IRM members can now apply for certified membership
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IRM issues certification scheme designed to “raise global standards” for the risk profession

The Institute of Risk Management has introduced new certification for risk professionals, in turn bringing the sector into line with other professions such as accounting and law. Risk practitioners across the world can now become a Certified Member and use the new professional...
Posted On 30 Jun 2015
Andrew Nicholls and Dr Alison Wakefield are taking on new Board-level roles at The Security Institute
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New Deputy Chairman and Vice-Chairman appointed by The Security Institute

The Security Institute’s new chairman Garry Evanson CSyP FSyI is to be supported in his efforts to progress the organisation’s development thanks to the appointment of a new deputy chairman and vice-chairman on the Board of Directors. These roles will be taken by,...
Posted On 12 May 2015
Ian Livsey: the new CEO at the Institute of Risk Management
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Ian Livsey appointed CEO at the Institute of Risk Management

The Institute of Risk Management – the leading international professional body for the vitally important discipline of risk management – has appointed Ian Livsey as its new CEO. Livsey arrives with a mandate to deliver “benchmark standards” for the risk...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
Bill Butler CSyP: CEO at the Security Industry Authority
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Chartered Security Professional status bestowed upon SIA chief executive Bill Butler

The Security Institute has announced that Bill Butler – CEO of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Regulator for the private security business sector – is admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals as of Tuesday 9 December following his interview with...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
Emma Shaw CSyP: chairman of The Security Institute
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The Security Institute signs Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association

The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association outlining reciprocal membership arrangements. The relationship between the two organisations will...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
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Pathways for progression

Professional benchmarks for certain security roles are not always readily available on the wider scale. This can create barriers to progression for employees and, in doing so, continues to hinder efforts targeted at both altering external perceptions of the security business...
Posted On 10 Oct 2014
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Time to reinvent security

Following the economic downturn there has been a paradigm shift in the security sector. It’s no longer enough to provide ‘security’ amounting to little more than a licensed officer managing an access control point. Lewis Roberts explains why adding value must be the name of the...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014