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June 2022 in Insight
As we gear up to Armed Forces Day 2022, HR Manager Charlene Gebhardt shares her insight into veteran recruitment at Hart
May 2022 in Insight
With Sub-Saharan Africa accounting for 48% of global terrorism deaths, and a pandemic leaving no country untouched, what does effective management of Duty of Care look like? Chris Bees, Country Manager for Hart Nationwide, Somalia, sheds some light
March 2022 in Insight
She's spent 16 years as an Overseas Security Manager in locations around the world. Here, Penny Derham shares her insights into the type of person suited to the job, the key to developing an effective security culture, and why this is a role she believes women can excel in.
July 2021 in News
With the recent celebration of Armed Forces Day, veteran and Hart Chief Administration Officer Graham Kerr shares his insights into leaving the British Army as well as his advice on deciding if the security sector is for you.
December 2020 in News
Despite the additional challenges of a global pandemic, Hart is proud to announce that our operations in Somalia, Hart Nationwide, has achieved ISO certifications
Why military veterans are sharing lessons learnt on handling stress with front-line medical staff
January 2020 in News
It stands to reason that to manage a professional security company in a post-conflict foreign country, where no two days are the same, takes far more than a 40-hour week mind-set
December 2019 in News
The signing of the Armed Forces Covenant, an initiative by the Ministry of the Defence to rally support from the business and charitable sectors for the armed forces community, was for Hart, an important formality that echoes its modus operandi at many levels.
July 2019 in News
"Today the security industry plays a vital role in supporting humanitarian, reconstruction works and capacity building in hostile environments – work that could otherwise not take place. We are an enabler to the international community to do more good in more places."
July 2019 by Graham Kerr in News
The conference comprised a series of excellent speakers led by Admiral Lord West giving the keynote address ‘Strategic Trends and Risks – Horizon Scanning’. This wide-ranging analysis left one in little doubt that the world is in the least stable condition experienced for many a year.
May 2019 in News
In a location where situations can escalate quickly, Hart is constantly adapting the security design of Chelsea Village, the group's secure camp in Mogadishu, to the threat of the environment
Afghanistan Country Director Paul Urey shares his experiences from within the security sector in Kabul and what motivates him on a daily basis.
November 2018 by Claire Green in News
Hart’s Regional Director for Europe, Claire Green, attended a discussion about John McCain’s legacy and the Magnitsky Act – and the impact that it is making against government corruption almost a decade since it was passed.
October 2018 in News
Hart is proud to announce the receipt of our renewed business and security licenses in Somalia.
August 2017 in Insight
Security risks shouldn’t stand in the way of reporting on need-to-be-told humanitarian stories. When a news team came to cover the effect of drought in Somalia, Hart Nationwide were there to support
Here's what can be done on an international and local level to help solve the migrant crisis
July 2017 in Insight
In the second of five blogs on megatrends, Rob Noble speaks about how broad cyber security threats have become, given our reliance on everyday tech
June 2017 in News
As of 2017, Hart and Security Exchange have formed a division that offers holistic security planning, preparation, response and recovery. Watch the video and meet the team
May 2017 by Rupert Reid in Insight
Rupert Reid, CEO of Security Exchange, reports back from the Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual gathering in Philadelphia, the biggest industry event of the year
In the first of five blogs on megatrends, Rob Noble considers our changing world and what the shifting demographics mean for security globally and at home
March 2017 by Rob Preston in Insight
Whether on the sports field or in the business arena, navigating your team through an unforeseen crisis involves similar tactics
January 2017 in News
Hart is an ongoing member of SCEG, demonstrating our dedication to embracing regulation, transparency and professional standards.
December 2016 in News
Both specialists in their fields, Hart and Security Exchange have formed the Chelsea Group Security & Crisis Management division offering clients a host of services for the special risk market from kidnap and ransom to business travel management.
December 2016 in News
Hart is now registered on the System for Award Management (SAM), providing a more streamlined process of obtaining and procuring US federal contracts. SAM also confirms that Hart are eligible to bid on such contracts.
November 2016 in News
The recent addition to the Chelsea Group is Security Exchange, a provider of security risk management services for the insurance industry. Their diverse range of disciplines includes: Kidnap & Ransom, Product Contamination, Terrorism and Political Violence, Marine Piracy, Aviation and Cyber. Hart welcomes them to the group and looks forward to working together to continue providing our clients with specialised security.
April 2016 in News
As a company, Hart strives for standards of excellence in all that we do. And so we are proud to be one of the first private security companies to be certified to ISO 18788 (PSC1) and to achieve the BS OHSAS18001.
April 2016 in News
Fully licenced to operate in Afghanistan since 2003, Hart are pleased to announce the renewal of our 12-month Afghanistan Ministry of Interior Private Security Company (PSC) licence. We continue to have an outstanding record providing security services and training to a variety of diplomatic clients and companies in the country.
February 2016 in News
On 2nd February, a commercial Daallo Airlines flight, bound for Djibouti from Mogadishu, was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off when part of the plane was ripped open by the explosion.
December 2015 in News
Our chairman Lord Westbury and other key players in the HART team, recently headed to London’s Somerset House to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Leadership Trust and its 2015 merging with The Chelsea Group, of which HART is the founder.
July 2015 in News
HART is proud to announce that its security and risk management services have been awarded certification to the Private Security Standard (ANSI/ASIS PSC1: 2012)
October 2014 in News
Hart is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring its IT Director Peter William’s Big Battlefield Bike Ride.
March 2014 in News
Hart Integrated Solutions is pleased to announce receipt of the renewal of its 12 month Afghanistan Ministry of Interior Private Security Company (PSC) License. The PSC license was awarded by the Afghanistan Ministry Of Interior (MOI) in Kabul and Hart was the first PSC to receive its license for this new year.