Paul Everitt: CEO at ADSNeil BasuJohn RobinsonPeter SherryBrian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UKProfessor Martin Gill CSyP FSyIGerard WallaceDidier Faure: the new CFO at CSL

“Light touch customs deal vital to economy post-Brexit” urges Security Trade Association

The Government must pursue a more ambitious customs agreement with the European Union (EU) than any yet proposed

Securitas supports Emergency Services and military operations with additional patrols

Following the explosion on a tube train at Parsons Green London Underground Station on the morning of Friday 15

Arrests made by counter-terrorism officers in UK rise by 68% across past 12 months

Arrests made by counter-terrorism officers in the UK have risen by more than 50% in the year up to the end of June

Barred security director found guilty of working without a licence in wake of SIA investigation

On 14 September at Llandudno Magistrates Court, security company director Mark Pursglove was found guilty of

Britain seeks “comprehensive security and law enforcement partnership” with EU post-Brexit

Britain will look to agree a comprehensive new security, law enforcement and criminal justice partnership with the

Tall building fires under the spotlight at Birmingham’s NEC during Emergency Services Show

Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which runs in Hall

ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part Two)

With ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes now upon us,

Apprenticeships: Striking The Balance Between Employers and Educationalists

One of the key recommendations of the Richard Review of Apprenticeships (published in November 2012 during the

Shared Approach

The Government’s Department for Exiting the European Union (EU) has set out its bold plans for arrangements that

Security Research Initiative focuses attentions on key considerations for security sector

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published two reports addressing key considerations for the

Outstanding Security Performance Awards return to UK for March 2018 presentations

Following the huge success of the inaugural UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) earlier this year,

Reputation tops list of business priorities in BSI’s Organisational Resilience benchmarking study

Protecting reputation tops business leaders’ list of priorities ahead of financial achievements and business

“Data laws to be made fit for digital age” urges Government in launching Data Protection Bill

The Government has outlined vital protections and flexibilities for the nation’s world-leading research, financial

Biometrics Commissioner’s third Annual Report scrutinised by Big Brother Watch

The 2016 report of the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material was submitted to Home Secretary

Home Office confirms rank and file police officers to receive 2% pay award in 2017-2018

The Government has recognised what it refers to as “the extraordinary efforts” of the police service

CHAS introduces eRAMS risk assessment service for contractors and maintenance teams

An all-new electronic service which allows contractors and maintenance teams to create, amend, store and print

“Untrained and neglected IT staff increasing cyber security skills gap” warns (ISC)²

A survey of 3,300 IT professionals conducted by (ISC)² has revealed that widespread underfunding in training

Concerns beginning to rise over owners’ attitudes towards life safety in buildings

New research from life safety systems manufacturer Hochiki Europe suggests that European installers are becoming

Evac+Chair launches guide to emergency evacuation in support of Business Safety Week

In support of Business Safety Week, Evac+Chair International has launched its own guide to emergency evacuations to

Services business Cordant Group all set to become UK’s largest Social Enterprise

Cordant Group – the UK’s second largest recruitment and services business and which includes Cordant Security

Fire Industry Association gearing up for October seminars on ‘Update to BS 5839-1:2017’

During October, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) will be holding four seminars under the banner ‘Update to

Remote Monitoring: Achieving Maximum Benefits for End Users

Here, Jonathan Sturley explains in detail how close working relationships formed with installers can ensure that

Risk UK September 2017

News Analysis: British Standard 8593 for Body-Worn Video. News Special: Cortech Open Innovation Events 2017.

Secure connectivity specialist CSL appoints Didier Faure as Chief Financial Officer

CSL, the provider of secure connectivity for M2M/Internet of Things devices, has announced the appointment of

Home Office funds new Video-Enabled Justice programme for serving police officers

A new video link scheme designed to improve the way in which police officers give evidence and free up more time

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ISO 22316: Preparing for Brexit (Part Two)

With ISO 22316:2017 Security and Resilience – Organisational Resilience – Principles and Attributes now upon us, John Robinson decided to apply his own test – focused on Brexit – in a bid to ascertain what’s of value in this document for security, risk and resilience...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017

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Paul Everitt: CEO at ADS
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“Light touch customs deal vital to economy post-Brexit” urges Security Trade Association

The Government must pursue a more ambitious customs agreement with the European Union (EU) than any yet proposed and work closely with industry to develop concrete proposals. That’s the view of Trade Association the ADS Group. Introducing new customs processes for trade...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Securitas supports Emergency Services and military operations with additional patrols

Following the explosion on a tube train at Parsons Green London Underground Station on the morning of Friday 15 September, which resulted in 30 people being injured, the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre increased the terrorism threat level posed in the UK from ‘Severe’...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Arrests made by counter-terrorism officers in UK rise by 68% across past 12 months

Arrests made by counter-terrorism officers in the UK have risen by more than 50% in the year up to the end of June 2017 as the police and the Security/Intelligence Services have continued their efforts to make the UK a hostile place for terrorists. The arrest figures released by...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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Barred security director found guilty of working without a licence in wake of SIA investigation

On 14 September at Llandudno Magistrates Court, security company director Mark Pursglove was found guilty of working without a licence. Rachel Williams was found to have aided and abetted Pursglove, while Alan Williams was found guilty of providing false information. This...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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Britain seeks “comprehensive security and law enforcement partnership” with EU post-Brexit

Britain will look to agree a comprehensive new security, law enforcement and criminal justice partnership with the European Union (EU) after Brexit to fight what the Government calls “our shared threats from terrorism and organised crime”. In the latest future...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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Tall building fires under the spotlight at Birmingham’s NEC during Emergency Services Show

Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which runs in Hall 5 at the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September. Russ Timpson, founder of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network, will present a session in the...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative focuses attentions on key considerations for security sector

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published two reports addressing key considerations for the security industry. Together, the comprehensive documents seek to understand and highlight the ways in which private security can help protect the public – in both private...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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Outstanding Security Performance Awards return to UK for March 2018 presentations

Following the huge success of the inaugural UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) earlier this year, the awards scheme will be returning in 2018. The UK OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries and designed to recognise and reward...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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Reputation tops list of business priorities in BSI’s Organisational Resilience benchmarking study

Protecting reputation tops business leaders’ list of priorities ahead of financial achievements and business leadership. That’s according to the world’s first benchmarking study of Organisational Resilience published by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
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“Data laws to be made fit for digital age” urges Government in launching Data Protection Bill

The Government has outlined vital protections and flexibilities for the nation’s world-leading research, financial services, journalism and legal services as part of its plans to update data protection legislation for the modern era. The Data Protection Bill will make data...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017