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Smart Cities UK 2019: Connect… Innovate… Transform

Smart Cities UK is the longest serving Smart Cities event in the UK. Now in its fourth year – and supported by Risk Xtra as one of the Official Media Partners for 2019 – the event will be examining the importance of sustainable investment and the United Nations...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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OPTEX’s range of 180° outdoor intrusion sensors now available in EMEA region

Sensor manufacturer OPTEX has launched a new series of outdoor PIRs for the EMEA and South/North American markets that offer 180° detection coverage and a 12-metre radius to detect any attempted intrusion around a residential or commercial building. The WX Infinity Series...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
Evan Wright
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Unexplained Wealth Orders: The Route Towards Greater Impact

Thursday 31 January witnessed the one-year anniversary of Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs), which were introduced to help authorities identify and seize property suspected to have been bought by laundered criminal funds. They hit the headlines last year following the arrest of...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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BSI announces appointment of Harold Pradal in new role of Group commercial director

BSI, the business standards company, has announced the appointment of Harold Pradal as Group commercial director on the Group Executive with immediate effect. In this new role, Pradal will be directly responsible for shaping and delivering the BSI’s vision, commercial strategy...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Virtustream outlines Top Three cloud computing predictions for 2019

2018 witnessed the emergence of several important pivot points that changed the trajectory of cloud in a big way, making it an even more important part of enterprises’ core IT strategies for 2019/ Now, Deepark Patil (senior vice-president for product and engineering at...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Government signals improvements to Parole Board transparency and victim support

Sweeping changes to the parole system designed to improve transparency, offer better support for victims and new powers to reconsider decisions have been announced by Justice Secretary David Gauke following a detailed review of the Parole Board’s rules. Alongside giving victims...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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ICO set to audit data protection practices at Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance post-fines

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued fines totalling £120,000 to an EU Referendum campaign and an insurance company for “serious breaches” of electronic marketing laws and, furthermore, is set to review how both are complying with data protection...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Business advisory firm BDO LLP completes merger deal with Moore Stephens LLP

BDO LLP has now completed its merger with Moore Stephens LLP, in turn creating the largest UK accountancy and business advisory firm focused on mid-sized, entrepreneurially-spirited businesses. The merged firm will operate under the BDO brand and as part of BDO’s international...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Liberty report “exposes police forces’ use of discriminatory data to predict crime”

At least 14 UK police forces have used or intend to use discriminatory computer programs to predict where crime will be committed and by whom. That’s according to research results published by Human Rights campaigning organisation Liberty. The new report entitled...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Securitas recognised as certified Top Employer in UK for 2019

Securitas UK has been officially recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to delivering exceptional people management and HR strategies. Top Employers are organisations of the highest calibre that have worked hard to create, implement and...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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