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Digital skills gap narrows “but still persists from classroom to Boardroom” urges Deloitte

Business leaders’ confidence in the digital capabilities of new entrants to the workplace has improved in the last six months. That’s according to the latest Digital Disruption Index issued by Deloitte. 18% of digital leaders believe that school leavers and graduates are...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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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
Angus Darroch-Warren CSyP FSyI
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Demonstrating the Value of Today’s Security Professionals

As a security consultant, Angus Darroch-Warren is often asked to support procurement teams with their selection of service providers, whether they be fencing contractors, integrators, CCTV installers, security guarding companies or other specialists in areas such as Hostile...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
Abbey Petkar
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Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the ‘next generation’ of licence qualifications. This follows on from the launch of a month-long consultation process by the SIA which...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training set to focus on ASIS PSP and CPP qualifications at GSX 2018

PerpetuityARC Training, part of the Linx International Group, will be on Stand 1484 at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) to share details of how the business has achieved a 98% first time pass rate in 2018 for security professionals working towards the ASIS International...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018
Louise McCree
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Routes to Learning: Training and Development in the Security Industry

According to a recent report published by Totaljobs, two thirds of employees have moved roles as a result of lack of training opportunities. In addition, nine out of every ten respondents wanted their employer to offer additional learning and development programmes. Quite...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
Anne Scorey
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Anne Scorey appointed UK managing director of assurance at British Standards Institution

Anne Scorey has been appointed by business improvement company the British Standards Institution (BSI) as managing director of assurance for the UK and Ireland and, as a result, Scorey joins the EMEA executive team. In the role of managing director, Scorey will be responsible for...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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Axis Group’s learning and development business division celebrates first year of operations

The Axis Academy, Axis Group’s dedicated learning and development business division, is celebrating its first anniversary with an open day showcasing a selection of the 77 courses the company now has on offer. The open day will take place on Thursday 27 September. During its...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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National Security Inspectorate announces Gold Sponsors for NSI Summit 2018

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has unveiled the Gold Sponsors for this year’s NSI Summit taking place on Thursday 22 March at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. They are confirmed as BT Redcare, CSL, RISCO Group and Summit Partner IFSEC International, all of whom...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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Security and FM specialist Ashridge Group posts 98% year-on-year turnover increase

Ashridge Group, the Buckinghamshire-based security and facilities management company, has posted an impressive 98% increase in year-on-year turnover as part of a considerable growth curve. Underlining the business’ continued growth and expansion across the UK, this enviable...
Posted On 25 Sep 2017
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