Publications

Publications | 07/04/2020

Building Magazine

What went into building London’s Nightingale Hospital

As an integral part of this massive collaborative feat, Wilson James used its security and logistics expertise to help create a facility that will treat those seriously ill with coronavirus.

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Publications | 31/07/2020

Reuters Events

Are we on the cusp of Logistics 4.0?

Industry 4.0 has been around for a while but are we seeing the emergence of Logistics 4.0, powered by IoT, AI and analytics?

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Publications | 25/06/2020

City Security Magazine

Protect & Survive

Barry Dawson, operations director at Wilson James, examines the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the capital’s security sector and how service providers are preparing for the ‘new normal’.

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Publications | 16/06/2020

Business Info

Managing remotely using DiSC

Rosa Osman, L&D manager at Wilson James, explains how the DiSC behaviour assessment can help managers engage effectively with staff during the lockdown period.

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Publications | 21/05/2020

Financier Worldwide

More than a health crisis: leadership amid coronavirus

For George Foster, strategic accounts director at Wilson James, being open and proactive is key to optimising a business continuity plan.

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Publications | 11/05/2020

FORS

Thank you FORS Gold members Powerday and Wilson James

Thank you FORS Gold members Powerday and Wilson James for going ‘above and beyond’ during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Publications | 06/05/2020

FORS

The integral role of Wilson James in the NHS Nightingale Project

Using its security and logistics expertise, FORS Gold member Wilson James coordinated all the construction logistics for the NHS Nightingale Hospital in East London and also supported the NHS supply chain with the delivery of essential medical items.

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Publications | 05/05/2020

International Security Journal

Watch Video Interview: Securing NHS Nightingale London

Wilson James‘ Jason West, Head of Logistics and Security Integration at NHS Nightingale London spoke exclusively to International Security Journal as part of the “Leaders in Security” video interview series.

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Publications | 23/04/2020

Building Magazine

Covid-19 | The teams behind the Covid-19 hospitals

The industry has been enlisted to build temporary hospitals across the country as part of the UK’s fight against the covid-19 pandemic.

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Publications | 16/04/2020

IFSEC Global

Training spotlight: Security in aviation

IFSEC Global speaks to Wilson James on why it has expanded its dedicated aviation security training division, and the challenges faced over the past year or two.

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Publications | 15/04/2020

New Civil Engineer

Covid-19 | Which firms are working on temporary hospitals

Across the UK, engineering firms have been working with the NHS to deliver Nightingale Hospitals to tackle the coronavirus.

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Publications | 15/04/2020

Building Magazine

Building the road to recovery after the coronavirus crisis

Many have said it before, but this industry is at its best when challenged to find solutions to difficult problems – and that is what is needed most of all right now.

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Publications | 07/04/2020

International Security Journal

Wilson James Helps to Provide Security and Logistics Functions for NHS Nightingale

Organisations from across the construction sector worked together to plan, design and build NHS Nightingale and Wilson James was involved from the very early stages.

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Publications | 07/04/2020

Building Magazine

What went into building London’s Nightingale Hospital

As an integral part of this massive collaborative feat, Wilson James used its security and logistics expertise to help create a facility that will treat those seriously ill with coronavirus.

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Publications | 07/04/2020

Logistics Business

Case Study: The Building of NHS Nightingale

In these troubling times it has been truly inspirational to witness the efforts of organisations throughout the construction and security sectors in building the NHS Nightingale Hospital at ExCeL London.

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Publications | 07/04/2020

Building Magazine

Industry races to complete NHS Nightingale hospital in record time

The team behind the NHS Nightingale hospital in east London is set to get the remaining beds planned for the temporary complex ready in record time.

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Publications | 06/04/2020

Construction News

Contractors race to build temporary Glasgow hospital

Balfour Beatty, Graham, Kier and Robertson are building a temporary NHS hospital in Glasgow after the first completes in London

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Publications | 03/04/2020

New Civil Engineer

Keltbray and Lendlease race to build car park for NHS workers at ExCel centre

Engineers have been working around the clock to build a car park for NHS workers seconded to the new Nightingale Hospital at London’s ExCel centre.

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Publications | 03/04/2020

Building Magazine

Keltbray and Lendlease among firms working on Nightingale hospital car park

Wilson James is among the firms working to build a temporary carpark for the Nightingale hospital at the ExCel Centre in east London.

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Publications | 03/03/2020

International Security Journal

Wilson James announces new suite of aviation training packages

Receiving an “outstanding” rating by the CAA rubberstamps our credentials as an innovative aviation security training provider.

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Publications | 13/01/2020

Facilities Management Journal

Wilson James unveils new risk advisory service

Wilson James’ Intelligence service is designed for organisations looking to carry out due diligence in areas such as mergers and acquisitions and the examination of corporate fraud and financial impropriety.

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Publications | 08/01/2020

Risk Extra

Wilson James expands security solutions portfolio with launch of Risk Advisory Service

The company’s Risk Advisory Service augments its existing capabilities with practical, bespoke solutions for corporate clients.

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Publications | 08/01/2020

International Security Journal

Wilson James Introduces New Risk Advisory Service

The company’s Risk Advisory Service augments its existing capabilities with practical, bespoke solutions for corporate clients, private individuals and families.

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Publications | 03/12/2019

City Security Magazine

Creating a resilient security operation

An award-winning member of the Wilson James team is interviewed on how collaboration helps create a resilient security operation.

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Publications | 21/05/2019

The Professional Security Officer

The Changing Role of the Security Professional

A Regional Contract Manager with Wilson James shares his views on the changing nature of the security professional’s role.

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Publications | 28/03/2019

Construction Manager

Most construction vehicles no longer compliant with new rules for London Emission

Very Low Emission Zone set for central London which could lead to many construction vehicles having to pay a charge.

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Publications | 01/02/2019

CILT Focus

Giving support to South Sudan

Gary Sullivan talks about how the weather is just one aspect that the British Army has to face in its role for the world’s newest country.

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Publications | 25/10/2018

Building Magazine

Job swap: could you make the change?

The construction sector is so broad that even changing roles within the industry can involve a significant career change, with new challenges, skills and qualifications to take on.

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Publications | 19/10/2018

City Security Magazine

Customer service skills are not ‘nice to haves’

The security world may run on technical innovation, but the need to provide solutions that focus on people, whether as employees or customers, is still paramount, writes MD Gemma Quirke.

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Publications | 21/09/2018

Building Magazine

Capital punishment: London to take brunt of Brexit

Another challenge facing London is the threat to the “just-in-time” logistics underpinning many construction projects, comments Keith Winterflood.

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Publications | 14/09/2018

City Security Magazine

Customer service skills are not ‘nice to haves’

The security world may run on technical innovation, but the need to provide solutions that focus on people is still paramount, writes MD Gemma Quirke.

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Publications | 01/07/2018

CILT Focus

Heathrow: construction meets logistics

With nearly 200 building and refurbishment projects underway at any one time, Heathrow Airport has developed a slick construction logistics operation to feed them. Could this be a blueprint for other airports and cities?

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Publications | 01/06/2018

CILT Focus

The answer to cleaner air in our cities is in the construction supply chain

‘It can only be a matter of time before construction consolidation centres become a fact of life for planning consents,’ says MD Peter Jacobs

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Publications | 30/04/2018

Construction News

Military backing: Why mental health matters for ex-personnel

Many veterans move from the forces into the industry and can offer unparalleled expertise. But contractors must do more to support the mental health of those who struggle with the transition.

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Publications | 06/03/2018

The Airport Operator

Wilson James Celebrates Success

Within the space of twelve months, Wilson James has won several contracts and picked up a series of awards for its innovative logistics work.

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Publications | 01/11/2017

CILT Focus

Meet Josh Start

Focus talks to Josh Start, head of Colnbrook Logistics Centre (CLC), one year on from winning the Young Manager award at the CILT Annual Awards for Excellence.

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Publications | 06/10/2017

Building

Our trends in the north

At first glance, it is hard to see how a partnership between areas as diverse as Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Cheshire and Staff ordshire can make a compelling case to investors.

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Publications | 03/10/2017

Construction Manager

Construction crisis, what crisis?

While there may be talk of an industry in crisis. Construction is at the heart of our national infraestructure – even if it is resistant to change

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Publications | 02/10/2017

ICE

Engineering Clear Air Airport

A key part of this sustainability strategy, as well as a necessary component of the airport’s security and logistics, is the Colnbrook Logistics Centre, a construction and logistics consolidation centre run by Wilson James.

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Publications | 01/10/2017

Tunelling Journal

Consolidating Logistics a new era for transport management?

Construction consolidation centres are likely to become a mandatory, as cities look to reduce congestion and pollution. What does this new breed of logistics management offer

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Publications | 01/07/2017

CILT Focus

CILT Award winner named profesional of the year in European Awards

Josh Start, Head of the Colnbrook Logistics Centre, Heathrow Airport, has been named Professional of the Year at the European Logistics Association Awards in Brussels.

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Publications | 16/06/2017

Villager

Josh Start wins Professional of the Year Award

Josh Start, Head of the Colnbrook Logistics Centre at Heathrow Airport, has been named Professional of the Year at the European Logistics Association Awards

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Publications | 01/06/2017

CILT Focus

CILT signs statement of intent with MOD

The West Midlands Region honoured one of its most long-serving and influential members with a Meritorious Service Award at a recent event.

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Publications | 05/05/2017

Building

Are you ready to enter the 4th dimension?

There are two 22 Bishopsgate towers – one is rising from the ground in the City of London, and the other exists in a complex 4D virtual reality model intended to optimise every aspect of delivery.

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Publications | 01/05/2017

CILT Focus

The need for LCCC

The London Construction Consolidation Centre (LCCC) is the first construction consolidation centre in the UK to service multiple clients at multiple locations.

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Publications | 01/12/2016

CILT Focus

Voices of our future

Josh Start, Head of Colnbrook Logistics Centre (CLC), Wilson James, speaks to Focus about winning this year’s CILT Young Manager award and the pressures that come with being a manager.

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Publications | 01/12/2016

Focus Magazine

Voices of our future Josh Start

Josh Start, Head of Colnbrook Logistics Centre (CLC), Wilson James, speaks to Focus about winning this year’s CILT Young Manager award and the pressures that come with being a manager.

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Publications | 25/11/2016

Building magazine

Marginal moves

Many specialist contractors are seeing margins recover, but wariness about future work remains. David Blackman examines the theory behind the figures in this year’s specialist contractor tables

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Publications | 22/07/2016

Building magazine

Jump for joy

Logistics firm Wilson James has been celebrating the firm’s 25th anniversary with the help of contractor Lendlease by participating in a fundraising tandem skydive with the Red Devils.

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Publications | 19/02/2016

Building magazine

Military Precision

Replacing former RAF accommodation on the Falkland Islands has meant working in extreme weather conditions and freezing temperatures for the Royal Engineers.

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Publications | 20/11/2015

Building Magazine

Special Application

From the outside things may be looking better for specialist firms but money is still tight, especially with some contractors imposing tough terms and long payment times.

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Publications | 21/09/2015

Motor Transport

Fors to amend accreditation process after controversy

The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels.

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Publications | 11/09/2015

Building Magazine

Left-hand-turn ban needs more work, say experts

Industry experts have warned that the Greater London Authority’s proposed introduction of a left-hand-turn ban for lorries to improve safety for cyclists.

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Publications | 01/04/2015

Focus Magazine

The benefits of FORS

After the announcement of FORS becoming a national scheme in February, Focus spoke to Bob Dempsey MILT, Operations Manager South ,Wilson James, a Gold Member of FORS since 2014, to discuss the benefits of being FORS accredited.

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Publications | 01/03/2015

Focus Magazine

CILT Transport & Logistics Safety Forum to launch road safety film

The Institute’s Transport & Logistics Safety Forum is to launch it’s film: Our Vehicles, Our Safety, Our Responsibility: Improving Road Safety for Vulnerable Road-Users.

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Publications | 09/02/2015

Motor Transport

Operators split over Fors fees

Operators joining newly privatised Fors later this month will pay from £485 up to an eye-watering £11,250 in annual fees to be part of the bench-marking and safety initiative.

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Publications | 01/02/2015

Focus Magazine

Construction’s complete Logistics Solution

Bob Dempsey MILT, talks about the London Construction Consolidation Centre, and its role in supporting Skanska’s delivery of the St Bartholomew’s Hospital project

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Publications | 10/11/2014

Motor Transport

Logistics Partnership

Wilson James has won a five-year contract with University College London (UCL) to act as logistics partner for the university’s Bloomsbury Transformation Programme.

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Publications | 01/09/2014

The Airport Operator

Wilson James Wins Heathrow Logistics Integrator Contract

Heathrow Airport has appointed logistics and security specialists Wilson James as its Logistics Integrator.

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Publications | 22/08/2014

Building Magazine

Wilson James has appointed former Morgan Sindall London boss Peter Jacobs.

Wilson James has appointed former Morgan Sindall London boss Peter Jacobs a non-executive board director.

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