as a finalist in not one, but two categories at this year's Security Excellence Awards

Now in their 16th year the Security Excellence Awards have consistently broken new ground in highlighting the very best people, projects and processes the UK's security sector has to offer.

This year we are finalists in the following categories; "Contributions to Standards in the Security Sector" and "ACS Champion of the Year", the latter relating to the SIA's Approved Contractor Scheme.

Professional Security holds SIA Approved Contractor Scheme status for the provision of Door Supervision and Security Guarding. The objective of the Approved Contractor Scheme is to raise performance standards and to assist the private security industry.

Although the scheme is voluntary we have always participated and are keen to promote ACS at any given opportunity including on our uniforms.

Professional Security's Becki Pollard 

"This is our fourth year as a finalist and it's fantastic to be a finalist in two categories. As a company to be selected from the high number of quality entrants is an outstanding achievement"

This year's awards take place on Thursday 27th November at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane in London so it's all fingers crossed until then!

Congratulations to all of this year's finalists

Seeing stars!

In recent month's we've seen an influx of live appearances in our venues ranging from current chart acts to 90's revival acts, comedians to reality stars;

Comedian Chris Ramsey recently made an appearance at the Angel Hotel in Whitby where he spent the day meeting locals and ensuring all customers left with a smile on their face. Chris appeared as part of Channel 4's "Stand up to Cancer" which aired last Friday.

Adam Smith is at the helm of Funktion in Hull and has been enjoying success from regular PA's. Chipmunk who played the club's opening weekend was a big statement of what to expect moving forward. A couple of weeks ago they brought to Hull some of the most sought after reality stars in Gaz from Geordie Shore and Ricci of both Geordie Shore fame more recently Celebrity Big Brother

Lethal Bizzle rocked the crowds in the local Walkabout bar in Watford..

Professional Security Area Manager Rob Tiffen

"From the start Bizzle had the attention of the room with his unique way of performing, even an old timer like myself found it hard not to enjoy"

We look forward to your rendition at this year's Christmas party Rob!


On the 90's revival tip 5ive have been working hard at bars and clubs up and down the country. Don't be fooled by the name, they often now appear as a two piece but they are still as energetic and crowd pleasing as ever. 5ive have recently played at The Viper Rooms in Harrogate and Quids Inn in Scarborough having sold out to capacity both time

 "The guys from 5ive have been really well received by our customers who have enjoyed re-living all the old hits. Keep your eyes on our social media for more live PA's coming soon!"

Anthony Kinsey, The Viper Rooms