British Red Cross calls for change in law to improve response when UK emergencies strike

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be updated to give individuals and communities alike more say in how they’re treated and the support they receive during an emergency scenario. Currently, the Emergency Services, Government bodies and councils, who together...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

LFB urges Government to take stronger action on “buildings that fail”

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has called on the Government to undertake urgent research and take stronger action on “buildings that fail”. Buildings that were designed to have a ‘stay put’ policy have been closely looked at by the Brigade, which is now...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019

Aston University rolls-out unified SafeZone protection and assistance solution for staff and students

Aston University’s management team in Birmingham is transforming security and safety with the introduction of SafeZone for students and staff on campus and those travelling globally. The solution devised by CriticalArc will put users directly in touch with the university’s...
Posted On 16 Mar 2019
James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM

James McAlister FBCI takes reins as new chairman of Business Continuity Institute

At the most recent meeting of the Business Continuity Institute’s (BCI) Board of Directors, James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM formally became the new chairman of the organisation, taking over at the helm from David James-Brown FBCI whose two years in office has...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016