Two com­pa­nies united in se­cu­rity

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Kent Business Update -

Two se­cu­rity firms have merged in a deal de­scribed as “a great step for­ward” by both com­pa­nies.

Ash­ford-based Red Alert has joined forces with Kent and Sus­sex Se­cu­rity (KSS), also from the town.

All staff will be re­tained fol­low­ing the deal, with KSS mov­ing to Red Alert’s of­fices at Or­bital Park and com­ing un­der its brand.

KSS di­rec­tors Ge­off Hil­ton and John Jame­son will join the board at Red Alert, whose man­ag­ing direc­tor Clive Gawler will re­main in his post.

The two com­pa­nies have worked to­gether on pro­jects in the past, prompt­ing the friendly merger.

Mr Gawler said: “Red Alert is al­ready the lead­ing in­de­pen­dent se­cu­rity spe­cial­ist in the South East and we are look­ing for­ward to grow­ing fur­ther.

“The merger will also al­low KSS cus­tomers to ben­e­fit from Red Alert’s larger, 15-strong tech­ni­cal team. Red Alert man­ag­ing direc­tor Clive Gawler, right, and KSS direc­tor Ge­off Hil­ton

“We have pledged to keep on and en­try sys­tems across the Alert Tele­care will con­tinue to all the KSS staff as we pur­sue South East for more than 20 op­er­ate in the health­care sec­tor, our plans to make Red Alert the years. where it in­stalls and main­tains pre­ferred se­cu­rity sup­plier to KSS was es­tab­lished in 1996 hi-tech tele­care and tele­health both the do­mes­tic and com­merand adds se­cu­rity in­dus­try and equip­ment for vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple cial mar­ket in Lon­don and the spe­cial­ist CCTV knowl­edge to liv­ing in­de­pen­dently at home. South East.” the ex­pand­ing Red Alert op­er­aThe com­pany will be launch­ing

Red Alert has been pro­vid­ing tion. a new red but­ton life­line ser­vice in­truder and fire alarms, CCTV Red Alert’s sis­ter com­pany Red shortly.

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