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Emergency Services Show delivers “quality buyers” and enables “life-saving collaboration”

The UK’s largest event for the Emergency Services – The Emergency Services Show (ESS) – has reported record growth for 2017. The free-to-attend event, which ran in Hall 5 of the NEC in Birmingham from 20-21 September, attracted 7,599 visitors and buyers. This represents an 8%...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Individuals traumatised in terrorist attacks “falling through gaps in support system” states Victim Support

The lack of a widely recognised definition of a ‘victim’ of terrorism is putting at risk survivors receiving the emotional and practical help they need after being caught up in an attack. This is according to new research conducted by Victim Support. While families bereaved by...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
The tragic events that unfolded in Paris on Friday 13 November will have left many people traumatised
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Terrorism in Paris: UK security sector “must be ready to help traumatised members of staff”

With over 130 innocent people so tragically killed in the terrorist attacks perpetrated on central Paris on Friday 13 November, it must also be recognised that there are many hundreds more who witnessed those horrifying events unfold, including security personnel who could now be...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
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PTSD: Bringing Hidden Illness into Focus

Peter Webster looks at the growing problem of mental ill-health among some ex-Armed Forces personnel and examines why this issue impacts directly upon the private security sector. The problem of mental ill-health among ex-Armed Forces personnel is particularly acute. Indeed, the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
The Security Institute has been instrumental in raising significant funds for the PTSD Resolution charity
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The Security Institute helps to raise over £28,000 for Chairman’s Charity PTSD Resolution

The Security Institute is delighted to announce that it helped raise the amount of £28,795.79 for its Chairman’s Charity PTSD Resolution during 2014. The organisation raised £14,177.53 at various Institute events last year. In addition to this amount, The Security Institute also...
Posted On 19 Jan 2015