off

Securitas forges partnership with GreenRoad to improve driver safety for staff members

Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad – the industry leader in driver safety and behaviour technology – to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees. With vehicle collisions the foremost cause of work-related deaths in the UK, Securitas wants to reduce risks associated...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
off

Skills for Security one of first training providers to offer new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship standard

Skills for Security is among the first cohort of training providers to offer the all-new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship standard. The apprenticeship focuses on employer-designed standards to ensure that the training and assessment apprentices receive meets...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
off

FirstPort ordered to pay £460,000 by Guildford Crown Court over fire safety failures at Gibson Court

Following the judgement in Guildford Crown Court on Tuesday 11 April relating to fire safety failures at Gibson Court retirement home that resulted in the death of an elderly woman, it’s plain that enforcement agencies will no longer tolerate companies operating inadequate fire...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
off

London Fire Brigade issues stark warning to Government over school fire risks

Just ahead of the Easter holiday, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has issued a stark warning to Government education chiefs that children’s lives will be put at risk if they remove guidelines stating sprinklers should be installed in new schools. New statistics show that,...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
off

BSIA’s Information Destruction Section members speak out against “irresponsible” shredding

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are reminding organisations of their obligations under the Data Protection Act and the importance of secure data shredding. This warning follows in the wake of allegations that a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
Allianz Risk Barometer 2017: Top 10 Global Risks
off

Allianz Global Corporate’s latest Barometer charts Top 10 business risks for 2017

Cyber security and related issues are fast emerging as the biggest risk for today’s companies. That’s the firm belief of risk experts in the UK and overseas whose views are showcased in the sixth annual Allianz Risk Barometer issued by Allianz Global Corporate and...
Posted On 13 Jan 2017
off

Daisy Group launches ‘Continuum’ in bid to reboot business continuity with ‘always available’ service capability

Daisy Group has launched its next generation business continuity solution designated ‘Continuum’, which is putting ‘always on’ infrastructure and service availability front and centre of the UK’s digital transformation journey. Business continuity has its roots in IT...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
off

Government approves Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

The Government has now approved the Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician Apprenticeship. The Assessment Plan sets out how fire, emergency and security systems-focused apprentices will be assessed, and specifically detail...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016
off

Eaton publishes White Papers designed to assist businesses in enhancing evacuation strategies

Eaton has launched a series of White Papers examining the issues that surround effective evacuation planning for commercial buildings. The five documents are designed to guide the owners and managers of buildings through the legal, moral and commercial imperatives to maximise the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2016
Helen Down: Director of StaySafe
off

The Human Element of Disaster Management

In early January, Risk UK published a really interesting post by VEEAM’s Ian Wells on disaster management from an IT perspective about how IT can be used to reduce downtime following a man-made or natural disaster. With the majority of assets stored online and the ability...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016