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Impressive 4.7% revenue increase posted by G4S in 2019 Half-Year financials

Global security company G4S has announced its financial results for the six-month period that ended on 30 June 2019. Secure Solutions revenues are up by 4.9% and those for Cash Solutions by 3.9%. The PBITA margin sits at 6.2% (2018: 6.4%). The positive impact of growth has been...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019
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Skillsoft Survey finds compliance and Health and Safety teams “struggle” with lack of automation

A new study from Skillsoft has found that Health and Safety teams are struggling with time-intensive manual processes to track employee training along with a lack of automation for delivering that training. A failure to automate operations with technology means these teams have...
Posted On 09 Jul 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

The security business sector isn’t known for being the most diverse when it comes to its constituent individuals. Most industry members fit a demographic as the industry remains for the most part male, with many resident professionals emanating from backgrounds in the...
Posted On 02 May 2019
Graham Hunter
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Why Talent Investment and Development will be Key to Business Success

Today’s increasingly digital workplace is keeping employers and employees on their toes, writes Graham Hunter. New technologies that can improve productivity and replace repetitive or menial tasks are being brought into every sector, disrupting the day-to-day processes. However,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Securitas recognised as certified Top Employer in UK for 2019

Securitas UK has been officially recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to delivering exceptional people management and HR strategies. Top Employers are organisations of the highest calibre that have worked hard to create, implement and...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
Dr Sandra Bell
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Resilient Organisations Make Hay When The Sun Shines

Supply chain risk is often thought of only in terms of how the failure of such chains could disrupt a given organisation’s day-to-day operations. In the modern and interconnected world, localised operational disruptions, often caused by relatively mundane incidents such as...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018
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The Duty of Care Contract: Developing a Culture of Mutual Responsibility

At its heart, Duty of Care is a social contract between the employer and the employee. The employer agrees to take care of the employee, while for their part the employee agrees to avoid unnecessary risk. All-too-often, however, both parties fail to live up to their obligations...
Posted On 22 Nov 2018
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Board-level action on employee well-being and mental health “inadequate” finds ICSA poll

Fewer than half of those organisations polled by ICSA: The Governance Institute and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership have considered employee well-being and mental health at Board level. Just 45% of Boards have considered these issues, 34% haven’t done...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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In the Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

International travel is commonplace in the world of business and tourism. Whether it be the desire to visit new commercial markets, current global operations or new locations, most of us will be bitten by the travel bug at some point in our lives. Unfortunately, many travellers...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
Louise McCree
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‘Mastery’, ‘Autonomy’ and ‘Purpose’: Motivation in the Private Security Industry

As Louise McCree correctly points out, security team members are responsible for continuing to keep the places we visit safe and secure. They’re required to remain vigilant and are accountable if a breach should occur. In addition, a number of security staff work long hours...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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