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Supporting manufacturers outline benefits for end users attending COIE 2016

The 2016 Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – rolls into The Lighthouse in Glasgow on Wednesday 14 September. The gathering of risk and security professionals focuses on a showcase for the latest advances in security,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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Hinkley Point C: Delay Highlights Utilities Sector Security Fears

The latest delay in the Government’s decision to back Britain’s first new nuclear plant in a generation at Hinkley Point C highlights fears over the security of the country’s utilities, writes Chris Plimley. It’s widely thought that fear about allowing China such close...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016
Peter Webster
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Operating in the Heat of the Moment

Having a strategy in place that can help to deal with an unplanned event while it’s actually happening is vital in order to protect both people and property. Peter Webster looks to demystify the concept of organisational resilience and explains why this hugely important topic...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
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Risk UK announced as Official Media Partner for Cortech Open Innovation Events 2016

Cortech Developments – the specialist in mitigating risk in relation to workplace safety, security and building efficiency – has announced the appointment of Risk UK as its Official Media Partner for the 2016 schedule of Cortech Open Innovation Events (COIE). The COIE...
Posted On 07 Jun 2016
Stephen Smith
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Points of Order on Physical Security Information Management

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) is at the forefront of many end users’ thinking and, indeed, is the subject of a special Intergrated Security Manufacturing-Risk UK survey. A recent article in Risk UK’s sister publication The Paper has encouraged...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
Rugby First is showing how joint working on CCTV operation and management can actively protect local communities
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Rugby First shows how joint working on CCTV actively protects communities

In Rugby, organisations have been working together to provide a collaborative approach towards CCTV surveillance that protects the community while at the same time maintaining citizens’ right to privacy. Rugby First was created back in 2005. The Control Room i...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
Amendments are forecast for police response to intruder alarms
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Changes afoot as National Police Chiefs’ Council looks to amend 2014 ACPO Response Policy

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is in the process of issuing a new policy on police response entitled Police Requirements and Response to Security Systems. The all-new NPCC policy is designed to replace the ACPO Security Systems Policy last updated in April 2014....
Posted On 20 Jul 2015
NSI CEO Richard Jenkins (left) and Sodexo's Simon Pears
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Sodexo gains NSI Guarding Gold approval for Control Room services

Sodexo – the world’s largest services company with over 420,000 employees – has gained further recognition of its commitment to employee safety and security by seeking independent certification of its Control Room services from the National Security Inspectorate...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
BSIA representatives are once again taking part in the conference programmes at IFSEC International
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BSIA speakers set to share expert security knowledge at IFSEC International 2015

As IFSEC International prepares to return to London’s ExCeL from 16-18 June, a number of British Security Industry Association (BSIA) representatives are ready to impart detailed and timely advice on a number of key industry issues – from city security through to convergence,...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015
Tony Porter: UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office
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UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner urges local authorities to “pay due regard” to CCTV Code of Practice

Tony Porter, the UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has written a letter to all chief executives of local authorities reminding them of their duty under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 to pay due regard to the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. Under the Protection of...
Posted On 22 May 2015