Expanding our offering is helping a leading security specialist come through Covid-19 with a number of new contract wins.
This approach, combined with significant investment in our dedicated control room, has seen us win prestigious deals to look after a high-profile apartment scheme in London called Leon House and the Mailbox in Stockport, an old post office depot that has been transformed into a mix of residential, commercial and leisure opportunities.
“We were already
moving towards more electronic security and remote monitoring and I think the
pandemic has accelerated this, with clients less keen to have people on site
but still maintain secure premises,” explained Will Adams, Managing Director of
“The other big
move we’ve seen is the desire for us to offer more facility management
services, including taking care of cleaning and looking after new signage
“This has now been built further into the Integrity core offer and is something
that a number of our existing clients are starting to take advantage of. It is
also proving a competitive differential when pitching for new work in what is
the new normal.”
Integrity Security Group provides bespoke security
services to a blue-chip client base spread across the country, including
offices, industrial units, multi-tenanted developments, residential and
Services range from manned guarding, mobile patrols, key
holding and alarm response to temporary guarding and strategic consultancy on
Employing 110 people, we also invest heavily in expanding our, has also invested heavily in expanding its electronic security capabilities, including complex CCTV, access control and fire and intruder alarm systems.
Will, who has been appointed to a British Security
Industry Association (BSIA) steering group continued: “Every business has had
to pivot to adjust to the challenges of Covid-19 and our industry is no
“First and foremost, we’ve had to ensure all of our staff
were safe throughout the pandemic and then we’ve had to look at how we can
change the way we do things to guarantee security for our clients, whilst also
being able to minimise human contact.
“This has seen a lot more remote monitoring that we carry
out from our purpose-built control centre in Solihull and increased investment
in electronic access solutions. Whilst there will always be demand for manned
guarding services, the big growth opportunities will focus on technology and
how we integrate it effectively into the security offer.”
We are also throwing our backing behind a new awareness campaign jointly launched by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the Security Institute and the Security Commonwealth.
It intends to highlight the essential role Security Officers play in
public life and to improve the public’s respect and recognition of their skills
and competencies they demonstrate to successfully undertake their jobs.
Will concluded: “The campaign will showcase security professionals as a
respected, valued, professional service provider contributing to and creating a
safe and secure environment: critical to protecting people, places, and
property – a key worker that is seldom acknowledged and yet is firmly embedded
in our daily lives.”