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Risk UK May 2017

News Special: Business Continuity Awareness Week 2017. News Special: The Security Institute’s AGM 2017. Opinion: EU General Data Protection Regulation: A Risk or An Opportunity? Opinion: Applying Biometric Technologies at National Borders. BSIA Briefing: Exporting Security in a...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Fire and Security Association to celebrate 10th Anniversary at IFSEC and FIREX International

Fire and security business sector representatives are being urged to attend the Fire and Security Association’s (FSA) 10th Anniversary celebrations next month during IFSEC and FIREX International, which run at London’s ExCeL in Docklands from 20-22 June. The FSA will be...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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BSIA launches all-new Business Awards designed to recognise industry-wide successes

Three new awards have been launched by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to expand the Trade Association’s existing awards programme. The Security Business Awards will be presented at the BSIA’s Annual Luncheon (which takes place at Covent Garden’s Grand...
Posted On 17 May 2017
Steve White: chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales
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“Policing must be put ahead of politics” urges Police Federation chairman Steve White

Speaking at the organisation’s Annual Conference, Police Federation chairman Steve White has called upon whomever forms the new Government to make policing a priority. In his speech to an audience including Home Secretary Amber Rudd, White addressed a number of issues...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Robert Yates steps into technical manager’s role as FIA’s Graham Simons retires

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) technical manager Graham Simons has retired from his post after a long career in the fire industry and over six years of service with the FIA. Simons joined the FIA’s technical team back in February 2011. With a specialism in...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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National Security Inspectorate announces successful transition to new accreditation standard

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has confirmed that the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been successful in transitioning its accreditation to ISO 17021-1:2015 (the latest version of the accredited standard for certification bodies which specifies the...
Posted On 17 May 2017