Category Archives : Security & Guarding

ISS wins Scottish college contract

ISS Facility Services has been awarded a contract to provide hard and soft FM services to Edinburgh College in Scotland. The agreement will cover four main campuses and five satellite sites, delivering a mixture of support functions that includes a range of security services. Mark Davies, director of ISS Education commented: “This marks a major […]

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ISC chosen for Brent Council HQ security operation

Integrated Security Consultants (ISC) Ltd has been appointed to provide security services at the new headquarters of Brent Council. Under the agreement, the company will support Bilfinger Europa’s security operation, which manages the Brent Civic Centre.   ISC will provide handle security requirements for all special events at the building, including council receptions and public […]

Shield Group clinches Bournemouth Uni security deal

The Shield Group has been awarded a £3.6 million contract by Bournemouth University for the provision of a security solution across its two campuses. The 10-year deal will include 13 skilled security guards to patrol the sites, with key responsibilities for all static guarding, reception services, entrance protection and car park management. Security at a […]

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Richard Bailey secures Mitie commercial director role

Richard Bailey has been appointed as commercial director for Mitie’s total security management business. He joins the company from Advance Security UK Ltd, where he spent 14 years most recently as managing director of its corporate and technologies division. Bailey’s industry knowledge and experience was responsible for helping Advance Security expand from a regionally-based business […]

Skillweb wins at Motorola Solutions Empower Circle Awards

The Motorola Solutions Empower Circle Award recognises innovative UK Software vendor for outstanding performance   High Wycombe, UK – March 14, 2014 — Skillweb, the innovative provider of SmartTask, the industry leading software to manage workforce performance and track the movement of goods, has been named a Motorola Solutions Empower Circle winner for 2013. This […]

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National Personal Safety Day highlights lone worker protection

The importance of lone worker protection for security guards was highlighted yesterday (October 14th) during National Personal Safety Day. An annual awareness event organised by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, the day aims to highlight practical solutions that can be used to avoid violence and aggression. The British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Lone Worker Section collaborated […]

What to expect from the TC55

On October 1st Motorola launched the TC55 touch computer in partnership with Skillweb. The SmartTask product suite, including SmartTask for Security and SmartTask POD, is among the first to be validated for the device, making it the ideal, durable solution for businesses looking for proof of attendance or delivery software. But what can you expect […]

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Skillweb launch incident reporting tool for SmartTask Security

Skillweb has launched an incident reporting tool for SmartTask Security Adding another string to the solution’s bow, incidents can now be recorded at any point during a guard’s round. When a worker spies an anomaly, SmartTask Security will take the operative through a series of questions to ensure a comprehensive, accurate and legally compliant report is […]

Can Skillweb help you better manage your business?

In an era when businesses are required to do more for less, ensuring your company has effective, efficient solutions in place to manage operations and get the most out of data is vital. With a proud history of developing mobile technology, Skillweb is helping businesses across the transport and logistics, health and security sectors streamline […]


Security companies turn to Skillweb to boost compliance

Security companies are turning to Skillweb to gain the approval of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Created under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, the SIA requires firms to submit to voluntary monitoring if they wish to be endorsed by the authority. Proof of attendance solutions have emerged as the primary tool for compliance, in […]