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14 September 2018
 September 14, 2018
Health and Safety North 2018 - Visit Skyguard Stand E42

See the Latest Innovations in Lone Worker Safety at Health & Safety North

Join Skyguard next month at Health & Safety North as we exhibit the latest innovations in lone worker safety.

From 9th-10th October we’ll be in Manchester demonstrating our range of lone worker safety apps and devices, providing specialist advice and giving you the opportunity to sign up for a free 30-day trial.
When and Where is it?
Health and Safety North is located at EventCity in Manchester on 9th-10th October.

Doors open at 9am, here’s how to get there.
Why Attend?
The exhibition has been specially developed for health and safety professionals from businesses throughout the north and beyond. It provides a platform for the safety community to come together and share ideas, through networking sessions, debates, Q&As and interactive panel discussions.

With 200 exhibitors and 36 hours of free specially-selected content from 56 industry speakers – there’s plenty on offer over the course of the two-day event.
Don’t Forget to Visit us at Stand

20 August 2018
 August 20, 2018
Skyguard Awarded NHS Lone Worker Framework 2018 Agreement

Skyguard Awarded NHS Lone Worker Framework Agreement

Skyguard – Europe’s leading personal safety service – has been selected as an approved supplier on the NHS’s 2018 Lone Worker Framework Agreement.

Following a rigorous OJEU tender process undertaken on behalf of NHS Business Services Authority, Skyguard has been awarded the NHS Supply Chain’s Lone Worker Framework, launching on 1st September 2018.

The Framework Agreement which runs for two years with a two year extension, allows any NHS Trust to procure Skyguard’s range of lone worker devices and apps easily and cost effectively. Coinciding with the award of the Framework, Skyguard will be launching its new, innovative ‘MicroSOS’ device – it’s most discreet and feature-rich to date.

Certified to the highest industry standards and the Department of Health’s Information Governance Toolkit, Skyguard is already one of the largest suppliers of lone worker alarms to the NHS. Skyguard’s solutions are utilised by over 150 NHS Trusts across the country including flagship sites such as, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Guy’s and St.Thomas’, and

4 July 2018
 July 4, 2018
ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials Accreditations

Skyguard Awarded ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Accreditations

Skyguard have successfully gained accreditation to international information security standard ISO 27001 and government backed IT security scheme, Cyber Essentials.

The awards certify that Skyguard is working to the highest possible standards concerning information security management.

Following a rigorous audit, the company has been approved by QMS International Ltd to the standards of ISO 27001:2013. This shows that the company has successfully implemented a framework of policies, procedures and a series of controls to manage information security risks effectively. Certification also demonstrates that Skyguard follows a strict set of international guidelines in the way data is handled throughout the organisation.

Cyber Essentials further enhances the company’s credentials, as the independently verified scheme requires a company’s IT security measures to adhere to best practice, protecting the company’s service and data from online threats in order to become certified.

On receiving the awards, James Murray, CEO commented,

“With the recent changes to data protection law now that GDPR has come into effect, the way companies manage and use data has never been so important.”

“Being awarded both of

25 June 2018
 June 25, 2018
Send For Help Group Founders

Read About Send For Help in The Telegraph

An interview featuring Skyguard’s parent company, Send for Help, has featured in today’s edition of The Telegraph.

Chief Executive, James Murray talks about how he and his brother, Will, saw the possibilities of combining GPS and mobile technology and were inspired to utilise this to improve the safety of those working alone.

Today, Send For Help is the world’s largest lone worker safety provider, protecting over 150,000 individuals at risk, with an impressive annual turnover of £12m.

Read the full story here: ‘I spotted an opportunity in smartphone tech and GPS’

15 June 2018
 June 15, 2018
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Send For Help Receive Visit from the Secretary of State for Transport.

On Friday 15th June 2018, we were delighted to welcome the Secretary of State for Transport and our local MP for Epsom and Ewell, Chris Grayling.

After receiving his congratulatory letter regarding Send For Help’s inclusion in the London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain report, we invited him to our head office.

In order for the Cabinet Minister to get a full understanding of what we do, Chief Executive, James Murray and Marketing Director, Will Murray took him for a tour of Skyguard’s offices and our state of the art Incident Management Centre. Here, he was given a live demonstration of our range of personal safety devices alongside seeing a test alarm being received by our trained Controllers.

It was a proud moment for the whole team to receive recognition from such an esteemed visitor and we appreciated the Minister for taking the time to support a local business.

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