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Jailed managers ordered to pay back £560,000 to NHS in wake of procurement fraud

Three managers (one NHS employee and two contractors) who were imprisoned last year for fraud and are still behind bars have been ordered by the courts to pay back over £560,000 to the NHS. This follows a financial investigation by the NHS Counter Fraud Service (NHS CFS) Wales...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019
John Davies
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Securing Ofsted Results for Schools

Ofsted inspections are enough to put fear into any self-respecting school, but beyond ensuring pupils derive the best grades, it’s less well known that inspectors can also mark a school down if it has inadequate perimeter security. While the education sector is already well...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
Ken Livingstone MSc
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Perpetuity Academy introduces Managing Security Surveys eLearning course

Perpetuity Academy has just introduced a Managing Security Surveys eLearning course designed to appeal to both practising security managers and those embarking on a career in the security world. The BTEC Level 4-accredited Managing Security Surveys eLearning course allows...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
Ken Livingstone MSc
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Perpetuity Training Academy introduces eLearning MSc in International Security and Risk Management

Specialist security management training provider Perpetuity is now offering security professionals the opportunity to achieve an MSc in International Security and Risk Management. The unique MSc programme has been developed in collaboration with the University of South Wales...
Posted On 12 Sep 2016
Peter Hallberg of Siemens Building Technologies Division (left) accepts the award from Aroop Zutshi, global president and managing partner at Frost & Sullivan
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Frost & Sullivan Award honours “outstanding services and solutions” of Siemens Building Technologies Division

Consulting business and market analyst Frost & Sullivan has honoured the Siemens Building Technologies Division with its 2015 European Technologies Company of the Year Award. The accolade recognises Siemens’ “outstanding services and solutions”.  Peter...
Posted On 05 Jul 2016
Ward Security's managing director Kevin Ward (left) and David Ward (CEO of Ward Security Holdings Ltd)
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Ward Security maintains high audit score for SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 2% of Government-approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 167 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Risk consulting “booming” in the UK suggests Source Global Research report

Risk and regulatory work is now the fastest-growing consulting service in the UK, breaking the £500 million barrier for the first time. Helping today’s organisations comply with regulations, address cyber threats and manage the fall-out from major corporate scandals has led...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
Rendered computer model of the proposed Hinkley Point C power plant
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Corporate Risk Associates provides safety and risk consulting advice for Hinkley Point C project

Risk management consultancy Corporate Risk Associates (CRA) has been playing a key role in providing safety and risk consulting expertise for the EPR nuclear power station design that’s scheduled to be built at Hinkley Point C (HPC) in the UK. The independent security...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016
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EY appoints five partners to forensic investigations team as “record revenues” expected for 2016

EY has appointed five new partners to its UK and Ireland Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services (FIDS) team as record growth generated by the business is expected to see revenues hit the £100 million mark in 2016. EY’s UK FIDS practice has witnessed an annual growth rate of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
The European Police Chiefs Convention was held at Europol's headquarters in The Hague
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Police chiefs meet at Europol’s headquarters to discuss terrorism and illegal immigration issues

On 23 and 24 September, over 300 high-level representatives from 50 countries and a dozen international and European organisations attended the European Police Chiefs Convention (EPCC) at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague. This year, the police chiefs and senior...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015