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Euralarm issues White Paper on Outsourcing the Maintenance of Fire Safety and Security Systems

Euralarm has published a White Paper on Outsourcing the Maintenance of Fire Safety and Security Systems that’s specifically intended for building owners and managers. The purpose of the document is to create awareness around the risks of outsourcing this k...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Door supervisor prosecuted for using fake Security Industry Authority licence

On Tuesday 7 March at Cardiff and Vale Magistrates Court, Christopher David Price was found guilty of working without a licence. He also pleaded to being in possession of a false document (purported to be a Security Industry Authority licence). In June 2016, a Security Industry...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Europol publishes Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment for 2017

The Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2017, Europol’s flagship product, represents the outcome of the largest data collection on serious and organised crime ever undertaken in the European Union (EU). Europol has been able to use its singular intelligence capability...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Southwark Council ordered to pay £570,000 following Lakanal House fire safety failings

Southwark Council has been ordered to pay a total sum of £570,000 for safety failures at Lakanal House, the South London tower block in which six people lost their lives to fire in 2009. The Council was taken to court by the London Fire Brigade on 22 charges relating to fire...
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Apollo Fire Detectors awarded CPD accreditation for duo of fire safety training courses

Apollo Fire Detectors has reinforced its commitment to promoting Best Practice in industry training by achieving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation for two of its courses. Delivered at the company’s Havant headquarters, the two courses aim to help boost...
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HMIC raises warning flag as police forces strive to cope with ever-increasing demand

The majority of police forces do a good job in keeping members of the public safe, with two thirds of forces being graded as either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) in a new report into police effectiveness. This year’s wide-ranging...
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First UK ePassport gates opened in Gare du Nord, Paris by Border Force director general

The British Ambassador to France, Lord Llewellyn, and the director general of Border Force, Sir Charles Montgomery, have opened the UK’s first overseas ePassport gates. In a ceremony held at the UK’s border control at Paris Gare du Nord Station, the Ambassador hailed the positive...
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Information Commissioner’s Office issues £270,000 fine to firm behind 22 million nuisance calls

A Hampshire business that made 22 million nuisance calls has been fined £270,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). An ICO investigation traced the automated calls to Basingstoke-based Road Accident Consult, trading as Media Tactics. Automated marketing calls, which...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017