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PKF Littlejohn appoints Robert Brooker as co-head of specialist Forensic and Fraud team

PKF Littlejohn has appointed Robert Brooker as co-head of the company’s Forensic and Fraud team. Brooker joins the firm after over ten years at Transport for London (TfL), where he was head of fraud.  At TfL, Brooker managed a team of investigators, prevention staff and...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019
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Private security industry joins ‘App Economy’ as demand for UK security roles set to reach record high

Demand for security jobs in the UK has increased rapidly in the past two years in light of heightened security measures being taken as a result of terror attack threats. Consequently, the UK’s private security sector – which is currently worth £5 billion per annum and £265...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Zaun focuses on integrated perimeters CPD content at London Build Expo 2017

Perimeter protection specialist Zaun is educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems by running its RIBA-approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar ‘Perimeter and Integrated Systems: The Trusted Advisor’ at the...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017
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Churchill Services Group moves to acquire AOS Security Ltd and establish stronger profile

Churchill Services Group has announced the acquisition of AOS Security Ltd in a bold bid to further enhance service capability and continue the strategy of establishing a stronger profile for the business within the UK’s security industry. In the wake of this deal,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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British Standard 8593:2017 for police body-worn video cameras backed by industry

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new standard for body-worn video. With body-worn video cameras now widely adopted by councils and police services across the UK, and in response to concerns over data security and privacy, the...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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BikeRegister and British Transport Police look to break cycle of bike crime across UK

The third annual Cycle Crime Conference – hosted by BikeRegister (the national cycle database) in association with the British Transport Police (BTP) – took place in Birmingham on Tuesday 5 July. Following on from last year’s hugely successful event, officers...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
Tony Porter QPM LLB: Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales

Following on from a detailed consultation process that began last October, Tony Porter QPM LLB – the Surveillance Camera Commissioner at the Home Office – has launched a National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales with the specific aim of helpin...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Commissioner launches consultation on draft national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner for England and Wales, has launched a consultation document on a draft national surveillance camera strategy that’s designed to help keep people safe in public places while respecting their right to privacy...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
Lord Toby Harris of Haringey
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Mayor of London appoints Lord Harris of Haringey to lead full terror preparedness review

Sadiq Khan, the newly-elected Mayor of London, has appointed Lord Toby Harris of Haringey to undertake a full and independent review designed to ensure London is as prepared as possible for responding to a major terrorist incident. Lord Harris has a long and distinguished career...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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Westminster City Council’s Cabinet agrees on decommissioning authority’s current CCTV network

Westminster City Council’s Cabinet has agreed to decommission the authority’s current CCTV network of 75 cameras from 1 September 2016. The Cabinet has also agreed to continue “constructive talks” with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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