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Axis Group wins contract to provide security and reception services at Pinners Hall

BNP Paribas Real Estate, a specialist division of the financial services group BNP Paribas, has chosen two Axis Group companies to provide security guarding and Front of House services for the prestigious offices at 105 Old Broad Street in central London. Based in the very heart...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016
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Police Welfare Support Programme numbers soar as officers ‘consider suicide’

Traumatised police officers are flocking in ever greater numbers to a support programme for ‘vulnerable and at risk’ cases. According to the Police Federation, the number of individuals accessing the dedicated Welfare Support Programme Hotline has nearly tripled in just five...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016
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Mayor of London appoints Lord Harris of Haringey to lead full terror preparedness review

Sadiq Khan, the newly-elected Mayor of London, has appointed Lord Toby Harris of Haringey to undertake a full and independent review designed to ensure London is as prepared as possible for responding to a major terrorist incident. Lord Harris has a long and distinguished career...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
The devastating aftermath at Zaventem International Airport following the terrorist attack
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Policing and security presence at major UK locations beefed up in wake of Brussels terror attacks

In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist atrocities in Belgium, Mark Rowley (the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s lead on counter-terrorism) has put forward salient security advice for members of the public while at the same time outlining what’s being done...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Securitas encourages diversity with celebration to mark International Women’s Day 2016

As part of the organisation’s key focus on creating a greater and more diverse workforce, Securitas has held its first ‘Women in Security’ celebrations at its new Operations Centre in Milton Keynes. The event, which was held on Tuesday 8 March to mark International Women’s...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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BTP reports crime drop on Britain’s railways for eleventh year in succession

The British Transport Police (BTP) – the dedicated police force for trains and tube services across England, Scotland and Wales – has just published annual figures showing an overall drop in crime on the rail network of more than 8% compared with the previous year...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015
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London Mayor expands Met’s use of number plate cameras to boost crime-fighting capabilities

London Mayor Boris Johnson has more than doubled the number of high-tech Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras used by the Metropolitan Police Service to help identify criminals and bring them to justice. Around 2,300 ANPR cameras are now deployed for policing...
Posted On 31 May 2015
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New five-year term for Stephen Otter as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary

Stephen Otter QPM has been reappointed as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary. Otter was originally appointed to the role back in March 2012 following a rigorous recruitment process which included approval by both the Prime Minister and Her Majesty The Queen. Otter...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015