Paul Everitt: CEO at ADS
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“Security sector witnesses 57% growth since 2012” advises ADS in Facts and Figures Guide

The UK’s aerospace, defence, security and space industries are now worth £74 billion per annum to the UK and achieved £41 billion in export revenues in 2017. The four sectors now collectively employ 380,000 people, including 12,000 apprentices. These statistics are revealed in...
Posted On 09 May 2018
Phillip Ullmann
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Cordant Group’s Phillip Ullmann wants “social value” overhaul of Government contracts

Public sector contracts should no longer be given to the lowest bidder, but instead ought to be awarded to “social business” companies that agree to share profits with staff and employ local workers, a leading businessman has said. Phillip Ullmann of Cordant Group, one of the...
Posted On 09 May 2018
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Global security products standardisation initiative ONVIF celebrates 10th Anniversary

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary, capping off a decade of growth and rising influence as a provider of interoperability standards to the physical security market. Beginning with a small group...
Posted On 09 May 2018
Phil Bentley
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Mitie CEO Phil Bentley makes recommendations for improved Government outsourcing

Following yesterday’s Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee hearing into the collapse of Carillion, Phil Bentley (CEO of Mitie plc) has expounded a clear reminder that not all outsourcers are the same, and that private sector contractors provide a valuable...
Posted On 09 May 2018
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“Police forces save £273 million on equipment costs in three years” reports Home Office

The Home Office has now published the third ‘basket of goods’ data set allowing the public to compare what each police force spends on common items to ensure best value for money. With Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) spending almost a quarter of their overall budgets on...
Posted On 09 May 2018
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Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports by Government to screen cargo

Dogs that are capable of detecting minute traces of explosives concealed in air freight are now being deployed in cargo sheds at British airports as the Government introduces its latest measure to reinforce the UK’s aviation security. Free-running explosive detection dogs...
Posted On 09 May 2018