Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
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Chancellor George Osborne’s Summer Budget proves positive for the private security sector

In a hugely beneficial move that’s likely to improve the lives of at least 75% of the 385,000 Security Industry Authority-licensed personnel operating within the regulated private security sector, Chancellor George Osborne is set to introduce the National Living Wage for workers...
Posted On 09 Jul 2015
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International Terrorism: Facing The Challenge

While the present security focus is understandably on the threat posed by ISIL, it’s worth making the point that the Syria-related challenge represents just over 50% of the work conducted by the counter-terrorism network. Mark Rowley outlines how and where the police service is...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
A Call for Presentations has been announced by ASIS International for the organisation’s 2016 Middle East Security Conference
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Call for Presentations announced by ASIS International for 2016 Middle East Security Conference

ASIS International has announced that it’s now accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting on a specialist subject at its 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition (ASIS Middle East 2016) that will take place on 21-23 February 2016 in...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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‘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