Entries by MarkWalker


Ashridge Group, a specialist provider of facilities and security services based near Aylesbury, Bucks, not only believes in encouraging its employees to support the charity sector, it gives each of them two days extra holiday to devote to good causes. Group Managing Director Emma Walker, explains that the value is not simply to the charities […]

HR executive says the security sector is underrated as a career choice

Nancy Oliver, HR Executive at the Buckinghamshire-based Security and Facilities Management Ashridge Group, is encouraging more school and college students to consider the sector as a career choice. As an “undecided” A level and then Sports Management student she abandoned not one but two previous courses of study in pursuit of her ideal job, a […]

Ashridge Energises ENGIE’s Security Operations

Gavin McGuinness, Subject Matter Expert on security for Engie’s Facilities Management Operations, describes how working with Ashridge Group Security has brought both peace of mind and professional support to his work. Engie’s operations activities mean that the scope of its security requirements is broad and the nature of the work varied. We needed an organisation […]

Senior appointment supports equality diversity ambitions

Emma Walker has stepped up to the role of Managing Director at security specialists, Ashridge Group. As the company enhances its senior capabilities, it is also looking to build on the value of its ‘people first, security second’ ethos, which focuses on prioritising its own employees’ needs to deliver customer service excellence. With her strong […]

Security Group offers SMEs a model for the Customer Experience

When Ashridge Group changed its business model to read ‘people first, security second’ many traditionalists were taken aback. Now, with a growing international portfolio of clients across sectors as diverse as corporates, heritage sites, theatre, live entertainment venues, rail and critical national infrastructure organisations Ashridge Group has proven its point, even to sceptics.