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SmartSec to manage site security at 10 Old Bailey

Specialist front of house security provider, SmartSec Solutions, has been awarded a three-year contract with Colliers International to oversee security at the prestigious 10 Old Bailey, London. SmartSec has been working with Colliers for almost three-years across other London-based properties ...

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United front

As workplaces reopen, front of house teams will play a huge role in guiding building users through adaptation to the ‘new normal’. Amanda Baber, Director of Business Development at Portico, addresses how this can be done in a way that ...

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Everything on the line to keep us safe

Blog from Theo Nicolaou, Co-Founder and Director, Smartsec Solutions Since the start of the pandemic, a lot has rightly been said about the role the police, couriers, supermarket and NHS staff have played in keeping us safe. However, there remains ...

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BNP Paribas awards front-of-house and security deal to Axis

Axis Group has been appointed by property consultancy company, BNP Paribas Real Estate, to deliver front-of-house and security services at 77 Coleman Street in the City of London. The appointment of Axis Group companies Acuity and Axis Security gives BNP ...

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Portico in 125 Old Broad Street win

Specialist provider of tailored guest services, Portico, has won a contract to provide guest services at 125 Old Broad Street. Portico takes over the contract from the incumbent that had been in place for more than eight years and will ...

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Bidvest Noonan acquires Axis Group

Bidvest Noonan has acquired UK support services firm, Axis Group, for an undisclosed consideration. Founded in 1994 and employing 4,000 people, Axis Group has combined revenues of approximately £120 million and comprises Axis Security, Axis Cleaning, and Acuity, a specialised ...

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Acuity’s new ‘Lobby Ambassador’ service creates front of house teams with SIA security training

Acuity, Axis Security’s front of house services division, has launched a new Lobby Ambassador Service to provide businesses and properties with front of house staff who combine the 5-star hospitality skills of Acuity’s reception teams with extensive security training and ...

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Portico appoints new business development manager

Specialist provider of tailored guest services, Portico, has appointed Richard O’Keefe as Business Development Manager to support the company’s ambitious business growth. With more than 14 years’ experience in front-of-house and guest services roles, O’Keefe will support Director, Business Development, Amanda ...

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Moneypenny launches concierge support via video for Vpod

Leading outsourced communication provider Moneypenny has joined forces with visitor management system Vpod to offer dedicated video front-of-house and concierge support for the first time. Moneypenny’s video-based support will be added to Vpod’s Vgreet product; a virtual reception that offers ...

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Webinar – Front of house; first impressions count

On Wednesday 7th October Sara Bean, Editor of FMJ and Jess Prichard Commercial Manager – Corporate, Moneypenny hosted a webinar: Front of house; first impressions count Maintaining effective front of house activities is a challenge for organisations given the fact ...

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