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.
One of the UK’s largest selling British newspapers, The Sunday Times, has written a feature on Send For Help, Skyguard’s Parent Company.
The piece looks at how firms are beginning to adapt to the latest technologies in order to combat all types of security threats that their businesses may face, from cyber scams to the safety of their staff.
Chief Executive, James Murray was quoted describing the extent to which incidents such as assaults occur on the news causing people to be more concerned than ever about personal safety.
One of Skyguard’s customers, Lanes Group also featured giving their testimonial on the service used to safeguard their drainage engineers. Spokesperson for Lanes Group highlighted that Skyguard’s lone worker protection devices provide their staff with peace of mind whilst working alone.
Read the full article online: ‘It’s a dangerous world – but we can fight off the bad guys
The UK’s largest health and safety event returns to London’s ExCeL next month from July 19th-21st.
With over 300 exhibitors, 100+ exclusive seminars, workshops and more than 20,000 of the industry’s latest products on display – the show promises to be a one-stop-shop catering for the needs of safety professionals.
The Expo is co-located with the Facilities Show, FIREX International, IFSEC International, Service Management Expo and the Professional Clothing Show, making it a must for Health & Safety Officers, Advisors, Managers and CEOs that are serious about protecting their workforce.
What’s New for 2018?
As mental health is hot on the agenda right now, a brand-new area dedicated to occupational health and wellbeing has been introduced to focus on the human element of health and safety, highlighting the importance of looking after employee’s mental health, through a series of seminars.
Also speaking on the topic, Mental health campaigner and comedian, Ruby Wax OBE will be delivering an insightful inspirational keynote over in the main theatre.
Must-See Seminar: Personal Safety
Skyguard’s parent company, Send For Help has been listed in the London Stock Exchange Group’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” report, which showcases the country’s most dynamic and inspiring businesses.
In its fifth year, the report which is supported by Theresa May is a celebration of some of the fastest growing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.
The Epsom-based tech firm was selected after outperforming peers in its sector, demonstrating sustained revenue growth of 254% between 2013-16, with its annual turnover reaching £8m.
Founded in 2010 by brothers James and Will Murray, Send For Help is the world’s largest lone worker protection provider.
Operating through its subsidiary brands Skyguard, Peoplesafe and Guardian24, Send For Help supplies key fob sized GPS personal safety alarms and mobile phone apps offering 24/7 protection to over 150,000 lone workers and people who are at risk.
Its client roster spans both public and private sectors – with over 160 NHS Trusts, major high street retailers, City banks, estate agents, the police and more than 150
On October 2nd the Lone Worker Safety Expo will be returning to London – at a brand-new venue, right in the heart of the capital.
Now in its sixth year, the event is the only one of its kind solely committed to the safety, security and wellbeing of lone workers. It’s a must for those seeking advice on how to manage the risks of lone working, using training and technology.
Highlights of the day include an engaging keynote conference with speakers from the HSE, the British Safety Council and the BSIA. Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend practical workshops on a wide range of topics and ‘Ask the Experts’ during special sessions to gain advice from some of the industry’s most well-respected professionals.
Just a few of the topics you’ll learn about:
Managing lone working risks
Latest technology and training solutions
Your legal responsibilities
Addressing mental health and wellbeing
British Standards for lone worker systems
Contingency planning and practical advice
Skyguard’s Will Murray is to co-host a workshop on procuring a lone