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New police powers to tackle illegal use of drones unveiled by Department for Transport

The Government is moving forward with plans to give police new powers to tackle drones misuse and abuse with the publication of its considered response to the drones consultation exercise. New legislation will give police officers the power to land drones, search premises and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Lone Worker Technology: Towards Ensuring Increased Productivity

Ensuring staff safety is a crucial requirement for all businesses, and particularly so for those who require a cohort of their employees to work alone, writes Klaus Allion. With an estimated 6.8 million people working alone in the UK and over 600,000 injuries to employees at work...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
Mark Clegg SIRM
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Mark Clegg SIRM (NG Bailey)

Mark Clegg SIRM is director of safety, risk and resilience at NG Bailey, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. The company is a national business offering a local presence. Its project portfolio includes nuclear new build, fast-paced...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019
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Digitalisation: Delivering An Agile and Protected Workspace

The built environment is changing to an ever-greater degree. New and innovative technologies now offer increasingly clearer insights into how workplaces are used. We’re poised on the threshold of new methodologies that will transform how we work, protect people and control...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Why Today’s CEOs Must Pay Attention to Security Programmes

There are various questions CEOs should be asking their teams when it comes to cyber security. Some of them concentrate on how organisations are managing risks, the evolution of the budget and understanding the Top Five risks (or high-risk areas) within the business. Here, Rick...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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‘The Power of Communication’: The Importance of Critical Event Management Platforms

Critical events were commonplace across the world last year, ranging from major weather episodes such as Hurricane Irma through to large-scale cyber attacks and on again to the shocking terrorist attacks in London, Manchester, America and Sweden, not to mention many other...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
Ashley Almanza: CEO at G4S
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G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza appointed chair of International Security Ligue

G4S Group’s CEO Ashley Almanza has been announced as the new chair of the International Security Ligue, an association of private security organisations responsible for defining, establishing and maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards within the private...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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COIE 2018: Risk Mitigation for Workplace Safety, High Security and Building Efficiency

Cortech Developments has confirmed the appointment of Risk Xtra as its Official Media Partner for the 2018 schedule of Cortech Open Innovation Events. Here, Brian Sims previews the content on offer for practising risk and security management professionals in attendance ...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
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Bosch Security Systems to re-brand as Bosch Building Technologies as of 1 March 2018

Effective as of 1 March 2018, the Bosch Security Systems division will be known as Bosch Building Technologies. In the system integration business, Bosch Security Systems already offers its customers more than security, safety and communication technology solutions. “We want the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
Jason Towse: leader of Mitie's security management business
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Mitie becomes Platinum Associate Member of National Business Crime Solution

Mitie’s security management business division has become a Platinum Associate Member of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), the organisation that provides a collaborative approach towards tackling cross-border serious and organised crime. The NBCS enables the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018