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“Risk management now key performance measure for tax functions” asserts PwC market survey

Corporate tax departments are now measured primarily on how well they manage risk as companies begin to recognise the potential reputational and wider risks that tax can pose to a given business. According to PwC’s ‘Tax Function of the Future’ study of more than 100...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Corporate Risk Associates celebrates new service area traction with back-to-back contract wins

Corporate Risk Associates (CRA) is celebrating the launch of its specialist Rail System Safety Team with the award of three consecutive rail sector contracts. The business has been awarded the contracts as the company pursues its strategy of carving a niche in the growing rail...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Mitie Total Security Management agrees on healthcare sector training partnership with Maybo

Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business division has announced a licensed training partnership with Maybo, the leading organisation in the arena of conflict management education. Maybo will now deliver bespoke healthcare security training and education to Mitie TSM’s...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Innovative technologies sought by Government for deployment in aviation security sector

A £2 million competition orchestrated to help unearth new ways of safeguarding air passengers has been announced by the Government’s Future Aviation Security Solutions (FASS) team. The joint Home Office and Department for Transport team has launched a competition through the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Successful counter-terrorism training exercise tests City of London Police officers and businesses

The City of London Police has successfully tested its readiness in the event of a terror attack in the capital. With the support of City businesses Aon and Lloyd’s, the force – which has responsibility for ensuring the safety and security of the Square Mile –...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Interpol leader warns of “dangerous gaps” in global screening for foreign terrorist fighters

Interpol’s Secretary General Jürgen Stock has stated that greater co-ordination is essential for the global community to effectively respond to the threat of returning foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs). With increased concerns of the potential displacement of FTFs due to...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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UBM EMEA previews Borders & Infrastructure “show within a show” for IFSEC International 2017

UBM EMEA, the organiser of IFSEC International, has announced the launch of a new “show within a show” dedicated to border security, counter-terrorism and the protection of Critical National Infrastructure. Borders & Infrastructure, which takes place between 20-22 June 2017...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Suite of dedicated insurance products for Data Centres introduced by industry alliance

For the first time, a new suite of insurance products and services has been created specifically for the Data Centre sector. Leading insurance broker Ernest R Shaw has teamed up with the Data Centre Alliance (DCA) Trade Association and technical cleaning and Data Centre...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Axis Security achieves third international management standard with ISO 22301 certification

Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading security services suppliers, has been internationally recognised for its ability to proactively manage risks and mitigate threats that would otherwise disrupt critical business activity with the award of ISO 22301 for business continuity...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Commissioner launches consultation on draft national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner for England and Wales, has launched a consultation document on a draft national surveillance camera strategy that’s designed to help keep people safe in public places while respecting their right to privacy...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016