The Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2019 – Honours Outstanding Achievements

The 2019 Security & Fire Excellence Awards were held at the prestigious London Hilton Park Lane on Wednesday 20th November.  The 20th edition of these industry awards was celebrated in style with a significant number of NSI approved companies from around the UK amongst the winners and finalists, each recognised for their outstanding achievements.

More than 1000 representatives from the security and fire sectors attended the esteemed black tie evening, which included the Charity Casino raising funds for organisations such as Kids on The Green and the Victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire.

NSI would like to congratulate all those who won awards, including 26 NSI approved company finalists who were recognised.  Taking home the top prizes in 5 categories, we applaud the following NSI approved companies and their teams:

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year

Wilson James

Customer Care Initiative of the Year

FGH Security

Security Guarding Company of the Year Under £25M Turnover

FGH Security

Security Installer of the Year (Small, Medium & Large)

Total Security Protection

Security Manager of the Year 

Helen Hyman, Mitie Security

View the photos of all the winners


NSI is proud to be a founding stakeholder of the Engineers of Tomorrow competition.  The overall winners from this 3-day competition, which took place at IFSEC International in June, were also presented with their prizes at the Awards evening.

NSI congratulates the following apprentices, a number of whom are from NSI approved companies, on their outstanding achievements and wishes them every success in their future careers.


Intruder Competition

First Place: Adam Smylie and Scott McNab of Beacon Fire & Security NI Ltd  (NSI approved company)

Second Place: Frazer Armstrong of Specialist Fire & Security and Glen Brown of Scan Alarms (NSI approved company)

Third Place: Matthew Eminson and James Beavon from Chubb (NSI approved company)

Fire Competition

First Place: Callum Tootle and Chris Lomax of EFT Group (NSI approved company)

Second Place: Michael Battersby of Evolution (NSI approved company) and Stephen Gray of Forest Security Alarms

Engineers of Tomorrow Competition and WorldSkills UK 2020

For those interested in taking part in next year’s Engineers of Tomorrow competition, (the winners will go on to compete at WorldSkills UK)  register your interest now!

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