3D representation of several of Zaun's security solutions for end users
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3D design prepares fencing manufacturer Zaun for Building Information Modelling future

Innovative steel mesh fencing manufacturer Zaun is promising “speedier, more user-friendly and more accurate design” and the ability to deliver Building Information Modelling (BIM) through its move to parametric 3D design. The company – which offers an extensive...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
Funding for fire and rescue authorities has fallen significantly between 2010-2011 and 2015-2016
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National Audit Office report finds fire authorities “under pressure” in wake of further budget cuts

A new report published by the National Audit Office (NAO) entitled ‘Financial Sustainability of Fire and Rescue Services’ has found that such organisations’ abilities to respond to major incidents may well be constrained by any further budget cuts instigated by the...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
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Lack of senior management support “presenting a challenge” to crisis preparedness

Chief executives, managing directors and other senior business leaders are failing to take crisis preparedness seriously and risk undermining their organisation’s ability to manage crises. That’s according to a survey conducted by Regester Larkin and Steelhenge. The survey...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
Steve Gardner
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Steve Gardner appointed UK head of standards and solutions for security services at OCS

OCS has appointed Steve Gardner as the company’s new UK head of standards and solutions for security services. Gardner will be responsible for leading the continued development of the OCS security brand by identifying and optimising new delivery methods. Gardner will also...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
The shared vision for the Cyber Security Academy is for it to become an internationally-recognised hub for cyber security activity
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Roke becomes founding member of GCHQ-supported Cyber Security Academy

Today, the University of Southampton launched a new Cyber Security Academy at the IA15 event in London hosted by GCHQ. Roke Manor Research (Roke) is one of three founding members from world-leading cyber and defence organisations which aim to make the UK more resilient to cyber...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
Jamie Wilson
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Investigating crimes committed during the Million Mask March

Reading news stories and watching footage from the Million Mask March against the Government’s austerity measures, which took place in London on Thursday 5 November, reminded me of the terrible riot scenes in the capital back in 2011 when another peaceful protest descended...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
Mitie has now extended its FM contract with dmg media in London's Kensington
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Mitie agrees on extended facilities management contract with dmg media

Mitie, the facilities management company, has been awarded an expanded FM contract with leading UK media company dmg media. The multi-year agreement, which starts this month, will see Mitie add mechanical and electrical maintenance, Front of House, Post Room and logistics...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
David Ward
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Plans for corporate restructuring move announced by Ward Security Holdings Ltd

Ward Security Holdings Ltd has announced its intention to restructure the business’ Executive Management Board in a move designed to accommodate the fast rate of growth being experienced within the company. Ward Security Holdings Ltd is the umbrella group for Ward Security....
Posted On 09 Nov 2015