Axis Security’s Mercury Shopping Centre Team wins ‘Security Team of the Year’

Axis Security’s team of officers based at The Mercury Shopping Centre in Romford has been awarded ‘Security Team of the Year’ at The Sceptre Awards 2019. The Sceptre Awards promote excellence by recognising Best Practice and the best people operating within the Shopping Centre...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019
Mike Bluestone CSyP

Corporate Security: Unfurling the Resilience Umbrella

Economic crises and consumer trends are just a couple of the pitfalls that can dramatically affect the way in which a given organisation does business and survives. As Mike Bluestone duly observes, resilience is the key for any business wanting to thrive in an ever-changing...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019

HMICFRS publishes detailed report on Public Perceptions of Policing in England and Wales 2018

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has published its detailed report entitled Public Perceptions of Policing in England and Wales 2018 in partnership with BMG Research. HMICFRS commissioned BMG Research to undertake a large-scale...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
Baroness Ruth Henig CBE

‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ returns on 13 November

The popular free event entitled ‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ will return to the city on Tuesday 13 November, providing valuable advice on the current security challenges facing organisations. The event will be opened by ACC Russ Jackson QPM,...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
Daniel Hardy

Taking Back The Power

Cuts to police funding, misinterpreted legislation and social issues that are creating a rise in certain types of offending have led to a lack of control when it comes to dealing with criminals. Here, Daniel Hardy examines the factors that have created the current situation and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2018

UK officers supporting French police to help ensure trouble-free Euro 2016

With less than 20 days to go until the start of Euro 2016, football fever is beginning to kick in. Fans are travelling to France to enjoy the football and mix with fellow supporters from across Europe, but there’s always a chance that a minority will engage in disorder. On...
Posted On 24 May 2016

2014-2015 statistics issued on reported physical assaults against NHS staff

The 2014-2015 figures for reported physical assaults against NHS staff in England have been issued by NHS Protect based on statistics provided by all NHS Trusts. In total, there have been 67,864 reported physical assaults against NHS staff in England in 2014-2015, representing a...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Tina Chittenden

“Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…”

With one week to go until Bonfire Night, Tina Chittenden examines the dangers posed to businesses from fireworks and fire-related incidents. “Remember, remember the fifth of November… Gunpowder, treason and plot… I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever...
Posted On 29 Oct 2015
Russell Holland

Adding more black to the bottom line on Black Friday

Black Friday has become a key date for shoppers across the country. Spawned in the US to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic that would occur on the day after Thanksgiving, UK retailers have jumped on the opportunity to increase sales ahead of the...
Posted On 14 Oct 2015
Showsec provided security solutions for the Lovebox Festival in London

Showsec receives plaudits for security operations at London’s Lovebox and Citadel Festivals

Two contrastingly different festivals but one collective security and safety operation orchestrated by crowd management specialist Showsec ensured it was a memorable time for more than 100,000 revellers attending a unique double-header in London’s Victoria Park over the same...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015