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Finalists announced for 2020 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

The 2020 finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced by the event organisers. Now in their fourth year, the UK OSPAs serve to acknowledge the creditable and infinite contributions that companies, initiatives, teams and individuals make...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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BSIA Briefing

There are a reported 30,000 skilled engineers required in the fire and security industry to meet customer demand. This problem will worsen over the next five years (according to the Government), where the engineering sector as a whole will face a skills shortage of over 200,000....
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Cranfield School of Management focuses on leadership skills in security

Are you considering upskilling your high-potential managers to build a leadership pipeline and your organisation’s strategic leadership capability? If so, the Cranfield School of Management invites you to discover more about the MSc in Business and Strategic Leadership for...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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IPSA set to mark 60th Anniversary with celebration event at Botanical Gardens

The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) is to mark its 60th Anniversary by celebrating with its members. The Trade Association representing both companies and individuals operating across the security business sector will hold a celebration luncheon at the...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019
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The Curriculum Vitae: Security Recruitment Prerequisite or Dying Tradition?

The Curriculum Vitae. Often branded as the CV. Latin for ‘the course of your life’. The traditional written overview of someone’s life’s work encompassing academic qualifications and their career history to date, etc so beloved by Human Resources...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019
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SIA and HMRC join forces to crack down on exploitation of security workers

Last week, from 10-12 July, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and HMRC carried out joint operations in London, Cardiff and Newcastle to identify illegal working practices and tax fraud in the private security industry. Teams attended 65 venues and spoke to over 100 security...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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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