Sodexo has won six of the community rehabilitation company contracts in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro
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Sodexo and Nacro partner on seven-year probation service contracts

Sodexo has won six community rehabilitation company contracts in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro. The seven-year contracts will see the partnership between Sodexo and Nacro manage probation services for low-to-medium risk offenders. Chris Grayling MP, the Secretary...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014
Mitie has forged an online crime reporting partnership with Facewatch
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Mitie unveils online crime reporting partnership with Facewatch

FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company Mitie has announced a strategic partnership with Facewatch, the online crime reporting and networking service. Facewatch is a secure, cloud-based platform that enables business users, the public and the police to report low-level crime with...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
1,000 covers for guests were provided inside a temporary venue on the site of Horse Guards Parade
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‘On Parade’: ISC outlines Security Management Best Practice for Special Events

Managing security at an iconic central London venue allows absolutely no room for error. Recently, Integrated Security Consultants provided support for a lavish private event held at Horse Guards Parade. Brian Sims outlines the service delivery and what lessons were learned....
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
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Institute of Risk Management experts outline key risk areas for 2015

Political instability caused by low oil prices, increased shareholder activism and the business threat posed by a potential UK exit from the EU are among the chief concerns voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts for 2015. As 2014 draws to a close, members of the...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
Hitesh Patel: UK head of forensics at KPMG
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KPMG: ‘2015 at risk of becoming Year of the Fraudster as mobile payments increase’

With National Fraud Authority estimates suggesting that fraud costs the UK economy £30 billion each year, Hitesh Patel – KPMG’s UK head of forensics – predicts that 2015 will be a year in which the number and assortment of scams will go up, in tur...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Developments in Body Worn Video will be a focus for the new Security Innovation and Demonstration Centre
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Government and industry partnership launches Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre

Karen Bradley – the Minister for Organised Crime – has officially launched the Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre (SIDC) which is designed to bring together Government, industry and academia in exploring security and policing challenges and enabling the...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Tom Winsor: Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary
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Tom Winsor reappointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary

Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that Tom Winsor is reappointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary. Winsor was originally appointed in October 2012 and is the first holder of that office to come from a non-policing background. During his two-year term,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
Emma Shaw CSyP: chairman of The Security Institute
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The Security Institute signs Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association

The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Professional Security Association outlining reciprocal membership arrangements. The relationship between the two organisations will...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014
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Corporate calling

Working in a uniformed environment is very different from operating in the commercial world where every penny of the investment made in security and resilience has to be justified and is often hard won against competing commercial priorities. Jeff Little examines a new training...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014
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Rewriting The Script

Copyright infringement of software – also known as software piracy – is an ever-increasing problem for the UK’s software community. As Jamie Longmuir states, this form of criminality is difficult to trace, can be even harder to prevent and, if truth be told, is almost impossible...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014