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Be Prepared and Plan for the Worst: How to Communicate in a Crisis

Be prepared and plan for the worst. That’s the maxim for managing communications in a crisis, as indeed it is for all contingency planning. For its part, security communications planning is a strategy designed to help management make better decisions. Only preparation and...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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“Security must be integral to Building Information Modelling” urges Evolution

Evolution, the integrated fire and security solutions-focused business, believes the security industry is being too slow to adopt (and adapt to) Building Information Modelling (BIM) and reap the benefits that it can bring when it comes to the design and commissioning of new...
Posted On 09 May 2019
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BCC: Businesses ‘hung out to dry’ without answers in event of unwanted ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published a list of 20 critical questions that remain unanswered for the business community in what the organisation describes as the “unwelcome event” of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on Friday 29 March with no exit deal having...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems revised to meet evolving challenges of supply chain

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for food safety management. ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems – Requirements for Any Organisation in the Food Chain provides a framework based on Best Practice for the implementation...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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Preparing for the Unexpected: Top Tips on Business Continuity

There are a number of external factors that can significantly impact a business of any size, especially for employees travelling to and from work and to customer meetings, states Klaus Allion. From extreme weather conditions, train strikes and industrial action through to road...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Business Resilience: Abiding By The Ten Commitments

The celebrated Italian American former F1 driver Mario Andretti once famously stated: “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016
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Daisy Group launches ‘Continuum’ in bid to reboot business continuity with ‘always available’ service capability

Daisy Group has launched its next generation business continuity solution designated ‘Continuum’, which is putting ‘always on’ infrastructure and service availability front and centre of the UK’s digital transformation journey. Business continuity has its roots in IT...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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prEN 16763 approval by CEN/CENELEC heralds “game-changer” for fire and security sector

Approval of the prEN 16763 standard has been announced by CEN/CENELEC in the wake of “overwhelmingly positive” votes cast by national standardisation bodies. Euralarm welcomes the adoption of this European standard which it has long supported, with its members now...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Showsec safeguards Leicester City’s title party to mark club’s astonishing Premier League triumph

A celebration party every bit as astonishing as Leicester City’s Barclays Premier League title triumph saw an estimated 240,000 people hail the champions, and Showsec played a key role in ensuring it was such a memorable occasion. The crowd management and event securit...
Posted On 18 May 2016
Helen Down: Director of StaySafe
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The Human Element of Disaster Management

In early January, Risk UK published a really interesting post by VEEAM’s Ian Wells on disaster management from an IT perspective about how IT can be used to reduce downtime following a man-made or natural disaster. With the majority of assets stored online and the ability...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
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