Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
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Chancellor George Osborne sets out Government’s vision for protecting Britain against cyber threats

Britain must be prepared for ISIL to develop the capability for cyber warfare. That’s the stark warning issued by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this morning in a major speech at GCHQ. In the first address to be given by a Chancellor at the home of British...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
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Home Office security minister John Hayes to open Transport Security Expo 2015 at Olympia

On Wednesday 2 December, John Hayes MP (UK Security Minister at the Home Office) will be officially opening this year’s Transport Security Expo at Olympia, London. An MP since 1997, Hayes has held a number of shadow ministerial and Government roles, including Minister of State at...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
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The Security Institute partners with Emerge Poverty Free as Chairman’s Charity until March 2017

The Security Institute’s chairman Garry Evanson CSyP has selected Emerge Poverty Free as the Chairman’s Charity through until March 2017. Emerge Poverty Free helps people living in east Africa lift themselves out of poverty, working in a sustainable way alongside local...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
340 members and guests attended the FIA's 2015 AGM
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“Growth and development” recorded by Fire Industry Association in 2015 Annual Report

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) 2015 Annual General Meeting recently took place at The Brewery in London’s Chiswell Street. During the AGM, the organisation announced the key points detailed in its just-published Annual Report and, for the benefit of over 340...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
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Lone worker companies call for Health and Safety policy reviews due to new Sentencing Council guidelines

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Lone Worker Section have called for companies to review their Health and Safety policies in light of new guidelines that have just been issued by the Sentencing Council relating to Health and Safety, food and corporate...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
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Chubb Fire & Security warns end users of dangers around illegal extinguisher disposal

Chubb Fire & Security has moved to remind end users about the dangers of illegally discarding or disposing of old fire extinguishers. The warning follows on from reports of an extinguisher exploding as it was crushed by a refuse lorry in London. The portable Chubb Carbon...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
David Ward
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Assessing the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

As the deadline for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme fast approaches, David Ward examines what he believes to be the unsuitability and inherent unfairness of the scheme for many companies operating in the security business sector. Saturday 5 December is the deadline for...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015