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PIPCU operation seizes over 2,000 suspected counterfeit items affecting 55 brands

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), which is run by the City of London Police, recently seized over 2,000 items – including clothing, shoes and handbags – in Manchester as part of its crackdown on counterfeit goods sellers on Facebook Marketplace....
Posted On 31 May 2018
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Government unveils new Fire Standards Board to oversee Fire and Rescue Services

Addressing the Local Government Association’s Fire Commission, Nick Hurd (the Minister for Policing and the Fire Service) has announced a new approach to improve professional standards for Fire and Rescue Services across England. While some professional standards currently exist...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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KPMG and Google form alliance to help organisations “transform digital experiences”

KPMG International has entered into an alliance with Google to help organisations “transform their business and operating models” by dint of adopting secure cloud computing, machine learning, enterprise mobility and advanced analytics technologies. As part of the...
Posted On 31 May 2018
Tony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner and Forensic Science Regulator sign MoU

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dr Gillian Tully, the Forensic Science Regulator. In doing so, Porter and Tully have set out agreed gateways through which issues will flow between them and which are of...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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Hanwha Techwin introduces Wisenet VGA thermal cameras to UK’s security sector

The five new vandal-resistant thermal cameras encompassed within Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet T Series, which are able to capture images at up to 640 x 480 resolution, are purpose-designed to detect objects and people in difficult environmental conditions such as through smoke,...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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Securitas UK introduces higher Minimum Wage of £8.03 for security officers

Working in partnership with the GMB Trade Union, Securitas UK has introduced a Minimum Wage of £8.03 for security officers. This rate of pay is 20 pence higher than the National Minimum Wage (which currently stands at £7.83). The new rate of remuneration came into effect on 1...
Posted On 31 May 2018