Mike Tennent: the founder of Tavcom Training
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Tavcom Training announces passing of company’s highly respected founder Mike Tennent

It is with great sadness that Tavcom Training has announced the passing of Mike Tennent. After battling a serious illness for over a year, Mike died peacefully yesterday afternoon in his much beloved home county of Hampshire. Mike founded Tavcom Training back in 1994. The company...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Atkins to lead cyber security model and framework development for HumanDrive connected and autonomous vehicle

Design, engineering and project management group Atkins has been chosen to develop the cyber security model and framework for the HumanDrive Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) project. Supported by consultancy SBD Automotive, Atkins’ work will ensure that the vehicle is...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Smart cities guide for sharing data and information launched by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new guide on establishing a framework for sharing data and information services in cities. PAS 183:2017 Smart Cities – Guide to Establishing a Decision-Making Framework for Sharing Data and...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Criminal Finances Bill receives Royal Assent to tackle money laundering and corruption

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 will give law enforcement agencies and their partners further capabilities and powers to recover the proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering, tax evasion and corruption and combat the financing of terrorism. The Act of Parliament creates...
Posted On 03 May 2017
John Pownall
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Carol Atkinson and John Pownall appointed Board directors by BAFE at 2017 AGM

BAFE – the independent registration body for third party certified fire protection companies across the UK – has announced the appointment of two new directors to the Board. Carol Atkinson and John Pownall’s appointments were approved at the organisation’s...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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“Arc faults can trigger £31,900 average downtime costs in 24 hours” warns Eaton

Research conducted by power management specialist Eaton estimates the cost of production downtime alone in an average factory could reach £31,900 within 24 hours of an arc fault. Then there’s the threat to life safety posed by the initial explosion, the potential for...
Posted On 03 May 2017
Alastair Henman: co-founder of Zaun
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Shareholders dispute at Zaun resolved with co-founder Alastair Henman free to fly solo

The long-running shareholder’s dispute between the co-founders of perimeter security systems manufacturer Zaun has been resolved. The company has now bought back Paul Painter’s shares with support from the Lloyds Banking Group. Remaining co-founder Alastair Henman is now the sole...
Posted On 03 May 2017
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe set to deliver Keynote Speech at BCI World Conference 2017

In what will be one of his first speeches since departing his role as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM is set to deliver the Keynote Speech at the BCI World Conference 2017. The event takes place at the Novotel London West Hotel in...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Fire Industry Association unveils new qualifications suite for fire detection and alarms sector

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has revealed that the organisation will be offering four new qualifications for the fire detection and alarms sector. Available to book from early July, the qualifications are designed to reflect the four main job roles of the sector –...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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‘The Big Debate’: The Institute of Risk Management launches ‘Risk Agenda 2025’ project

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of its founding by exploring the future direction that the profession of risk management is likely to take. Risk Agenda 2025 is launched with a survey into the future of risk management and how IRM members...
Posted On 03 May 2017