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BS ISO 37001 standard addresses growing global concern over bribery in organisations

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems, a new standard specifically designed to aid the prevention and detection of bribery in today’s organisations. BS ISO 37001 assists companies with turning the legal requirements...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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National Crime Agency and National Counter-Terrorism Policing launch ‘Guns Off Our Streets’ campaign

The National Crime Agency and National Counter-Terrorism Policing have joined forces to appeal directly to members of the public for information preventing criminals and terrorists from gaining access to firearms and ammunition. The hard-hitting ‘Guns Off Our Streets’...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Mitie Group awarded £15 million contract with Manchester health and justice partners

Mitie Group plc has been awarded a £15 million contract by Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. The pioneering three-year contract comes with the option to extend for two further...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Yvette Cooper elected chair of Home Affairs Select Committee in wake of Keith Vaz resignation

Yvette Cooper, the Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, has been elected chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. All Members of Parliament were able to vote in the election which took place following the recent resignation from office of Keith Vaz. Votes were...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Inaugural European-wide action on e-commerce fraud witnesses arrest of 42 criminals

A total of 42 professional fraudsters, all of them members of Internet-based criminal networks, have now been arrested for online fraud activities. They’ve been ordering high value goods from online shops with stolen credit card information. The individuals concerned had...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Victim Support launches MOPAC-funded live chat service for victims of crime in London

Victim Support has launched a new online live chat service for people affected by crime in London. The new service will enable people who may find it difficult to access support over the phone or in person to gain help more easily. The service is operated by Victim Support and...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Liberty urges House of Lords to back “better justice for troops” by extending IPCC oversight to military police

The House of Lords could take a vital step towards a “fair and independent justice system” for UK troops by debating proposals to bring the three military police forces under the civilian system of police oversight. That’s the view of Human Rights champion...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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“Customers ‘turning away’ from breached organisations” reports Thales e-Security

Huge fines have been imposed on some organisations following a data breach, but what’s the long-term impact of such an event? A study conducted by Thales e-Security has shown that the majority of people would reduce or eliminate their use of an organisation’s products or...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
Elizabeth Sheldon receives her Women Leaders Award from Jiten Patel of category sponsor The Open University
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Evidence Talks CEO Elizabeth Sheldon wins prestigious Women Leaders business awards

Elizabeth Sheldon, CEO of digital forensics specialist Evidence Talks, has won in two categories of the Women Leaders Awards specifically focused on Business Services and Science and Technology. The awards come towards the end of a year which has seen a number of strides forward...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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OnePoll Survey: “Public calls for deletion of data ‘unlawfully collected’ by UK Government”

Most members of the UK public have expressed a wish that they would like to see the data on UK citizens deemed by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal to have been unlawfully collected by GCHQ and MI5 for over a decade physically deleted. This is the central finding of a OnePoll...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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