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Policing and Fire Minister orders Fire and Rescue Authorities to curb practice of “boomerang bosses”

Nick Hurd, Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, has unveiled new rules designed to crack down on the employment of ‘boomerang bosses’ in England’s Fire and Rescue Services. The practice has seen senior fire officers retire from their post only to be re-appointed almost...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
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Cyber Security Challenge UK launches charitable foundation to boost accessibility and diversity in cyber realm

Cyber Security Challenge UK has launched a new charity, designated the Cyber Challenge Foundation, which aims to support accessibility and diversity in cyber security, with an emphasis on supporting those from a disadvantaged background. Launched in memory of Cyber Security...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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Skills for Security offers learners free online training courses “for limited time only”

Skills for Security is offering some brand new free online courses that will be made available for a limited time only. Available for up to 1,000 learners, the courses are fully-accredited and lead to nationally-recognised qualifications. While all learning takes place online, a...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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BCI’s Salary Benchmarking Report highlights “considerable gap” in pay between male and female business continuity professionals

The latest Global Salary Benchmarking Report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) shows a clear gender pay gap across multiple demographics within the business continuity industry. The document suggests that the profession, and arguably society as a whole,...
Posted On 05 Jun 2017
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Home Secretary Theresa May sets out “radical” Fire and Rescue Service reform programme

Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled a programme of reform for the Fire and Rescue Services that promises to be as radical and ambitious as that delivered across the policing landscape since 2010. Speaking at an event hosted by Think Tank Reform, the Home Secretary praised the...
Posted On 25 May 2016
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Securitas encourages diversity with celebration to mark International Women’s Day 2016

As part of the organisation’s key focus on creating a greater and more diverse workforce, Securitas has held its first ‘Women in Security’ celebrations at its new Operations Centre in Milton Keynes. The event, which was held on Tuesday 8 March to mark International Women’s...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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