Prime Minister David Cameron

Conservatives outline security and policing plans in General Election Manifesto

The Conservative Party’s Manifesto for the 2015 General Election contains detailed sections on fighting crime and terrorism, and also places a strong emphasis on standing up for the victims of crime. Brian Sims takes a look at the Tories’ proposed plans for a post-7...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015

Greater Manchester businesses join forces for annual BSIA Security Conference and Exhibition

Police and security industry experts were on hand to provide valuable security advice to North West-based businesses at the annual Manchester Security Conference and Exhibition. Organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) in partnership with the Greater...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
Louis Grever: joining the Board at the Winyard Group

Former FBI executive assistant director Louis Grever joins Wynyard Group’s Board

Crime-fighting software and services concern Wynyard Group has announced that the former FBI executive assistant director for science and technology, Louis Grever, will join its Board of Directors. An existing member of Wynyard’s high-calibre Advisory Council, US-based Grever’s...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Don Randall MBE

Don Randall MBE joins Pilgrims Group in specialist senior strategic advisor role

Don Randall MBE, former head of security and Chief Information Security Officer at the Bank of England, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group as the company’s senior advisor. An internationally renowned figure in the fields of security,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2015
Chris Plimley

Security integration goes viral

The ever-increasing integration of human, physical and electronic security measures is gathering pace on the crest of a technological tidal wave, an ever-evolving terror threat, Government demands and the day-to-day expectations of consumers. Chris Plimley offers his views on...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond speaking at RUSI

Foreign Secretary praises diligent work of Secret Intelligence Service and GCHQ in RUSI speech

Philip Hammond MP has given a detailed speech at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in which he praised the work of the Secret Intelligence Service and GCHQ. During his delivery, the Foreign Secretary focused on current threats to British citizens posed by international...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has issued its views on the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill

‘Safeguards are required in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill’ urges Joint Committee on Human Rights

Further safeguards are required in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill for some of the new measures proposed to plug gaps in the Government’s counter-terrorism powers. That’s the firm belief of the Joint Committee on Human Rights which has outlined its views in a new...
Posted On 19 Jan 2015
Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley

UK Counter-Terrorism Security Update issued by Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley

In light of the terror attacks in Paris, the UK’s police service has subsequently been reviewing its overall security posture. As a result, Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley – the National Policing Lead for Counter-Terrorism – has...
Posted On 19 Jan 2015
Home Secretary Theresa May

Home Secretary outlines UK Government’s response to the Paris terror attacks

Home Secretary Theresa May has given a detailed statement to Parliament in relation to last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris and covered in detail the UK’s response. It will take some time for us to learn the full details of the attacks of last week, but the basic...
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

Secure transition to civilian life

With 2014 marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, the long-term impact of war and conflict on those fighting at the front line has once more become part of the nation’s collective consciousness. Trevor Elliott discusses the career challenges often faced by those...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014