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PCCs set to receive additional £35 million for tackling violent criminality

Eighteen Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) will receive an additional £35 million to continue funding specialist teams to tackle violent crime in their area, the Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced. Violence Reduction Units bring together different organisations...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020
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Home Office allocates £35 million to police forces for Violence Reduction Units

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has provisionally allocated £35 million to Police and Crime Commissioners in 18 local areas for the purpose of setting up Violence Reduction Units. These will take a multi-agency approach, bringing together police, local Government, health services,...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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Alpro squares the access control circle in historic quarter of London’s Finsbury Square

IDF Aluminium has installed transom closers, solenoid locks and hook locks supplied by Alpro Architectural Hardware at a building in an historic section of London’s Finsbury Square.  4 Chiswell Street backs onto the Artillery Ground which has seen archery in Tudor times, some of...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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BSI survey highlights “significant variations” in data security readiness within UK’s public sector

An in-depth survey conducted by the BSI’s Cyber Security and Information Resilience Centre of Excellence in conjunction with GovNewsDirect has unearthed a range of inconsistencies in terms of how prepared the UK’s public sector organisations really are for potential cyber...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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Data breach reports passed to Information Commissioner increase by 75% in two years

The number of reports of data security incidents received by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has increased by 75% over the past two years. That’s according to new analysis conducted by Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation and investigative services....
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
Greg Clark MP: Keynote speaker at the OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit
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Secretary of State for Business to address delegates at OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, is set to provide the Keynote speech at the upcoming Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Summit, which takes place on Thursday 1 March at the Royal Lancaster...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018
Gary Trotter: co-founder of Ocucon
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Ocucon’s surveillance technology set to “revolutionise” fight against crime targeting UK businesses

“Groundbreaking” surveillance technology is set to “revolutionise” the ability of UK businesses to defend against fraudulent cases of slips, trips and falls which are currently estimated to cost more than £800 million per annum. The “world’s...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
Simon Cook
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
Corps Security is celebrating another highly successful financial year
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Corps Security increases customer contract base by 25% in last financial year

Corps Security is celebrating another highly successful financial year which has seen the company increase its customer contract base by 25%. As well as achieving a number of prestigious new account wins, the dedicated provider of specialist security services also maintained its...
Posted On 12 Jun 2015
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“ICO needs greater powers to deal with true scale of data breaches” warns ViaSat

Breaches of the Data Protection Act reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) are only a tiny fraction of the true number of such incidents happening across the UK. That’s according to a series of Freedom of Information requests from security and...
Posted On 05 Jun 2015