John Davies
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In Lockdown

The domestic security industry has always aimed to secure people and property from attacks or theft, but international terrorism has taken protection needs to a whole new level, writes John Davies. Terrorism and violent attacks were once predominantly aimed at Government,...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
Left to Right: Former SIA chairman Baroness Ruth Henig, Yasmeen Stratton of SSR Personnel and Professional Security's managing director Roy Cooper, who organises the annual Women in Security Awards
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SSR Personnel director Yasmeen Stratton wins prestigious Women in Security Award

Yasmeen Stratton, director of global security recruitment consultant SSR Personnel, has become the fifth recipient of the prestigious Women in Security Award for ‘Contribution to the Security Industry’. This year’s nominees also included Baroness Angela Harris...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
Michael Fallon: Secretary of State for Defence
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Strategic Defence and Security Review: £178 billion of equipment spending promised by Conservatives

The Government has published the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), outlining its five-year plan for investment in the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the Army to deter threats, protect the UK and its allies and improve on our national ability to respond to crises....
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
National Counter-Terrorism Security Awareness Week 2015 runs from 23-27 November
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UK police forces launch second national Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week

Monday 23 November sees police forces launching the second National Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week (#CounterTerrorismUK), an initiative specifically designed to remind members of the public that they have a crucial role to play when it comes to helping both prevent and protect...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
David Freear: Chief Operations Officer at Pilgrims Group
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Pilgrims Group ranked in Top 5% of UK security companies following SIA and ISO audits

Security specialist Pilgrims Group has officially been ranked in the Top 5% of all the UK’s 800 security companies having passed two quality audits with further improved scores and zero improvement needs. Pilgrims Group bettered its previous score for the Security Industry...
Posted On 22 May 2015