MITIE forms partnership with Stirling Assynt to enhance intelligence capabilities

Press release   •   Nov 26, 2008 13:06 GMT

MITIE is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a strategic partnership with leading global security and business intelligence provider Stirling Assynt. 

The exclusive partnership will provide MITIE with the latest intelligence information from across Stirling Assynt’s global network which will be used to support MITIE’s key clients in planning their security strategy. MITIE customers will also now be able to access individual intelligence reports specific to their sector and operational footprint. 

As part of the agreement, the two parties will launch a bi-monthly terrorism update providing security and facilities managers with an overview of the current activities of global terrorist networks and the threats they pose, as well as detailing their potential impact on the UK. 

At the launch event held on 25 November, Stirling Assynt and MITIE brought together senior executives and security directors from many of the UK’s leading businesses at a special terrorism seminar chaired by His Grace The Duke of Westminster KG and addressed by Stirling Assynt’s global terrorism advisor. The seminar allowed attendees to debate the current risks facing UK businesses as well as the impact that the recent US elections may have on the global environment in the future. 

Jeff Flanagan, Managing Director of MITIE’s security business commented “We’re committed to supporting our customers in the development of their security strategy. Access to quality intelligence is critical to this process and our partnership with Stirling Assynt will aid us to provide a global perspective. Stirling Assynt has gained a reputation as a leader in the provision of the latest information on the global terrorism environment and we’re delighted to be working with them to further expand their profile.” 

Hugh McLeod, Chief Operating Officer of Stirling Assynt, commented “Stirling Assynt has forged a reputation for providing industry-leading terrorism analysis. We are delighted to be working with MITIE to offer their clients high quality intelligence in support of their security strategies. We look forward to supporting MITIE’s further development as the UK’s most innovative provider of integrated security services.” 

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For further information please contact: 

David Revis, Investor Relations and PR Manager, MITIE Group PLC
T: 020 7034 7306 M:07979 702465 E: 

Darren Gamage, Head of Marketing, MITIE Security
T: 01908 671317 M:07816 971916 E: 

Alex Parsons, Director of Operations, Sterling Assynt
T: 0207 520 9243 E:

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The thinking phase is all about finding strategic answers to long-term challenges about assets and resources. Facilities and project management puts those plans in place, and our unrivalled range of services is one of the best in the business.

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About Stirling
Assynt Stirling Assynt is a global intelligence network run from offices in London and Hong Kong by a team of professionals with significant government and commercial sector experience. 

We bring an innovative approach to business intelligence and terrorism/country risk assessments, focusing on the needs of the client as part of a transparent and dynamic relationship. Our aim is to support strategic investment decisions and to give your company the intelligence edge, helping to increase your profitability and the efficiency of your operations. 

Our strength lies in the quality and experience of our people along with excellent access to specialist sources. This enables us to provide on-the-ground, up-to-the-minute assessments across the globe. 

Our Stirling Business Intelligence team has extensive international experience and provides genuine access to specialist sources and expertise in all major markets. We offer an informal and responsive relationship with our clients to ensure we fully meet client requirements and expectations. 

Our Terrorism and Country Risk reporting has established a global reputation under the market-leading Assynt brand for predictive analysis and integrity. It brings a transparency and flexibility that blends seamlessly with your own operation. Our global terrorism advisor provides unique expertise and unrivalled knowledge of jihadist groups to support your operations, especially in high-risk environments.