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Raising Standards: Maintaining Supply Chain Integrity in Guarding Services

The procurement of additional labour to support service delivery in the security guarding and event management sectors is common practice and gives companies the flexibility to scale operations effectively. When professionally managed, this extension of the labour force ensures...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020
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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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Meet The Security Company: Verifile

This is the fourteenth 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...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
Paul Grist
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Facilicom UK’s Trigion Security division appoints Paul Grist in role of security director

Trigion Security, the specialist security solutions division of Facilicom UK, has announced the appointment of Paul Grist as its new security director. Grist started in this role on Monday 16 July and succeeds Neil Ricketts. Grist brings many years’ experience and knowledge to...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018
Brooknight's Security Control Centre
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Brooknight engages Broadstone to drive growth for security services provider

Broadstone, a new recruitment marketplace for the private security sector, has entered into a strategic partnership with one of the UK’s leading security services providers, namely Brooknight. Broadstone will now support Brooknight to identify and secure high quality, vetted and...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018
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“Secure data destruction now absolutely essential” state BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are warning organisations from all sectors to ensure that they comply with the Data Protection Act. This follows on from the news that Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been fine...
Posted On 08 May 2017
Peter Webster
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SIA Regulation, Business Licensing and the ACS: A Personal Perspective

Tuesday 14 March witnessed the 2017 edition of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) annual Stakeholder Conference, which ran at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London. A reflection of the partnership working theme for the day, the confirmed speakers emanated from...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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“Identity fraud reaches record levels”: 173,000 cases reported to Cifas during 2016

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has hit the highest levels ever recorded. A record 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016, which is more than in any other previous year. Identity fraud now represents...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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BSIA’s Information Destruction Section members speak out against “irresponsible” shredding

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are reminding organisations of their obligations under the Data Protection Act and the importance of secure data shredding. This warning follows in the wake of allegations that a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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BSIA’s Information Destruction Section supports ICO’s introduction of data protection self-assessment tool

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section have welcomed a new self-assessment tool on data protection launched by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The self-assessment tool helps smaller and medium-sized...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016
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