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Be Prepared and Plan for the Worst: How to Communicate in a Crisis

Be prepared and plan for the worst. That’s the maxim for managing communications in a crisis, as indeed it is for all contingency planning. For its part, security communications planning is a strategy designed to help management make better decisions. Only preparation and...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
David McCann
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David McCann appointed to risk and resilience director’s role at Cordant Security

Cordant Security, part of the Cordant Group, has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of David McCann to the role of risk and resilience director. McCann will now oversee the risk mitigation and resilience requirements for the company and its...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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PerpetuityARC Training unveils online version of popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management course

PerpetuityARC Training, which is part of the Linx International Group, has launched a distance learning option for its popular Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management BTEC Level 4 qualification. The new online course is said to be “perfect” for security, operations and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
Helen Down
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Lone Working and the Importance of Training

News stories regularly point towards a lack of training as a contributing or sole factor for serious workplace injuries and fatalities. Just last month, an incident was reported of a lone worker being crushed by a falling vehicle. Aside from the lack of a proper risk assessment,...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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CIPS Risk Index: “Natural disasters test global supply chain resilience as risk edges higher”

Supply chain risk rose for the second consecutive quarter in Q1 2016, with several natural disasters revealing stark regional differences in the resilience of global supply chains. That’s according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply’s (CIPS) latest...
Posted On 04 May 2016
Phillip Wood MBE
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Risks, Luck, Variables… and You

When it comes to planning, the translation of thoughts into realities is normally far more involved than simply writing them down and asking someone to make them happen. Of course, our own human judgements influence how things will be done. Phillip Wood examines the role of...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
Tina Chittenden
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Burning questions you need to ask

On the security front line, the weather should be the least of your workforce’s worries. That said, the risks posed by a sudden hot spell can sometimes be overlooked. With the summer months now already upon us, Tina Chittenden provides a timely reminder of the warning signs...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015