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Linx International Group calls for industry feedback on Business Improvement Survey

The Linx International Group – which includes the Linx International security consultancy in addition to Tavcom Training, the Perpetuity Academy and ARC Training – has issued a detailed Business Improvement Survey. Delivered online, it’s designed to elicit...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Raymond Clarke: CEO at IQ
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Industry Qualifications issues strong response in wake of Ofqual’s intention to levy monetary penalty

Industry Qualifications (IQ) has expressed “disappointment” at today’s public announcement by qualifications Regulator Ofqual of its intention to impose a financial penalty on the company following the exposure of qualification fraud at Ashley Commerce College...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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IT and physical access security teams “must collaborate” to protect against growing cyber threats

Addressing the growing cyber threat landscape, HID Global – the trusted identity solutions specialist – has stated the company’s belief that it’s “increasingly important” for physical and IT security teams to work together in order to develop a...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
RUSI's headquarters in London's Whitehall
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RUSI unveils programme to support public-private sector intelligence sharing in fight against financial crime

The Royal United Services Institute’s (RUSI) Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies has launched the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing Programme in collaboration with NJM Advisory. This is a new initiative designed to support the implementation of...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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Changing focus at National Crime Agency leads to new director-level appointments

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has appointed two deputy director generals, two new directors and a new non-executive director. The moves are part of the Agency’s programme of organisational change which is purposefully designed to increase its focus on the high end of high...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton
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Pilot ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship scheme launched for prison officers at HMP Oakwood

New prison officers joining HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton are the first officers in the country to trial a nationally-developed ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship programme. The pilot will see new recruits coached and mentored through their first 12-months in the job. For...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Max Hill QC
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Max Hill QC appointed as Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Max Hill QC as the Government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Hill has been a QC for nine years and boasts extensive experience of both defending and prosecuting complex cases involving terrorism, homicide, violent...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM: Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service
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Metropolitan Police Service seizes over £73 million from criminals in 2015-2016

Criminals are being shown that crime doesn’t pay as the Metropolitan Police Service reveals it has seized more than £73 million from convicted perpetrators during 2015-2016. This is the largest total seized in London in a single year since the Proceeds of Crime Act came...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Ben Wallace: Security Minister in the Conservative Government
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Home Office launches consultation on Codes of Practice for Investigatory Powers Act

A consultation has been launched on five new Codes of Practice under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. The Codes of Practice set out the processes and safeguards governing the use of investigatory powers by public authorities including law enforcement and the security and...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017