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Mother of Manchester terror attack victim calls for protective security improvements at 2019 Step Change Summit

Figen Murray – the mother of Manchester Arena terror attack victim Martyn Hett –  opened the third annual Step Change Summit at the Farnborough Exhibition Centre by stating: “As the mother of a victim of terror, I don’t have the power to prevent other parents or...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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Popular Thought Leadership Summit returns to UK OSPAs line-up in February 2019

On Thursday 28 February, attending professionals from the UK’s security business sector will once again be given the opportunity to listen to the views aired by a line-up of first class speakers and contribute to matters affecting the industry at the Thought Leadership...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
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Counter-Terrorism Policing wants to see Christmas security all wrapped up

With the Christmas shopping rush about to start, Counter-Terrorism Policing is launching its biggest-ever winter advertising campaign aimed at the public as part of ACT: Action Counters Terrorism. This campaign aims to encourage the public to remain vigilant, look out for...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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Wembley and Old Trafford stage counter-terrorism awareness events for new football season

With the new football season now underway, Counter-Terrorism Policing has been working with the Premier League, the English Football League (EFL) and the Football Association (FA) to help improve stadium security. Two Counter-Terrorism Awareness Workshops, specially configured to...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Travel industry actively training members of staff to deal with terrorist incidents

The travel industry is providing training for staff working in the UK and overseas in a bid to help keep holidaymakers safe this summer. Over 23,000 employees have attended education sessions, which include detailed advice on how to spot suspicious items and activities, as well...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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One of UK’s largest-ever Counter-Terrorism briefings delivered by NWCTU in Manchester

On Friday 16 June around 750 professionals gathered at Manchester’s One Central Convention Complex for a Project Griffin briefing. Attendees emanated from a range of industry and business sectors – including retail, hospitality, entertainment and the travel world – in...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
Geoff Zeidler: Chairman of the Police and Security Group Initiative
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PaS: The Police Service, Business and Private Sector Security Working Together

The Police and Security Group Initiative was launched back in December 2014 to further the importance of – and actively develop – partnership working between businesses, the police service and private sector security solution providers. Two years on, revisions to the national...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
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Police experts call for one million town and city workers to help tackle terrorism threat

Police experts are calling for one million town and city workers to help tackle the terrorism threat. A new initiative launched this morning in central London aims to ensure staff based in busy areas across the UK play their fullest part in protecting against terrorist attacks....
Posted On 20 Apr 2016
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Closing The Gap: Increasing Corporate Investment in Security

Former Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Sir David Veness presents a strong argument to suggest that recent developments in the sphere of international terrorism, coupled with current responses to the threats and risks posed, have duly bolstered the business case...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015