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Churchill Security Solutions and AOS Security brought together under Amulet brand

Churchill Services Group has announced the launch of its brand new security division. Dubbed Amulet, the division is badged as a “modern, intelligence-led security company designed for exceptional service in the 21st Century”. In development since October last year,...
Posted On 01 Jun 2018
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KPMG and Google form alliance to help organisations “transform digital experiences”

KPMG International has entered into an alliance with Google to help organisations “transform their business and operating models” by dint of adopting secure cloud computing, machine learning, enterprise mobility and advanced analytics technologies. As part of the...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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“Only 5% of organisations claim to be ready for GDPR” discovers BSI research study

Research conducted by BSI has underlined the growing concern that European businesses are simply not ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though 97% of organisations admit that the implementation of the GDPR will affect their business, just 5% say they...
Posted On 04 May 2018
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Churchill Services Group moves to acquire AOS Security Ltd and establish stronger profile

Churchill Services Group has announced the acquisition of AOS Security Ltd in a bold bid to further enhance service capability and continue the strategy of establishing a stronger profile for the business within the UK’s security industry. In the wake of this deal,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
Gary Trotter: co-founder of Ocucon
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Ocucon’s surveillance technology set to “revolutionise” fight against crime targeting UK businesses

“Groundbreaking” surveillance technology is set to “revolutionise” the ability of UK businesses to defend against fraudulent cases of slips, trips and falls which are currently estimated to cost more than £800 million per annum. The “world’s...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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Ovum-FICO Survey: “Nearly one-third of UK firms don’t have cyber security insurance”

UK firms are increasingly protecting themselves with cyber security risk insurance, but nearly a third of them haven’t yet taken out insurance. A new survey conducted by research and consultancy firm Ovum for FICO reveals that, even among those companies that do have...
Posted On 31 May 2017
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Lone worker safety “essential” for businesses as British Summer Time officially ends

Sunday 30 October saw British Summer Time (BST) officially coming to an end, with extended hours of darkness now upon us. Personal safety should be of the utmost importance the whole year round, of course, but particularly so during these darker nights, where the risks of crime...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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“Employees’ security hygiene worsening as ransomware exposes insider negligence” warns Ponemon Institute report

At a time when ransomware and other attack techniques that exploit insider negligence are becoming rampant, only 39% of end users believe they take all of the appropriate steps needed to protect company data accessed and used in the course of their jobs. This represents a sharp...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016
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BDO FraudTrack: “Total value of fraud more than doubles to reach highest level since 2011”

The latest BDO FraudTrack report shows that the total value of reported fraud in 2015 was £1.5 billion, representing an increase of 110% from the previous year and the highest value recorded since 2011. The FraudTrack report, which examines reported fraud episodes over £50,000 in...
Posted On 16 Feb 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