What does resilience mean for your business?

Andy Howe, Kingdom’s Head of Risk and Mitigation (pictured), reflects on what is meant by the term “resilience”, why it is of vital importance to businesses, and what steps businesses can take to ensure that they are resilient, in this article below:

Resilience can mean a number of things to a number of people but at times of crises resilience is the “ability to absorb and adapt in a changing environment” and can be critical in ensuring the companies survival.

There are a number of ways to build resilience within an organisation and there are four pillars to success;

  • Understanding the organisation, its values, vulnerabilities and structure
  • The company’s strategy and contingency planning
  • Implementation of the above and
  • Continuous improvement and monitoring

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Kingdom attending GO Conference: Working with the NHS in Wales

Kingdom is excited to be attending the GO Conference: Working with the NHS in Wales at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel in central Cardiff. This is a one-day event that will be held on Wednesday 28th March.

Kingdom will be represented at the event by Glenn Bourne, Kingdom’s Recruitment Director, and by Ashley Govier, Kingdom’s Business Development, Media & PR Specialist. The event aims to provide attendees with information, insight and networking, as well as a rare opportunity to speak directly to those at the heart of Welsh NHS Procurement.

The event is being supported by NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership and is being held to give both new and existing suppliers (like Kingdom) of services to the NHS in Wales an essential understanding of how to work with this complex organisation. It also aims to provide attendees with a full appreciation of the challenges faced by NHS Wales, leaving us “smart, informed and engaged”.

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Kingdom supporting Action Counters Terrorism campaign

Kingdom is pleased to be supporting National Counter Terrorism Policing who have today (20th March 2018) launched a nationwide ACT (Action Counters Terrorism) campaign that is designed to encourage the public to report any suspicions about potential attack planning.

As one of the UK’s top-performing and most highly accredited providers of national security solutions, we are pleased to support any initiative that will help to make people and businesses safer and more secure. We are therefore urging the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity, and so are sharing the information below.

Communities defeat terrorism. With the enduring terrorist threat, it is now more important than ever that everyone plays their part in tackling terrorism. Your actions could save lives.

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Job Vacancy: Regional Business Manager for the South

Do you communicate effectively and professionally at all levels, have a “can do” attitude, strong engagement and negotiation skills, excellent IT skills, the focus and proven ability to deliver the highest standard of customer service and the ability to be both a team player and to work independently?

If yes, then this may be an ideal job opportunity for you. Kingdom is looking for a Regional Business Manager for the South covering London and the West who will report to our Regional Support Director and will be based in London. The successful applicant will be Kingdom’s regional brand ambassador, responsible for the delivery of service excellence through ownership, process and effective team management. You will need to understand the service being sold and how to identify potential opportunities for growth and development of the division.

You must have a front-line security license in either DS / SG or CP (Door Supervision / Security Guarding or Close Protection). You must also be a qualified security professional with proven management experience in the security industry, having at least two years’ experience in a similar role with a high-quality service provider and a minimum of five years’ experience in the security industry sector. Ideally, we are looking for a talented Business Manager who has been looking after an extensive portfolio in London and the outer areas and is now ready and eager to take the next step into regional management. 

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Kingdom to attend Total Security Summit Event

Kingdom is very much looking forward to attending the Total Security Summit (TSS) at the Radisson Blu Hotel at Stanstead Airport on the 12th and 13th March.

Kingdom will be represented at the event by Steve Flood, Kingdom’s Business Development Director, and Andy Ellis, Kingdom’s Security Business Development Manager (North & Midlands) – please do come along and meet them! The event is an ideal opportunity for delegates to learn more about Kingdom and to get ideas from our experts as well as their peers, and it also allows Kingdom to continually improve the service we provide to our existing clients as well as what we offer to new clients.

The Total Security Summit has been taking place since 1997 and is held twice a year, in March and October, and it is the UK’s premier event for the security industry’s leading professionals and suppliers.

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