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Human trafficking prosecutions on the rise as British law enforcers sign up to new Action Plan

The Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales, Scotland’s Lord Advocate and the Public Prosecutor for Northern Ireland have signed up to an Action Plan committing their respective organisations to work together in order to react to the changing nature of human...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
Angus Darroch-Warren CSyP FSyI
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ARC Training relocates main educational and training facility to Bishops Waltham

ARC Training has announced that the business is moving its main training and education facility to Bishops Waltham near Winchester in Hampshire, where it will then make use of the state-of-the-art Training Centre operated by Tavcom Training, its sister company within the Linx...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
Terri Jones: director general at Skills for Security
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Skills for Security rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted team following 2016 inspection

The Ofsted Inspection Team visited Skills for Security between 26 and 29 January 2016, bestowing upon the organisation a rating of ‘Good’. Indeed, Skills only marginally missed out on an ‘Outstanding’ rating in all four categories encompassing leadership and...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016
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Standardised police training “will need to benefit the public” urges Police Federation

A standardised training framework for police officers is a good idea as long as there’s “a tangible benefit to the public” states the Police Federation of England and Wales. The College of Policing has announced the beginning of consultation around proposals to...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016
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Deloitte CPO Survey: “Is procurement now at a digital tipping point?”

Rising risk levels and a skills shortage are among procurement leaders’ main concerns at present. That’s according to Deloitte’s Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Survey. No less than 45% of CPOs questioned for the study report a rise in procurement-related risk as a...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016
Peter Webster
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Unlocking the Power of the Workforce

We spend a significant proportion of our lives at work and, if you work for the entirety of your adult life until pensionable age here in the UK, you could be engaged in some form of paid employment for almost 50 years. Peter Webster outlines the importance of empowering the...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
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Showsec agrees four-year deal with Silverstone on event security management

Showsec is now in pole position to develop a long-term partnership with one of the UK’s iconic sporting venues after securing a new four-year contract with the management team at the Silverstone racing circuit in Northamptonshire. The crowd management and event security...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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Advanced 365 highlights Top Five factors to consider when outsourcing security

Almost two-thirds of today’s organisations are considering outsourcing all or at least part of their security operations in light of growing and diversifying cyber security threats. That’s the clear message from a survey of 300 IT decision-makers sponsored by...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
Rachel Webb of Mitie TSM
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Mitie appoints Rachel Webb as new security assurance manager for TSM business

Mitie, the specialist facilities management company, has appointed Rachel Webb as security assurance manager for its Total Security Management (TSM) business division. Armed with over 15 years’ experience across both military and UK Government intelligence roles, Webb will now...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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CIPS Survey: UK businesses “woefully unprepared” for Modern Slavery Act’s reporting requirements

UK businesses are “woefully unprepared” for the Modern Slavery Act’s reporting requirement ahead of the key date of Friday 1 April. One-in-five UK supply chain managers are unaware of the new rules. 27% don’t fully understand what their business is required to...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016