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BCI 2019 Horizon Scan: “Health and Safety incidents become biggest loss driver for organisations”  

Health and Safety incidents have become the leading financial loss driver for businesses around the globe, with cumulative losses now outstripping the costs of more high-profile disruptions such as cyber attacks and IT outages. Meanwhile, political change has entered the Top Ten...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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Revised British Standard 8580 on legionella risk assessments issued by BSI

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has released British Standard BS 8580-1:2019 Water Quality, Risk Assessments for Legionella Control – Code of Practice. This is a significant revision to the 2010 British Standard providing further guidelines for...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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International business continuity management systems standard undergoes revision

The public consultation process for the revision of the international business continuity management systems standard BS EN ISO 22301 DIS Business Continuity Management Systems is open until Tuesday 26 February. ISO has released the official ISO 22301 Draft International Standard...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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BSI announces appointment of Harold Pradal in new role of Group commercial director

BSI, the business standards company, has announced the appointment of Harold Pradal as Group commercial director on the Group Executive with immediate effect. In this new role, Pradal will be directly responsible for shaping and delivering the BSI’s vision, commercial strategy...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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NSI appoints Matthew Holliday as Inspectorate’s new technical manager

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has appointed Matthew Holliday technical manager. Bringing more than 30 years’ experience within the electronic security industry, and having played an active and influential role in developing the current British and European Standards...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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BSI partners with OriginTrail in bold bid to develop blockchain-enabled solutions

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has exclusively partnered with OriginTrail to deliver blockchain-enabled solutions that will enhance its global assessment, certification and supply chain services to confirm the provenance of goods and/or the integrity of digital records...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Public consultation process launched for new international privacy information management standard

The public consultation process for the draft international privacy information management standard ISO/IEC 27552 is now open until 25 February. As the UK’s national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI) is seeking to consult with interested parties from the...
Posted On 18 Jan 2019
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British Standard for private investigators revised to help distinguish professionals from rogue operators

BSI has revised BS 102000, the business standards company’s Code of Practice for the Provision of Investigative Services. The British Standard was developed within a committee comprising a number of experts from industry associations, security specialists, academia,...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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BSI publishes European technical specification focused on crisis management

BSI, the business standards company, has published a new European technical specification, PD CEN/TS 17091:2018 Crisis Management, to provide organisations with good practice on how to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from a crisis event. The ability of an...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018
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British Standards Institution secures full membership of CEN and CENELEC post-Brexit

On Friday 23 November, the General Assemblies of the European standards organisations CEN and CENELEC approved a plan that secures BSI’s full membership post-Brexit. BSI welcomes the outcome as a “pragmatic solution” that provides stability for the European standards...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018