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Mitie flying high with £17 million FM contract extension for London Gatwick Airport

Mitie has expanded its relationship with London Gatwick Airport’s management team by winning a five-year extension to its contract worth £17 million, which includes a new agreement to maintain electrical services. The facilities management (FM) and professional services...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Secure Stations Scheme sets standard for crime reduction on Britain’s rail network

Hundreds of Britain’s railway stations are setting the standard in reducing crime, safeguarding vulnerable people and ensuring safer journeys for passengers, rail minister Andrew Jones has announced. On a visit to East Croydon Station, recently accredited as a Secure Station by...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Hidden air pollution in workplaces “continues to impact health and well-being of employees”

With indoor air pollution continuing to impact the health and well-being of UK workers, Siemens Building Technologies reports that employers are now beginning to assume greater responsibility for the workplace environment in a bid to limit the effects of sick building syndrome...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
Tony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner publishes detailed Annual Report for 2017-2018

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB’s fifth Annual Report has been laid before Parliament. In his report, the Commissioner highlights the extensive survey of all police forces in England and Wales in order to understand their surveillance camera ‘footprint’ and...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Institute of Risk Management highlights key risk trends for energy sector in 2019

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has issued its 56-page report entitled ‘Fuelling the Debate: Latest Risk Management Trends in the Energy Sector 2019’. The IRM has sought to provide insights and thought leadership for risk managers operating in the energy sector...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
Andrew Buxton
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Dardan Security appoints former British Army commander Andrew Buxton as head of client services

Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Dardan Security has appointed former British Army commander of intelligence and surveillance, Major Andrew Buxton, as the company’s new head of client services. With over 30 years’ operational experience within the British...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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“Brexit fears crystallise as economic gloom takes hold of UK plc” finds ICSA survey

A survey of FTSE 350 companies finds just 2% of respondents predicting an improvement in UK economic conditions as concerns about the impact of Brexit start to hit home, with 73% predicting damage to their company as a result of Brexit. The latest Boardroom Bellwether Survey...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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SSR Personnel’s Global Salary Survey points to increased opportunities for security professionals in Middle East

The results of the latest detailed SSR Personnel and Executive Profiles Global Salary Survey, supported by ASIS International, have just been published. The document reviews responses from more than 12,000 security professionals (nationals and expatriate) with data gathered from...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
Richard Huison
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Gallagher Security appoints new general manager with remit to combat cyber threat

The growing cyber threat is the target for the new man at the helm of Gallagher Security (Europe), whose vision is to equip companies and authorities to combat this ongoing and growing problem area. Richard Huison has stepped up to the role of general manager for the UK and...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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Home Office approves Independent Office for Police Conduct guidance and concludes firearms review

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has approved revised Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) guidance which “strikes the right balance” between the need for robust investigation while also supporting firearms officers in the line of duty. The IOPC’s Section 22...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019