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Pilgrims Group Training Academy moves to expand safety and First Aid education regime

Pilgrims Group’s Training Academy has gained accreditation and centre approval from two education providing bodies, namely City & Guilds and the medical training evaluation body, Qualsafe. As a result, Pilgrims can now provide numerous medical training courses in First...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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80% of shoppers demand transparency from online retailers after data breach incident

Online shoppers want retailers to be transparent and honest if they’ve suffered a security breach. That’s according to a new UK consumer survey commissioned by NTT Security, the global information security and risk management company. The research results, announced...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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CIS Security announced as finalist in five categories for 2016 Security & Fire Excellence Awards

Having enjoyed a successful year with recognition from the BIFM, as well as a host of individual awards and high profile business wins, London-based CIS Security is now hopeful of scooping further accolades at the UBM EMEA-organised 2016 Security & Fire Excellence Awards,...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Merseyside Police uses DNA intruder spray to catch shop burglars in Operation Catania

Merseyside Police is using the SelectaDNA intruder spray as part of a new operation designed to mark out burglars targeting shops across Merseyside in the run-up to Christmas. Police patrols will also be stepped up in shopping areas and security advice offered to members of staff...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Mitie announces half-year results for six-month period ending 30 September 2016

Operating profit before other items at FM solutions provider Mitie Group plc stands at £35.4 million (HY16: £58.1 million). Loss before tax of £(100.4) million (HY16:£45.1 million) is stated after other items of £128.1 million. There’s a rolling 12-month cash conversion of...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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“Millions placing themselves at risk of fraud chasing bargains online” reports Action Fraud

New research released by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) shows that 31% of online shoppers admit they’re more likely to take a financial risk if an online retailer offers them a bargain. This means there are potentially 15 million online shoppers who could be putting...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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IFSEC International announces strategic partnership agreement with UK Drone Show

The Drone Zone enjoyed a hugely successful debut at IFSEC International 2016 and, as a result, UBM EMEA – organiser of IFSEC – has decided to team up with the UK Drone Show which is taking place in early December at Birmingham’s NEC.  The UK Drone Show will...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Interpol and United Nations forge closer ties against transnational crime and terrorism

United Nations (UN) Member States have adopted a major resolution by consensus which is specifically designed to further enhance collaboration between the UN and Interpol against transnational crime and terrorism. The resolution debated during the 71st session of the UN General...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Crimestoppers and LINK renew crime-fighting partnership for ninth year in succession

Alongside LINK, the UK’s cash machine network, Crimestoppers has reaffirmed its commitment to combating physical attacks on ATMs and card fraud by renewing the two organisations’ dedicated crime-fighting partnership for a ninth straight year. The partnership began back in...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Tim Janes elected vice chair of Board of Directors at Business Continuity Institute

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has announced that Tim Janes Hon FBCI will be the new vice chair of the Board of Directors at the organisation, as voted for by fellow members of the Global Membership Council. Janes takes over from James McAlister FBCI who becomes chair...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016