Philip McKelvey: heading up the new retail security division at EvolutionAnfield: the home of Liverpool FCSir Thomas Winsor: Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of ConstabularyJonathan Levine: CEO at the Axis GroupPeter WebsterBrian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK

Fencing and Construction Training forges working partnership with Gate Safe

Gate Safe has joined forces with Fencing and Construction Training (FaCT) to raise awareness of the required safety

Experts to give local businesses free advice at North West Security Procurement Conference

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is encouraging local businesses to register for their free place

FCO and The Security Institute agree terms on new Group Membership scheme

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday 25 April at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London, The

CSL confirms deal to acquire Emizon Networks and accelerate plans for new sectors

CSL – the specialist provider of M2M and Internet of Things solutions in both the security and health sectors

Evolution launches new retail security division for UK and European customer base

Evolution, the integrated fire and security business, has launched a new division specifically to provide a

FirstPort ordered to pay £460,000 by Guildford Crown Court over fire safety failures at Gibson Court

Following the judgement in Guildford Crown Court on Tuesday 11 April relating to fire safety failures at Gibson

Incentive FM Consultancy moves into extra time with Liverpool Football Club

Incentive FM Consultancy – part of the Incentive FM Group – has started the next phase of its work with

The Security Institute celebrates with new Chartered Security Professionals at The Inner Temple

The 2017 edition of the annual black tie dinner* for Chartered Security Professionals and their guests was held at

“Young cyber criminals motivated by peer respect and accomplishment” reports NCA

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published the results of research into how and why some young people become

Police service “cannot continue to fill the gaps left by other agencies” warns HMIC

Police forces are having to pick up the slack as cuts in other public services increase pressure on them. In his

British Standards Institution delivers record revenue and profit for year ending 31 December 2016

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced its results for the year ending 31

“Dangerous extremists to be separated from mainstream prison population” announces MoJ

Dangerous extremists will be separated from the mainstream prison population and placed into specialist centres

Security and Front of House specialist Axis Group joins Institute of Customer Service

The Axis Group – one of the UK’s fastest-growing security, Front of House and support service

TDSi supports education at IFSEC 2017 with Tavcom Training Theatre sponsorship

Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi will be sponsoring the Tavcom Training Theatre at IFSEC

Full review of Security Industry Authority’s ACS to be undertaken by Pye Tait Consulting

North Yorkshire-based Pye Tait Consulting is working in partnership with the Security Industry Authority (SIA)

“Almost 50% of UK businesses hit by cyber breach or attack in past 12 months” state Government statistics

Businesses large and small are being urged to protect themselves against cyber crime in the wake of new Government

SIA Regulation, Business Licensing and the ACS: A Personal Perspective

Tuesday 14 March witnessed the 2017 edition of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) annual Stakeholder

An Eye on ID

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has issued new figures showing that identity fraud has hit the

Risk UK April 2017

News Analysis: National Surveillance Camera Strategy. Opinion: Physical Security as a Service. Opinion: Security’s

New squad formed by Ministry of Justice in bid to tackle drone threat to prison security

A specialist squad of prison and police officers has been formed to tackle the threat posed by drones to prison

International standard on occupational Health and Safety reaches second draft stage

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has now published the second draft of ISO 45001

Manchester Metropolitan University outsourced security contract awarded to Oltec FM

Facilities management specialist Oltec FM has been awarded the contract to provide all outsourced security and

Metropolitan Police Service publishes end-of-year crime statistics for 2016-2017

The force’s end-of-year crime statistics covering the period 2016-2017 have just been issued by the

Pilgrims Group wins prestigious security guarding and management contract with PwC UK

A major new contract with the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been

CGI-Oxford Economics Study: “Severe cyber breaches lead to massive decline in share prices”

CGI has unveiled the results of an in-depth economic study entitled ‘The Cyber-Value Connection’, which shows that

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SIA Regulation, Business Licensing and the ACS: A Personal Perspective

Tuesday 14 March witnessed the 2017 edition of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) annual Stakeholder Conference, which ran at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London. A reflection of the partnership working theme for the day, the confirmed speakers emanated from...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017

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Fencing and Construction Training forges working partnership with Gate Safe

Gate Safe has joined forces with Fencing and Construction Training (FaCT) to raise awareness of the required safety protocol for anyone involved in the installation of automated and manual gates. In addition to helping to educate the industry on the importance of the correct...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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Experts to give local businesses free advice at North West Security Procurement Conference

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is encouraging local businesses to register for their free place at the upcoming North West Security Procurement Conference, which takes place at the Holiday Inn in central Liverpool on Wednesday 3 May. Sponsored by ATEC Fire &...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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FCO and The Security Institute agree terms on new Group Membership scheme

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday 25 April at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London, The Security Institute announced that it has entered into a Group Membership arrangement with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The deal will enable all the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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CSL confirms deal to acquire Emizon Networks and accelerate plans for new sectors

CSL – the specialist provider of M2M and Internet of Things solutions in both the security and health sectors – has announced the acquisition of Emizon Networks. The deal is the first since CSL’s management team reinvested with Norland Capital, ICONIQ Capital and RIT...
Posted On 25 Apr 2017
Philip McKelvey: heading up the new retail security division at Evolution
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Evolution launches new retail security division for UK and European customer base

Evolution, the integrated fire and security business, has launched a new division specifically to provide a sophisticated range of intelligent Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) solutions to retail customers across the UK and Europe. Headed up by Philip McKelvey, the division...
Posted On 25 Apr 2017
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FirstPort ordered to pay £460,000 by Guildford Crown Court over fire safety failures at Gibson Court

Following the judgement in Guildford Crown Court on Tuesday 11 April relating to fire safety failures at Gibson Court retirement home that resulted in the death of an elderly woman, it’s plain that enforcement agencies will no longer tolerate companies operating inadequate fire...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
Anfield: the home of Liverpool FC
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Incentive FM Consultancy moves into extra time with Liverpool Football Club

Incentive FM Consultancy – part of the Incentive FM Group – has started the next phase of its work with Liverpool Football Club. This involves a full review of the existing facilities model and the re-procurement of the contracts for security, M&E work and...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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The Security Institute celebrates with new Chartered Security Professionals at The Inner Temple

The 2017 edition of the annual black tie dinner* for Chartered Security Professionals and their guests was held at the iconic Inner Temple in London on Thursday 16 March. Lord Alex Carlile QC CBE, chairman of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals’ Registration...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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“Young cyber criminals motivated by peer respect and accomplishment” reports NCA

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published the results of research into how and why some young people become involved in cyber crime. The report, which is based on debriefs with offenders and those on the fringes of criminality, explores why young people assessed as being...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
Sir Thomas Winsor: Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary
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Police service “cannot continue to fill the gaps left by other agencies” warns HMIC

Police forces are having to pick up the slack as cuts in other public services increase pressure on them. In his annual ‘State of Policing’ report, Sir Thomas Winsor (Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary) draws attention to “material pressures” on...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017