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Rise of the Machines: The Internet of Things

Some of us might not yet know it, but the Internet of Things is most certainly revolutionising the way in which we live our lives. Peter Webster reviews exactly how the Internet of Things is connecting everything and everyone before assessing the security implications this...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
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PTSD: Bringing Hidden Illness into Focus

Peter Webster looks at the growing problem of mental ill-health among some ex-Armed Forces personnel and examines why this issue impacts directly upon the private security sector. The problem of mental ill-health among ex-Armed Forces personnel is particularly acute. Indeed, the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
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CSAS: A Power for Good?

First established by the Police Reform Act back in 2002, Community Safety Accreditation Schemes (CSAS) are realising a significant impact on the private security sector. Peter Webster outlines exactly how and why more security companies are being afforded enhanced powers in their...
Posted On 22 Sep 2015
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A Measure of Accountability

If any business sector wants to be taken seriously and not become commoditised, there’s a requirement to provide its customer base with a set of benchmarks by which ongoing effectiveness can be measured. Peter Webster outlines why the lack of independently collated, audited and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015
Corps Security is celebrating the renewal of its contract with the Ministry of Defence for civilian guarding and CCTV monitoring at a number of military bases
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MoD renews guarding and CCTV monitoring contract with Corps Security

Specialist security solutions provider Corps Security’s contract for civilian security guarding and CCTV monitoring at a number of military bases has just been renewed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Following on from what was a highly competitive tendering process...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015
The BSIA has announced the national winners of the 2015 Security Personnel Awards
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Security personnel praised for “dedication to the industry” at BSIA’s Annual Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) announced the national winners of this year’s Security Personnel Awards during a special event held at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane which was attended by many invited guests including Risk UK’s Editor Brian Sims and...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015
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The Rise of the SNP: The Thin End of The Wedge?

As far as General Elections go, that which played out across the UK in May had more than its fair share of drama. Fast forward a couple of months and, with the Queen’s Speech now delivered to Parliament, Peter Webster reviews the likely future direction for UK plc’s political...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
BSI has just published the security management standard BS 16000
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BS 16000 Security Management Standard published by British Standards Institution

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has published BS 16000: Security Management – Strategic and Operational Guidelines. The guidance outlines the basic principles of security management and describes what should be included to effectively...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
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Have we reached the end of ‘The Thin Blue Line’?

Much has been made in the national media about the former Coalition Government’s austerity cuts to public services and, in terms of the security space, the Police Federation of England and Wales continues to be vocal in its opposition to the proposed reduction of police officer...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
Corps Security is celebrating another highly successful financial year
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Corps Security increases customer contract base by 25% in last financial year

Corps Security is celebrating another highly successful financial year which has seen the company increase its customer contract base by 25%. As well as achieving a number of prestigious new account wins, the dedicated provider of specialist security services also maintained its...
Posted On 12 Jun 2015