Dave Smith
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Brexit: A Time to Export?

Having written about exporting for Risk UK back in 2014, Dave Smith observes that it’s interesting to note how much has stayed the same since that time, but also notably just how much has changed. The single biggest factor is, of course, Brexit. Nearly three years after the...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

Sometimes, the job can become too much. For front line security personnel, the things they see and experience may at times be overwhelming, and especially so when they’re exposed to trauma repeatedly or for an extended time period. How best, then, to deal with stress in the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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BSIA Briefing

The security industry has come a long way from its historical roots and is now focusing heavily on new technology, updated skills, vetting and standards as well as changing perceptions of what the sector actually entails. Mike Reddington discusses the work of the British Security...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

Back in 2011, The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals used its Royal Charter and the collective knowledge of The Security Institute to create a comparative standard for security. Eight years on, the post-nominals CSyP are now accepted as The Gold Standard for strategic...
Posted On 29 May 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

The security business sector isn’t known for being the most diverse when it comes to its constituent individuals. Most industry members fit a demographic as the industry remains for the most part male, with many resident professionals emanating from backgrounds in the...
Posted On 02 May 2019
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BSIA announces regional winners of 2019 Security Personnel Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the regional winners of the 2019 Security Personnel Awards. Those winners will now go forward as national finalists in the British Security Awards, the ceremony for which takes place in London on 10 July at the...
Posted On 01 May 2019
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FIA Technical Briefing

When selecting a detector there can be a number of issues that arise from choosing the wrong type of detector for the area it needs to protect from fire. For those that perhaps have less experience in this area, it can become confusing. Do you use an optical smoke detector,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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BSIA Briefing

Recently, a story appeared in the national media about how a robbery was thwarted due to the in situ security measures which scared the criminals away. Situations like this make us reflect on the fundamental roots of security and the reasons why it exists in the first place. With...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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ASIS International adds 245th Global Chapter for security management professionals

ASIS International has announced the formation of its newest chapter, Carolina Pines, which will serve members in the Southern Pines area of North Carolina. ASIS International’s various chapters support security professionals and communities around the world by providing a...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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BSIA Briefing

Understandably, there’s presently much talk within the mainstream media concerning Brexit, writes Mike Reddington. With less than a month to go now until the politicians’ decision in terms of which road to travel is made, there’s still a good deal of speculation...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019