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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, all organisations have a legal obligation to adequately protect their members of staff when they’re travelling for business purposes. Any failure to do this is legally recognised as negligence, writes Leo Kelly, which the Legal...
Posted On 04 Dec 2018
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Travel industry actively training members of staff to deal with terrorist incidents

The travel industry is providing training for staff working in the UK and overseas in a bid to help keep holidaymakers safe this summer. Over 23,000 employees have attended education sessions, which include detailed advice on how to spot suspicious items and activities, as well...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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FCO and The Security Institute agree terms on new Group Membership scheme

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday 25 April at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London, The Security Institute announced that it has entered into a Group Membership arrangement with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The deal will enable all the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office security specialists join ASIS International’s UK Chapter

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is directly responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide, having been created back in 1968 due to the merger of the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office. Presently employing over 14,000 individuals in nearly...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond welcomes Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruling

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has found in favour of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and GCHQ on all points of law in a case brought by Privacy International and a group of seven Internet Service Providers. The IPT’s ruling made clear that the legal regime...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016