The Working as a Security Officer course book
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Highfield.co.uk unveils learning resources range for updated security qualifications

A new suite of learning resources has been launched by Highfield.co.uk to help educators and learners with recently updated security qualifications. The new qualifications were launched after a review into learning in the sector in 2014 by the Security Industry Authority (SIA)...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
A new debate focused on CCTV has been kick-started by comments from UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter
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“Tighter regulation” and a “collective desire to professionalise” needed if CCTV standards are to improve

With UK CCTV Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter currently pressing for enhanced regulation in the CCTV sector, Frank Crouwel – co-founder and managing director at NW Systems Group – has responded by stating that improving CCTV standards requires tighter...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Tavcom Training has formed a new Resettlement Division for Armed Forces leavers transitioning to roles in the private security sector
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Specialist Resettlement Division for ex-Armed Forces personnel introduced by Tavcom Training

Tavcom Training, the popular supplier of detailed security systems training, has formed a new division which will focus specifically on facilitating the transition of ex-Armed Forces personnel into the security sector.  Many of those leaving the Armed Forces, of course, have the...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
The NSI Services Auditor Team - Back Row Left to Right: Vernon Erekosima, Ian Sanderson, Trevor Underdown, Al Kyte and Neil Ohren. Front Row Left to Right: Clare Crump, Jo Fox, Margaret Durr (Head of Field Operations – Services) and Suvi Foy
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NSI’s mandate to deliver assessment services for ACS renewed by Security Industry Authority

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has renewed the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) mandate to deliver assessment services for the Regulator’s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) from 1 April (subject to contract). Guarding services organisations with a commercial...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Ian Livsey: the new CEO at the Institute of Risk Management
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Ian Livsey appointed CEO at the Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management – the leading international professional body for the vitally important discipline of risk management – has appointed Ian Livsey as its new CEO. Livsey arrives with a mandate to deliver “benchmark standards” for the risk...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Theresa May MP: the Home Secretary is urging faster sharing on criminal records data among EU Member States
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Home Secretary urges EU counterparts to move more quickly on sharing criminal records data

Home Secretary Theresa May has urged the UK’s EU partners to safeguard members of the public by sharing more information about known criminals. Speaking at the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Riga, May made it clear that existing EU mechanisms are not fully used by...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Chris Kenneally: CEO at Cordant Services
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Cordant Services launched with multi-million pound investment from The Cordant Group

The Cordant Group has announced the launch of Cordant Services in a move designed to offer “additional value and services” to existing customers while providing a strong foundation for an ambitious growth programme. The new division is supported by a multi-million...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015
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“Further growth likely in UK security guarding market” reports Apex Insight

According to the latest detailed industry survey conducted by Apex Insight*, the UK’s outsourced security guarding services market is approaching £5 billion in volume, having grown in recent years despite a hesitant economic recovery. The industry is being affected by...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015
US Secretary of State John F Kerry at the World Economic Forum
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“Civilised world will not bow to the threat of terrorism” urges US Secretary of State Kerry

Speaking at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, US Secretary of State John F Kerry has vowed that the civilised world will never bow to the threat of terrorism. “The 20th Century was defined by the civilised struggle to uphold the values...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015
Richard Jenkins: confirmed as permanent CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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Richard Jenkins confirmed as permanent CEO at National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the appointment of Richard Jenkins as its new permanent CEO with immediate effect. Jenkins has been in the interim role since March 2014 following the departure of Jeff Little OBE. When meeting in December, members of the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2015