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Extension to NHS Framework Agreement for Reliance High-Tech boosts UK lone worker safety

Reliance High-Tech has confirmed that its exclusive Framework Agreement for delivering Reliance Protect lone worker safety services to staff in both the NHS and the UK’s public sector is now extended for a further year until April 2017. In practice, the Framewor...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
Jose Morago (chairman of the IRM) and Dame Judith Hackitt
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Dame Judith Hackitt receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Risk Management

Dame Judith Hackitt, chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), has received the IRM’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The IRM’s chairman Jose Morago said that Dame Judith Hackitt is a worthy...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
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Have We Heard The Last of Business Licensing?

With the consultation period for the Security Industry Authority’s comprehensive Draft Corporate Plan now closed for comment, Peter Webster explains why he hopes that the omission of business licensing-focused comment means we’ve heard the last of the idea. Friday 11 March 2016...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016
Dr Simon Harwood
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Dr Simon Harwood joins Cranfield University as director of defence and security

Cranfield University has announced the appointment of Dr Simon Harwood as director of defence and security. Dr Harwood joins from Boeing where he was director of strategy and business development for Phantom Works International which addresses emerging global market...
Posted On 25 Aug 2015
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“Skills gaps will challenge ability to handle FoI requests in the public sector” suggests Iron Mountain study

According to a study conducted by Iron Mountain, organisations in the public sector are struggling to balance demands for transparency with the need to protect data. While an overwhelming 96% of public sector bodies claim to be prepared for all Freedom of Information (FoI)...
Posted On 13 Aug 2015