Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative set to focus next study project on ‘Strategy for Change’

At a meeting of its member organisations* held in London on Thursday 30 June, the new Security Research Initiative (SRI) study was announced. This time around, the aim is to produce a ‘Strategy for Change for the Security Sector’. There’s a whole range of strategies that...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
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Westminster City Council’s Cabinet agrees on decommissioning authority’s current CCTV network

Westminster City Council’s Cabinet has agreed to decommission the authority’s current CCTV network of 75 cameras from 1 September 2016. The Cabinet has also agreed to continue “constructive talks” with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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“Fraud costing UK’s economy £193 billion per annum” reveals Annual Fraud Indicator 2016

According to a new report, the annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193 billion per annum. This assertion dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50 billion back in 2013. The Annual Fraud Indicator 2016 has been...
Posted On 26 May 2016
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New Smart Working Code of Practice announced by the British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced the publication of PAS 3000: Smart Working, a new Code of Practice designed to help support organisations in the implementation of smart working principles. The Code is sponsored by the UK’s Cabinet Office on behalf of...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016
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Police Federation calls on Government to increase officers’ pay by 2.8%

In the face of the 1% public sector pay increase limit set by Chancellor George Osborne and Her Majesty’s Treasury, the Police Federation of England and Wales is now asking for a pay rise of 2.8% for all police officers. In its second submission to the Police Remuneration...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
The Security Institute welcomes Mike White and David Rubens to its Board of Directors
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Mike White and David Rubens join The Security Institute’s Board of Directors

Mike White and David Rubens have accepted places on the Board of Directors at The Security Institute, with the organisation’s chairman Garry Evanson explaining the move as “adding strength to the existing group of individuals by bringing in two very active and engaged...
Posted On 16 Sep 2015
RUSI's headquarters in London's Whitehall
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“Stimulate private investment to sustain critical security and intelligence R&D” urges RUSI

Ahead of a Strategic Defence and Security Review due to take place later on this year, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) report entitled The Future of Research and Development in the UK’s Security and Intelligence Sector explores the UK’s...
Posted On 05 May 2015
Mike Haley: joining Cifas in May as the organisation's new deputy CEO
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Cifas moves to appoint Mike Haley as UK Fraud Prevention Service’s next deputy CEO

Cifas – the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service – has announced the appointment of Mike Haley as the organisation’s new deputy chief executive. The appointment will commence on 18 May. Haley moves to Cifas from his role as an associate director in Grant Thornton’s...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015