Risk UK Comment: Will the licensing of private investigators be a bad move?

The news that private investigators will be required to obtain an SIA’
Posted On 06 Oct 2013

The Security Institute signs MoU with Dubai police

The Security Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Police that outlines the intention of both parties to work together to enhance the status and perception of the security management profession. This collaboration is part of The Security...
Posted On 05 Oct 2013

Law at Work makes health and safety appointment

Health and safety and employment law specialist, Law At Work (LAW), has appointed a new head to manage its health and safety division. Steve Ashton joins the consultancy from SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy), where he most recently managed the provision of the SHE (safety,...
Posted On 04 Oct 2013

Terror landscape changing according to report

The threat of terror-related incidents in the UK remains high, and whilst significant steps have been taken, both nationally and internationally, to mitigate the risks, the reality is that the challenges still exist. Changes in the structure and operations of terror-related...
Posted On 03 Oct 2013

FIM Expo scheduled for Scotland

The Fire Industry Manufacturers (FIM) Expo is due to take place at Murrayfield Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh. The expo, scheduled for 25 September 2013, is the third event since its inception in 2012. Organised by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many of the...
Posted On 02 Oct 2013

Petrotechnics appointment to drive international growth

Petrotechnics, the providor of software solutions to improve frontline operational performance and risk management in hazardous industries, has appointed David Bleackely as Vice President of Sales. He joins from Aspentech where he was most recently senior sales director of global...
Posted On 01 Oct 2013

SSAIB awards fire risk assessment certificate

SSAIB, a fire, security and telecare certification body for organisations, has awarded a certificate to Beacon Fire Safety under its BAFE SP205 UKAS-accredited scheme. SSAIB recently introduced the SP205 scheme to enable anyone who is required by law to carry out a fire risk...
Posted On 30 Sep 2013

Thermal Imaging: The right temperature?

Hand-held thermal imagers can enhance the efficiency of manned guarding patrols on certain sites, and can also increase health and safety for those carrying out on-site checks. Many large campus-style applications or businesses with distributed sites make use of manned patrols,...
Posted On 29 Sep 2013

Ex-BRC crime manager joins NBCS

Catherine Bowen has been appointed as Policy and Stakeholder Director for the retail strand of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS). She will be responsible for raising the profile of the NBCS with key retail stakeholders across the law enforcement community, as well as...
Posted On 28 Sep 2013

ISM appoints Pye as general manager

PSIM and intercom systems manufacturer ISM has appointed Geoffrey Pye as General Manager. Pye will head up the ISM team, reporting to the Board, with a remit to achieve bold but attainable growth targets in the next five years. Underpinning the targeted 100 per cent growth is an...
Posted On 27 Sep 2013