British Security Awards

British Security Awards: Winners announced!

BSIA Honours Security Excellence at Annual London Ceremony

On July 3, 2024, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) hosted its 27th annual British Security Awards at the Royal Lancaster London. The event, returning to a live format, celebrated outstanding achievements in the security sector over the past 18 months.

The ceremony recognized the dedication of security professionals and companies in safeguarding people, property, and locations. A total of 19 awards were presented to distinguished security officers and businesses before an audience of clients and industry leaders.

Notable additions to the event included the Chairman’s Award, the SaferCash Awards, and the Police Partnership Initiative Award. Martin Watson, the BSIA’s newly elected Chairman, presided over the award presentations. Deputy Chief Constable Jayne Meir of Northumbria Police had the honor of presenting the SaferCash awards.

This prestigious gathering underscored the BSIA’s commitment to acknowledging excellence within the security industry, highlighting the crucial role of security professionals in maintaining safety and protection across various sectors.

2024 British Security Awards Recipients:

  • Customer Service Excellence: Gill Yardley, MAN Commercial Protection
  • Top Performing Team: Westgrove Group’s Templars Square Security Team
  • Exceptional Act: Martyn Ward, Bidvest Noonan
  • Security Manager of the Year: Tom Meredith, Mitie
  • Gaby Hutchinson Award (Best Newcomer): Caitlyn Turner, Lodge Service
  • 3Ps Recognition: Enadeghe Nosakhare, STM Group
  • Apprentice of the Year: Terry McJimpsey, SecuriGroup
  • Management Excellence: Beth Davies, Galliford Try Asset Intelligence
  • Leadership Excellence: Iain McCallister, MAN Commercial Protection
  • Mental Wellbeing Initiative: Westgrove Group’s Mind Over Mountains
  • EDI Champion: G4S’s The Million, Securing a Socially Responsible Future
  • Environmental Project of the Year: SecuriGroup Forest
  • SME of the Year: Fenix Monitoring
  • Business of the Year: Mitie
  • Technology Innovation: Dyson Technology’s Global Security Operations Centre
  • Innovative Security Project: Commend UK’s Person on Track Detection
  • Installer of the Year: SecuriGroup’s WH Malcolm installation
  • National Partnership: Galliford Try Asset Intelligence’s Water Industry Partnership
  • Industry Contribution: Shaun Kennedy, Securitas UK
  • Industry Bravery: Jim Goodram, Post Office
  • Police Partnership Initiative: West Midlands Police Major Crime Proactive Team
  • Chairman’s Award: Ken Meanwell, NPCC

Detailed information about winners’ achievements is available on the British Security Awards website.

BSIA Chief Executive Mike Reddington commented on the awards, emphasizing the honor of recognizing industry professionals for their innovation, commitment, and excellence. He noted the consistently high standard of nominations and the challenging task faced by the independent judging panel in selecting winners.

The 2024 British Security Awards were supported by various sponsors, including Darwin Clayton, Nineteen Group, Titan, SaferCash, TEAM Software, NSI, Securitas UK, Texecom, Fenix Monitoring, OCS Group, Galliford Try Asset Intelligence, SGS, Commend UK, STM Group, MAN Commercial Protection, Mates in Mind, and Eagle Eye Networks.

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