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05 Jul 2021

British Security Awards 2021: Celebrating Talent and Commitment in the Security Sector

National Security Inspectorate (NSI) Stand: 3a/J10

The British Security Awards, which celebrates the achievements, acts of bravery and innovations of those within the UK security sector was held last week on 30 June.  As an enthusiastic supporter of apprenticeships and the vital contribution new talent brings to the security and fire sector, NSI was proud to sponsor the Apprentice of Year Award for the third consecutive year.  NSI approved companies once again represented a significant contingent amongst the winners at this year’s celebratory event. 

Organised by the British Security Industry Association, this year’s online event was hosted by Sue Hill, former Chief Superintendent in the Metropolitan Police and star of Sky TV’s ‘The Heist’.  Special guests also included Assistant Chief Constable Jane Meir who presented two bravery awards.

NSI congratulates all of the winners and finalists on their exceptional work in this extraordinary year including those NSI approved companies and their representatives who won the following 11 categories:

Best Newcomer – Katelyn Gordon, Mitie

Service to the Customer: Anthony Chell – Mitie

Outstanding Act: Denzil Wathen – Securitas UK

Best Use of Technology: Reliance High-Tech

Security Manager of the Year: Graham Rouse - Mitie

Best Team: The Beacon Shopping Centre Security Team - G4S

Apprentice of the Year: Jessica Goodson, ADT (Johnson Controls)

National Partnership: Network Rail: Protecting the public, managing risk - STM Group

Installer of the Year: NMCN

Industry Bravery: Rory Middleton and David Paynter - Loomis

Contribution to Industry: Jason Towse, Mitie

Richard Jenkins NSI Chief Executive commented: “NSI was delighted to once again sponsor the Apprentice of the Year award and we congratulate Jessica Goodson of ADT (Johnson Controls) on this significant achievement.  We wish Jessica a long and successful career in the security sector. 

We also congratulate all the winners and finalists of this year’s awards including NSI approved companies who have clearly demonstrated to the judges their commitment to excellence in the security sector.”

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