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23 March 2012
 March 23, 2012
Reserve it

Skyguard Devices to be used for The Wildlife Trust’s Innovative Centenary Event

Thanks to the help of Skyguard, The Wildlife Trust are celebrating their centenary year with a fun new challenge for companies.

Corporate teams from across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire will have just 6 hours to visit as many Wildlife Trust nature reserves as they can – in fancy dress! Saturday 22nd September 2012 is Reserve It! day where corporate teams will be using their skills in planning, decision making and leadership along with their Skyguard tracking devices to travel around the counties visiting as many nature reserves as possible.

Teams will need to decide the best route to take to gain as many points as possible with different reserves being worth different points. Skyguard is supporting this team event by providing the Wildlife Trust with key fob sized GPS tracking devices for each team to monitor their progress through the day.

Teams will be given extra points for using innovative transport and the best fancy dress. In the lead up to the event teams will also be challenged to raise £1000 to help the

21 March 2012
 March 21, 2012
Suzy Lamplugh trust

Skyguard to Showcase at the Suzy Lamplugh Trust Safer Lone Working Conference

Skyguard will be exhibiting at the Safer Lone Working Conference – a one day interactive conference exploring issues of personal safety whilst lone working.

The event, held on Thursday 26th April 2012 at Celtic Football Club in Glasgow, is organised by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust – the only national charity dedicated to providing practical information and advice about how to reduce the risks of violence and aggression in the workplace.

The day will include interactive group sessions and engaging workshops run by leading consultants. All aspects of safer lone working will be covered, from choosing a personal safety service to protect your lone workers to conducting personal safety risk assessments.

The conference will be opened at 9.30am by special guest Phil Hanlon, Professor of Public Health at the University of Glasgow.

Skyguard are pleased to be part of the event and we will be showcasing all aspects of our service – including live demonstrations of our personal alarms which link to our 24/7 Incident Management Centre.

You can

8 February 2012
 February 8, 2012
Olympic Torch Bearer

Team GB Protected by Skyguard’s MySOS Personal Alarms at London 2012

Skyguard are proud to announce that we provided 24/7 protection to Team GB throughout the London 2012 Games. Security staff and key personnel of Great Britain men’s and women’s football teams were issued MySOS personal safety devices to ensure protection wherever they were.

A gagging order which prevented businesses from promoting their involvement in supplying goods and services to London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been lifted, allowing us to publicise our involvement last summer.

Skyguard were approached by the Security Innovation and Technology Consortium (SITC) to join their project which gave UK companies an opportunity to showcase innovative technologies at the London 2012 games, whilst implementing a security regime to keep the athletes, spectators and host cities safe and secure.

Although the Olympics represented a significant opportunity for the UK Security Sector to demonstrate advances in technology, it also had to be of a tried and tested standard in an operational capacity. Skyguard’s premier personal safety service met both criteria.

The decision to allow the

11 January 2012
 January 11, 2012
In the News

Skyguard’s International Service Gains National Press Coverage

This past weekend saw the latest review of Skyguard’s International service hit the national pages, adding to the wealth of coverage given to this unique and exclusive personal safety service.

The 7th January 2012 issue of Financial Times’ luxury magazine, How to Spend It, gives equal billing to Skyguard’s service alongside Sony’s latest hardware and a new, innovative Dyson product as this month’s must-have technology.

Describing the MySOS personal alarm as a simple to use, all-purpose emergency button aimed at business travellers and tourists, reviewer and gadget lover, Jonathan Margolis goes on to explain how Skyguard alerts the local police, paramedics or fire units to get to you “pronto” in an emergency.

The Financial Times is just one of many well-established publications that have reported on Skyguard’s exclusive personal emergency service, which covers 36 countries across Europe, the Russian Federation and South Africa. Major newspapers such as The Daily Express, The Sun, The Independent and the Sunday Post have all published articles in the past

9 January 2012
 January 9, 2012
Best Practice Logo

Skyguard Awarded ‘Company of the Year’ by Best Practice UK Magazine

Skyguard is delighted to have been awarded Best Practice UK magazine’s ‘Company of the Year 2011’.

Describing the award, Best Practice “takes huge pleasure in dedicating the highly impressive and industry recognised Company of the Year feature to Skyguard.”

The reasons stated for awarding this accolade were given because of “their hard work and enthusiasm in offering a vast array of protection methods in order to assist vulnerable lone workers.” Best Practice also describes Skyguard’s personal safety alarms as “innovative” and “high quality”. Best Practice magazine has become well established in the Security and Health and Safety sectors and is read by nearly 20,000 industry experts on a regular basis.

Skyguard’s Marketing Director, Will Murray states, “With Best Practice magazine’s years of reporting experience in these sectors, we regard this award as further confirmation that Skyguard is the leading personal safety service for lone workers and those at risk in the UK and across Europe.” You can read the ‘Company of the

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