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Axis Security celebrates guarding contract win with Kinney Green at 5 Fleet Place

Security services specialist Axis Security has won a new contract with London-based property consultant Kinney Green to provide security guarding services to its flagship property in the heart of The City, namely 5 Fleet Place. A total of eight employees have been transferred to...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Disqualified director of security business handed 18 months suspended sentence

On Thursday 27 July at Kingston Crown Court, Michael Quinton pleaded guilty to acting as a director of Limited Risk Ltd contrary to the Company Director Disqualification Act. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) began investigating Quinton and Limited Risk Ltd, an existing...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Launch of consultation on Criminal Finances Act Codes of Practice announced by Home Office

A four-week consultation has been launched on the Codes of Practice that will help law enforcement officers confiscate valuable items and other assets acquired using proceeds of crime as well as tackle the financing of terrorism. Indeed, law enforcement agencies will soon be able...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
Ken Livingstone MSc FSyI
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Perpetuity Training Academy heralds first intake for MSc in International Security and Risk Management

Perpetuity Training Academy – the renowned provider of security management training – has announced that the first intake of students for its MSc in International Security and Risk Management is now underway. This is a unique collaboration between Perpetuity and the...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
Jane arrell: the new chairman of IPSA
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“Dynamic changes” announced by International Professional Security Association

Jane Farrell, head of security at Sodexo for the UK and Ireland, was unanimously elected chairman of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA), the longest-established security Trade Association in the UK’s security business sector, at the recent meeting of...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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DDoS could disrupt UK’s Brexit negotiations and “lead to outages worldwide”

IT security professionals predict that DDoS attacks will grow larger and more significant in the year ahead, and are already preparing for attacks that could disrupt the UK’s Brexit negotiations and cause outages worldwide. That’s according to new research from Corero...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Gate Safe charity celebrates landmark 1,000 installers listed on acclaimed national register

Nearly seven years since Gate Safe became the first organisation to initiate a campaign for improved standards in automated gate safety, the charity is marking another important milestone as it celebrates hitting 1,000 installers listed on its acclaimed national register of Gate...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Selection of experienced industry experts elected to take on section chair roles at BSIA

At the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 12 July, 24 industry experts were elected to represent the Trade Association’s various sections of membership. Each of the Association’s sections of membership – which cover all...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017