On 31st October volunteers from all walks of life braved the cold and wet to sell poppies on behalf of the Royal British Legion at every major station and every major business and tourist hotspot in London. After another fantastic year, the final counts are in...
The Vigilance team were again at Clapham Junction; the busiest interchange train station in Europe. Of the £847,011 total raised across London, £11,977 was raised by the small group of Royal Marines, RAF, Team London and other civilian volunteers at Clapham Junction. A truly fantastic effort by all involved, and an increase on last year of the overall total in London and at Clapham Junction. Huge thanks to all those that volunteered on the day that made it all possible; and to those that donated so generously towards the Poppy Appeal.
The Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) acknowledges employers who have provided exceptional support to the armed forces community and defence by going above and beyond their covenant pledges by employing and supporting reservists and veterans. Having been awarded Bronze earlier in the year, Vigilance is delighted to announce that the company has now been awarded ERS Silver, missing out on Gold by only the narrowest of margins, the team will be working hard towards achieving the top award next year.
This month we spoke to Kate Bright about women and diversity in the Security Industry. As Managing Director of UMBRA International and herself Close Protection (CP) trained, Kate has long been in the vanguard of stimulating the drive for equal opportunities & diversity and we were interested to hear her thoughts on what progress has been made.
This month, we spoke with the leading provider of consultancy and services in this contentious area, Addveritas, to discuss the subject of whistleblowing and what impact improving practices will have at Vigilance.
When it comes to safeguarding property, there’s no doubt that technology is incredibly useful. But to be truly effective, it needs to be part of a larger whole: just one element within a coherently designed security strategy. Find out more about our approach.
We’re proud of everything we’ve achieved in the past ten years but we’r...