Trevor Ball
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Data-Driven Facilities Management: Realising Enhanced Security

Ever since the inception of the Internet, data has been used to improve processes across the globe. Since the turn of the millennium in particular, the storage and use of data has expanded considerably, writes Trevor Ball. A 2018 report by IBM found that 90% of the data in the...
Posted On 09 Aug 2019
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Managing Industrial and Organisational Lockdowns

In this modern day and age we all expect to be safe while we’re at work. For their part, employers have a Duty of Care to do whatever is reasonably practicable to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and visitors while on their premises. The Health and...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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Security for the Education Sector: Creating a Safe Environment in Schools

Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges school management teams face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can be deemed a difficult task. Andrew Shaw discusses the advantages of...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Safeguarding the Students of Today and Tomorrow

University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements in such environments, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw discusses how to ensure the security...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
John Davies
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Securing Ofsted Results for Schools

Ofsted inspections are enough to put fear into any self-respecting school, but beyond ensuring pupils derive the best grades, it’s less well known that inspectors can also mark a school down if it has inadequate perimeter security. While the education sector is already well...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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