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Mitie’s dedicated document management business rebrands as Mitie Connect

Mitie’s document management business has unveiled a re-brand such that its new name is now Mitie Connect. The re-brand is designed to better reflect how the business enables its myriad clients to adopt innovative ways of managing information and documents. Mitie Connect is...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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ASIS International turns Enterprise Security Risk Management into global strategic priority

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals operating across the globe, has pinpointed Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) as a global strategic priority for the organisation and committed to infusing its concepts into all programmes and...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Euralarm’s 2017 Symposium focuses on future of fire and security services in Europe

The next Euralarm Symposium will be held at the Holiday Inn in London’s Kensington on Monday 8 May 2017 and focus on the future of fire and security services across Europe, in turn outlining ways of making sure that the future is full of business opportunities. In recent...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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“UK security sector delivers double-digit export growth” reports Trade Association ADS Group

Security sector Trade Association ADS Group has published detailed annual data in its latest Outlook Report showing that export growth for the UK’s security industry is into double-digits, up by 18% on the previous year and generating somewhere in the region of £4 billion...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Midlands mental health manager and ‘Clinical Leader of the Year’ GP sentenced for £153,000 fraud

Two respected mental health professionals have been revealed as fraudsters after being investigated by NHS Protect, which leads the national fight against fraud, bribery and corruption within the National Health Service. Lisa Hill (55) of Stourbridge Road, Hagley and Dr Ian...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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“Tens of thousands” of counterfeit goods seized thanks to pre-Christmas Border Force operation

No less than 18,000 bottles of ‘Paco Rabanne’ and ‘Jean-Paul Gaultier’ perfume, 3,000 cuddly toys and over 900 pairs of ‘Nike Air Max’ trainers were among tens of thousands of fake goods seized by Border Force in the weeks leading up to...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Richard Kingston convicted and sentenced for destroying bribery and corruption evidence

On Monday 21 December 2016, an individual charged in connection with an ongoing Serious Fraud Office (SFO) bribery and corruption investigation was found guilty by a Jury of two destruction of evidence offences, contrary to Section 2(16) of the Criminal Justice Act 1987. Richard...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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National Counter-Terrorism Policing launches ‘Stay Safe’ advice film on attack awareness

National Counter-Terrorism Policing is providing advice to members of the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack through the launch of a new awareness film. Terrorist attacks in the UK and abroad remind us all...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Naive employees “driving cyber security concerns” suggest results of Preempt study

Despite the perception that hackers are an organisation’s biggest cyber security threat, insiders – including careless or otherwise naive employees – are now viewed as an equally important problem. That’s according to the results of a detailed study conducted by...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Government and retailers tackle scourge of knife crime through partnership approach

Sarah Newton, the Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, has announced that four major retailers have joined the voluntary agreement to prevent the sale of knives to underage individuals. Boots UK, the Co-op, B&Q and Aldi have all committed to...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017