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Delta Security protects Rushmore Primary School thanks to sophisticated CCTV

Delta Security, a specialist in the development of high security solutions, has installed a sophisticated 1080p HD CCTV system to protect students, teachers and visitors alike at the Hackney-based Rushmore Primary School. The Board of Governors decided to replace the ageing CCTV...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Staff screening “vital for UK security and compliance post-Brexit” urges Pinkerton

Global risk management specialist Pinkerton is urging UK businesses to tighten up on employee screening procedures in light of the commercial uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The company believes that Brexit uncertainty has heightened the need for employment screening measures to...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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Meet The Security Company: Verifile

This is the fourteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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“UK companies failing to foster culture of ethical behaviour” reveals EY Fraud Survey

A quarter of UK employees still believe that bribery and corruption happens widely in business in the UK. That’s according to the findings of EY’s biennial Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) Fraud Survey. The perception of UK respondents is that little progress...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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Mitie TSM awarded place on prestigious Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud contract agreement

Mitie has been awarded a Crown Commercial Service (CCS) contract under a scheme that acts on behalf of the Crown to drive savings for the taxpayer and improve the quality of commercial and procurement activity. In practice, the procurement arrangements can be used by central...
Posted On 12 Sep 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Laws of the Land

Security-focused legislation drafted with a view towards providing stronger powers for disrupting extremists and tackling corruption, money laundering and tax evasion was announced as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s Speech delivered to Parliament on Wednesday 18 May. The...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
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New security-centric Home Office legislation features in Queen’s Speech to Parliament

Security-focused legislation drafted to provide stronger powers to disrupt extremists and tackle corruption, money laundering and tax evasion was announced today in the Queen’s Speech to Parliament. The Counter-Extremism and Safeguarding Bill will be introduced to ‘prevent...
Posted On 18 May 2016
The High Court in central London
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“Disproportionate” criminal records disclosure scheme “declared unlawful” after challenge by Liberty

The High Court has declared the Government’s criminal records disclosure scheme “incompatible” with Article 8 of the Human Rights Act following a stern challenge by campaigning group Liberty. The judgement relates to the rule that anyone who has more than one...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
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Controls on Security Training and Assessment: Why they must be strengthened

Following recent BBC Inside Out reports of alleged malpractice in security training centres understood to be working with a number of awarding organisations, Raymond Clarke stimulates discussion and thinking around improvements that can be made to training and assessment...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015
Mitie has been awarded the ISO 27001 certification for Information Security Management
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Mitie recognised for ‘Best in Class’ approach to managing and securing client data

Mitie has been awarded ISO 27001 certification: the international standard for Information Security Management. The certification recognises Mitie’s ‘Best in Class’ approach to managing sensitive information and keeping it secure. The certification has been awarded to...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015
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