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Fatal Accidents and Criminal Liability: Examining the Legal Landscape

Fatal accidents are usually preventable, which leads to questions of responsibility and criminal liability. Here, Guy Bastable and Tom McNeill seek to explain those occasions when organisations and individuals will be found criminally liable, for which offences and with what...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Government’s Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill receives Royal Assent

New laws affording the UK greater powers to crack down on hostile state activity have received Royal Assent. The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 also ensures sentencing for certain terrorism offences can properly reflect the severity of the crimes, as well as...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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Government welcomes Property Guardian firms’ launch of industry Trade Association

Seven of the UK’s leading property guardian firms have joined forces to form the sector’s first Trade Association to lead on safety and standards, represent and promote the industry and foster Best Practice. The Property Guardian Providers Association (PGPA) has been warmly...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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National Security Inspectorate voices support for World Accreditation Day 2018

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s most widely recognised, independent UKAS-accredited certification body approving companies within the security and fire safety sectors, has voiced its support for World Accreditation Day 2018, which takes place on Saturday 9...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
Security Minister Ben Wallace
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Draft Technical Capability Regulations notified to European Commission following targeted consultation

The Home Office has notified the European Commission of regulations designed to help make companies maintain the technical capability to respond to warrants and authorisations from law enforcement, security and intelligence agencies. The Investigatory Powers (Technical...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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Conservative Government’s “landmark” Investigatory Powers Bill receives Royal Assent

A “landmark” document produced by the Conservative Government which sets out and governs the powers available to the police and the security and intelligence agencies when it comes to gathering and accessing electronic communications has received Royal Assent. The Investigatory...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Parliament notified by Policing Minister of Government’s Europol opt-in intention

Policing Minister Brandon Lewis has notified Parliament of the Conservative Government’s intention to opt-in to Regulation (EU) 2016/794 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Co-operation (Europol), in line with its right...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016
The House of Lords
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Liberty urges House of Lords to back “better justice for troops” by extending IPCC oversight to military police

The House of Lords could take a vital step towards a “fair and independent justice system” for UK troops by debating proposals to bring the three military police forces under the civilian system of police oversight. That’s the view of Human Rights champion...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Potential for ISIS attacks in UK prior to EU Referendum outlined at ASIS Europe 2016 Conference

Over 650 security business sector professionals gathered at the Business Design Centre in London from Wednesday 6 April to Friday 8 April for the fifteenth annual ASIS European Security Conference and Exhibition. The educational programme on offer provided more than 50 sessions...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
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Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley to deliver Keynote Address at ASIS Europe 2016

ASIS International’s UK Chapter is pleased to announce that Mark Rowley – Assistant Commissioner with direct responsibility for specialist operations at the Metropolitan Police Service – will be one of the Keynote Speakers at the 15th European Security...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
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