Raymond Clarke: CEO at Industry Qualifications
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Industry Qualifications issues update on Ashley Commerce College and outlines BBC response

Following the broadcast of the BBC’s Inside Out programme back in March, during which an Industry Qualifications (IQ) Assessment Centre was exposed as operating in a fraudulent manner, IQ has been working to remove fraudulent certification, strengthen its own procedures in...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
The British Security Industry Association has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015
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BSIA Annual Review highlights growing influence of Trade Association in standards development

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published its Annual Review for 2014-2015, a document revealing that the Trade Association continues to expand its influence when it comes to the development of both British and European Standards. In the past 12 months alone,...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Almost 800 foreign crime suspects were arrested in Great Britain between 22 and 26 June as part of a national crackdown on overseas criminals
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Close on 800 crime suspects arrested by police thanks to instigation of Operation Trivium IV

From 22-26 June, almost 800 foreign crime suspects were arrested in Great Britain as part of a national crackdown on overseas criminals. The ‘fourth edition’ of Operation Trivium witnessed police officers from Romania and Lithuania – as well as Dutch police...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
NHS Protect has completed a comprehensive survey of lone worker protection across the NHS in England
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NHS Protect calls for consistent lone worker protection after survey highlights gaps in provision

As NHS workers become more mobile and start to provide additional services out in the community, NHS Protect has completed a comprehensive survey of lone worker protection across the NHS in England. The results suggest a “wide variance” in terms of provision by...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Elizabeth France: chairman of the Security Industry Authority
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Regulator publishes findings of Equality and Diversity Survey for the private security sector

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) recently commissioned independent research to help underpin and inform a better understanding of employment profiles, patterns and barriers for women, ethnic minorities and any other individuals that share protected characteristics in the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
The 'Not With My Name' Campaign is designed to tackle the scourge of identity theft
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‘Not With My Name’ campaign targets growing threat of identity crime in the UK

Millions of people in the UK are failing to take basic steps like redirecting post or updating firewalls in order to protect their identities from criminals, a new survey has shown. Indeed, the survey results have been published just as the City of London Police and partner...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
On 1 July, Europol launched the the European Union Internet Referral Unit to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet
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EU’s Internet Referral Unit set to combat terrorist and violent extremist propaganda

Europol has launched the European Union Internet Referral Unit, which is designed to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet. Terrorists’ use of the Internet and social media has increased significantly in recent years. Jihadist...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Christopher Graham: the Information Commissioner
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Progress around data protection and Freedom of Information outlined in ICO’s Annual Report

In launching the Annual Report of the Information Commissioner’s Office, Christopher Graham – the Information Commissioner – has spoken of a year that marks the progress of data protection and Freedom of Information, in turn pointing towards the strengthening of...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Simon Banks of CSL DualCom: winner of the 2015 Peter Greenwood Award
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CSL DualCom’s Simon Banks wins prestigious Peter Greenwood Award 2015

Simon Banks, group managing director at the CSL DualCom Group, has won the prestigious 2015 Peter Greenwood Award. Sponsored by the Fire and Security Association (FSA), the annual Peter Greenwood Award is specifically designed to recognise professionals in the securit...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
BSI has just published the security management standard BS 16000
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BS 16000 Security Management Standard published by British Standards Institution

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has published BS 16000: Security Management – Strategic and Operational Guidelines. The guidance outlines the basic principles of security management and describes what should be included to effectively...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015