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Security tech scale-up Broadstone celebrates “huge” revenue growth and office move

Manchester-based security tech scale-up Broadstone is celebrating “unprecedented” growth as it reports a 300% increase in revenue in the past five months and a 700% increase in its user community in the past six months (up from 2,500 users in October 2018 to 20,000...
Posted On 04 Jun 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
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Linx International Group introduces Approved Education Partner Programme

Linx International Group, the global provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has announced the launch of its worldwide Linx Group Approved Education Partner Programme. Organisations can now apply to join and deliver award-winning, internationally...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019
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Perpetuity Research commissioned by ICTS to conduct ‘Women in Security’ Survey

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by ICTS to conduct a study on the experiences of women working in the security sector in order to better understand any barriers that exist to females progressing in the industry and how those barriers could be overcome. If you’re a...
Posted On 12 Apr 2019
Abbey Petkar
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Magenta Security’s leader highlights need for industry to support public services

A combination of uncertainty over Brexit negotiations and recent cutbacks in other areas of police funding has highlighted an opportunity for the private security industry to support public services. That’s the firm belief of Abbey Petkar, managing director of Magenta...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
Ciaran Barry
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Linx International Group assists Armed Forces personnel in transition to ‘civvy street’ employment

Linx International Group has revealed that, in the past 18 months, PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training have supported more than 350 Armed Forces personnel in making the transition to ‘civvy street’ by dint of them studying on the companies’ security management and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
Simon Banks
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Incoming BSIA chairman Simon Banks targets more apprenticeships in security sector

Speaking at the Trade Association’s Annual Luncheon and British Security Awards 2018 Ceremony held in central London on Wednesday 11 July, the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) new chairman Simon Banks – co-founder and Group managing director at CSL...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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Outstanding Security Performance Awards outline inaugural UK Thought Leadership Summit

On Thursday 1 March next year, professionals from the UK’s security business sector will be given the opportunity to listen to a line-up of high-profile speakers, with the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) providing a platform for debate around key issues facing the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
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“Manufacturers must turn ambition into action to drive Industry 4.0 value” urges KPMG

While many manufacturers – including those operating in the security business sector – are investing in Industry 4.0 capabilities, few have achieved the scale and integration needed to drive enterprise value. That’s according to KPMG’s new report entitled...
Posted On 06 Jun 2017
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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