Neil Barham: Operations Director at Trigion Security Services

Securing a Living Wage in Security Guarding

It’s probably true to suggest that money cannot buy you happiness, but earning a fair wage in return for your day’s work can significantly improve the quality of your life and, indeed, your business output, writes Neil Barham. That’s exactly why, as a business, Trigion...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
Helen Down: Director of StaySafe

Is Your Lone Worker Policy ‘Fit for Purpose’ in 2016?

Right now, I’m lone working. Granted, the security of my home office probably isn’t causing my employer sleepless nights, but I’m lone working nonetheless. Lone workers come in many different guises, and with new Sentencing Council guidelines for breaches of Duty of Care coming...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
Andrew Hallam: Managing Director of Unipart Security Solutions

Solving The Productivity Puzzle

The latest official figures suggest that, last year, the productivity gap between Britain and the rest of the G7 nations is now at its greatest since comparable records began back in 1991. In fact, every G7 member – except for Japan – is presently ahead of us...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016

New ‘Degree of Excellence’ attained by Showsec managers via University of Derby

Showsec has once again demonstrated why the event security and stewarding business remains at the forefront of raising managerial expertise and industry standards, with twelve members of its management team donning gowns and mortarboards for a graduation ceremony at Derby Arena...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
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Axis Group unveils bespoke risk training and consultancy business designated Astute

The Axis Group – one of the UK’s fastest-growing security and support services organisations – has now launched Astute, a new business that supports other companies in managing security and mitigating risk by delivering a range of bespoke training and consultancy...
Posted On 04 Jan 2016

QA survey reveals how UK businesses plan to tackle 2016 cyber security threats

A comprehensive survey conducted by training company QA reveals that eight out of ten (81%) UK IT decision-makers experienced some sort of data or cyber security breach in their organisation during 2015. 66% said that the breach had led to a loss of data, 45% that it had resulted...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016

HABC develops new e-Learning courses to help train next generation of event stewards

A new suite of e-Learning courses has been launched by the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) to help organisations train the next generation of event stewards to nationally-recognised standards and keep them compliant with the law. The two new e-Learning courses,...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
The fifth Market Conditions Review has just been published by the FIA

Fire Industry Association publishes fifth detailed Market Conditions Review

The Fire Industry Association’s report is essentially a ‘snapshot’ taken every six months in a bid to review how the fire protection market is performing. The results are based on a survey conducted by the FIA of both its own members as well as non-member companies across...
Posted On 04 Nov 2015
CREST is based at Lancaster University

ESRC launches National Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats

Working in partnership with the UK’s security and intelligence agencies, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has commissioned the launch of a new centre dedicated to the development and use of economic and social science research to understand, mitigate and...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015
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Lone worker companies show strong support for National Personal Safety Day 2015

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) dedicated Lone Worker Section have shown tremendous support for this year’s National Personal Safety Day, an annual awareness day organised by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, one of the UK’s largest personal safety charities....
Posted On 06 Oct 2015