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Individuals traumatised in terrorist attacks “falling through gaps in support system” states Victim Support

The lack of a widely recognised definition of a ‘victim’ of terrorism is putting at risk survivors receiving the emotional and practical help they need after being caught up in an attack. This is according to new research conducted by Victim Support. While families bereaved by...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Salford University receives Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s certification mark

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification scheme enables organisations to clearly demonstrate that they comply with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. For relevant authorities (such as local authorities and police forces) this is particularly...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
Alf Goransson: president and CEO at Securitas
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Securitas records 7% organic sales growth in Interim Report for July-September 2016

Organic sales growth has continued to be strong in the third quarter at Securitas, driven largely by good portfolio development and extra sales remaining at relatively high levels. From July through until September, total sales (MSEK) stood at 22 316 (20 468), with organic sales...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Daisy Group launches ‘Continuum’ in bid to reboot business continuity with ‘always available’ service capability

Daisy Group has launched its next generation business continuity solution designated ‘Continuum’, which is putting ‘always on’ infrastructure and service availability front and centre of the UK’s digital transformation journey. Business continuity has its roots in IT...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Cloudview survey finds CCTV images “too low quality” and “unfit for purpose” of identifying criminals

New research has found that a third of housing associations are worried their CCTV images are too low quality to identify criminals or intruders, even though this is why most of their security-focused managers installed CCTV in the first place. Organisations in this sector are...
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Axis Security achieves “near perfect” score in latest SIA Approved Contractor Scheme audit

Axis Security, the specialist provider of bespoke security services, has achieved the highest Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) audit score in the company’s history, increasing by two points to reach what the business refers to as an...
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Former ACS company Elite Security (NW) Ltd sentenced for deploying unlicensed security officer

On Tuesday 1 November, Elite Security (NW) Ltd and David Halliwell were found guilty and sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court for deploying an unlicensed security officer. In May last year, Elite Security (NW) Ltd e-mailed a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016