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British Pipeline Agency extends working relationship with Axis Security for protecting critical infrastructure

The British Pipeline Agency Limited (BPA), a leading UK pipeline operator and consultant, has moved to extend its working relationship with Axis Security to proactively protect its UK pipeline infrastructure. “The BPA is happy to be working closely with Axis Security in...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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Dryad Maritime unveils online Risk Map for commercial shipping operations

Dryad Maritime has now released the Dryad Maritime Country Risk Map, an online risk portal that has been specifically designed to help commercial teams, CSOs, ship owners and managers optimise their maritime security strategies and identify new trading opportunities through...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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CIPS Survey: “UK SMEs overwhelmingly unaware of Modern Slavery Act’s impact on businesses”

The positive cascading effects on SMEs’ supply chain management as a result of the Modern Slavery Act are already being called into question as a direct result of new research* compiled by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). From 1 April this year, under...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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BSIA recommends IFSEC International’s 2016 Meetings Service Programme for exhibitors and buyers

A major opportunity for all exhibiting British Security Industry Association (BSIA) members and end user buyers at this year’s IFSEC International (which runs at London’s ExCeL from 21-23 June) is the IFSEC International Meetings Service Programme – an exclusive...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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Symetrica announced as winner of the 2016 ADS Security Innovation Awards

The winner of the eleventh annual ADS Security Innovation Awards has been announced as Symetrica for its Discovery RPM – Radiation Portal Monitors. The award was presented to Heddwyn Davies, CEO of Symetrica, by the security minister John Hayes MP at a ceremony which took place...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
Keith Vaz MP: Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee
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“Police and Crime Commissioners are here to stay” urges Home Affairs Committee report

The Home Affairs Committee believes that Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are here to stay, but warns of a lack of competition for chief constable vacancies and the need for more transparency across the police service. As the first four-year term of PCCs draws to a close,...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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Mitie Group plc issues trading update prior to entering close period on 1 April 2016

Mitie Group plc, the strategic outsourcing company, has announced a trading update before entering a close period on 1 April 2016. Preliminary results for the financial year ending 31 March 2016 will be announced on 23 May 2016. The business expects that full year profits will be...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Metropolitan Police Service moves to clarify Commissioner’s statement on victims of fraud

Following on from a detailed article published in The Times on Thursday 24 March, the Metropolitan Police Service has stated that it’s wrong for anyone to interpret Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe’s comments, which were made as part of a wide-ranging interview on...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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Cloud Technology and Access Control: The Market Drivers

In the next blog of this exclusive series for Risk UK, Dean Kernot offers a thorough overview of the market drivers enhancing the need for cloud technology within the security space. Every system integrator business is looking to achieve the maximum productivity and effectiveness...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
Stephen Smith
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Points of Order on Physical Security Information Management

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) is at the forefront of many end users’ thinking and, indeed, is the subject of a special Intergrated Security Manufacturing-Risk UK survey. A recent article in Risk UK’s sister publication The Paper has encouraged...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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