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The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) announce 2023 finalists.
Now in their seventh year, the UK OSPAs serve to acknowledge the creditable and outstanding contributions that companies, initiatives, teams and individuals make to the security industry and wider community. The awards recognise exceptional performance in different categories. Founder of the OSPAs, Professor Martin Gill, commented: “The standard of entries this year has once again been extremely high, providing some real challenges for our judging panel of 30...
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OCS holds Annual Security Summit & Technology Showcase at Birmingham NEC
The annual OCS Security Summit 2022 was held at the NEC, Birmingham on Thursday 5th May 2022. Aimed at OCS staff & guests, the programme included an array of leading speakers from across the security industry. These included Mike Reddington - CEO of the British Security Industry Association, Ruth McNee - Head of Business Development at Crimestoppers, Nick Aldworth from Protect Duty, Martin Gill - Director of Perpetuity Research and Nazakat Ali from CTSA. Guest also included OCS' Neil Weller, Chief Information Security Officer and Yvonne Tay...
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Perpetuity Research Extends their Deadline for Security Budget Survey
Survey on influencing the security budget – deadline extended Perpetuity Research is seeking the views of security professionals, in order to better understand the obstacles faced by security managers/directors and particularly the influences on the security budget. For example: How important is it for security managers to have control of the security budget? What has to happen to be able to achieve an appropriate budget? To what extent does the spen...
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Perpetuity Research: Influencing the Security Budget Survey
The Latest from Perpetuity Research: Historically security managers have been marginalised from key decision-making roles in organisations but there is evidence this may be changing as security professionals are increasingly able to demonstrate that security is a business enabler. Perpetuity Research is seeking the views of security professionals, in order to better understand the obstacles faced by security managers/directors. They would welcome your ...
OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit 2022 programme announced
The fourth OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit, organised in association with NSI (National Security Inspectorate), takes place on Thursday, 24th February 2022 at the Royal Lancaster London and the full programme has now been released.  The programme has an impressive line-up of speakers covering a wide range of hot topics relevant to the whole security industry including:
  • What are the expectations of the security ...
Full List of OSPAs 2022 Finalists Announced!
The panel of 28 independent experts from across the security industry has concluded its judging – which means it’s time to reveal the finalists of the 2022 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). The 2022 OSPAs has attracted more submissions and greater diversity than ever before.  The judging panel faced a challenging task narrowing down the entries, to no more than 10 finalists for each category, with many very impressive nomina...
The OSPAS (Outstanding Security Performance Awards) expands to Ireland
The Outstanding Security Performance Awards are expanding around the world and today the Ireland OSPAs has been launched - this marks the thirteenth country to be included in the programme. The OSPAs are designed to be both independent and inclusive; providing an important opportunity to recognise and celebrate the work of those dedicated companies, individuals and teams who deliver outstanding security products and services. Professor Martin Gill, founder o...
The Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2022 (OSPAs) opens nominations
The OSPAs provide the opportunity to highlight the best companies, people and projects that have made a significant contribution in safeguarding communities.   As well as providing the opportunity to say thank you to those in frontline security roles who have demonstrated innovation, flexibility, dedication, and resourcefulness in responding to changing and sometime challenging situations. Entry is open through to 4th October
Call to Action: Participate in Ground Breaking IFPO study on Frontline Security Officers
Perpetuity Research, led by Professor Martin Gill CSyP has been commissioned by The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) to undertake a ground-breaking study to explore the roles, responsibilities and training of frontline security officers. We are looking for frontline security officers in the UK or Ireland to take part in an on-line survey where they will be asked questions about the tasks they undertake, the skills required and the training...
Winners of the 2021 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards Announced
*Press Release* The first-ever virtual UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place on 25th February 2021. Hundreds of security professionals tuned in to the live-streamed virtual award ceremony to celebrate the best of the best from across the sector – with guest appearances from Paul Sinha (AKA The Sinnerman from the Chase) and Alan Dedicoat known by many as ‘The Voice of the Balls’ from the National Lottery programmes. This...
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