The Security Institute’s View

Back in 2011, The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals used its Royal Charter and the collective knowledge of The Security Institute to create a comparative standard for security. Eight years on, the post-nominals CSyP are now accepted as The Gold Standard for strategic...
Posted On 29 May 2019
John Hirst CBE

BSI appoints John Hirst CBE as non-executive director and Chairman Designate

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that John Hirst CBE will be appointed as a non-executive director of the organisation with effect from Monday 15 October 2018. From 1 January 2019, Hirst will take over from the BSI’s current chairman, Sir David Brown, who...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018

(ISC)2-Net Security Training agreement enhances access to professional recognition with CISSP and CCSP

(ISC)², the international non-profit membership association with more than 130,000 certified cyber security professionals worldwide, and Net Security Training (a well-established cyber security training specialist working with FTSE 250 companies and the UK Government) have...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
The team from Land Securities with (far right) presenter Dominic Holland

ICSA: The Governance Institute celebrates rise of governance at 2017 awards ceremony

ICSA: The Governance Institute has recognised companies, individuals and teams that are leading the way in corporate reporting, investor engagement and good governance at the organisation’s 2017 awards ceremony. The premier event in the governance calendar was hosted by...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
Jo Davis: Mitie Group's new HR director

Jo Davis appointed to join Mitie in January 2018 as Group Human Resources director

Mitie Group plc, the UK’s largest FM company, has appointed Jo Davis as Group Human Resources (HR) director. Based in London, Davis will join the Group in January next year from itsu, the healthy eating retail chain, where she served as Group HR director. At itsu, Davis led...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
Charles Lombard

Apollo Fire Detectors appoints Charles Lombard as EMEA region managing director

Fire detection systems manufacturer Apollo Fire Detectors has announced the appointment of Charles Lombard as the company’s new managing director with regional responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Having built a career while working in many European...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
David Gill

FTSE 100/250 Boards of Directors: Where are the Security Professionals?

It has often been said that it would make a genuine difference to security provision in UK plc if professional risk and security managers had a seat on the Board. Should they be included? If so, what’s the justification? Would such a move have a profound effect? David Gill goes...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016
UK businesses typically lose around 5.6% of their total expenditures to fraud

“40% of annual £103 billion loss to fraud at FTSE companies can be stopped” states PKF Littlejohn report

Research results published by counter fraud specialists indicate that UK businesses typically lose around 5.6% of their total expenditures to fraud. The £103 billion figure is equivalent to 75% of those businesses’ total profits. PKF Littlejohn partnered with the Centre for...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015
Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE: CEO at Mitie plc

Mitie Group plc posts strong financial results for year ending 31 March 2015

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management organisation which delivers a range of services across the UK, has announced its results for the year ending 31 March 2015. The FTSE 250 company’s headline results reflect “strong revenue and earnings growth” with revenues up...
Posted On 18 May 2015
Mitie has been named as one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women for the fifth year running

Mitie recognised as Times Top 50 Employer for Women for fifth year in succession

For the fifth year in a row, FTSE 250 facilities management company Mitie has been named as one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women. The company places huge importance on attracting, developing and retaining the very best female talent while at the same time providing...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015