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GDPR - 23rd May 2018

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May 2018, we are publicising the fact that we may hold personal data ...more »

ETI - 23rd November 2016

Hawki is delighted to continue working with its long standing partner Education and Training International (ETI). ETI has been operating in the CIS since 1996 and ...more »

Greg Hands MP meets Hawki - 2nd November 2016

Greg Hands, Member of Parliament for Chelsea and Fulham and Minister of State for International Trade, meets constituency Fulham business Hawki last week, during the Colombian state visit ...more »

Hawki West Africa is founded - 20th January 2016

In January 2016, Joy Nunieh, Donald Duke and Hugh Martin co-found Hawki West Africa. This is an exciting venture and aims to provide clients with expert ...more »

Hawki exhibits at Intersec 2016 - 16th January 2016

Hawki is exhibiting again at Intersec 2015 in Dubai, for the third year.  Intersec aims to be even bigger in 2016, it will present over 1,200 ...more »

Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (CHACR) - 22nd September 2015

On 28 April 2015, Hawki attended an event hosted by the Army’s newly established Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (CHACR). About 20 high-level delegates ...more »

Islamic State - Five Good Reasons - 29th June 2015

Global media coverage of Islamic State (IS) proliferates. In the wake of Thursday’s atrocities, the international press seems mesmerised. It displays a morbid fascination with the ...more »

BBC interview Hawki about SIA industry - 23rd March 2015

In March 2015, the BBC uncovered unscrupulous companies that are SIA-approved training centres illegally issuing security qualifications.  Below is some of the BBC media coverage including ...more »

BBC News - 23rd March 2015

BBC website quotes Hugh Martin - click here   EXPERT VIEW Hugh Martin is chief executive of Hawki, one of the UK's most respected companies providing bodyguard training. He ...more »

Country Life - defending your castle - 4th March 2015

Property news edited by Arabella Youens   ...more »

Libya, an update: the country’s future as a single state lies in the battle for control of the oil - 16th February 2015

Even to the seasoned observer, the daily reports from Libya paint a picture of an incomprehensible, anarchic morass. But within the nationwide unrest and violence, Major ...more »

Libya – the two “governments” in a nutshell - 16th February 2015

Detailing the number, complexity and shifting allegiances of the different groupings across the country is beyond the remit of our update. But at the heart of ...more »

Intersec 2015 - 21st January 2015

Hawki exhibited at Intersec 2015 in Dubai. This was Hawki’s second year at the event which was inaugurated by Shaikh Mansour Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al ...more »

RPV Kestrel Project - 10th November 2014

The Hawki Kestrel system is a unique combination of manned reconnaissance platforms with remotely-piloted vehicles (RPVs). The platforms were designed for wide area persistent surveillance and ...more »

Does the Islamic State spell the end for international business in the Middle East? - 29th October 2014

The press is full of alarmist news about the threat of the Islamic State (IS). Many of our clients have asked us what it means for ...more »

Al Qaeda and Islamic State - what’s the difference? - 28th October 2014

They are very different organisations, and Islamic State is not simply replicating Al Qaeda under a different name. Al Qaeda (AQ) has been described as an informal ...more »

Hawki at Country Life Fair - 27th September 2014

Hawki exhibits at the Country Life Fair on 27-28 September 2014.  Prince Michael of Kent, the royal patron of the first Country Life Fair, which takes ...more »

Yemen welcomes Hawki training - 22nd March 2014

Yemen welcomes the Security Awareness Training and Defensive Driving training delivered by Hawki.  Hawki's training provides staff confidence, techniques and skills to work more effectively in ...more »

Intersec 2014 - 29th November 2013

Hawki will be exhibiting at Intersec 2014 held in Dubai. Intersec 2014 is under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. ...more »

Career Transition Partnership - 24th July 2013

Hawki is delighted to be part of the first CTP Online Careers Fair, an event designed specifically for service leavers at all stages of their resettlement, ...more »

Royal Jordanian airlines - 15th July 2013

Hawki is proud to become a preferred supplier for Royal Jordanian airlines for Amman and London. Hawki has offices in Amman and London and able to ...more »

Journalists visit EUPOL in Kabul - 4th July 2013

Justine Kaasjager and Sari Haukku are two of seven journalists that were invited to visit EUPOL Afghanistan from 28th of June until 4th of July. Sari ...more »

Trinidad Security Expo - 7th March 2013

Hawki was among 25 companies to exhibit at the second security exhibition in Port of Spain, Trinidad on 04-06 March. Jack Warner MP, Minister of National ...more »

Libya Security Expo - 7th February 2013

Hawki was please to be invited to the First Security Exhibition in Tripoli on 11-13 February. The exhibition was over a three day event and visited ...more »

Training for Nigeria - 11th June 2012

Hawki delivers training for delegates travelling to Nigeria and other remote countries around the world. In our central London headquarters, delegates receive practical training including vehicle ...more »

Hawki training in Kabul - 1st April 2012

Hawki's permanent training team in Kabul continues to train delegates from many European countries. The security training is now supplemented with advanced medical training, driver training ...more »

300+ Delegates trained in Kabul & Amman - 14th December 2011

Over 300 delegates have been trained by Hawki in Afghanistan and Jordan. 125 delegates in Kabul and 178 in Amman have been trained on safety, security, ...more »

SIA Close Protection course - 17th September 2011

Our Close Protection course was audited today by City & Guilds. The assessor was delighted with the high calibre of training and commented that it was ...more »

Hawki training 400 personnel in Jordan - 27th July 2011

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (SCOTS DG) has embarked on operations in Southern Afghanistan. To support our soldiers and their families a 'Caring for Courage' fund ...more »

Training in Kabul - 3rd June 2011

Hawki are to train 250 personnel in Kabul over the next twelve months. The training team will deploy this month for the first series of courses ...more »

Training for Afghanistan - 5th May 2011

French management consultancy conduct security and medical training prior to deploying to Kabul.   ...more »

Judges and Legal Experts train for Iraq - 16th April 2011

Judges, Prison Governors and Legal Experts receive HET training prior to travel to Iraq at Hawki's 1900 acre training facility in Kent. The course focuses on ...more »

Travel Security Training - 7th March 2011

Teams deploying to Afghanistan, Africa and Central America conduct intense security and medical training at Hawki's 1900 acre UK training facility.   ...more »

Sky News - 18th December 2010

Sky News listeners receive advice on how to cope with the treacherous snow conditions with practical driving advice and survival tips. Mark Longhurst interviews Hugh Martin ...more »

Training in South Caucasus - 24th November 2010

Over 150 delegates from across the 27 EU member states undergo security/safety, medical and off-road driver training. The practical and rigorous training prepares delegates for the ...more »

Training in Brussels - 23rd October 2010

Twelve delegates conduct HEST training in preparation for their overseas trips to hostile areas. ...more »

Election experts deploy to Afghanistan - 13th September 2010

Election experts conduct pre-deployment training prior to their important task of overseeing the election process in Afghanistan. Hawki's realistic and practical training prepares the team for ...more »

Teams trained for hostile environment - 30th July 2010

12 delegates prepare for travel overseas. The practical security and first aid training provides realism and provokes thought while instilling a safer ethos towards overseas travel. ...more »

Intensive training for 150 Delegates - 16th May 2010

150 delegates from around Europe have completed a 5-day in country training package in Georgia. Over a five week period in April and May, delegates from ...more »

Ambassadors & Security Teams train for Afghanistan - 2nd May 2010

Ambassadors and personnel from police and military units train for hostile environment training. The five day intensive course prepares for safety and medical aspects working in ...more »

International IT company train for Afghanistan - 9th April 2010

IT company with 50,000 employees and revenue of $5.5 billion across 40 countries is trained by Hawki for travel to Afghanistan. Delegates receive safety, security and ...more »

Ambassadors train for Overseas Deployment - 21st March 2010

Ambassadors, Political Advisers and Security Experts conducted a 5-day HET course for their travel to remote and hostile countries. The team of twelve were experienced travellers ...more »

Haiti - Close Protection for US giant - 1st March 2010

The crisis in Haiti brings Hawki to provide Close Protection and logistics support in Port au Prince, Haiti, for global consultancy company and reconstruction project. At ...more »

HET training for Ambassadors - 26th February 2010

12 delegates from across Europe receive safety, security and medical training. Preparation is key before travelling to post conflict countries. ...more »

Delegates train for overseas travel - 29th January 2010

Delegates from across European countries receive safety and medical training prior to travelling to remote post conflict countries. Many have previous experience and the course focuses ...more »

Close Protection services in Sudan - 22nd January 2010

At short notice, a high ranking ambassador required close protection in the southern region of Sudan. The team facilitated a safe and secure trip while visiting ...more »

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Standards and Accreditations

City & Guilds accreditation
Edexcel training provider for approved courses
RoSPA approved driver training course and centre
First Aid Awards (FAA) approved centre
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) approved training provider
International Code of Conduct (ICoC) signatory
Approved learning provider for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Enhanced Learning Credits scheme; Hawki number 4504
Career Transition Partnership (CTP) Ministry of Defence (MOD) preferred supplier