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Ashridge Group wins new security guarding contract with APAM UK for Leeds and London sites

Ashridge Group has been successful in winning a three-year security guarding contract at multiple sites across the UK, reinforcing the group’s continued national growth. Working with long-term strategic partner First Choice Facilities, Ashridge Group has taken on new facilities...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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Contract wins at Trigion Security up 20% in Q2 as company engages with Crimestoppers campaigns

Trigion Security’s combined service offer of security guarding and electronic security is proving popular with customers across different industries and, indeed, throughout the country, with the company announcing impressive new business growth of 20% in the second quarter of...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
Simon Cook
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
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New assessment warns industry that cyber criminals are “imitating nation state attacks”

The annual assessment of the biggest cyber threats posed to UK businesses has been published after being produced jointly for the first time by the National Crime Agency (NCA), the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and industry partners emanating from multiple sectors. The...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Euralarm issues White Paper on Outsourcing the Maintenance of Fire Safety and Security Systems

Euralarm has published a White Paper on Outsourcing the Maintenance of Fire Safety and Security Systems that’s specifically intended for building owners and managers. The purpose of the document is to create awareness around the risks of outsourcing this k...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Fire Protection Association announces return of LPC Training brand to UK’s security market

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the national fire safety organisation which delivers over 250 training courses annually across the UK, has announced that it’s re-establishing the insurer-backed LPC Training brand as a response to increasing numbers of enquiries for...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
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ECA/CIBSE/SELECT Survey finds clients “unprepared” for ‘Smart Buildings’ revolution

Four in every ten building clients questioned for a new survey orchestrated by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Scottish electrical trade body SELECT claim to be “unfamiliar” with the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
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prEN 16763 approval by CEN/CENELEC heralds “game-changer” for fire and security sector

Approval of the prEN 16763 standard has been announced by CEN/CENELEC in the wake of “overwhelmingly positive” votes cast by national standardisation bodies. Euralarm welcomes the adoption of this European standard which it has long supported, with its members now...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
Ken Livingstone MSc
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Perpetuity Training Academy introduces eLearning MSc in International Security and Risk Management

Specialist security management training provider Perpetuity is now offering security professionals the opportunity to achieve an MSc in International Security and Risk Management. The unique MSc programme has been developed in collaboration with the University of South Wales...
Posted On 12 Sep 2016
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Supporting manufacturers outline benefits for end users attending COIE 2016

The 2016 Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – rolls into The Lighthouse in Glasgow on Wednesday 14 September. The gathering of risk and security professionals focuses on a showcase for the latest advances in security,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016