Her Majesty The Queen unveiling the GCHQ Centenary Plaque at Watergate House © Crown Copyright 2019
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Her Majesty The Queen marks GCHQ’s Centenary celebrations at Watergate House

Her Majesty The Queen recently paid a visit to the original top secret home of GCHQ as part of the Centenary celebrations for the UK’s dedicated intelligence, security and cyber agency. The event took place at Watergate House, the 1919 birthplace of the organisation. As...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Retail sector “lagging behind in technology innovation and security” finds KCOM study

The retail industry is lagging behind other sectors in several key areas of technology innovation including security provision. That’s according to new research commissioned by KCOM, the IT services provider. The poll of business leaders and decision-makers in Government,...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Mitie awarded five-year FM contract with Yorkshire Building Society worth £14.5 million

Mitie has been awarded a five-year facilities management-focused contract with the Yorkshire Building Society following a competitive tender process. The contract is worth £14.5 million and covers security, engineering and catering. This new contract will see Mitie deliver these...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
The MiTec Technology Hub in Northern Ireland
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Mitie links with Connect Group to win new five-year FM contract worth £7.5 million

Mitie has won a five-year contract with specialist distribution and logistics company Connect Group following a competitive tender process. Through an integrated facilities management (FM) arrangement, Mitie will manage a host of services including security, engineering,...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Are Funding Levels Actively Harming Public Safety and Security?

When restricted by budgets, safety and security standards can waver. Here, Karen Trigg discusses how to overcome financial challenges and outlines precisely why large budgets should not legitimise complacency when it comes to security provision.  Addressing budgetary restrictions...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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Nottingham Building Society renews contract with Incentive FM for three-year term

Nottingham Building Society (NBS) has renewed its contract with Incentive FM for a further three-year term which includes the remit to include its recently expanded network. The deal is worth in excess of £4 million and builds on a 16-year partnership that has consistently...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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G4S Risk Consulting secures three-year partnership agreement with International Cricket Council

G4S Risk Consulting has secured a three-year agreement with cricket’s global governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC). G4S will now offer security advice to the ICC at the very highest level on matters of operational and strategic value. G4S Risk Consulting’s...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
An example of the graphics realised with the Integriti system
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“Time to migrate to Integriti as Concept nears end of life” urges Inner Range

Integrated access control systems manufacturer Inner Range has urged that its myriad end user customers with Concept systems should now migrate to Integriti as Concept nears end of life. The award-winning Integriti solution is compatible with Concept so migration is an easy,...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Mitie recognised by Top Employers Institute for FM sector prowess across UK plc

Mitie has just become the only UK facilities management (FM) company to be honoured by the Top Employers Institute in 2019. The accreditation of Top Employer, which recognises excellence in people practice, is testament to Mitie’s people-centric approach as a business. The...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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HMRC’s controversial data capture scheme facing backlash as thousands delete Voice IDs

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) controversial collection of millions of Voice IDs is facing a backlash as thousands of taxpayers are opting out and deleting their Voice IDs. Since a Big Brother Watch investigation last June revealed that HMRC had scooped up five...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019