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Why Your Security Strategy Needs An Analytical Upgrade

Last year, an increase was reported in the number of violent crimes, robberies and burglaries occurring in the UK. This should act as a wake-up call for companies, as well as individuals, that it’s time to enhance their security operations, asserts Kevin Waterhouse. Crime against...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Hidden Figures: Is Critical Alarm Management Fuelling a Productivity Gap in UK Manufacturing?

‘Industry 4.0’ – characterised by new technologies that enable automation, data exchange and machine-to-machine communication – is billed as being the answer to manufacturing’s productivity challenge. The potential opportunities are great, but as industry moguls ponder headline...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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In The Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

The security business sector isn’t known for being the most diverse when it comes to its constituent individuals. Most industry members fit a demographic as the industry remains for the most part male, with many resident professionals emanating from backgrounds in the...
Posted On 02 May 2019
Graham Hunter
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Why Talent Investment and Development will be Key to Business Success

Today’s increasingly digital workplace is keeping employers and employees on their toes, writes Graham Hunter. New technologies that can improve productivity and replace repetitive or menial tasks are being brought into every sector, disrupting the day-to-day processes. However,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Services business Cordant Group all set to become UK’s largest Social Enterprise

Cordant Group – the UK’s second largest recruitment and services business and which includes Cordant Security – has announced its new status as a Social Enterprise. Framed around a five-year plan, in due course the Group will reinvest the majority of its profits into...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
Poppy Jaman
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Matters of the Mind

Mental ill-health in the workplace is a growing issue, with Office for National Statistics figures stating that one-in-six working age adults experience depression, anxiety or stress-related issues at any one time. Now, Mental Health First Aid England’s Poppy Jaman is calling on...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
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“70% of UK employees use unauthorised cloud services at work” highlights Cloudstanding study

A comprehensive study of over 350 IT professionals reveals that 70% of employees in the UK are using cloud technologies that are not managed or supervised by their company. The media industry – with 83% of employees using unauthorised services – leads the rankings...
Posted On 25 May 2016
PwC suggests that businesses should start planning now around how they will implement the National Living Wage even if they will not be immediately impacted in 2016
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“Businesses must take proactive stance on National Living Wage” comments PwC survey

A new survey of 135 businesses with an average of 11,000 employees reveals that they each expect to pay an extra £1.6 million on average in wages across 2016, and up to £11 million more by 2020 due to the introduction of the National Living Wage. Retailers expect the biggest wage...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015