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CREST and Peter Jones?

It’s very exciting for us to announce that we are now in partnership with Peter Jones ILG for the provision of our hardware carriage systems. The Peter Jones systems are widely recognised in the UK Emergency Service and Military communities as the default brand for carrying a range of communications devices. 

Halo at Leicester Carnival

CREST was delighted to work with Leicester Carnival on Saturday 4th August. We’re very grateful for the trust the Caribbean Carnival Organising committees have shown in us across the country and it was fantastic to see Halo helping Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Police in partnership at this event, helping to keep local people safe. […]

Halo Triumphs at Largest Bi-annual Community Event in the UK

CREST was privileged to be invited to work with Bedford Borough Council and deploy our Halo software at their bi-annual Bedford River Festival event on 14th & 15th July.  This is the second-largest community event in the UK (the first being Notting Hill Carnival) where an estimated 350,000 people are in attendance. As this was […]

Halo At Third UK Carnival!

CREST was overwhelmed to be invited to work with our third UK Carnival this year, at Nottingham on Saturday 12th August. We worked as consultants on this event to help with SAG support, site design, security planning and crowd flow.  We were then invited to use our Halo Event Management System at the event to […]

Crest Wins Consultancy Tender

CREST is incredibly pleased to announce our new three-year contract for health and safety consultancy with Abbeyfield Society Loughborough. The Abbeyfield brand is one we’re proud to be associated with and from 1st August 2018 we will be their health and safety consultants.  We have long delivered first aid training to their capable, friendly and […]

CREST Fights Cancer One Step at a Time!

At CREST we’re always happy to support a good cause and last weekend it was the turn of our training team as they went out to walk 10k in support of Prostate Cancer UK.  To date, they’ve raised over £700 between them and if you’d like to show your support you can donate at

Luton Carnival Safest It’s Been For 42 Years!

CREST was very proud to attend the Luton Carnival on Sunday 27th May and deploy the Halo System.  Approximately 15,000 people were in attendance and a whole range of partner agencies from the Safety Officer, Event Organiser, Security Team, Traffic Management Team and even Bedfordshire Police were all using Halo. This enabled the rapid sharing […]

Halo Stands Out in Magazine!

We’re thrilled that our fantastic work with great partners at Luton Carnival has made it into the Stand Out Magazine Summer Edition of 2018.  You can read all about us in the centre pages (p60-p64) here:

CREST Supports Disney on Ice

In April 2018 CREST was at Disney on Ice with Halo.  Halo helped to keep 9,800 families safe that day and worked perfectly.  It was great to see the whole team at the venue reporting incidents and reacting to them instantly.  Venue safety/security and housekeeping teams were able to automate their functions, keeping non-essential traffic […]

Nickelback – Best Halo Outing Yet!

Halo was deployed again on a music tour and this time it was for Nickelback.  Another packed venue with over 8,500 people enjoying the show – safely and without incident, monitored and looked after by Halo. Security teams and stewards alike all reporting and responding to incidents in a matter of seconds, creating an unparalleled […]

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