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BSI’s Global Supply Chain Intelligence report reveals 2015’s foremost supply chain risks

There were $22.6 billion worth of losses due to cargo theft last year, with a $33 billion impact realised by 2015’s top five natural disasters. In tandem, an increased number of terrorism incidents contributed towards major disruptions for international shipping in Europe and the...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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“Locate police officers in London Underground ticket offices” urges Policy Exchange Think Tank

In ‘Boosting London’s Front Line Policing’, a new report produced by the Capital City Foundation (the London-focused unit at Think Tank The Policy Exchange), head of crime and justice Glyn Gaskarth recommends that some of the now vacant London Underground ticket...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Skills for Security introduces all-new Investigative Interviewing course for practising professionals

Internal investigations are a fact of business life. Be it from stock loss via shrinkage, missing company assets or a staff dishonesty or disciplinary issue, the ethical collection and review of information is essential. For many organisations, this key aspect is often shrouded...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Convicted LIBOR manipulator Tom Hayes ordered to pay £878,806 confiscation order

Tom Hayes, the first individual to be convicted after trial for the manipulation of LIBOR*, has been ordered to pay a confiscation order of £878,806 at Southwark Crown Court, sitting at the Central Criminal Court and the Rolls Building.  Hayes was convicted of eight counts of...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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IPSA member company STM Security Group (UK) achieves prestigious NSI Guarding Gold approval

STM Security Group (UK) Ltd has received confirmation that the business has achieved National Security Inspectorate (NSI) Guarding Gold approval following its recent audit. This recognises compliance with both BS 7499 for security guarding and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems....
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Government and prominent retailers unite in bid to tackle scourge of knife crime across the UK

Home Secretary Theresa May has announced an agreement of principles between major retailers and the Government designed to tackle knife crime. Tesco, Lidl UK, Amazon UK, Wilko, Argos, Morrisons, Asda, Poundland, Sainsbury’s, John Lewis and Waitrose have committed to regular staff...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Baroness Joanna Shields opens 2016 International Crime and Policing Conference

Baroness Joanna Shields OBE, Minister for Internet Safety and Security, has opened Day One of the second annual International Crime and Policing Conference. The conference sees leading experts from a range of backgrounds – among them law enforcement, academia, the voluntary...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Fire Protection Association unveils new membership body to represent emergency evacuation sector professionals

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the UK’s national fire safety organisation, has just announced the launch of a new membership body. The Emergency Evacuation Association (EEA) has been created in collaboration with Evac+Chair and will offer members publications, guidance...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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“Cyber security budgets on the rise, but not in line with increasing threats” warns IISP via Member Survey

The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) has announced the findings from its 2016 Member Survey. With over 2,500 members working in security across a wide range of industries and roles, including a significant proportion at senior/lead/CISO level, the results of...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
The devastating aftermath at Zaventem International Airport following the terrorist attack
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Policing and security presence at major UK locations beefed up in wake of Brussels terror attacks

In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist atrocities in Belgium, Mark Rowley (the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s lead on counter-terrorism) has put forward salient security advice for members of the public while at the same time outlining what’s being done...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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