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October 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Posted on: 10/11/2016

October 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

The last couple of months have been incredibly busy at Brooknight Security. We have enjoyed some great new business wins and attended the opening of quite a few new stores too (all of which feature in this edition of the magazine). Two of our officers have received a Chief Constable’s Commendation for their bravery and professionalism and, as always, we have some Security Excellence Awards to give out too.

As we mentioned...

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Get Moving – Exercises you can do at Work

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Get Moving – Exercises you can do at Work

Get Moving – Some Quick, Simple Exercises you can do at Work.

We’ve put together 10 fun, quick and simple exercises that you can do just about anywhere (but can all be done at work throughout the day)

Stand - Sitting down for long periods of time has been linked to an increase in cardiovascular disease...so get up and stand whenever you can. Why...

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Health Alert - Drink More Water!

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Health Alert - Drink More Water!

I know what you’re thinking, yes, yes, we know 

...but, few of us actually do drink the recommended amount of water per day.

So what is the recommended amount? Well, the NHS website states the following: -

‘The European Food Safety Authority recommends that women should drink about 1.6 litres of fluid and men should drink...

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Engagement News

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Engagement News...

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Brooknight Belles Cancer Research 5k Pretty Mud Run

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Brooknight Belles Cancer Research 5k Pretty Mud Run

The Brooknight Bells unfortunately ended up as the Brooknight Belle as, due to injury, illness or holidays, the last one standing wasTheresa Woods! 

Despite multiple obstacles such as the wonderful rainy weather, balance beams, A-Frame net climb and decent, muddy tunnels, crawling under nets, space hoppers, inflatable hurdles, mud pools, giant muddy slides and being showered with mud and...

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Health Alert..Are you getting enough Magnesium in your diet?

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Health Alert..Are you getting enough Magnesium in your diet?

Do any of the following symptoms sound familiar?

• Unexplained tiredness or weakness

• Muscle cramps

• Eye twitches

• Abnormal heart beat

• Headaches

If so, it could be that you have a magnesium...

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August 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Posted on: 16/09/2016

August 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Brooknight is gearing up to get involved in Great Britain’s Health & Wellbeing weekwhich this year takes place between the 15th and 22nd October. September and October’s issue of Frontline will be jam packed with great information including healthy eating and stress busting tips and will be encouraging everyone to get involved.

If you have any health and wellbeing initiatives that you’d like to see introduced in...

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Huge Congratulations to Security Officer Joe Barrow

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Huge Congratulations to Security Officer Joe Barrow...

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Operations Director Greg Logan Braves The Shave

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Operations Director Greg Logan Braves The Shave

On Sunday 14th August Brooknight Security’s Operations Director Greg Logan, was raising money for Macmillan, Brave The Shave. ......and, judging by the photos, we think this is a look that could catch on.

Members of Greg’s family have been look ed after by Macmillan in...

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Primark Relaunch in Maidstone

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Primark Relaunch in Maidstone...

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Brooknight Security Team at 32nd International West Kent Run

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Brooknight Security Team at 32nd International West Kent Run

Praise for Brooknight Security Team at 32nd International West Kent Run

Brooknight proudly provided security for the 32nd International West Kent Run, which took place from the 4th to 8th August.


The International West Kent Run Weekend is one of the largest events in Vintage Motorcycle Club’s calendar and is organised by the West Kent Section. The proceeds of the event this year was donated to the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance.

361 riders...

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Security Excellence Awards

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Security Excellence Awards

We like to say thank you to our officers who do a brilliant job or have gone out of their way to make a difference. If you would like to nominate someone, or a team for an award, please send an email to news@brooknight.com and we will do the rest.

Our first award this month goes to Security Officer Mohim Baig who works at Primark Cambridge. Mohim is a first class security officer who has been a huge asset to...

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Lord Herman’s Message from the Westminster Bubble

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Lord Herman’s Message from the Westminster Bubble

August in the Westminster bubble is often described as the silly season. Parliament goes into recess, same as the schools, and it is bucket and spades for some while others push off to Phuket and the like. It is like a ghost town. Some may ask who is running the country? Good question. If it is running itself...who needs politicians? Don’t answer that! And let’s not get the Executive Chairman of Brooknight going on that one.

Some might say thank God for giving us a break from...

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Mothercare opens a brand new store in Havant

Posted on: 02/08/2016

Mothercare opens a brand new store in Havant

Brand new Mothercare opens in Havant.

On the 14th July, Mothercare opened a brand new store in Havant within the Solent Retail Park.

Security officer Nicole Hadley was on site, together with Regional Supervisor Sonny Vallipuram, to manage the security requirements on the day.

Peppa Pig was seen in the area, together with some other well know faces, and the opening was deemed a huge success.

 

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Lord Herman’s reflections from the Westminster Bubble

Posted on: 02/08/2016

Lord Herman’s reflections from the Westminster Bubble

A SAD DAY FOR THE FRENCH NATION

As I write this note on 15 July, it is another dreadful day for the people of France. They are not faring well with their state of emergency after two terrorist atrocities in Paris. Overnight, that became three in six months when yet another crazed maniac, in a truck loaded with arms, decided to drive at speed down the Promenade Des Englais in Nice, and deliberately, in a brutal cold blooded r age, kill over 80 people, including many...

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Brooknight’s cultural diversity

Posted on: 15/06/2016

Brooknight’s cultural diversity

How Brooknight utilises cultural diversity to deliver excellent Customer Service

The UK is well known for its cultural diversity and Brooknight Security is one of many companies that employs people from all over the world and in turn, people that speak a whole host of different languages. 

When we surveyed our officers, we were amazed...

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Update from Brooknight’s CEO

Posted on: 31/05/2016

Update from Brooknight’s CEO

Dear Colleagues

Summer is fast approaching and we will hopefully see a great improvement in our weather, less rain more sunshine, get out the barbeque.

For Brooknight the coming months are destined to be very busy. Having already won accounts with Swarovski, New Look, Mothercare and increased our store portfolio with Primark it’s full steam ahead.

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April 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Posted on: 05/05/2016

April 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Well, to say it’s been a busy April would be something of an understatement! Not only does Brooknight have another brand new office (more on that later), but we have also been recruiting some fabulous new personnel too, who will undoubtedly have a huge impact on our business.

Yes, as a company we are expanding as we continue to make an impact in the sectors of retail and logistics. Thank you to every one of our fantastic employees; it...

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Winner of the Brooknight Queen's Birthday Award

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Winner of the Brooknight Queen's Birthday Award

As you know, in order to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday, we asked you to nominate someone at Brooknight who you believed deserved a special prize.

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to send in their nomination. The following people were nominated; Derek Jeanne, Carol Cunningham (Control Room), Arthur Goodwin, Richard Butcher, Kevin Wilding and Scott Thurston.

Everyone nominated is very deserving of the award. But, after much deliberation,...

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Employee Referral Bonus Program

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Employee Referral Bonus Program

Brooknight Security is always looking for great people to join our team and you can help. If you know someone who you think would be a good addition to our organization, you earn £50.00 if you refer them for employment and they are hired.

We welcome referrals for any position, including those not currently available.

The referral bonus program has very few rules but these follow.

 

1. The hiring of...

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Swarovski Photos

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Swarovski Photos

We'd like to thank Sian Domenchini-Cook, Administrator, for her fantastic photos of Swarovski taken whilst on holiday in Italy and Greece.

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Brooknight's New Premises in Milton Keynes

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Brooknight's New Premises in Milton Keynes

Brooknight's stunning new office, North House, in Milton Keynes will now be home to our Control Centre, our Pre-Employment team (including recruitment and vetting), our Administration team and our Compliance and Health and Safety team.

These rather plush new offices also house a rather swish conference suite and hot desking facilities too.

Due to be operational the latter part of May, the teams are looking forward to working in closer proximity...

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Mark Lawrence General Manager of Central Services

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Mark Lawrence General Manager of Central Services

Brooknight is also delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Lawrence as General Manager of Central Services

Brooknight is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Lawrence as General Manager of Central Services.

Mark will join the business on the 3rd May and will be based from our Milton Keynes office. His role will be wide ranging with responsibilities to include the management of the Control Centre, recruitment, screening and vetting,...

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Brooknight welcomes the New Operations Director - Greg Logan

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Brooknight welcomes the New Operations Director - Greg Logan

Brooknight has seen a huge transformation over the past year and the investment in skills and experience continues. As part of this approach, we are very proud to announce that Greg Logan will join the senior team as Operations Director in June.

Greg has over 25 years of experience in the UK manned guarding industry and the experience he brings is an ideal fit for Brooknight. His appointment will bolster the service delivery of the business as we continue to grow.

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Security Excellence Awards

Posted on: 05/05/2016

Security Excellence Awards

Within his first two months of working at Primark Store in Corby, Security Officer Richard Baradlai, has already received a ‘WOW’ award after a customer commented on the ‘excellent customer service' they received. Avril Delaney, Store Manager, has also been incredibly impressed with Richard's work ethic and is delighted that he has received such positive feedback. Scott Thurston, Operations Manager, wanted Richard to be awarded with a Service Excellence Award in recognition...

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Brooknight sponsers Tamworth Amateur Swimming Club

Posted on: 11/02/2016

Brooknight sponsers Tamworth Amateur Swimming Club

Brooknight Security is proud to have sponsored Tamworth Amateur Swimming Club's annual award evening. The club, which is run entirely by volunteers, was looking for a sponsor for the evening and Brooknight is delighted to have been able to support them by presenting them with a cheque for £1000.

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Lord Herman Ouseley joins the Brooknight Security Board

Posted on: 17/12/2015

Lord Herman Ouseley joins the Brooknight Security Board

Brooknight Security Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Lord Herman Ouseley to the Brooknight Board.

Lord Ouseley is a serving member of the House of Lords and is also the Chairman and Patron for a number of charitable organisations, including Kick...

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Brooknight Security supports Kick It Out Golf Day

Posted on: 16/12/2015

Brooknight Security supports Kick It Out Golf Day

Brooknight Security is proud to have sponsored the recent Kick It Out’s charity golf day at Camberley Heath (the 18 hole course was listed in Golf World’s “Top 100 golf courses in England” for 2015).

Guests included former England striker Les Ferdinand, England Women’s Assistant Coach Marieanne...

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Brooknight Wins Mothercare National Contract

Posted on: 14/12/2015

Brooknight Wins Mothercare National Contract

Brooknight Security Limited is proud to have been awarded the national security contract for Mothercare. The contract, which is for Mothercare’s manned guarding requirements and key holding nationally, will commence on the 18th December 2015.

As an iconic British retailing brand, with over 175 stores across the UK, Mothercare's main priority was to find a security company that could work in partnership with them to improve their security provision.

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Congratulations and very best wishes to Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on: 10/09/2015

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Brooknight Goes On The Road

Posted on: 04/09/2015

Brooknight Goes On The Road...

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Brooknight: David Marchio as National Accounts Director

Posted on: 06/08/2015

Brooknight: David Marchio as National Accounts Director

Brooknight Security appoints David Marchio as National Accounts Director

Since joining Brooknight Security in February, Chris Fieldhouse, Managing Director, has introduced a number of new initiatives to the company that have created a great impression in the market place. His latest announcement, however, it set to make a huge impact as David Marchio has just been appointed National Accounts Director.

David will be a great asset to Chris and the...

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Congratulations Royal Announcement

Posted on: 06/05/2015

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New MD joins Brooknight Security

Posted on: 23/02/2015

New MD joins Brooknight Security

Brooknight Security is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Fieldhouse, who joins the company as Managing Director.

Specialising in the provision of manned security and integrated security solutions, Brooknight has a UK presence and boasts a state of the art, 24hr control and monitoring centre at Milton Keynes.

The arrival of Chris signals a new era for Brooknight, as it continues its expansion in retail and logistics. As Jim Moyes, the...

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Updates To CCTV Systems Around The Country

Posted on: 28/05/2014

Updates To CCTV Systems Around The Country

These days, it seems that CCTV cameras are everywhere, seemingly watching our every move and making us feel like contestants on Big Brother. But what are the realities of CCTV systems? How are they used for good in our local area? And what are the latest developments concerning the cameras in our towns and cities? Here's a brief look at the latest CCTV updates in England.

What Are The Updates?
Recently, local councils have been finding ways to increase the effectiveness...

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