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BSIA CEO interviewed by Key Security Industry Figures. PART 2 Newly appointed BSIA CEO, Mike Reddington in an infologue.com exclusive, is interviewed by Key Figures in the Manned Security Industry Read on »
Carl Palmer – Creativity in the Security Industry In his latest blog for infologue.com Carl Palmer, Exec Chairman at CIS Security asks: Have you left room for creativity in your security business? Read on »
David Ward – Protecting our businesses from Cyber attacks In his blog for infologue David Ward, CEO at Ward Security discusses the importance of cyber awareness & why integrating physical and cyber security is crucial Read on »
Wednesday, 24 April 2019

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Operation Pollino: Coordinated Crackdown on the ‘Ndrangheta Mafia in Europe

In a unique joint investigation between European Judicial and Policing Forces, hundreds of police are understood to have participated in a simultaneous sting targeting the ‘Ndrangheta Mafia in Europe. Judicial and law enforcement authorities in the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Belgium and Luxemburg have taken coordinated and decisive action against the ‘Ndrangheta. An aggressive mafia-style organised […]

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Professor Martin Gill, Director of Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International

Despite being a third of crime in England and Wales fraud is not prioritised by the police, report finds

New research by Perpetuity Research and the Police Foundation has found that the police response to victims of fraud is inadequate. Despite fraud making up to 31 percent of all crime, and more than one-third of victims reporting that the impact on them was severe or significant, fraud is not prioritised by the police. Perpetuity […]

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UK OSPA finalists highlight exceptional industry talent and innovation

The UK OSPAs announced the finalists of the 2019 awards at a networking reception held at International Security Expo on Wednesday 28th November 2018. Now in their third year, the UK OSPAs serve to acknowledge the creditable and infinite contributions that companies, initiatives, teams and individuals make to the security industry and wider community. The […]

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SIA Promote safer Security at Brighton’s student haunts

Tonight, Friday 30 November, the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Sussex Police will be calling at Brighton’s top student pubs and clubs. They will share best-practice guidance on safer physical intervention for door supervisors as a reminder of how to keep their clients and themselves safe. The aims of […]

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East London security bosses sentenced for supplying unlicensed guards to Upton Park development

Yesterday (Thursday 22 November), Martin Makesa (49) of Bettons Park in east London, the sole director of London Guard Security Limited, and Emily Kamau (35) from Stratford and a former company director, were sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court. They were found guilty of providing unlicensed security guards – an offence under the Private Security Industry […]

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New Regional Chair of Security Communications Partnership Calls for increased Business Involvement

Security and Risk professional Guy Mathias has been appointed as Chairman of the Eastern Region of the CSSC (Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications). Operating on a charitable basis and founded in June 2011 by a team of senior UK security experts, the CSSC was started as a means of facilitating communications between the private and […]

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Record number of businesses gathered at Manchester Security event to share best practice

Businesses from the North-West region benefit from security event held at St Ann’s Church on Tuesday 13th November 2018. Organised by Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel (MCCCPP) with the support of Greater Manchester Police, Manchester City Council and Atmaana Business Consulting, this annual event aims to inform businesses about current issues facing the region […]

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Unlicensed security director from Caernarfon ordered to pay over £18,000 from proceeds of crime

At Caernarfon Crown Court last Friday 9th November, Mark Pursglove (52) of Llanberis Road, Caernarfon was ordered to pay over £18,000 for his previous convictions including working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Pursglove’s previous convictions were for providing unlicensed security operatives, giving the SIA false information and working as an unlicensed director. The court […]

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