Winners 2020

Inspiration in HR Award 

Sponsored by SSR Personnel


Wilson James


Security Distributor of the Year

Sponsored by Reliance HighTech 


ADI Global Distribution


Counter-Terrorism Project of the Year

Sponsored by Evolution Risk & Design 


BAE Systems with GXP OpsView


Cyber Security Project of the Year

Sponsored by CornerStone Cyber & Risk Consultancy




The BSIA’s Cyber Security Product Insurance Group (CySPAG) published its latest code of practice in 2020, bringing a new perspective into our industry on the ever-increasing concerns of using internet-connected devices in electronic security. It effectively assesses safety and security systems technology against risks and threats, whilst providing actions to mitigate these factors.




Event Security Team of the Year

Sponsored by VPS


FGH Security and Delivery to the HMS Prince of Wales and Glastonbury


Trusted by international brands since 2003, FGH were delighted to work in collaboration with Liverpool’s local authorities to deliver event security for the public opening of Royal Navy warcraft, HMS Prince of Wales. Providing response and search teams for over 13000 visitors across the celebratory weekend, our highly trained team ensured the best event experience.


Security Professional Development Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by ICTS UK & Ireland


Allied Universal Leadership Programme


Best Enterprise Security Risk Management

Sponsored by BSIA


Pilgrims Group


Fire Project of the Year

Sponsored by First Response Group


Southampton City Council with Safer Living in Southampton


Southampton City Council has developed an innovative partnership with Hampshire Fire & Rescue Services, its In-House Contracting Team, external consultants Independent Fire Inspections Ltd and external contractors CLC Contracting and Domestic Sprinklers Ltd to deliver a futureproof fire safe environment for residents living in high-rise and high-risk flats


Security Software Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by Total Security Protection 




World-leading security specialist, Gallagher, is widely recognised as one of the most trusted providers for security solutions around the globe, developing innovative perimeter, access control, and intruder alarm solutions, which are used to protect some of the world's most significant assets and locations.


ACS Champion of the Year

Sponsored by First Response Group




Promotional Text: Strengthening the society in which we live, SecuriGroup provides innovative and expert solutions to our clients’ security needs. A two-time winner of ACS Champion of the Year, our security management approach shapes the future of the industry by combining physical, electronic, and cyber security to augment our service delivery.


Best Contribution to Standards in the Security Sector

Sponsored by CircleFM


BRE Global with SABRE


Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by The Security Commonwealth


Adept Corporate Services

Adept Corporate Services are an award-winning, multi-faceted company specialising in a variety of corporate Security and Cleaning services for mixed-use estates, prestigious office buildings, regeneration projects, construction sites and events. Superior service enthusiasts, social value supporters & proud members of the Living Wage Foundation.


In-house Security Team of the Year

Sponsored by 


Teesside University Security Team


The Teesside University security team has achieved a remarkable transformation over the last three years,  improving the safety and wellbeing of students and making highly effective use of SafeZone technology. In 2020 the campus was officially ranked in a global survey as among the safest and best in the country.


Security Hardware Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by ZKTeco Ireland 


Axis Communications


Axis are proud to be recognised as the security hardware manufacturer of the year for the third time running. Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance, analytics, access control, and audio systems.


Security Guarding Company of the Year OVER 25 Million Pounds Turnover

Sponsored by Amulet 


Axis Security Services


Axis Security is one of the UK’s fastest-growing security service providers.

Axis is an active member of the Institute of Customer Services, being the first security company to achieve ServiceMark Accreditation for service excellence and was one of the first security businesses to achieve and maintain the maximum ACS score of 145.


Security Guarding Company of the Year UNDER 25 Million Pounds Turnover

Sponsored by Security Institute


Pilgrims Group


Security Consultancy of the Year

Sponsored by HID Global 




CornerStone is a multi-award-winning, independent security and risk consulting firm, providing a range of Physical and Cybersecurity services. We work with clients throughout the world, helping them to achieve their security objectives by applying our unique, highly client focussed, process-driven approach to achieve high-quality outcomes.


Security Solution Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Hand Media International


Hörmann with OktaBlock Mobile Vehicle Blocker


OktaBlock from Hörmann UK is a mobile vehicle blocking system. It provides hostile vehicle mitigation for open-air events and publicly accessible spaces, whilst allowing pedestrian flow.  Certified to PAS68/IWA14-1, as an individual unit, OktaBlock is easy to deploy, providing a flexible, temporary security solution, for a range of situations.


Customer Care Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Aico


CriticalArc SafeZone Customer Success Programme


With a dedicated focus on customer success, CriticalArc ensures that every organisation using its SafeZone service gains the full benefits of the technology. As a result over 2 million users are now protected by SafeZone globally, benefiting from faster response to emergencies, better lone worker protection, targeted direct communications and more.


Security Hardware Product Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Envision Intelligent Solutions


Hikvision with MinMoe Touch-Free Face Recognition Terminals 

image-20201203174415-1.pngHikvision is a world leading provider of security products and solutions. Featuring an extensive and highly skilled R&D workforce, Hikvision manufactures a full suite of comprehensive products and solutions for a broad range of vertical markets. Hikvision products also provide powerful business intelligence for end users, which can enable more efficient operations and greater commercial success.


Security Project of the Year

Sponsored by Security & Safety Things


STM Group (UK) with Making a Difference


STM Group (UK) Limited is an award-winning company, providing bespoke manpower service solutions. It specialises in the delivery of high-quality security services, underpinned and supported by leading edge technology. Having won 5 awards in 2020 and named as ‘Business of the Year’, the Company has national coverage, and thus able to deliver a cross-section of services across the UK.


Security Software Product Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by IFSEC / FIREX


HawkSight SRM with HawkSight Software Virtual Global Security Operations Centre


HawkSight safety & security risk management software is a data-driven, cloud based digital solution that replaces cumbersome spreadsheets. HawkSight offers 80% time-saving time in all risk reporting. Our algorithm adheres to international risk guidelines and is benefiting security professionals in fortune 500 corporations, I/NGO’s and risk consultancies throughout the world.


Security Manager of the Year

Sponsored by SSGC


Tracey Edwards, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Tracey Edwards’ initiatives as Security Manager at Southern Health NHS Trust, have helped transform standards of care. Her innovations, including a comprehensive video surveillance upgrade using IDIS end-to-end technology, have resulted in reduced risks and improved patient outcomes. Tracey is a passionate advocate for best practice in mental healthcare settings.


Security Training Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Croma PROception


Shelton Newsham of the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit with The National Matrix Challenge 


Security Installer of the Year

Sponsored by Zitko Consulting


Reliance High-Tech


Security Partnering Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Ajax Systems 


SSGC, Serco & The Yorkshire Regiment Association


Formed in 2014 SSGC are a unique Security Guarding supplier. SSGC have developed software that has compliance designed in and administration designed out allowing for 100+% growth in 19/20 & 1000+% growth in 20/21. Together with a focus on the deployment of veterans it makes us an ideal service partner.


Lockdown Hero of the Year

Sponsored by Aico


Mitie Security


We are an intelligence-led security business combining expertise of our people, power of our systems and the best technology to deliver actionable intelligence.


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