Norfolk

Norwich security firm to create 80 jobs

EventGuard staff at parade
Image caption EventGuard staffed the parade for Norwich City FC on their promotion to the Champions' League

A security firm in Norwich is recruiting 80 more employees after winning several major contracts.

EventGuard, part of Norse Commercial Services, a county council-owned company, provides security and stewarding at concerts, parades, race meetings, festivals.

It also provides the stewards for the Royal Norfolk Show.

The firm has won half a dozen new contracts and said it could recruit up to 300 new staff over the next year.

Managing director, Nigel Briggs said: "We have some very high-profile contracts that will mean significant additional growth over the next twelve months.

"Growth continues and we are still looking for more staff in both our stewarding and security fields."

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