The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Axis Named as Security Company of the Year

Axis Named as Security Company of the Year
01 December 2020
 

Axis Security has won Security Company of the Year, in the over £25m turnover category, at this year’s Security and Fire Excellence Awards.

Axis has previously been named Security Company of the Year on four other occasions: 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2018.

The company was able to demonstrate to the judges that it successfully integrates numerous technology platforms to support officers and customers, and that its dedicated training division and also its coaching and mentoring programmes are having a positive impact on its employees and service delivery.

 

First Security Company to Achieve ServiceMark Accreditation for Service Excellence

 

Axis continues to focus on customer service and is an active and contributing member of the Institute of Customer Services, being the first security company to achieve ServiceMark Accreditation for service excellence.

Axis was similarly the first security company to sign up to the C19 Pledge, which aims to harness the power of business to help tackle the pandemic and was also one of the first security businesses to achieve the maximum ACS score of 145.

David Mundell, Axis Security’s Managing Director, commented “This has been a challenging year for all businesses in the sector and it is against this backdrop that our focus on our people has really shone brightly.

“We set out our first ever ‘People Strategy’ in 2017 and since then it has become embedded within our culture. Our successes really are the successes of the people on the front line delivering our services. We are committed to improving their lives, whether through pay and benefits, wellbeing, learning or career development, and that is reflected in our high staff and customer retention rates. Their loyalty, professionalism and determination in the face of adversity is remarkable.

“We will always have more work to do and more improvements to make,” he continues, “but we take comfort in the feedback we receive from both our people, our customers and our peers. So, accolades such as this award really do make us proud, and we will continue to strive to be the best security employer, and the best security partner to our customers.”

Picture: a photograph of a security officer holding a hand-held radio system and wearing a lanyard

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 01 December 2020

Share



Related Articles

Royal Exchange Security Guard Named Officer of Distinction

A security officer has been honoured with a prestigious award for keeping The Royal Exchange safe. Javon Lewis, a 23-year-old employee of Dardan Security, has...

 Read Full Article
Leeds College of Building Celebrates Women's Awards

Staff at Leeds College of Building are elated after an unprecedented flurry of student award successes, with female students leading the way. Medallists at...

 Read Full Article
Mitie Only Facilities Management Company to Rank in Inclusive UK Employer List

Mitie has been named in the list of Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers for the fifth year running. Ranked in 17th place, Mitie was recognised for its diversity and...

 Read Full Article
Bidvest Noonan Security Staff Strike At UCL Over Pay

Outsourced security staff have been striking at University College London this week, in a protest over pay. Over 150 people attended the strike on Monday 14 November,...

 Read Full Article
Sodexo’s Tom Martin Wins Young Leader of the Year Award

Tom Martin, Contract Manager for Student Living by Sodexo at Northumbria University, has been named Young Leader of the Year at the 2022 PFM awards. Tom joins a list...

 Read Full Article
Willmott Dixon Awarded UK’s Best Workplace Award

Willmott Dixon has been recognised as one of the UK’s top workplaces. The construction company came first in the Big Company category of the Best Companies...

 Read Full Article
Grosvenor Services Wins Security Contract for TfL’s Silvertown Tunnel Project

Charter Security, a subsidiary of Grosvenor Services Group, has secured a three-year contract with Riverlinx CJV to provide security for the Silvertown Tunnel...

 Read Full Article
In-Person BESA Conference and Awards Returns After 3 Years

This year’s Building Engineering Services Association’s conference saw its highest-ever attendance, with 270 delegates and more than 400 guests gathering at...

 Read Full Article
David Stevens Awarded CIBSE Silver Medal

At the annual CIBSE President’s Awards Dinner, David Stevens, Vice Chair of the CIBSE FM Group and Director of Estates, Facilities & Capital Development at East...

 Read Full Article
The Best of British Offices

The British Council for Offices' National Awards recognises top-quality office design and functionality and sets the standard for excellence across the office...

 Read Full Article