Pat Allen: director of the Abel Alarm Company
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Consultation period launched for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Trailblazer Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

The public consultation paper focused wholly on the key components of the draft Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician Trailblazer Apprenticeship is now live to view. Developed by the dedicated Trailblazer Employer Group, which consists of a range...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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The EU Question

KPMG has conducted an extremely interesting economic assessment. Carried out on behalf of leading trade body ADS Group, the analysis – underpinned by in-depth interviews with industry leaders – aimed to decipher whether or not the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU)...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
Unipart Security Solutions has launched its Cyber Assurance services for SMEs
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Unipart Security Solutions unveils “industrial strength” service to protect SMEs from cyber attack

Unipart Security Solutions, a business division within the Unipart Group, has introduced a new range of bespoke services designed specifically to protect SMEs from attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals. While cyber security issues have long been a concern for larger businesses,...
Posted On 13 May 2015
Business Minister Matthew Hancock and Defence Minister Philip Dunne officially open the Defence Growth Partnership's UK Defence Solutions Centre at the Cody Technology Park in Farnborough, Hampshire
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Government ministers open pioneering UK Defence Solutions Centre in Farnborough

Business minister Matthew Hancock and defence minister Philip Dunne have officially opened the Defence Growth Partnership’s (DGP) UK Defence Solutions Centre at the Cody Technology Park in Farnborough, Hampshire. As part of the opening, Dunne also announced a £10 million ‘Defence...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
Francis Maude: Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for cyber security
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UK universities awarded ‘Academic Centre of Excellence’ status in cyber security research

​Two further UK universities conducting world class research in the field of cyber security have been recognised as an ‘Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research’ by GCHQ in partnership with Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Department for Business...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
John Roddy: CEO at The Shield Group
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“Apprenticeship schemes make common business sense” argues Shield Group’s CEO John Roddy

In 2015, National Apprenticeship Week runs from 9-13 March and offers a perfect opportunity to assess the business impact of the rapid rise in apprenticeships, in tandem with evaluating why they’re proving so popular. The Shield Group’s CEO John Roddy offers his...
Posted On 13 Mar 2015
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has launched the UK Anti-Corruption Plan
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UK Anti-Corruption Plan unveiled by coalition Government

A wide-ranging and ambitious programme specifically designed to boost the UK’s ability to tackle corruption at home and abroad has been announced by the coalition Government. The UK Anti-Corruption Plan, which includes over 60 actions for Government and partners, will set the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015