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Unlicensed security boss given prison sentence for “blatant” and “premeditated” fraud

On 12 December 2018 at Antrim Crown Court, Steven Ian Nixon (47) of Portadown – the owner of Eventsafe Security – was sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment for fraud and three months for supplying unlicensed security operatives. Both jail sentences were...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Enforcement activity will continue to fall “until Fire and Rescue Services are allocated sufficient additional resources”

Fire safety inspections in buildings have fallen by 40%, leaving thousands of people at risk. According to the Fire Protection Association (FPA), that statistic “should be a source of deep shame for this Government”. “What value do we place on the lives of our...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Digital skills gap narrows “but still persists from classroom to Boardroom” urges Deloitte

Business leaders’ confidence in the digital capabilities of new entrants to the workplace has improved in the last six months. That’s according to the latest Digital Disruption Index issued by Deloitte. 18% of digital leaders believe that school leavers and graduates are...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Amthal Fire & Security leads the way in securing one of Britain’s oldest independent schools

Amthal Fire & Security has created a scaleable programme of works to upgrade security at St Albans School and ensure staff and pupils can inspire learning and develop values and skills to the highest standards in a secure environment.  With former students including Professor...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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PACOM’s access control solution proves to be perfect fit for fashion retailer Replay

Backed by innovative flair, characteristic Italian design and the quality of its products, Replay has become a leader in the manufacture of jeans and denim-based clothing. Recently, the business initiated a security and access control upgrade programme throughout its premises and...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Savills selects CIS Security to deliver security services at London Bridge City Estate

Property agent Savills has chosen CIS Security to manage and deliver security services for the prestigious London Bridge City Estate, a multi-use destination that’s enjoyed by visitors from across the globe. The iconic Estate is located along the River Thames between London...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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KPMG CTO David Ferbrache highlights Top Ten cyber security trends for 2019

David Ferbrache, chief technology officer in KPMG’s cyber security practice, has highlighted the Top Ten cyber security trends we can expect to see in 2019. Those trends include a lack of consensus when it comes to cyber law, the proliferation of fake news (and the implications...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019