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‘How to Hire a Great Chief Risk Officer’ addressed by all-new IRM guidance

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has released new guidance on hiring for the most senior risk positions. The organisation also remarks on a shortage of candidates for senior level positions and calls on organisations to ensure that their professional development schemes and...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Technology Response to Retail Crime

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year alone. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million, at the same time placing the mental health of retail workers and...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Meet The Security Company: First Response Group

This is the 23rd instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our questions on...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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International standard for effective business continuity updated by ISO

Natural disasters, fires, supply chain issues and cyber attacks are just some of the many unexpected yet possible threats posed to the smooth running of any business. Consistent and robust business continuity planning for what to do when disaster strikes is the best defence. The...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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‘The Future of CCTV Intelligence and Fire Integration’ outlined by Cortech Developments and Bosch

Cortech Developments’ key focus as a business is to assist today’s practising professionals in mitigating risk by dint of employing smarter interoperability. The company’s recent Forum – for which Risk Xtra served as the Official Media Partner – brought together end users...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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NSI invites comment on draft Code of Practice for provision of labour in security and events sector

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is inviting comment on its new draft Code of Practice, NCP 119, for the provision of labour in the security and events sector. The draft Code has been developed in response to recent feedback and evidence of poor practices potentially...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019
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Hochiki Europe unveils key detail underpinning life safety webinar series

Hochiki Europe is launching a new series of accredited webinars to support those working with life safety and moisture detection systems. The educational seminars will be Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited and hosted by Hochiki experts. Scheduled to run from...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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Best Practice digital safety tips for business travellers outlined in Riskline’s TCR

With cyber crime costing the global economy over half a trillion dollars each year, global travellers working abroad now have an invaluable new tool to help them stay updated on international technology laws, customs and Best Practice. Riskline’s Technology and Communication...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
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Securitas honours outstanding performance of staff at annual Community Awards

Securitas UK hosted its annual Community Awards on Wednesday 16 October. Now in their tenth year, the Community Awards are specifically designed to recognise the outstanding efforts of Securitas teams and individuals across the last 12 months. Winners were awarded in ten...
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
From Left to Right: New MSc graduates Khurram Malik, Andrew Protheroe, Christopher Rook and Robin Watson
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PerpetuityARC Training celebrates graduation of nine security professionals awarded MSc in International Security and Risk Management

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group of companies, is celebrating the graduation of nine security professionals who’ve recently attained the highest qualification currently available in the security sector, namely the MSc degree in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019