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Advice on how organisations can discuss mental health issues with employees issued by IOSH

Research conducted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) suggests that one-in-four people in the UK will have mental ill-health at some point and that prolonged work-related stress can lead to both physical and psychological damage, including anxiety and depression. Whether...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Meet The Security Company: Wilson James

This is the fifteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our questions...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018
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Inspiration in HR Award signifies “great organisational culture” at Axis Communications

At the recent IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards Ceremony held in central London, the Inspiration in HR Award bestowed on an annual basis by SSR Personnel was won by surveillance specialist Axis Communications. The Inspiration in HR Award recognises the work of Human...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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British Standard for private investigators revised to help distinguish professionals from rogue operators

BSI has revised BS 102000, the business standards company’s Code of Practice for the Provision of Investigative Services. The British Standard was developed within a committee comprising a number of experts from industry associations, security specialists, academia,...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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IOSH receives high praise for course designed to create more productive workplaces

IOSH’s new ‘Managing Occupational Health and Well-Being’ course, which is specifically designed to create healthier and more productive workplaces, has received high praise from business leaders. The course was developed by IOSH and provides practical advice and...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018
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UK companies “failing to equip workforce” with skills necessary for times ahead

Businesses need to invest in – and focus on – the human skills of creativity, leadership and adaptability to better prepare the workforce for the future. A survey of 1,246 business and Human Resources (HR) leaders from 79 countries conducted by PwC finds that 87% of...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
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Serious Fraud Office set to “expand and restructure” senior management team

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is expanding and restructuring its management team in a bid to strengthen the organisation’s intelligence and case development function and bring a clearer focus to the Chief Investigator and General Counsel roles. The new role of Head of...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018
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Digital Forensics: Restoring Authority to Human Resources Departments

Where Human Resources (HR) and IT Departments engage in a common cause, the outcomes can be immensely beneficial for the host organisation, and especially so in large organisations and wherever there’s a premium put on the use of sophisticated systems an...
Posted On 27 Sep 2018
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Call for Entries: SSR Personnel launches Inspiration in HR Award 2018

Bestowed on an annual basis by SSR Personnel, the Inspiration in HR Award is designed to recognise the work of Human Resources professionals. The award is open to either individuals or organisations and runs with the support of IFSEC International as well as UBM’s Security...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018
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Britain’s ‘gig economy’ “could be key driver” for new wave of internal dishonesty in retail sector

Britain’s ‘gig economy’ could be one of the key drivers for a new wave of internal dishonesty in the retail sector as financial pressures and the perceived low risk of being caught act as tell-tale ‘trigger points’ for staff theft. That’s according to research...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018