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IHMA welcomes initiative designed to tackle counterfeiting in global maritime sector

A new initiative aimed at tackling the problem of counterfeiting in the maritime sector has been welcomed by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). The industry trade body has stated that the new Know Your Customer (KYC) Best Practices scheme heralds...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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IHMA refers to report on counterfeiting-induced job losses as “extremely disturbing”

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) states that a new report on job losses due to counterfeiting is “extremely disturbing” and urges a “redoubling” of global authentication strategies. Published by the Organisation for Economic...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
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Interpol and City of London Police actively support World Intellectual Property Day to combat crime

Interpol is backing World Intellectual Property Day on Tuesday 26 April as part of the organisation’s continued commitment towards law enforcement efforts specifically aimed at combating all forms of intellectual property crime. Through its Trafficking in Illicit Goods programme,...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
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Prime Minister David Cameron announces £5 million fund for Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit

Prime Minister David Cameron is setting aside £5 million of UK Government funding in order to establish and support a new Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit. As part of the Government’s comprehensive strategy for tackling the scourge of extremism, the Prime Minister wants to...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Dr Karin von Hippel: the next director general of RUSI
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Dr Karin von Hippel set to become RUSI’s new director general from December

Professor Michael Clarke, the present director general of RUSI, announced back in May that he would be standing down from his post this year. The chairman of the Institute, the Rt Hon William Hague, is now pleased to announce that Professor Clarke’s replacement has been...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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The Trailblazers

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has just approved the Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard for the security and fire business sectors as well as the Emergency Systems world. This major development arises alongside the Government’s own announcements regarding...
Posted On 22 Sep 2015
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Government approves Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard for security and fire business sectors

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approved the Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard for the security and fire business sectors as well as the Emergency Systems world. The news comes at the same time the Government has announced radical changes to boost...
Posted On 24 Aug 2015