Sadiq Khan: Mayor of London

London Mayor calls for separate security agreement with European Union post-Brexit

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has called for a separate security agreement with the European Union away from the politics of Britain’s main post-Brexit deal in order to protect the safety of Londoners and mitigate the risk of a ‘no deal’ scenario. Such a move would...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018

Protecting National Borders: The New Generation of Motion Detection Technology

The current refugee crisis remains a hot topic. It’s one that reverberates across so many aspects of politics, commerce and everyday life. Recent figures issued by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) suggest that there are now 68.5 million forcibly displaced people worldwide,...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Unlicensed manager prosecuted for providing false information as part of SIA investigation

In October last year, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) began an investigation into Irfan Dogan, owner and manager of Cobra Security Services based in Leicester. As the investigation progressed, Dogan’s licence expired on 8 January 2018, but he continued to operate as the...
Posted On 05 Nov 2018

IBMATA formed to strengthen border security management regimes on global stage

A former UK Border Force leader is behind a new organisation that aims to strengthen border management globally. The International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA) is the brainchild of Tony Smith, who also led the UK Government’s border security programme...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

Multiple victims safeguarded in international operation targeting human trafficking

Three women have been safeguarded and three individuals arrested in Nigeria as part of an international operation targeting criminal networks involved in the trafficking of human beings across Europe. The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) led the operation in Lagos at...
Posted On 18 May 2016
Last Friday night witnessed horrifying scenes in the French capital as 129 people were killed in a series of simultaneous terrorist attacks

UK’s security and policing response to Paris terrorist attacks outlined in wake of COBR meeting

Last Friday night’s terrorist attacks in the French capital perpetrated by gunmen and suicide bombers who left in their wake horrific scenes of devastation at the Bataclan concert venue, the Stade de France, Le Petit Cambodge restaurant and at Le Carillon bar in the Canal...
Posted On 16 Nov 2015
Karen Bradley MP

Home Office duty places onus on big businesses to “improve transparency” in supply chains

In future, big businesses will have to publicly state each year what action they’ve taken to ensure their supply chains are free from modern slavery. The Transparency in Supply Chains duty that has been announced by Conservative MP and Home Office minister Karen Bradley...
Posted On 03 Nov 2015
Modern slavery is a complex problem and legislation is only part of the solution

Landmark Bill designed to end modern slavery receives Royal Assent

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is the first of its kind in Europe – and one of the first in the world – to specifically address slavery and trafficking in the 21st Century. The new legislation significantly enhances support and protection for victims, gives law...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015