Peter Webster
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The Living Wage: Stepping in the Right Direction

Much attention is now being paid to the excellent Living Wage campaign orchestrated in the UK by the Living Wage Foundation. Why is it of such great importance for businesses and their employees operating in the private security sector? Peter Webster offers his considered...
Posted On 21 May 2015
Stuart Galloway
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Best Practice in Security Training and Assessment: What should it look like?

In the April 2015 print edition of Risk UK, we carried an extremely interesting article by Industry Qualifications’ CEO Raymond Clarke designed to stimulate discussion and thinking around improvements that could be made to training and assessment practices for Security Industry...
Posted On 21 May 2015
Matt Kingswood
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Learning lessons from the Holborn fire outage

We all like to complain about vital services being lost just when we need them the most. The wrong kind of weather – extremes of hot and cold – can wreak havoc with the rail network, for example, while the road network can snarl up pretty quickly. Utilities – most noptably energy...
Posted On 21 May 2015
Gavin Archery
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Engaging with the A&E Community

Why, exactly, would a video management software vendor like Milestone Systems need to address the Architecture & Engineering (A&E) community at all? The answer becomes clear, states Gavin Archery, when you look at the influence and value of this diverse group. The term...
Posted On 21 May 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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Focusing on R&D

Pre-dating a Strategic Defence and Security Review scheduled to take place later on this year, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) report entitled ‘The Future of Research and Development in the UK’s Security and Intelligence Sector’...
Posted On 21 May 2015
Nigel Arkwright
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Where is the commercial opportunity for drones?

Following on from Amazon’s recent revelations that the company is looking to use drones for delivering some of its orders, Nigel Arkwright considers scenarios where Unmanned Aerial Vehicles may be deployed to good effect in the security sector. At a recent event, one of my...
Posted On 21 May 2015