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Skills for Security and WorldSkills UK join forces to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities

Skills for Security and WorldSkills UK are launching a new Electronic Security Systems Competition at this year’s WorldSkills UK LIVE to raise awareness of apprenticeship and career opportunities in the security and surveillance industry. Attracting over 70,000 visitors,...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
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Securitas hosts firefighting weekend for graduate London Fire Brigade cadets

Securitas recently welcomed top fire cadets to the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh for an action-packed firefighting weekend designed to afford graduate cadets a safe and realistic insight into firefighting. In addition to classroom demonstrations, the young cadets...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019
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FIA publishes Annual Report for 2019 outlining “year of growth and change”

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has published its Annual Report for 2019 outlining in some detail the growth, changes and difficulties that the organisation has faced in the past year when it comes to a number of areas including membership, compliance, training, councils and...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Cyber security breach numbers predicted to rise by 70% across next five years

A new report produced by Juniper Research outlines that the cost of data breaches will rise from $3 trillion each year to over $5 trillion in 2024, representing an average annual growth rate of 11%. This uptick will primarily be driven by increasing fines for data breaches as...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019
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Powerful Protection: Enhanced Security Officers On Site at Hinkley Point C

The elite training and education regime behind the men and women keeping thousands of workers safe at Hinkley Point C, the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK in a generation, have been unveiled by solutions provider G4S. Risk Xtra concentrates on the fine detail....
Posted On 26 Sep 2019
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CRMG and ISF focus on Standard of Good Practice for Information Security

The Cyber Risk Management Group (CRMG) has partnered with the Information Security Forum (ISF) to create a training course and supporting examination that allows attendees to become a Certified Practitioner in the Standard of Good Practice (SoGP-CP). The four-day training course...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019
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Cordant Security granted two-year contract extension at Shakespeare’s Globe

Cordant Security, part of the Cordant Group, has been awarded a two-year contract extension to continue providing a wide range of dedicated security solutions at Shakespeare’s Globe located on London’s Bankside. The iconic venue’s management team has been impressed by...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019
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Free online counter-terrorism training now available for security industry

Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence holders can now receive free online counter-terrorism training from the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). NaCTSO has created special password-protected access for the security industry to its Action Counters Terrorism...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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“Businesses face HMRC crackdown on money laundering” warns DSR Tax Claims

Those companies required to adhere to strict anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have been advised to check their procedures and improve where necessary after HMRC handed down its largest fine to date to a London money services business for failures in its anti-money...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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Skills for Security set to partner with EFT Group for training of apprentices

The British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) training arm Skills for Security is to partner with EFT Group in the training of the latter’s apprentices. From September, 22 apprentices will begin a bespoke apprenticeship programme covering fire alarms, CCTV,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019