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“Compulsory sprinkler systems needed for warehouses” asserts Association of British Insurers

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is calling for sprinklers to be made a legal requirement in all new warehouses over 2,000 m2 in area as average payouts for commercial fires break the £25,000 barrier for the first time. Guidance from the Department for Communities and...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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“Financial services sector needs to radically rethink crime protection and prevention” urges PwC

Despite significantly increasing its level of investment in compliance and being continuously under the scrutiny of regulators, the financial services sector has witnessed an increase in economic crime, in turn highlighting the truism that new thinking is needed to make...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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Call for Nominations issued by FSA for prestigious Peter Greenwood and Ian Marsh Awards

Practising professionals operating within the security and fire safety business sectors are being urged by the Fire and Security Association (FSA) to nominate individuals for this year’s FSA Awards. To be presented for the first time at the 2016 IFSEC Security and Fire...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
Chris Russell
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No Brexcuses: GDPR preparations must continue

Whether or not you voted for Brexit and whether or not you believe it’s a done deal, there’s one thing post-EU Referendum that surely isn’t up for debate. For British companies wanting to trade with Europe, the bureaucracy of Brussels isn’t going away – and that...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
Richard Branson and Tammy Moreton
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Virgin Trains launches toolkit designed to help businesses employ ex-offenders

Virgin Trains has introduced a toolkit for businesses offering them practical advice on hiring ex-offenders. At the same time the train company, which is part-owned by Sir Richard Branson, is calling for more businesses to follow its own example and employ people with previous...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
The new polymer £5 note soon to be issued by the Bank of England
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IHMA heralds introduction of security-centric polymer £5 note by Bank of England

The advent of the new plastic £5 banknote heralds “an exciting opportunity” that showcases leading-edge developments in security devices for currency applications. That’s the considered view of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), the...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016