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NHS Senior Commissioner jailed for fraud following NHS Protect investigation

Following a locally-led fraud investigation supported by NHS Protect, a temporary senior commissioner who defrauded the NHS Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) of nearly £145,000 has been jailed for two years and three months following a hearing at Croydon Cro...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
Left to Right: Peter Granville (Broadsword Security Services), Paul Beck (A1 Security Systems Ltd), Steve Broughton (Autogate Systems Ltd), Richard Jenkins (CEO, NSI and Stephen Winter (Tremorfa Ltd)
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First UK companies attain ‘Gates Gold’ scheme approval from National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has just announced the first companies to be approved under its ‘Gates Gold’ Scheme following the initiative’s launch by the specialist certification body at IFSEC International in June. With a number of tragic accidents...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
Securitas UK officer Terry Clark
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Off-duty Securitas UK officer to the rescue in wake of road traffic accident

An off-duty Securitas UK officer recently took control in the aftermath of a road traffic accident, earning the praise of both his employer and the family of the injured victim.  Terry Clark, a security team leader working at Virgin Money’s Gosforth head office, was leaving the...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
Tina Chittenden
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Insurance: Taking The Safe Option

It may well have passed you by if insurance isn’t high on your list of priorities (…but surely it is?), but over the summer one of the most substantial changes to the UK’s insurance contract law for over 100 years came into effect. Tina Chittenden highlights recent changes...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
John Davies
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In Lockdown

The domestic security industry has always aimed to secure people and property from attacks or theft, but international terrorism has taken protection needs to a whole new level, writes John Davies. Terrorism and violent attacks were once predominantly aimed at Government,...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016