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Regulation drives 10% global risk consulting market growth to underpin $14 billion valuation

The latest sector report published by Source Information Services (Source) finds that the global market for risk consulting rose by over $1 billion (9%) in 2014 to attain a value of just under $14 billion. Work across the financial services sector dominates the market, accounting...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
James Kelly: CEO at the BSIA
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BSIA submits evidence to Public Accounts Committee on financial sustainability of police forces

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has submitted written evidence to the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee in advance of its first evidence session of the new Parliament. The Committee is due to hold a session in the Houses of Parliament at 4.00 pm this...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
BSI has just published the security management standard BS 16000
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ISO 9001 Quality Management System final draft standard published by BSI

ISO 9001 has benefited millions of organisations worldwide with users reporting increased growth and productivity and significantly higher customer satisfaction and retention. In September, the 2015 edition of ISO 9001 will publish – the first major revision of the standard since...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
The College of Policing is examining leadership within the police service
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Leadership across all ranks and roles “needs to change” in order to help policing meet future challenges

According to a final report published by the College of Policing, “leadership across all ranks and roles [of the police service] needs to change in order to help policing meet the challenges of the future”. Indeed, the new Leadership Review identifies a need to...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
The London Fire Brigade has implemented many significant operational changes since the 7/7 attacks
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London’s firefighters “more equipped than ever” to deal with another 7/7-style terrorist attack

As the London Fire Brigade reflects on changes made to its service in the intervening decade, London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson has stated that firefighters are now “better equipped than ever” to deal with another 7/7 attack in the capital. The London Fire Brigade...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
The Strategic Defence and Security Review has begun
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Prime Minister calls for Strategic Defence and Security Review to look at tackling extremist threats

As part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review, Prime Minister David Cameron has asked the UK’s foremost defence chiefs and officials to consider investing more in Special Forces and readily deployable counter-terrorist capabilities. This would include future air...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015