Christine Caunce
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Corporate Culture, A Sense of Risk and Innovation

Although organisations see the value of adopting an innovative approach, it’s not always the easiest thing to introduce. This isn’t necessarily because people are openly opposed to the idea. Instead, it’s the perceived sense of risk that ultimately scuppers a company’s...
Posted On 12 Jun 2017
Isabelle Moeller
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Biometrics at the Borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for Government, it’s fair to state that Best Practice and guiding principles for their effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s various and many...
Posted On 18 May 2017
Peter Webster
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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
Emma Shaw MBA CSyP FSyl FCMI
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Safety and Security for the Corporate Environment

It was at Donald Trump’s first press conference as President-elect when the term ‘fake news’ broke out of media discussions and into the mainstream. What’s real and very evident across all organisations is the threat of corporate espionage, writes Emma Shaw. Every week we...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
Simon Cook
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
Geoff Zeidler: Chairman of the Police and Security Group Initiative
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PaS: The Police Service, Business and Private Sector Security Working Together

The Police and Security Group Initiative was launched back in December 2014 to further the importance of – and actively develop – partnership working between businesses, the police service and private sector security solution providers. Two years on, revisions to the national...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
John Davies
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Physical Security as a Service: The Concept

There are tell-tale signs that the way in which we all buy our products and services is changing. The concept of buying and owning a service product is increasingly looking antiquated, as consumers are focusing more and more on the outcome rather than the tools needed to achieve...
Posted On 18 Mar 2017
Jason Petrucci
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EU GDPR Compliance: Unlocking Data Value

Jason Petrucci explains why European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance signposts a new era of data discovery and data value that will enable firms to unlock invaluable Intellectual Property. Professional services organisations sell knowledge. Information...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
Poppy Jaman
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Matters of the Mind

Mental ill-health in the workplace is a growing issue, with Office for National Statistics figures stating that one-in-six working age adults experience depression, anxiety or stress-related issues at any one time. Now, Mental Health First Aid England’s Poppy Jaman is calling on...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
Peter Webster
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SIA Regulation: A Meeting of Minds

As the key driver behind regulation in the private security sector, and with its new licensing system now up-and-running, the Security Industry Authority is presently under the spotlight like never before. Peter Webster recently met with Alan Clamp, the SIA’s CEO, to discuss in...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017