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Peoplesafe calls on firms to nominate “safety champions” for National Personal Safety Awards

Lone worker safety specialist Peoplesafe is calling on companies to nominate their personal safety champions as part of the National Personal Safety Awards 2016 (an awards scheme run by The Suzy Lamplugh Trust). This year, Peoplesafe is sponsoring the Personal Safety Champion...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
Left to Right: Peter French MBE (Past Master, The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals), Di Thomas (Manager of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals), Paul Miller CSyP, Stuart Seymour CSyP (Master of The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals), David Gill CSyP (Registrar of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals) and Garry Evanson CSyP (Chairman, The Security Institute)
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Register of Chartered Security Professionals admits one hundredth CSyP to the ranks

At the annual Burns Night Supper hosted by The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals, which this year was held at The Haberdasher’s Hall in London on Monday 25 January, The Company admitted Paul Miller as its one hundredth Chartered Security Professional (CSyP)....
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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City of London Police appoints Oliver Little as head of Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department

The City of London Police has appointed a new head of department for its specialist Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED). Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Oliver Little takes on the role of leading the IFED team from DCI Angie Rogers, and is now looking to build on the...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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Legislation brought forward on allowing PCCs to assume responsibility for local Fire and Rescue Services

Following a public consultation exercise, the Government will now take forward legislation designed to enable Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) to hold their local Fire and Rescue Service to account. This is part of a raft of changes orchestrated to bring about closer working...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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UK companies remain vulnerable to cyber attack despite CEOs ranking cyber as top threat for businesses

PwC’s Cyber Security practice has warned that UK companies and institutions remain vulnerable to cyber attacks despite many CEOs now ranking cyber as one of the top threats to their business going forward. PwC’s cyber security partner Richard Horne was commenting on...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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EY appoints five partners to forensic investigations team as “record revenues” expected for 2016

EY has appointed five new partners to its UK and Ireland Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services (FIDS) team as record growth generated by the business is expected to see revenues hit the £100 million mark in 2016. EY’s UK FIDS practice has witnessed an annual growth rate of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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New Smart Working Code of Practice announced by the British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced the publication of PAS 3000: Smart Working, a new Code of Practice designed to help support organisations in the implementation of smart working principles. The Code is sponsored by the UK’s Cabinet Office on behalf of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016