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“Big firms set to feel pain of Levy” warns apprenticeship provider Develop Training

Big firms will feel the pain of the Apprenticeship Levy in the coming months when the first wave of payments will be wiped from their accounts unless they’ve invested the monies in training apprentices. Apprenticeship provider Develop Training Limited, whose customers...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Mayor of London calls for improved efforts to tackle scourge of violent extremism

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, is calling for improved and renewed efforts to tackle violent extremism in the capital after new research found that nearly two-thirds of Londoners would not know how to seek support from the authorities if they were worried about an individual...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Security provider Interserve Group agrees terms of rescue plan with creditors

Interserve Group, one of the Top Ten security solutions providers in the UK (through First Security and Knightsbridge Guarding) and also one of the nation’s largest outsourcing contractors overall, has reached an agreement with its creditors in a bold bid to confront the...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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BAE Systems Survey: “50% of IT decision-makers say budget is Top Three barrier to network security”

In a time where network security is critical for company survival, IT professionals have to deal with many challenges when it comes to protecting their organisation’s networks. 50% say budget is a bottleneck in the way of achieving their objective. That’s according to...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Access the latest fire protection solutions and gain expert advice at FIM Expo 2019

It’s now only a few weeks until FIM Expo returns to the Madejski Stadium, home of Reading Football Club, on Wednesday 3 April. The Expo is an excellent opportunity for professionals to be present at hands-on product demonstrations, take part in detailed technical discussions and...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
Jonathan Couch
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Cyber Security: Attack Vectors Across the Next 12 Months

Cyber security professionals are currently busy sharing their predictions for the coming year, writes Jonathan Couch, who’s not a big fan of these types of predictions. That’s because what actually happens in any given year tends to be more of the same with one or two new,...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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“59,000-plus personal data breaches reported across Europe post-GDPR” reveals DLA Piper study

Over 59,000 data breach notifications have been reported across the European Economic Area (EEA) by public and private organisations since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. That’s according to law firm DLA...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Luminite’s OCULi wireless PIR camera integrates with Sentinel’s security monitoring platform

Luminite Electronics, the British manufacturer of wireless and hard-wired PIR detectors, has announced that its popular OCULi wireless PIR camera now integrates with the Sentinel security monitoring platform. OCULi is a stand-alone PIR detector complete with a camera designed to...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
James Chittil (left) and Will Adams
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String of new contract wins delivers perfect 10th Anniversary for Integrity Security Group

One of the West Midlands’ fastest-growing independent security businesses is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in style by securing a clutch of new contracts. The Integrity Security Group, which was formed by local entrepreneur and managing director Will Adams, has seen its...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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UK medical practices determined to increase secure data protection measures

Information security company Shred-it has been helping GP practices, dental surgeries and other medical service providers in the UK ensure that confidential paperwork, such as medical records, is securely destroyed when no longer needed. This is essential in the medical sector...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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