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Lodge and PALS Services Merger to Offer New Retail Loss Prevention Solution

International loss prevention and security consultancy Lodge Service has merged its profit protection and LodgIC intelligence business... Read More
Latest News 15th Dec 2017

Black Friday 2017 – How to Protect your Profits on the Big Day

Black Friday presents opportunities. Risks too - those that occur when a crowd of people are trying to get into a store,... Read More
Black Friday 2017 – How to Protect your Profits...
Latest News 22nd Nov 2017

Fire Door Safety Week 2017, September 25th to October 1st: App Cuts Safety and Security Risks

A ground-breaking smartphone app reminds facilities managers to unlock fire doors for public access and lock them again for out-of... Read More
Fire Door Safety Week 2017, September 25th to October...
Latest News 25th Sep 2017

‘Let’s Talk’: Lodge Service launches Remote Conflict Management System

A new ‘conflict management’ system enables employees in retail, public services and other workplace settings to engage... Read More
‘Let’s Talk’: Lodge Service launches Remote...
Latest News 19th Jun 2017

Stand C1030 at IFSEC 2017, June 20-22, Excel London

We invite you to our Stand C1030 at IFSEC 2017, June 20-22, Excel London. Join us to find out the opportunities to reduce costs when... Read More
Stand C1030 at IFSEC 2017, June 20-22, Excel London...
Key Events 12th Jun 2017

Police Message to Businesses: London Protect

It is vital that Industry Sector Leads disseminate these messages to colleagues and partners, including those within your industry... Read More
Police Message to Businesses: London Protect
Latest News 07th Jun 2017

Threat Level Critical: Police Recommendations

Menu of Tactical Options: The following list of tactical options should be considered to support an increase in the threat level,... Read More
Latest News 24th May 2017

POLICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 23/05/2017

This briefing is in relation to the tragic events in Manchester last night. Firstly I must express our sympathies to those who have... Read More
POLICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 23/05/2017
Latest News 24th May 2017

Lodgic Intelligence Network Controls New Web-Enabled Site Services

Lodgic Intelligence Network Controls New Web-Enabled Site ServicesStand C1030 at IFSEC 2017, June 20-22, Excel London Security... Read More
Lodgic Intelligence Network Controls New Web-Enabled...
Latest News 22nd May 2017

Fraud Alert

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) have identified a new fraudulent trend that may impact legitimate companies and organisations... Read More
Latest News 18th Apr 2017

Lodge Service Relocates to Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Security consultancy Lodge Service has moved headquarters to Bank House, 15 Gosditch Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2AG.... Read More
Lodge Service Relocates to Cirencester, Gloucestershire...
Latest News 11th Jan 2017

City of London Crime Prevention Association, London Monday, 16th January 2017

Subject: Cyber Investigation  Venue: City of London (contact us for details) Speaker:  Detective Chief... Read More
Key Events 15th Dec 2016

Lodge Service at National Charity Fraud Conference

Event: National Charity Fraud Conference  Date: Friday 28th October 2016  Time: 9:00 - 16:45  Location: Royal... Read More
Key Events 26th Oct 2016

Protest at Byron: a warning to Hospitality and Retail Businesses

The commercial impact on the Byron hamburger chain from the protests by immigration campaigners should be a warning to retailers,... Read More
Protest at Byron: a warning to Hospitality and Retail...
Latest News 26th Oct 2016

Fire Door Safety Week 2016: New App to cut Risks of Injury and Fines

Major retailers and entertainment venues risk the safety of customers and fines of up to £2,000 per incident if they fail to... Read More
Fire Door Safety Week 2016: New App to cut Risks of...
Latest News 28th Sep 2016

Security Workshop, Birmingham, November 14th 2016

The Charity Retail Association is organising a one-day training workshop on ‘Charity Shop Security & Safety Awareness&rsquo... Read More
Security Workshop, Birmingham, November 14th 2016
Key Events 23rd Sep 2016

Vacancy: Business Development Administrator

We are looking for a Business Development Administrator to work for a national security company based at their London office. Job... Read More
Vacancy: Business Development Administrator
Latest News 18th Jul 2016

Installers and Property Managers Open Day on July 13th

Lodge Service is inviting security installers and property managers to view its new visitor facility at the LodgIC intelligence centre... Read More
Installers and Property Managers Open Day on July...
Latest News 05th Jul 2016

Vacancy: BDM, London

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join a national security company to oversee and manage business... Read More
Vacancy: BDM, London
Latest News 01st Jul 2016

Vacancy: BDM, Redditch

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join a national security company, working out of their regional... Read More
Vacancy: BDM, Redditch
Latest News 01st Jul 2016

EU Referendum & UK Security

Following the result of the EU Referendum, for the UK to leave the European Community, Lodge Service and our divisions will continue... Read More
EU Referendum & UK Security
Latest News 28th Jun 2016

Staff Crime: Combating 'The Insider Threat' (Risk UK)

Effective counter-measures for staff crime – whether the motivation is financial gain, a warped ideology or pure malice &ndash... Read More
Staff Crime: Combating 'The Insider Threat' (Risk...
Latest News 26th May 2016

New Security App will cut Security Lapses

In the wake of the Manchester United bomb scare, a new smartphone application is launched to enable facilities managers and contractors... Read More
New Security App will cut Security Lapses
Latest News 19th May 2016

Lodge Service at IFSEC 2016: Stand B810

Intelligence Network Controls Web-Enabled Site Services Security, facilities and logistics managers can remotely monitor and control... Read More
Lodge Service at IFSEC 2016: Stand B810
Latest News 11th May 2016

Lodg.IC Visitor Centre Opening April 26th and 27th

Security installers, facility managers and other system users and specifiers are invited to visit the Lodg.IC visitor centre &ndash... Read More
 Lodg.IC Visitor Centre Opening April 26th and 27th...
Latest News 15th Apr 2016

Changing the Guards in 2016

The days of commercial security users selecting services based purely on the lowest price may well be numbered – see the... Read More
Changing the Guards in 2016
Latest News 14th Mar 2016

Are Retailers neglecting the Return on Investment from Security Technology?

The cost of retail crime soared to £613 million last year. It’s the highest level since records began. It is a 2% increase... Read More
Are Retailers neglecting the Return on Investment...
Latest News 09th Mar 2016

Donations Stolen on Charity Shop Doorsteps in New Year

Gifts of clothing and other stock donated in the New Year by the public to charity shops that are left on the retailer’s doorstep... Read More
Donations Stolen on Charity Shop Doorsteps in New...
Latest News 22nd Jan 2016

Retail Security & Counter Terrorism

Lodge Service was recently interviewed by French Fashion media www.wwd.com:- Question. What should retailers be doing to ensure the... Read More
Retail Security & Counter Terrorism
Latest News 25th Nov 2015

New Guide: Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas

The run-up to Christmas brings a particular risk of retail losses to theft - with increased footfall, distracted staff and thieves... Read More
New Guide: Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas...
Latest News 25th Nov 2015

Charity Retailers: Are you missing out of Gift Aid?

Gift Aid is a major source of revenue for charity shops – but for charities to benefit, the original owners of donated stock... Read More
Charity Retailers: Are you missing out of Gift Aid...
Latest News 23rd Nov 2015

National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

Monday 23 November - Campaign launch and media briefingTuesday 24 November - Public vigilance online and offWednesday 25 November -... Read More
National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week
Latest News 20th Nov 2015

Police Business Continuity Advice: Current Threat

See the new report on CSSC CT Protective Security Update on the current threat to the Untied Kingdom. The report is packed with good... Read More
Police Business Continuity Advice: Current Threat
Latest News 12th Nov 2015

Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas

Crime cost the UK retail industry £603m last year, 18 percent higher than the previous 12 months, according to British Retail... Read More
Five Steps to counter Retail Theft at Christmas
Latest News 10th Nov 2015

Protecting Retail Brands with Mystery Shopping

“With React’s mystery shopping service, Omniplex Cinemas can identify a potentially under-performing location in terms... Read More
Protecting Retail Brands with Mystery Shopping
Latest News 22nd Oct 2015

Lodge Service wins Leeds Security Guarding Award

Business against Crime in Leeds (BACIL) has chosen Lodge Service for the ‘Best Day Time Security Team’ inaugural award... Read More
Lodge Service wins Leeds Security Guarding Award
Latest News 14th Oct 2015

Lodge Service shortlisted for 2nd Award in 'Retail Fraud Awards 2015'

Lodge Service is nominated for the ‘Most innovative in-store surveillance’ award. Here judges are looking for innovative... Read More
Lodge Service shortlisted for 2nd Award in 'Retail...
Latest News 05th Oct 2015

Police call for Criminal Impact Statements - but consider Civil Recovery of Losses

Security and Loss Prevention managers should be aware that Police forces are highlighting the option to complete an Impact Statement... Read More
Police call for Criminal Impact Statements - but consider...
Latest News 02nd Oct 2015

Suspicious Item Checklist

The following is advice from City of London Police:- If you discover a suspicious item in a mail room, or anywhere else in the building... Read More
Suspicious Item Checklist
Latest News 24th Sep 2015

Securing Retail Brands & Profits

Cosmetic brands are a major attraction for shoppers in retail chemists - but also for shoplifters unfortunately, says Liam Gleeson... Read More
Securing Retail Brands & Profits
Latest News 07th Sep 2015

Lodge Service shortlisted for 'Retail Fraud Awards 2015' for 'Most innovative cross-functional Security product'

Retail Knowledge has shortlisted Lodge Service’s Intelligence Network for ‘Most innovative cross-functional product.&nbsp... Read More
Lodge Service shortlisted for 'Retail Fraud Awards...
Latest News 12th Aug 2015

Steve Goodwin awarded Masters Degree in Anti-Terrorism and Political Violence Studies.

Steve Goodwin MBE MLitt MSyI, compliance and training manager for Lodge Service, has been awarded a Masters Degree in Terrorism and... Read More
Steve Goodwin awarded Masters Degree in Anti-Terrorism...
Latest News 28th Jul 2015

Can the New Government help get the SIA back on track?

In his latest blog for Infologue.com, Stuart Lodge, Chief Executive of Lodge Service, discusses business licensing and standards.... Read More
Can the New Government help get the SIA back on track...
Latest News 23rd Jun 2015

Halfords Secures Stores with Lodge Service

Lodge Service is supplying security guards in six stores in Ireland operated by Halfords, the leisure and car products retailer.Halfords... Read More
Halfords Secures Stores with Lodge Service
Latest News 02nd Jun 2015

IFSEC, Excel, London

IFSEC International will be back for 2015 on June 16-18 at London, ExCeL. The 2015 event will focus specifically on leading global... Read More
IFSEC, Excel, London
Key Events 16th Jun 2015

Retail Business Technology

To ensure that visitors to Retail Business Technology Expo 2013 have an even more productive visit, RBTE 2013 will host the launch... Read More
Key Events 12th Mar 2013

Retail Fraud Exhibition

This year promises to be the biggest and best Retail Fraud ever. With over 650 delegates attending the definitive event for all aspects... Read More
Key Events 18th Apr 2013

Counter Terror Olympia

Counter Terror Expo 2013 is the largest international event to mitigate threats, protect against terrorist attacks & understand... Read More
Key Events 24th Apr 2013

IFSEC International

Taking place on the 13-16 May 2013 at the NEC Birmingham, IFSEC International is the largest event for the security industry, bringing... Read More
Key Events 13th May 2013

Current Economic and Crime Threats

Subject:Current Economic and Crime ThreatsDate:Monday 18th MarchVenue:Grocers’ Hall, Princes Street, London EC2R 8ADContact:... Read More
Key Events 18th Mar 2014

Retail Forum, Whittlebury Hall

Nicky Barrell, Commercial Director at React Surveys Ltd - specialists in Customer Service Research - will be meeting top retailers... Read More
Key Events 14th Apr 2014

IFSEC 2014

Meet with the Lodge Service Team at IFSEC, we will be at the show throughout the 3 days. For details of the event, please click here... Read More
IFSEC 2014
Key Events 17th Jun 2014

Transport Security Expo: Olympia

Boosting the Security of Deliveries through Driver Controlled Deliveries Technology - Case Study Theatre: SECURE TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE... Read More
Transport Security Expo: Olympia
Key Events 03rd Dec 2014

Assoc of Security Consultants, 2014 Conference, in Hayes, UK

Lodge Service is exhibiting at CONSEC on Thursday 2 October 2014, London Heathrow Marriott Hotel, Bath Road, Hayes UB3 5AN The... Read More
Assoc of Security Consultants, 2014 Conference, in...
Key Events 02nd Oct 2014

Munster Business Show

Lodge Service at Munster Business Show, Thursday November 13th, 2014 A range of new security solutions available to protect retail... Read More
Munster Business Show
Key Events 13th Nov 2014

Counter Terror Expo

Counter Terror Expo is the leading international event dedicated to mitigating the threat of terrorism.Over 10,000 attendees involved... Read More
Counter Terror Expo
Key Events 22nd Apr 2015

Olympic Legacy – The Lessons Learnt

Subject: Olympic Legacy – The Lessons Learnt Date: Thursday 14th February Venue: Salters Hall, 4 Fore Street, London EC2Y... Read More
Key Events 14th Feb 2013

Security Operation Success for Labour Party Conference in Ireland

Joan Burton (pictured) - Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and leader of the Labour Party in Ireland - has praised the organisation... Read More
Security Operation Success for Labour Party Conference...
Latest News 30th Apr 2015

The Hatton Garden Robbery: What is your Security Plan B?

In his latest blog for Infologue.com, Stuart Lodge, Chief Executive of Lodge Service, discusses alarm response. Stuart writes: &ldquo... Read More
The Hatton Garden Robbery: What is your Security Plan...
Latest News 22nd Apr 2015

Poundland Protection

Poundland Protection Lodge Service is providing security guards to protect Poundland stores in Northern Ireland and the Republic... Read More
Poundland Protection
Latest News 31st Mar 2015

Lodge Service in '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2015'

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has listed security consultancy Lodge Service amongst the '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain... Read More
Lodge Service in '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain...
Latest News 30th Mar 2015

REACT Surveys appoints Nicky Barrell as Managing Director

REACT Surveys appoints Nicky Barrell as Managing Director Nicky Barrell has been appointed Managing Director of REACT Surveys following... Read More
REACT Surveys appoints Nicky Barrell as Managing Director...
Latest News 03rd Feb 2015

Lodge Service appoints Colin Morley as South Area Manager

Lodge Service appoints Colin Morley as South Area Manager Colin Morley has joined Lodge Service as an area manager responsible for... Read More
 Lodge Service appoints Colin Morley as South Area...
Latest News 30th Jan 2015

UK Retail Crime up 18 per cent says BRC

UK Retail Crime up 18 per cent says BRC Crime cost the UK retail industry £603m in the 2013-14 financial year – an 18... Read More
UK Retail Crime up 18 per cent says BRC
Latest News 20th Jan 2015

Wynsors Trials Remote Monitoring - 'Retail Technology'

Wynsors Trials Remote Monitoring - 'Retail Technology' In this issue: Wynsors World of Shoes, with £38 million revenue and... Read More
Wynsors Trials Remote Monitoring - 'Retail Technology...
Latest News 19th Jan 2015

Lodge Service appoints Lea Potts as Business Development Manager

Lodge Service appoints Lea Potts as Business Development Manager Lea Potts has joined Lodge Service as business development manager... Read More
Lodge Service appoints Lea Potts as Business Development...
Latest News 12th Jan 2015

Trending in 2015: The Intelligence Network

Trending in 2015: The Intelligence Network Budgets will be under pressure in 2015. Security and property managers are looking for... Read More
Trending in 2015: The Intelligence Network
Latest News 19th Dec 2014

West Midlands Police and Lodge Service working together

West Midlands Police and Lodge Service working together "West Midlands Police has engaged Lodge Security Limited to support the security... Read More
West Midlands Police and Lodge Service working together...
Latest News 05th Dec 2014

Transport Security Conference Olympia

Date: December 3rd, 15:00 Transport Security Conference, Wednesday Dec 3, Olympia, London: Boosting the Security of Deliveries... Read More
Transport Security Conference Olympia
Latest News 01st Dec 2014

Building on remote monitoring - Professional Security magazine

Building on remote monitoring - Professional Security magazine In this issue: Launch of Lodg:IC Intelligence Network. Lodge Service... Read More
Building on remote monitoring - Professional Security...
Latest News 11th Nov 2014

Lodge Service at Munster Business Show, Thursday November 13th, 2014

A range of new security solutions available to protect retail and other businesses in Ireland will be on show on the Lodge Service... Read More
Lodge Service at Munster Business Show, Thursday November...
Latest News 10th Nov 2014

Donations at Risk on Charity Shop Doorstep

Donations at Risk on Charity Shop Doorstep   Radio Suffolk has interviewed Lodge Service's Pete Thomas with his call to members... Read More
Latest News 07th Nov 2014

New Web Film of 'Intelligent' Security Services

A new web film click here the history of Lodge Service, from when it was founded in 1919 in the USA to the present day organisation... Read More
Latest News 13th Oct 2014

Security Protection for UK Exporters

How can UK businesses protect their processes, stakeholders and assets when expanding their operations overseas? This month's... Read More
Latest News 08th Oct 2014

Lodge launches 24-7 Staffing Services for Police and Government

Police forces and local and national Government departments can now hire experienced former police officers as support staff from... Read More
Latest News 07th Oct 2014

Assoc of Security Consultants, 2014 Conference, Oct 2, in Hayes, UK

Lodge Service is exhibiting at CONSEC on Thursday 2 October 2014, London Heathrow Marriott Hotel, Bath Road, Hayes UB3 5AN&nbsp... Read More
Assoc of Security Consultants, 2014 Conference, Oct...
Latest News 30th Sep 2014

Going Undercover: the Future of Guarding?

In his latest blog for Infologue.com, Stuart Lodge, Chief Executive of Lodge Service, discusses technology and the role of manned... Read More
Going Undercover: the Future of Guarding?
Latest News 17th Sep 2014

Transport Security Expo: Driver Controlled Deliveries presentation

Hadrian Garner of Lodge Service will be presenting at the Conference - Transport Security Expo, Olympia, 3 December 2014&nbsp... Read More
Transport Security Expo: Driver Controlled Deliveries...
Latest News 10th Sep 2014

New: How Retailers are 'Profiting by Protection'

Pressure on margins and the rising cost of shrinkage have changed security strategy in-store and through the retail supply chain.... Read More
Latest News 03rd Sep 2014

World of Shoes

Wynsors World of Shoes, with £38m revenue and shoe sales of four million pairs a year, has commissioned trials of a remote security... Read More
World of Shoes
Latest News 19th Aug 2014

The Future of Retail Security: Undercover and Hi-Tech

What will be the security needs of retailers be in ten to twenty years from now? Expect to see a resurgence of the high street and... Read More
Latest News 21st Jul 2014

Countering Terror with Intelligence

This slideshow to retail and corporate security users and planners sets out the key role of an intelligence centre to plan and manage... Read More
Countering Terror with Intelligence
Latest News 06th Jul 2014

Craft Bakers’ Association

Members of the Craft Bakers' Association heard how mystery shopping and test purchasing can stop losses to theft and improve profitability... Read More
Craft Bakers’ Association
Latest News 12th Jun 2014

Lodge Service launches European Intelligence network

Lodge Service, the £22 million UK security group, has extended its intelligence network - Lodg:Ic - into mainland Europe for... Read More
Lodge Service launches European Intelligence network...
Latest News 27th May 2014

Lodge Service Presents at Counter Terror Expo, Olympia

Time: 1450-1515 Location: London Room "How remote surveillance & control supports your contingency planning" Conference Programme... Read More
Lodge Service Presents at Counter Terror Expo, Olympia...
Latest News 30th Apr 2014

Top Retailers meet React Surveys on April 30

‘Retail Forum’, Whittlebury Hall, April 30, 2014: React Surveys Ltd - specialists in customer service research - will... Read More
Latest News 23rd Apr 2014

Join Lodge Service on LinkedIn

Lodge Service is on LinkedIn - join us to read news on security and ROI (Return on Investment) - everything you ever wanted to know... Read More
Latest News 14th Apr 2014

Store Detectives: Return On Investment

Lodge Service’s detective teams provide an average of 40 per cent ROI (Return On Investment) on contract costs through goods... Read More
Latest News 07th Apr 2014

New Compliance and Training Manager for Lodge Service

Steven Goodwin MBE, a former Royal Marine, has joined Lodge Service as compliance and training manager. Managing director Simon Chapman... Read More
New Compliance and Training Manager for Lodge Service...
Latest News 31st Mar 2014

Store Detectives in Front Line ('Professional Security Magazine')

Shoplifters in Manchester supermarkets are targeting coffee and cosmetics. As the weather improves, meats are stolen nationwide for... Read More
Latest News 11th Mar 2014

Lodge Service at the Retail Forum, April 30th, Whittlebury Hall, NN12 8QH

In one day and one night at Whittlebury Hall, The Retail Forum offers senior retail professionals the opportunity to meet potential... Read More
 Lodge Service at the Retail Forum, April 30th, Whittlebury...
Latest News 26th Feb 2014

'Wilkinson Protects Profits' - Retail Technology magazine

Wilkinson Hardware Stores Ltd has commissioned the first stage in a remote monitoring and intelligence network operated by Lodge Service... Read More
 'Wilkinson Protects Profits' - Retail Technology...
Latest News 04th Feb 2014

Retail Crime: BRC Reports Worsening Costs

The BRC Retail Crime Survey for 2013 reports that UK retailers are fighting a rising tide of theft in store. Last year saw the highest... Read More
Retail Crime: BRC Reports Worsening Costs
Latest News 03rd Feb 2014

Stuart Lodge – Security – in-house or contract?

“Contract security services… an expensive luxury?… nice to have but are they critical to the business? &hellip... Read More
Stuart Lodge – Security – in-house or contract...
Latest News 30th Jan 2014

Counter Terror Expo, Apr 30 2014, London, Speaker Simon Chapman

Simon Chapman, MD of Lodge Service, will be talking about Contingency Planning - Remote Monitoring, Surveillance and Facilities Management... Read More
Counter Terror Expo, Apr 30 2014, London, Speaker...
Latest News 21st Jan 2014

Retail Therapy

Pressure on Margins is changing Security Strategy on the High Street. Corporates can benefit too. (*Published in ‘City Security... Read More
Retail Therapy
Latest News 23rd Apr 2013

Campus Security: Cutting Costs for a Clear Return on Investment

How much is crime on campus costing you in additional overheads and lost revenue? What is your annual investment in security to counter... Read More
Campus Security: Cutting Costs for a Clear Return...
Latest News 08th Apr 2013

Retail Security 2013: Return on Investment

There is growing demand by major retailers for a measurable return on their investment in security, says Stuart Lodge, CEO of security... Read More
Retail Security 2013: Return on Investment
Latest News 13th Mar 2013
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