Carillion collapse should act as “wake-up call” for effective risk management approaches

Public sector officials and the heads of major corporations must use the collapse of Carillion as a wake-up call and recognise the value of an effective risk management approach. Speaking at the launch event for the 2018 EURisk Convention, Dr Calie Pistorious (CEO of...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018

Leading industry associations confirm support for The Fire Safety Event 2018

Leading fire industry associations including the Institution of Fire Engineers, the Rail Industry Fire Association, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection, the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, the Association of Insurance Surveyors and the National Association of...
Posted On 24 Jan 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
Graham Allison

Pay Rates in Security: The Highs and Lows

Although the pay rates that security officers are awarded remain a cause for concern, the issue points to a wider problem regarding training and skills development, not to mention the way in which personnel are deployed. Graham Allison explains why security services providers...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017

The Security Institute set to run popular annual Remembrance Lecture on 16 November

The Security Institute’s 2017 Remembrance Lecture is being held on Thursday 16 November in the Queen’s Room at Armoury House in the City of London. This year’s lecture is being given by Craig Mackey QPM, the Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service....
Posted On 31 Oct 2017

Zaun focuses on integrated perimeters CPD content at London Build Expo 2017

Perimeter protection specialist Zaun is educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems by running its RIBA-approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar ‘Perimeter and Integrated Systems: The Trusted Advisor’ at the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

Fire Industry Association’s all-new fire detection and alarms courses open for bookings

Following the launch of four brand new fire detection and alarm qualifications in the design, installation, maintenance and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that bookings for these courses can...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
Ken Livingstone MSc FSyI

Linx International Group publishes results of research study into training trends

The Linx International Group – the consultancy providing security, risk management and training services – has just revealed the results of an extensive survey conducted by the company with a view to investigating the attitudes of security professionals towards...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
Jason Wakefield

Security Regimes for Today’s Mail Rooms

What springs to mind when you think about building security? It’s always the usual suspects of CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, gates, barriers, panic alarms and security guarding, etc. All are common and have become essential in the uncertain and dangerous world in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017

ORIS scoops coveted Vendor of the Year accolade at Retail Risk’s 2017 Fraud Awards

ORIS has won the coveted Vendor of the Year Award 2017 at the Fraud Awards, which ran as part of the Retail Risk Conference organised by Retail Knowledge (Media). The ceremony took place at The King Power Stadium, home of the Premier League’s Leicester City FC, on Thursday...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017