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STANLEY Security becomes first security firm to achieve BIM Level 2 accreditation in UK

STANLEY Security has announced that the business is the first security company to achieve BIM Level 2 accreditation in the UK. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a shared knowledge resource providing all of the information about every component of a building in one easy to...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification assessment. Over the last couple of years, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers has been developing BAFE SP206, a new third party...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Meet The Security Company: Octaga Security Services

This is the thirteenth 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 22 Oct 2018
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BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations are unprepared for a data breach. The research, which has been carried out by the Cyber Security and Information Resilience division of BSI for Cyber Security...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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BSI appoints John Hirst CBE as non-executive director and Chairman Designate

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that John Hirst CBE will be appointed as a non-executive director of the organisation with effect from Monday 15 October 2018. From 1 January 2019, Hirst will take over from the BSI’s current chairman, Sir David Brown, who...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018
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BSI partners with NMU for increased supply chain risk management across insurance industry

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions has announced a partnership with NMU, one of the UK’s leading niche insurers. The collaboration will enable NMU’s brokers to further support their clients to reduce their insurance claims by better understanding their supply chain risks. By...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018
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BSI survey highlights “significant variations” in data security readiness within UK’s public sector

An in-depth survey conducted by the BSI’s Cyber Security and Information Resilience Centre of Excellence in conjunction with GovNewsDirect has unearthed a range of inconsistencies in terms of how prepared the UK’s public sector organisations really are for potential cyber...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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Anne Scorey appointed UK managing director of assurance at British Standards Institution

Anne Scorey has been appointed by business improvement company the British Standards Institution (BSI) as managing director of assurance for the UK and Ireland and, as a result, Scorey joins the EMEA executive team. In the role of managing director, Scorey will be responsible for...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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Code of Practice for employers to improve health and well-being of staff devised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new Code of Practice for organisations to help them tackle a crisis in the mental health and well-being of Britain’s workforce. No less than 137 million working days were lost to sick leave in the UK in 2016, with organisations...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems revised to meet evolving challenges of supply chain

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for food safety management. ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems – Requirements for Any Organisation in the Food Chain provides a framework based on Best Practice for the implementation...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018