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Mitie launches new initiatives designed to support Armed Forces community

Facilities management specialist Mitie is furthering its commitment to veterans, reservists and families of those working in the Armed Forces by launching a series of new initiatives focused on supporting these employees and pledging to recruit more individuals from the Armed...
Posted On 29 Jul 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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Risk Xtra announced as Official Media Partner for Cortech Developments’ Utilities Forum

As a business, Cortech Developments determines to help today’s professionals mitigate risk through smarter interoperability. Extending that philosophy into specific verticals, the company’s upcoming Utilities Forum – for which Risk Xtra has been named as...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
Ciaran Barry
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Linx International Group assists Armed Forces personnel in transition to ‘civvy street’ employment

Linx International Group has revealed that, in the past 18 months, PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training have supported more than 350 Armed Forces personnel in making the transition to ‘civvy street’ by dint of them studying on the companies’ security management and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Global Cyber Academy launches #ProjectThankYou in bid to heighten UK’s cyber resilience

The London-based Global Cyber Academy specialising in cyber and tech-focused security has introduced #ProjectThankYou in a bid to make the UK more cyber resilient. The Academy will be providing a flat 40% course fee reduction for all applications received from UK Blue Light...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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MoD/Home Office joint funding supports tests of “life-saving” chemical detection robots and drones

A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, provide 3D mapping and identify casualties have been put through their paces by troops, police officers and scientists for the first time. Tests of the cutting-edge, multi-million pound project, co-funded by...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018
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Securitas attends British Forces Resettlement Services Careers Fair in Aldershot

Securitas UK attended the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) Careers Fair in Aldershot on Thursday 24 May. Over 60 companies were in attendance on the day, including Royal Mail, Fujitsu, XPO Logistics and DHL. BFRS is a Community Interest Company: a social enterprise...
Posted On 29 May 2018
Sarah Hayward
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Developing a Career in the Security Business Sector

ASIS UK’s Young Professionals Group held its ‘Developing a Career in the Security Industry’ event at the Aon Centre in London recently and the message was clear: networking and people skills are key to building a security career. On average, 241 people apply for each...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
Mick Creedon QPM
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Former Derbyshire Constabulary Chief Constable appointed chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Sector

Mick Creedon QPM takes over the role as chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Division with immediate effect. The news follows on from the announcement that Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Peter Maddison QPM as chair of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body....
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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PC Wayne Marques receives prestigious City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2017

British Transport Police (BTP) officer PC Wayne Marques – who confronted three knife-wielding terrorists during the recent terror attacks in the London Bridge area of central London and, as a consequence, suffered severe life-changing injuries – is the chosen...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017