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Abbey Petkar Voted CEO Of The Year in Corporate Vision Magazine

I’m honoured to announce that I was recently voted CEO Of The Year in the Corporate Vision Magazine’s 2017 CEO Awards. Corporate Vision Magazine’s in-house teams voted for their favourite CEO from a shortlist of 12 from across the UK, across a broad range of sectors and businesses of every scale. Each of us were interviewed for our profile, which was presented for the consideration of the voters. I spoke about Magenta Security’s commitment to the environment through our Reuse, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Our World-Class Security Guards

We’re Sent Over a Dozen CVs a Day Let’s start this blog with appreciation for our personnel department, because they never get to take a break. Every day, a dozen or more CVs will pass through their desks as they go through the rigorous process of choosing who we bring into the Magenta team. The only legal requirement for someone to work as a security guard is to have an SIA license, but we go much further than that to […]

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We’ll Do (Almost) Anything For You

“All Things for All People, Everywhere.” That’s the motto of Harrods, the department store that became famous for its ability to provide whatever its customers asked for, no matter how bizarre. The days of being able to buy baby elephants and lions from them may be long gone, but I still find their anything-for-the-customer attitude inspiring. That’s why at Magenta we’ll do (almost) anything for you. Magenta’s is not going to start selling perfumes and diamond encrusted dog jackets, but […]

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The Highs and Lows of 2015

Magenta’s Best Year Yet In an industry infamous for cutting corners, our investment in quality continues to pay off. In 2015, we won a number of major contracts and retained many of our long term clients, including one who had already been with us for eight years when they renewed their contract. There’s a positive buzz throughout the company as our success has allowed us to reward our staff for their hard work. Many of them will be working over […]

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Self-Employed Security Guards Are a Danger to Your Business

It’s frustrating when my potential clients don’t understand that when they hire self-employed guards, they put their business, their staff and the security guard themselves at great risk. Remember that all it takes to be a security guard is to pass training and receive a certificate. After that, any agency can scoop them up, advertise they have security officers available and then sell their services to you. You might think you’re getting a great deal as self-employed guards are usually […]

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Royal Parks Extend Contract with Magenta Security to 2020

Magenta Security has once again won the security contract for The Royal Parks, extending the successful relationship and retaining the high quality services the leading security provider. The leading security services company was first awarded the contract to provide guarding solutions to the Parks by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in 2007, and then again in 2009, 2011 and 2013. After an extensive tender process that reviewed all areas of the business, Magenta Security was chosen due […]

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Magenta Security White Paper Proves a hit with Customers

A white paper published by the Managing Director of Hounslow based Magenta Security Services has proved a hit with businesses seeking advice on how to choose their security provider. In 2014, Abbey Petkar published a white paper offering advice on selecting a security provider. ‘Managing Your Security’ looked at the key criteria businesses should consider including licensing, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and customer service. And a year after it was first published, it is still being requested by organisations across […]

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Magenta Security Issues a Warning Ahead of the Summer Months

As thousands of people flock to the Royal Parks this summer Magenta Security issues a warning ahead of the summer months to people of the security risks they potentially face. Magenta Security Services has provided security services to the Royal Parks for many years having first been awarded the contract to provide guarding solutions to the nine parks by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in 2007, 2009 and 2011 and 2013. To ensure personal security reaches high […]

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Magenta Security disappointed with lack of Government action on SIA Business Licences

A leading Hounslow based security provider has expressed its disappointment over the lack of Government action with the introduction of the SIA Business Licences.  Particularly its absence from the Queen’s Speech. Abbey Petkar, Managing Director of Magenta Security Services, believes it will be many more months before the legislation in bought into force due to the time it will take to push through Parliament. He says: “The security industry is an incredibly dynamic sector. But there are still underlying issues […]

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Summer, Sun & Security in the Royal Parks of London

Magenta Security has had the honour of providing security for The Royal Parks, the charity that runs London’s eight amazing parks, for many years. Having been first awarded the contract to provide guarding solutions to the eight parks by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in 2007, and then again in 2009 and 2011. When appointing a security provider, the park’s managers looked at all areas of the potential suppliers’ business approach. One of the main reasons Magenta’s bid was […]

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