Fire has decimated the Selsey Academy, the main building of which dates back to the 1960s
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Fire Sector Federation urges Government to reconsider school fire safety design proposals

The Fire Sector Federation is calling on the Department for Education (DoE) to re-introduce the concept of property protection into its proposed revisions to Building Bulletin (BB) 100: Design for Fire Safety in Schools*. The move follows the devastating fire that occurred at The...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
Bernard Cazeneuve (left, the Interior Minister of France) meets Home Secretary Amber Rudd to discuss security and counter-terrorism issues
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Joint statement on security and counter-terrorism issued by UK and French Governments

Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Bernard Cazeneuve, the Interior Minister of France, met for talks in Paris on 30 August. This first meeting since the Home Secretary’s appointment afforded the opportunity to reaffirm the intentions of France and the UK to deepen further the close...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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Supporting manufacturers outline benefits for end users attending COIE 2016

The 2016 Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – rolls into The Lighthouse in Glasgow on Wednesday 14 September. The gathering of risk and security professionals focuses on a showcase for the latest advances in security,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
ACC Liverpool: the venue for this year's Labour Party Conference
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Security contract for Labour Party Conference finalised as OCS Group takes reins from G4S

The Labour Party’s Annual Conference, scheduled to take place in Liverpool from Sunday 25 September through until Wednesday 28 September, has now received the go ahead after being placed in jeopardy following high profile disagreements over the security contract for the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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Unisys Study: “Executives committed to digital business despite security concerns and execution challenges”

A recent survey sponsored by the Unisys Corporation shows a strong commitment among executives towards adopting a digital business model, with the cloud seen as the key enabler. However, the study also indicates that security concerns and “tepid execution” complicate...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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“Outsourcing of security high, but professionalism is paramount” reveals Grosvenor Services research

The competence of staff and making sure that the service provider delivers on the Terms and Conditions of a given contract are the two main challenges businesses face when outsourcing their security. That’s according to independent research conducted on behalf of facility...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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CIS Security named as finalist in ‘Impact on Customer Experience’ category at BIFM Awards

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards, which are supported by headline sponsor Carillion, recognise and showcase Best-in-Class facilities management (FM) and evidence the discipline’s positive impact on business, the economy and society. For the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016