BIFM’s Business Confidence Monitor highlights “challenges and optimism” across FM sector

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its UK FM Business Confidence Monitor 2018. Produced in partnership with Barclays and i-FM, the Business Confidence Monitor offers a unique insight into buoyancy across the FM industry and insight into current...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
Steve Bailes

The Real Battle Being Fought at Calais

The UK-France Summit at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy during January brought forth the surprise announcement that the British Government will provide an additional £44.5 million in funding to reinforce security at the UK border with France. The money is to be be spent on...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018

Securitas included in annual ranking of UK’s strongest business-to-business brands

Securitas has been awarded Business Superbrands status for 2018. Tracking and celebrating the UK’s leading brands since 2001, the Business Superbrands are identified by a survey of 2,500 business professionals from across the UK and a voluntary Superbrands Council. The latter is...
Posted On 12 Mar 2018

Traka’s new White Paper broadens discussion on introduction of body-worn cameras

Traka has launched a new downloadable White Paper in a bid to open up the discussion on the opportunities and challenges of introducing body-worn camera technology into our communities. Entitled ‘Body-Worn Camera Technology in our Community’, the document examines the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
Sadiq Khan: The Mayor of London

London Mayor’s Budget confirms additional £110 million for Metropolitan Police Service in 2018

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has committed to investing an additional £110 million into the Metropolitan Police Service across the next 12 months. This investment means City Hall is paying a greater percentage of the overall policing budget in the capital than ever before –...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018

Two-in-three procurement leaders “have limited or no visibility” beyond Tier One of supply chains

As many as 65% of procurement leaders have limited or no visibility beyond their Tier One suppliers. That’s according to Deloitte’s annual Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Survey. While visibility of the supply chain is crucial for businesses to ensure factors...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
Daniel Hardy

Taking Back The Power

Cuts to police funding, misinterpreted legislation and social issues that are creating a rise in certain types of offending have led to a lack of control when it comes to dealing with criminals. Here, Daniel Hardy examines the factors that have created the current situation and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018
Greg Clark MP: Keynote speaker at the OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

Secretary of State for Business to address delegates at OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, is set to provide the Keynote speech at the upcoming Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Summit, which takes place on Thursday 1 March at the Royal Lancaster...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018
Graham Lowe

Life Safety First: Enhanced Foundations for the Built Environment

Across the last four decades, the life safety industry has met a number of significant challenges and opportunities presented to it, among them the need for better risk management within the global built environment. While those working diligently across the sector have made...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018

Joint Committee in Parliament launches inquiry into National Security Capability Review

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) is launching an inquiry into the National Security Capability Review (NSCR). It’s to be the second inquiry of this Parliamentary session. In July last year, the Government announced a review of national security...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018