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BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification assessment. Over the last couple of years, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers has been developing BAFE SP206, a new third party...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Duo sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under Private Security Industry Act 2001

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers’ Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Ryan Owen had been the director of Owens Security Solutions...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Association of Fencing Industries joins list of official Gate Safe supporters

The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI), the professional Trade Association servicing the needs of the UK’s fencing industry, is publicly backing the Gate Safe initiative by becoming an official Gate Safe supporter. AFI members currently number 200 and include fencing...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Appointment of Pete Browitt as md heralds “new phase of growth” at Advanced

Global fire systems specialist Advanced has announced the appointment of Pete Browitt the company’s new managing director. Browitt joins Advanced from Apollo Fire Detectors, where he held the senior positions of global finance director and EMEA operations director managing...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Amulet forms strategic partnership with The Senate Group based on intelligence delivery

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Services Group, has announced a strategic partnership with The Senate Group. Demonstrating Amulet’s commitment to intelligence-led security solutions, the new partnership will see The Senate Group provide Amulet with immediate access to...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training launches Principles of Security Management course

PerpetuityARC Training has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom course uses Case Studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It’s also the first course to be...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Digital Evidence Management in the Police Service: Room for Improvement?

British statesman Sir Robert Peel introduced the first-ever police force – the Metropolitan Police Force of London – way back in 1829 during his tenure as Home Secretary in the Conservative Government of the day. The Met was tasked with detecting and preventing crime....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Meet The Security Company: Octaga Security Services

This is the thirteenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Hate Crime Action Plan “refreshed” to protect victims and promote shared values

The Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has published an update to the Government’s Hate Crime Action Plan. The new measures include a wide-ranging Law Commission review into hate crime to explore how to make current legislation more...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the ‘next generation’ of licence qualifications. This follows on from the launch of a month-long consultation process by the SIA which...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018