Entries by Dave Thomas

GSTS appoints Lee Stanley as Director of Business Strategy

Lee joins GSTS with over 25 years’ of proven success in the world of business development, strategy, marketing and sales leadership. In his most recent role Lee returned from working in London to become a stakeholder within Liverpool with his appointment of Head of Business Development with the Liverpool Chamber. During his time there he […]

GSTS saves NHS Trust £600K

Health Trust Chief Executive heralds (GSTS) Specialist Security Presence which has led to £600k saving and vastly improved service. Blog from Mandy Bailey, Chief Executive – 17th February 2020. Since September 2018, Wythenshawe Hospital has been using a specialist security contractor (GSTS) for heightened observation services, in a joint initiative between the WTWA Estates team and our […]

When footballers lived around the corner

I was brought up in Halsbury Road, Kensington Liverpool 6 and went to St Sebastian’s School in Lockerby Road Fairfield.  When I was 8/9 I remember the excitement in the school when a tall thin shy young man clutching a pair of goalkeepers gloves came to speak to us at assembly. He was Ray Clemence […]

Olivia’s story

I started at GSTS when I was 17 in 2018. I had been to college previously and been on a Hair and Beauty course and worked for my auntie on a Saturday job collecting money in a car park. I was looking for other opportunities, so joined a traineeship programme with Asset Training. They sent […]

Integrated Management System 2020 Audits

We are delighted to have passed recent audits to further our Integrated Management System. Certification to ISO 14001 and 45001, alongside ISO 9001, provides reassurance to our existing and potential customers that GSTS is a reputable and trusted contractor that has been independently verified as meeting industry standards. This year we have added our ACS […]

GSTS recognises UK frontline staff with Excellence Awards

Albeit we have recognised the work our NHS staff have been doing during the pandemic, our Contract and Senior Management Team have been getting around the UK to acknowledge the commitment of our officers on the frontline on our logistical sites. GSTS Operations Director Andy Holvey explains ‘Understandably we have seen a demand of up […]

We’ve been shortlisted but need your help

Recently we were shortlisted for the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2020 – Next Level Award category. We’ve now been nominated for The People’s Choice Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  We impressed the judging panel last time with our fully accredited training programme and how we’ve developed unique reporting systems for our NHS and other clients during COVID-19. This time there’s […]

GSTS shortlisted for Barclays Entrepreneur Awards

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2020 – Next Level Award category. The Next Level Award recognises the entrepreneurs and small businesses who have overcome a significant challenge, adapted the way they trade or grabbed their big business growth moment. We were recognised for our ability to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

NHS Shared Business Services

GSTS are delighted to have been accepted by NHS Shared Business Services to participate in the Framework agreement for Soft Facilities Management, Asset Compliance and Security Services. GSTS successfully tendered for eight regions across the UK. The framework will be in place until July 2022 with the possibility of a further two year extension. Dave […]

Outstanding Service Awards

As part of our Rewards and Recognition Scheme – four officers from our South Manchester NHS Team received awards for Outstanding Service. The awards were presented by NHS Security Managers and Operations Manager Gareth Conlon. The officers receiving awards were: Robbie Hughes: For showing consistent and outstanding leadership. Further educating GSTS staff in the needs […]