Insights

Our approach to dealing with the COVID-19 crisis

The Covid-19 global pandemic has now affected us all; from the closure of places of work to the threat of severe illness, each one of us is feeling its reverberations.  At Wilson James, we’re taking it seriously. We recognise the potential repercussions and are actively working to mitigate their impact on our security, aviation and construction clients, as well as our 5,000+ work force. We’ve taken an

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Creating a safe space for science

Amongst our large portfolio of clients, we provide both security and logistics services for one of the country’s leading medical research facilities. We maintain a safe place for cutting-edge science and facilitate efficient logistics that allow life-saving research to take place. “we actively recruit our security and logistics staff from

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Why standards are good for business

Approval to a certain standard and a clear demonstration of robust processes are often a pre-requisite to work with potential customers. If you do not have the required standards, then you simply won’t be considered. If you ask any certification body why standards and robust processes are good for business,

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Changing Perceptions Through Workforce Diversity

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace is about so much more than placing a tick in the Corporate Social Responsibility box. Rather, it’s a real force for business improvement. Diverse teams are proven to develop more innovative ideas. When people of different ages, sexual orientations, genders, socio-economic classes, ethnicities, cultures,

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Planning for risk in the 21st Century

For any business or enterprise, managing risk needs to start from the beginning, or at least at a point when risk realisation has not become too prevalent. After all, a key objective of any business must be to create a secure and safe environment for people to work in, and

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Getting the logistics right for off-site construction

Logistics is not “sexy” – it is seldom the element of work that receives top billing or the limelight. However, logistics is the area where small changes in your planning can add up to make significant differences. After all, your project can only progress as fast as logistics will allow

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Reduce workplace accidents with some simple steps

The majority of reported accidents in the workplace fall into three basic categories: slips, trips and falls. Thankfully, most of these accidents are easily preventable by following some simple safety practices. 1) Concentrate when walking Not being aware of your surroundings while walking around a workplace can cause you to slip,

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How we can slash construction vehicle emissions overnight

The role of the construction industry is continuing to evolve and change, as supply chains become more complex and solutions become more integrated. Responsibility for our communities is also becoming more widely shared. Presented with an opportunity to take a more expansive view on wellbeing, our industry should be leaping

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Increasing diversity in the 2020s

Without a doubt, there are many challenges facing the security industry as we enter the third decade of the century. And yet, one of the most pressing is almost wholly self-inflicted: our continuing lack of diversity. While there have been great strides made in some cases, our larger workforce trends

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