Government proposes new duty to protect public spaces from terrorist attacks

Newly-appointed security minister James Brokenshire has announced Home Office plans to introduce a law which will require owners and operators of public spaces and venues to put in place measures designed to keep the public safe from a terrorist attack. Delivering on the...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

PPSS Group supplies slash-resistant clothing to protect security professionals from knife attacks

The PPSS Group’s key objective is to protect security officers as well as police and prison officers by helping to to reduce the number of knife and workplace violence-related injuries. The company has recently seen record sales for its SlashPRO slash-resistant clothing brand...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019

Crowded places safety app set for launch in wake of £250,000 Home Office funding

A new app specifically designed to keep people safe in crowded places will be used at a major London location after an award of almost £250,000 from the Home Office. The app, which is called The Krowd, is the first project to be launched publicly under a scheme set up in response...
Posted On 01 Mar 2019

Organiser ILMC unveils agenda for Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) 2018

The conference agenda for the second annual Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) – for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – has been announced and more than doubles the number of discussion topics and presentations from the inaugural edition held last...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018

G4S and Digital Barriers announce strategic technology partnership for event security

G4S has entered into a strategic partnership with technology specialist Digital Barriers which will see G4S deploy the company’s ThruVis solution at major UK events in order to protect against the threat from concealed weapons and explosives. G4S will use ThruVis to provide...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
Integrated Security Consultants has won a prestigious security solutions contract at The O2 Arena in London's Docklands covering the next five years

The O2 Arena awards five-year event control contract to Integrated Security Consultants

Event, venue and premises security specialist Integrated Security Consultants (ISC) has been awarded a five-year contract to supply CCTV and radio channel controllers to The O2 Arena in London.  The company has been chosen to provide controllers and senior controllers to the...
Posted On 24 Apr 2015
Showsec has started 2015 by orchestrating a new recruitment campaign

Showsec kick-starts 2015 with all-new UK recruitment drive and Manchester region restructure

Event and venue security specialist Showsec has begun the New Year by launching a major new UK-wide recruitment campaign orchestrated to help deliver the company’s bespoke solutions for end users over the coming 12 months. From Aberdeen in the north of Scotland all the way...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015