It’s more than 30 years since we started out as West London Security and both the company and the technology we install has come a long way since then.
The Brighton Marathon will be a first for Maciej, who has previously run the Victoria Park Half Marathon, and his WLS colleagues have pledged their support, not only in encouraging him to get out on his training runs five times a week, but also in sponsoring him to raise money for Cancer Research.
The UK has around six million CCTV cameras, with at least 500,000 of them located in London, making us one of the most watched cities in the world. The question is, are all those cameras making us any safer?
It’s hard to believe that we’re already nearing the end of the first month of 2019. With busy times behind us and ahead of us, there’s never a quiet moment to take stock, but sometimes it’s good to summarise the highlights of recent and future successes.
It’s a confusing world for science fiction fans. We may not be enjoying inter-planetary travel or waking up relatives up from their cryogenic slumber, but, when it comes to smart technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), the future is here now. And nowhere is it more in evidence than in the security sector.
This year’s 70th birthday celebrations have reiterated once again just how much of a national treasure the NHS. The media has, quite rightly, shone the spotlight on the everyday heroism of NHS staff; from the surgeons doing pioneering work in our operating theatres, to the front line staff providing vital services every day.
It’s that time of year again. Nature is creating a fabulous display of colour in the trees, the shops are full of Halloween paraphernalia and it’s time to pull all those winter woollies out from the back of the wardrobe and hunt for a matching pair of gloves.
Whether you’re a lemon drizzle fan, a chocolate fudge fanatic or a devotee of the humble custard cream, you can’t beat a good coffee morning, especially if it’s for charity. That’s why the team at WLS decided to create our very own pop up coffee shop in the office on Friday 28th September and we raised £210.68 as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in the process.
The supermarkets, stationers and uniform shops of Britain have been super busy over the past couple of weeks as families get ready for the start of the new term. But parents are not the only ones with a back to school shopping list; schools and colleges are also considering how they need to allocate their budget this year and where they can find funding to invest in their campus.
Concerns about the risk of fire have never been greater but you might be able to take more of an active role in minimising fire risk than you thought.
Oscars night is, hands down, the most glamorous event in the global calendar. But behind all the beautiful A-listers, designer frocks and fabulous jewels, there’s a security challenge just as huge as the razzmatazz attached to the awards themselves.