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BIFM’s Business Confidence Monitor highlights “challenges and optimism” across FM sector

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its UK FM Business Confidence Monitor 2018. Produced in partnership with Barclays and i-FM, the Business Confidence Monitor offers a unique insight into buoyancy across the FM industry and evaluations of current...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Owner of Elite Door Staff fined after unlicensed employee “assaulted customer”

On Monday 12 March, Trevor Frater (trading as Elite Door Staff) was found guilty of supplying an unlicensed door supervisor on six occasions in Alford and Louth in Lincolnshire. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) began investigating Frater in May last year when Lincolnshire...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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From Forensics to Real-Time: Developing Transport Security

Evolving technology has driven a shift across Europe from legacy analogue CCTV to network video solutions providing immediate and significant benefits when it comes to securing critical transport systems. As the UK struggles to keep pace, Lucas Young discusses the business case...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Second phase of ‘Action Counters Terrorism’ campaign launched by Metropolitan Police Service

Neil Basu – the new head of UK Counter-Terrorism Policing and Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations at the Metropolitan Police Service – has used the launch of a campaign about terrorist attack planning methods as a platform to reveal that more than one...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Making Water Security Work

Proposed changes in the 2019 Price Review formula for the water industry devised by regulator Ofwat could be pointing the way towards the sector having to elevate perimeter protection for key-critical sites such that it becomes a major issue of focus for a given company’s Board...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Mental Health: Are You Doing Enough to Support Your People?

With workplace stress on the increase and mental health issues now firmly on the agenda, this really should be something that security businesses are tackling head on. Yet, according to the charity Mind, 30% of employees questioned in a recent survey disagreed with the statement:...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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The Global Context: Cyber Risks, Reputation and the Real World

Cyber security, the EU’s upcoming GDPR, reputational risk and regulation and compliance are among the chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead into 2018. In the second instalment of an exclusive series for Risk UK, Nicola...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Acting on Auto: Autonomous Vehicles and the Terrorism Threat

Developments in self-driving technology suggest that fully-autonomous vehicles will be on our road networks in the near future, but just how far are we from the point of introduction? Importantly, is the advent of such vehicles potentially going to signal an increase in the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Dame Stella Rimington confirmed as Keynote Speaker for 2018 Active Risk Manager Global Conference

Specialist risk management software and services provider Sword Active Risk has announced that Dame Stella Rimington DCB, former director general of MI5 and acclaimed author, will be the Keynote Speaker at the upcoming Active Risk Manager Global Conference in London. The event...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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Videx completes bespoke door entry system installation at Connaught House

Working in partnership with Enterprise Security Technologies, Videx has successfully installed a complex door entry management system at Connaught House, which provides private residential housing and commercial office space right in the heart of London. The key access control...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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