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G7 Summit 2019: Home Secretary calls for co-ordination to tackle security threats

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joined his counterparts from the US, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and Italy this week as interior ministers met at the G7 Summit in Paris to discuss global security issues. Javid called for a more co-ordinated approach to combat shared threats,...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
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Joint UK-France Co-ordination and Information Centre opens in Calais to tackle criminality at border

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that a new UK-France Co-ordination and Information Centre has opened in Calais as part of the ongoing co-operation between the UK and France to tackle criminality at the border.  The Information Centre will see the UK’s Border Force...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018
Bernard Cazeneuve (left, the Interior Minister of France) meets Home Secretary Amber Rudd to discuss security and counter-terrorism issues
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Joint statement on security and counter-terrorism issued by UK and French Governments

Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Bernard Cazeneuve, the Interior Minister of France, met for talks in Paris on 30 August. This first meeting since the Home Secretary’s appointment afforded the opportunity to reaffirm the intentions of France and the UK to deepen further the close...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
Phillip Wood MBE
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Slow and Rapid Onset: The Changing Pace of Risk

Looking at interventions in their own risk management processes with a view to avoiding the inevitable rapid endgame of slow onset procedures is something that risk professionals should always be considering. By way of reference to the recent terrorist atrocity in Nice and the...
Posted On 19 Aug 2016
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Interpol’s global network actively supporting security operation at UEFA Euro 2016

An Interpol Major Events Support Team (IMEST) has been deployed to Paris as part of the world policing body’s support to the security framework currently surrounding the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament in France. With the potential for criminals to enter the host nation using...
Posted On 13 Jun 2016
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“Security and download speeds head list of barriers preventing a truly connected workforce” states Nexsan survey

A survey conducted by Nexsan (the unified storage solutions company) at Cloud Expo has revealed that data security and download speeds are the top two barriers to a truly connected workforce. The survey highlights that 98% of end users need to work remotely or collaboratively,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2016
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UK officers supporting French police to help ensure trouble-free Euro 2016

With less than 20 days to go until the start of Euro 2016, football fever is beginning to kick in. Fans are travelling to France to enjoy the football and mix with fellow supporters from across Europe, but there’s always a chance that a minority will engage in disorder. On...
Posted On 24 May 2016
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Specialist policing teams actively support Europe’s biggest-ever disaster training exercise

Specialist police teams from across the UK are taking part in Europe’s biggest-ever disaster training exercise, which begins on Monday 29 February. Exercise Unified Response – which is part-funded by the European Commission and co-ordinated by the London Fire Brigade on...
Posted On 29 Feb 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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European Commission study confirms “promising era of growth” for UK’s security business sector

A study* wholly focused around the development of statistical data on the European security technological and industrial base has shown that the UK’s security sector finds itself in “a promising era of growth”. The study, which was commissioned by the European...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
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