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Meet The Security Company: Esoteric Ltd

This is the seventeenth 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 29 Mar 2019
Baroness Ruth Henig CBE
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Baroness Ruth Henig appointed chair of Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority

After an eight-year term as chairman of the Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority (CSPRA), Lord Alex Carlile CBE QC has stepped down from the role and passed the baton to The Security Institute’s President Baroness Ruth Henig CBE. The CSPRA is the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
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David Burgess honoured to receive City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2018

At The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals’ Annual Dinner on Thursday 11 October, The Sheriffs of the City of London presented their annual Award for Bravery to David Burgess in The Egyptian Hall of The Mansion House, where the event was held by kind permission of...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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The Security Institute’s View

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” That’s a famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, of course, who was known as the ‘father of time management’. It sums up the way in which Rick Mounfield believes the security professionals of today...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
Alan Clamp
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Security Industry Authority endorses Register of Chartered Security Professionals

The Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Government Regulator of the private security industry in the UK, has formerly endorsed the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. The Register was established under Royal Charter issued to The Worshipful Company of Security...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI
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Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI appointed as next chairman of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced that academic criminologist Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI will become the organisation’s new chairman with effect from January 2018, taking over the reins from Garry Evanson CSyP FSyI. Wakefield is senior lecturer in security risk management...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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The Security Institute recognises “outstanding contributions” at inaugural Annual Awards

The Security Institute has introduced an Annual Awards event specifically orchestrated to recognise the outstanding contributions made by practising professionals in areas such as counter-terrorism, port security, security management, security studies and engaging the interests...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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The Security Institute celebrates with new Chartered Security Professionals at The Inner Temple

The 2017 edition of the annual black tie dinner* for Chartered Security Professionals and their guests was held at the iconic Inner Temple in London on Thursday 16 March. Lord Alex Carlile QC CBE, chairman of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals’ Registration...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Pilgrims Group wins prestigious security guarding and management contract with PwC UK

A major new contract with the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been awarded to Pilgrims Group in the wake of an extensive tendering process. Pilgrims now takes over responsibility for the delivery of PwC’s securit...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
David Gill
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FTSE 100/250 Boards of Directors: Where are the Security Professionals?

It has often been said that it would make a genuine difference to security provision in UK plc if professional risk and security managers had a seat on the Board. Should they be included? If so, what’s the justification? Would such a move have a profound effect? David Gill goes...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016