Peter Webster
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CSAS: A Power for Good?

First established by the Police Reform Act back in 2002, Community Safety Accreditation Schemes (CSAS) are realising a significant impact on the private security sector. Peter Webster outlines exactly how and why more security companies are being afforded enhanced powers in their...
Posted On 22 Sep 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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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
Plans outlined by the Government in the new Enterprise Bill have been welcomed by the Fire and Security Association
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Fire and Security Association welcomes plans to cut red tape outlined in Enterprise Bill

Steve Martin, head of the Fire and Security Association (FSA), has welcomed plans for cutting red tape, supporting small businesses on late payment and protecting apprenticeships that have been outlined in the Government’s new Enterprise Bill. “Broadly...
Posted On 22 Sep 2015
The FIA is calling for responses to its latest Market Conditions Survey
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FIA Market Conditions Survey: Trade Association calls for responses to Wave 5 of industry barometer

As the largest Trade Association serving the fire protection sector, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) is keen to better understand the present state of the fire protection market and the trends going on within it. On that basis, the FIA is now running Wave 5 of its Market...
Posted On 22 Sep 2015