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Fire Sector Federation acknowledges promise of step change on building fire safety

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) has acknowledged and welcomed the announcement made by the Government in advance of a debate in Parliament on the Grenfell Tower fire. The delay in positive action has been a deep cause of concern to Federation members so the outlined steps,...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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IRM’s CRO Round Table focuses on future risk leaders and Artificial Intelligence

Developments in technology continue to disrupt industries and organisations globally, in turn presenting both opportunities and risks. Preparing the risk management community for this challenge through education, training, research and networking events is one of the key...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Tavcom Training and SSAIB partner to maintain high standards in security sector

Tavcom Training has announced a partnership with the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB). The former will provide registered firms of the professional certification body with access to technical security training as part of a long-term initiative designed to...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Network Security: Protecting Against Digital Sabotage

Physical security systems have experienced a substantial shift from being a mechanical circuit to become electronically-circuited networks, with the first network-enabled surveillance camera being launched more than 20 years ago (in 1996, to be precise). Now, more and more...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Slips, Trips and Falls in the Retail Sector: Reducing the Risk

It may be no surprise to many that slips, trips and falls count towards 50% of all claims made against retailers, as well as being the second highest single cause of workplace injuries, writes Gary Trotter. As a business, the provision of a safe environment for customers and...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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BPL Global appoints Anna Morgan as legal director of political risk insurance broker

BPL Global, the credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has announced the appointment of Anna Morgan as the business’ new legal director. Armed with over eight years of in-house banking experience, Morgan will work closely with the Claims Department and wider BPL...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Get Licensed calls on private security industry to increase door staff pay rates

Security operative licensing expert Get Licensed is calling on private security companies to raise the minimum hourly rate for door supervisors. This follows an announcement by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) that it’s expanding the training package required as part...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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ASSA ABLOY door closers meet certification demands for uninsulated metal fire doors

ASSA ABLOY’s range of door closers is one of the few available on the market to satisfy the certification demands of uninsulated metal fire doors, the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware and Access Control Group has announced. At the end of 2017, a number of UKAS-accredited authorities...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Mitie boosts Armed Forces support with additional paid leave for reservists

Mitie has built on its commitment to support the Armed Forces by launching a new policy for its community of reservists. To assist with their military responsibilities, all members of the Armed Forces Reserves employed by Mitie will now receive ten days of paid leave every year,...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Bidvest Noonan acquires security-only contracts held by Incentive Lynx Security

Bidvest Noonan has acquired the security-only contracts held by Incentive Lynx Security from the Incentive FM Group Ltd for an undisclosed fee. The move follows on from a strategic decision by the Incentive FM Group Ltd to sell-off its security guarding business and focus on its...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020