Graham Lowe
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Life Safety First: Enhanced Foundations for the Built Environment

Across the last four decades, the life safety industry has met a number of significant challenges and opportunities presented to it, among them the need for better risk management within the global built environment. While those working diligently across the sector have made...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Living in Fear

The BRE’s National Security Survey has revealed that personal security is becoming an increasing worry across the UK, with two out of every three respondents questioned now more concerned about crime today than they were five years ago. The Top Three issues raised as causing the...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
Phill Matthews
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New-look IOPC needs “radical overhaul” urges Police Federation of England and Wales

The new-look Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) – which officially replaced the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) on Monday 8 January – needs a “radical overhaul” if it’s to improve on the work of its predecessor as it takes up the...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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Joint Committee in Parliament launches inquiry into National Security Capability Review

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) is launching an inquiry into the National Security Capability Review (NSCR). It’s to be the second inquiry of this Parliamentary session. In July last year, the Government announced a review of national security...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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“Continuing cuts to forensic science threaten criminal justice system” warns Regulator

Falling prices and continuing cuts to funding for forensic science work are eating into essential services, the Forensic Science Regulator Dr Gillian Tully has warned in her Annual Report for 2017. In the 41-page document, which was published on Friday 19 January, Dr Tully points...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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Eboracum UK Ltd becomes first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

Eboracum UK Ltd’s use of body-worn cameras has received independent certification of the Secretary of State’s Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. Certified to ISO 9001:2015 by the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the York-based Security Industry Authority...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
Paul Broadbent
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Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority mourns death of CEO Paul Broadbent

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has announced the sudden death of its CEO Paul Broadbent. 54-year-old Broadbent – who had devoted more than 30 years of his life to public service in a career that began as a young police officer on the beat in Cumbria and...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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Buyers and suppliers converge for one-to-one business meetings at Security IT Summit

Registration is now open for VIP delegate spaces at the Security IT Summit. Organised by Forum Events and featuring Risk UK as Official Media Partner, the event takes place on Tuesday 3 July at the Hilton London Hotel, Canary Wharf. The Security IT Summit is a highly focused...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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Cyber terrorism and data breaches emerge as top threats for law firms in new survey

Over 70% of large law firms perceive cyber terrorism and data breaches as the foremost threats to their business. That’s according to the results of a new survey – the 2018 Legal Business Continuity Survey – conducted by The Instant Group (the flexible workspace...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018