Belfast Telegraph

Lisburn security firm Mercury adding 90 new jobs amid rebrand and expansion

By Ryan McAleer

A Lisburn-based security company is creating 90 new jobs in a £500,000 investment.

Mercury, which also has offices in Dublin, Limerick and London, will also change its name to Mercury Security and Facilities Management.

The firm said the rebrand reflected its expansion into a new facilities division, where the new jobs will be based.

The roles will provide, housekeeping services, pest control, mat rental services, car park sweeping, washroom services and industrial and specialist cleaning services.

Mercury, Now Northern Ireland's largest independent security firm, said the announcement followed a period of sustained growth.

In recent months it has signed new deals with Almac Group, Harvey Norman, Market Cross Shopping Centre in Kilkenny and Woodie's DIY, as well as securing contracts with London shopping centres Hammersmith Broadway and Fulham Broadway.

Welcoming the expansion news, company chief executive Frank Cullen said: "We have invested more than £500,000 into the new division and are delighted that we continue to contribute to the local economy here in Northern Ireland with further job creation.

"I'm confident that our new range of services will enable clients to streamline their current outsourcing requirements.

"(This will allow) them to benefit from an innovative approach and bespoke service which will handle all their facilities management needs through a single, cost-effective and efficient point of contact.

"Since formation in 2001, Mercury has continued to grow from strength to strength, but this could not have been achieved without the hard work and support from our loyal staff members and clients.

"For that reason, I would like to say a special thank you to them for their continued service and support.

"I am certain that together we will continue to place Mercury at the forefront of our industry."

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