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Mitie appointed to Crown Commercial Service Framework for security and defence

Facilities management business Mitie has recently been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Facilities Management Frameworks for security and defence. For security, the framework includes sub-lot 1a Security Services and sub-lot 1b Technical Security. The two...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
Graham Vickrage (left and Neil Fitzwalter
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Nurse Call partnership with Courtney Thorne boosts Secom’s health and care portfolio

In a move that strengthens its position in the health and care sectors, Secom plc is partnering with Courtney Thorne to offer the care technology specialist’s Nurse Call solutions. This means that Secom will be able to offer existing and new NHS or private sector customers a...
Posted On 16 Mar 2019
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Convicted NHS fraudster ordered to hand over all assets in wake of investigation

Convicted NHS dialysis manager Alan Hodge has been told he must pay the NHS £30,720 following his role in a large fraud against Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust or face an extra nine months in jail. Hodge (55) of Aultone Way, Sutton in Surrey was sentenced to...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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BSIA Briefing

Understandably, there’s presently much talk within the mainstream media concerning Brexit, writes Mike Reddington. With less than a month to go now until the politicians’ decision in terms of which road to travel is made, there’s still a good deal of speculation...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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Are Funding Levels Actively Harming Public Safety and Security?

When restricted by budgets, safety and security standards can waver. Here, Karen Trigg discusses how to overcome financial challenges and outlines precisely why large budgets should not legitimise complacency when it comes to security provision.  Addressing budgetary restrictions...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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NHSCFA publishes latest counter fraud standards targeted at NHS organisations

Fighting fraud is important for any organisation. In the public sector, there must be confidence that money from taxpayer-funded services isn’t diverted illegally for purposes other than for what it’s originally intended. Minimising the loss from fraud is a hugely...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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G&M International unveils all-new cyber insurance policy to combat digital threats

London-based insurance broker G&M International has announced the launch of its all-new cyber insurance policy whereby the business has created a package of valuable features designed to provide comprehensive cover and bespoke solutions for companies of all sizes. Over the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Institute of Risk Management professionals identify key risks on horizon for 2019

Cyber security, Brexit, geopolitics and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2019. Senior members of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) have identified key risk areas...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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IOPC’s Ian Todd appointed as next chief executive at Security Industry Authority

Elizabeth France CBE, chair of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), has announced the appointment of Ian Todd FRSA FCMI as the Regulator’s new chief executive. Todd succeeds Dave Humphries who has served as interim CEO since the departure of Alan Clamp at the end of...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
Ian Livsey: CEO at the IRM
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Webinar on Digitalisation: ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution for Risk Management’

Cyber attacks and data breaches are among the foremost threats facing any business. Indeed, the mainstream news is constantly highlighting global organisations (including well-known and trusted names) that have suffered attacks at the hands of cyber criminals. These attacks can...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018