Jeff Gravenhorst
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“Strong organic growth” for first nine months of 2019 signalled by ISS Group

ISS, the workplace experience and facilities management company, has published a trading update for the first nine months of 2019. Revenue increased by 6.3% and by 8.9% in Q3. Organic growth stands at 6.8% in the first nine months of 2019 and at 8.4% for Q3 driven in the main by...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Latest Cifas research unearths sharp rise in employment application fraud

Research conducted by Cifas has revealed a sharp rise in employment application fraud by middle-aged jobseekers. The research, released as part of the organisation’s ‘Faces of Fraud’ campaign, shows that there was an overall increase in application fraud across...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Mitie Group unveils half-year financials for six months ended 30 September 2019

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management and professional services company, has announced its financial and operational results for the six months ended 30 September 2019 during a live webcast broadcast from the company’s headquarters at The Shard in central London....
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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IOSH urges next Government to provide Health and Safety assurance for 2020s

The global Chartered body for safety and health-focused professionals has urged the UK Government to provide assurance and certainty on the future of the UK’s Health and Safety system. Following the General Election on 12 December, the Institution of Occupational Safety and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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British Red Cross calls for change in law to improve response when UK emergencies strike

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be updated to give individuals and communities alike more say in how they’re treated and the support they receive during an emergency scenario. Currently, the Emergency Services, Government bodies and councils, who together...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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ECHO service officially launched at CSL Industry Forum in central London

The Electronic Call Handling Operations (ECHO) digital service was launched at the CSL Industry Forum held at the Informa Building in London. Introduced around the campaign ‘Go Digital, Get ECHO’, the ECHO project aims to deliver a centralised, fully automated electronic call...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019
Tom Ford
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Tom Ford appointed membership development manager at BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Tom Ford as the Trade Association’s new membership development manager. Ford’s background is within managing client accounts and developing client relationships for a variety of Trade Associations and...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Joint operation in Northern Ireland nets huge firearms and ammunition haul

No less than 24 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been seized in a joint operation conducted by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). The investigation commenced following the interception of an AR-15 semi-automatic...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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Security guidance issued to assist candidates on General Election campaign trail

All General Election 2019 candidates are being issued with guidance to help them respond if they experience intimidatory behaviour or abuse during the ongoing political campaign that culminates with Ballot Boxes closing around the nation on Thursday 12 December. ‘Guidance...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
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National Health Service joins global initiative in bid to raise awareness of fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week (IFAW) 2019 runs from 17 to 23 November, with hundreds of organisations around the world (among them the NHS) joining this global initiative to raise awareness of fraud and highlight the importance of fraud prevention. Fraud is estimated to cost...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019