The International Corruption Unit has been established within the National Crime Agency
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International Corruption Unit established at NCA to tackle bribery and money laundering

A new unit at the National Crime Agency (NCA) has been established to tackle serious instances of bribery, corruption and money laundering around the world. The International Corruption Unit (ICU) will bring perpetrators to justice and recover the proceeds of criminal acts....
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
G4S has entered into a ten-year contract with EDF Energy to provide security services for the construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant project in Somerset
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G4S signs £80 million contract with EDF Energy to secure Britain’s newest nuclear power station

G4S has entered into a ten-year contract worth £80 million with EDF Energy to provide security services for the construction of the Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear plant project in Somerset*. The project would see the development of the UK’s first nuclear power station for a...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Mitie TSM has won the contract to provide security for Eggborough Power Ltd
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Mitie TSM wins contract to realise security solutions at Eggborough Power Station

Facilities management company Mitie has been awarded the security contract for Eggborough Power Station. Mitie’s Total Security Management business was successful in securing a contract to provide security personnel at the plant (which is located near Selby) on a 24-hour basis....
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Showsec provided security and safety solutions at Camp Bestival 2015
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Showsec provides security and safety regime for “best-ever” Camp Bestival

Showsec has received due recognition for its significant role in securing this year’s Camp Bestival, the award-winning, four-day, family-focused event that took place at Lulworth Castle close to Dorset’s Jurassic Coast and has subsequently been lauded by the organiser as...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
The latest study by Timico shows that a quarter of all IT outages are due to power failures
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Unreliable power supplies cited as “biggest cause of IT outages” in Timico survey

New research into the country’s disaster recovery habits has revealed that over a quarter of businesses’ outages in the UK are a result of unreliable power supplies followed by software (21%) and hardware failures (19%). Most respondents (39%) stated that the cost per minute of...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
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Security company, director and two officers sentenced in wake of SIA investigation

On Monday 3 August 2015 at Walsall Magistrates’ Court, a security company – Louis Alexander Ltd, based at the Trent Business Centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire – the company director and two security officers deployed by the company were sentenced for various offences...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
An aerial image of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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GCHQ outlines detail of joint research partnership with The Alan Turing Institute

GCHQ is about to embark on a joint research partnership with The Alan Turing Institute focusing on open access and commercial data analysis methods. The two organisations have agreed in principle to work together with the wider national security community for the benefit of data...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
Security companies operating north of the border are invited to attend a free BSIA seminar focusing on current legal issues
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BSIA offers “essential” legal advice to security companies operating in Scotland

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has joined forces with Moorepay Legal Services to deliver a forthcoming employment law seminar specifically designed to provide “essential” legal advice for those security companies presently operating in Scotland. The...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015