Home Office puts forward proposals to extend police Stop and Search powers

Under new Home Office proposals published in a consultation paper, police officers will be able to Stop and Search individuals whom they suspect of carrying a corrosive substance in public places. This suggested strengthening of police powers will enable officers to better...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018

SIA publishes guidance for security businesses on steps to take in event of acid attack

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has published advice notes for private security operatives and security businesses on the steps to take in the event of an acid attack. The guidance is issued in the wake of a rise in acid-related attacks across the UK*. In a statement on its...
Posted On 04 Feb 2018

Home Office announces package of new measures designed to tackle violent crime

Prison sentences for those who repeatedly carry corrosive substances without good reason for doing so are among a set of new laws being proposed by the Home Office with the key aim of tackling serious violence. The measures include a new offence of possession of a corrosive...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017