David Clark
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David Clark CPP PCI PSP FISRM FInstLM: An Obituary

The Board of ASIS International’s UK Chapter 208 has informed the security profession that David Clark CPP PCI PSP FISRM FInstLM, head of security and logistics at The Francis Crick Institute and chairman of the UK Chapter for the last four years, passed away in hospital...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
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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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David Roney joins Operating Board of ASIS UK with focus on counter-terrorism and policing

ASIS UK has announced that David Roney is joining the organisation’s Operating Board as director responsible for counter-terrorism and policing. Roney is well known to the wider security community having retired from the police following a distinguished career, most...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Terrorist Attacks in the UK: One Year On

Thursday 22 March marked the anniversary of the first of five terrorist attacks that impacted the UK in 2017, writes Sir David Veness. First and foremost, our thoughts are with those killed and injured, their families and friends and all those left behind. Particular sympathies...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
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Project Griffin counter-terrorism training for security officers runs in central Glasgow

On Tuesday 28 November, security operatives from in and around Glasgow attended Project Griffin counter-terrorism training at The Cathouse, a music venue on Union Street in the centre of the city. This was the first in a series of Project Griffin training sessions specifically...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
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Axis Security moves to strengthen security contract relationship with Broadgate Estates

Axis Security has just won a further contract with Broadgate Estates to provide security services for a ‘trophy building’ – namely Ropemaker Place – that’s resident within the latter’s portfolio in the City of London. The security solutions...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
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Project Griffin counter-terrorism training organised by NaCTSO available for security personnel

The opportunity has arisen for security operatives to take part in counter-terrorism training as part of Project Griffin. The training is organised by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). In addition, participants will be asked to help evaluate the...
Posted On 18 Aug 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
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Threat of terrorism on UK mainland raised to ‘Critical’ in wake of Manchester attack

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has changed the threat level posed to the UK mainland by international terrorism from ‘Severe’ to ‘Critical’. The current threat level means that an attack is expected imminently and has been imposed in the wake...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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BSIA set to co-host thought-provoking webinar focused on tackling vehicular terrorism

On Thursday 1 June at 3.00 pm, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be co-hosting a webinar with the United States’ Security Industry Association (SIA). Titled ‘Stopping Vehicular Attacks: How We Can Protect Against the Latest Terror Weapon’, the webinar will...
Posted On 16 May 2017