National security firm Ward Security has achieved its best ever score (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 it Approved Contractor Score (ACS) scheme.
A BBC investigation has found that thousands of licenced security guards could be working in the UK after buying qualifications for cash enabling them to apply for fraudulent SIA licences.
Personality profiling is a useful tool, especially in an industry which has a high turnover of staff and applicants may see it as a short term career move.
Ward Security is expanding into Scotland with the opening of offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh and the key appointment of ex-Scotland international and British Lions fly-half Craig Chalmers joining the company as Business Development Manager. Andrew Foley, Ward Security Operations Manager who has been with the company for some time, will lead the operation.