Diversity & Inclusivity

Women Talking Fire: “We’re missing out on valuable insight if we don’t have different perspectives”

Catching up with Fire Engineer, Andrea White, who is also founder of the women’s networking group, Women Talking Fire. Read More

“I’ve spent three years fighting for the right to escape from a burning building” – What’s next for PEEPs?

At this year’s FIREX, attendees heard what PEEPs bad practice and good practice looks like in reality - and where next for the debate? Read More

‘The fire service must enforce existing law’: Elspeth Grant on Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans

‘Fire Safety Order already says that everyone must be able to evacuate the building’ says PEEPs expert, Elspeth Grant. Read More

Awareness event shines spotlight on Violence Against Women and Girls and Domestic Abuse – “One in six victims of unwanted sexual behaviour”

Andrea Berkoff reports from an awareness event highlighting the issue of violence against women and girls and domestic abuse. Read More

‘I was seen as a secretary, not a salesperson’ – Eddie Reynolds on increasing diversity in security and attracting the next generation

Eddie Reynolds explains her drive to increase gender and ethnic diversity in the security sector and promote it to the next generation. Read More

Securitas UK appoints Satia Rai as Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Satia Rai has been appointed as Securitas UK's new Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Read More

A female perspective on recruitment, retention and progression in the fire industry – Competing for a limited resource pool of talent

Why embracing genuine diverse, inclusive and equitable principles in talent recruitment and retention is key to success in the fire sector. Read More

WATCH: Is there a lack of ethnic and cultural diversity in leadership in security & safety?

Where do challenges remain, what are the solutions and what are the benefits to a more ethnically and culturally diverse workforce? Join us for a panel discussion on 8 March. Read More

International Women’s Day: Female leaders in security & fire speak out in support of gender equality

Female leaders in security and fire safety share their thoughts on International Women's Day and achieving gender equality in the sector. Read More

“If you can validate WHY you’re implementing security measures, it’s much easier to get buy-in” – In conversation with the Security Institute’s new CE Angela Vernon-Lawson

Read our exclusive interview with Security Institute's Chief Executive Angela Vernon-Lawson. Read More

Building in positive and sustainable change in fire & security with apprenticeships

Exploring how the industry can get involved to develop the workforce and inspire the next generation of apprenticeship talent. Read More

“Contingency” hotel crisis tightens focus on fire risk

Exploring the impact of "contingency" hotel plans and unpredictable scenarios resulting from them on fire risk and safety. Read More

ASIS partners with Security Industry Association to launch Security LeadHER event

The Security LeadHER event is designed to advance opportunities to connect and empower women in the security industry. Read More

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 9 – Working towards gender equality in security, fire and safety

Join us for episode 9 of the IFSEC Global podcast, centring on a discussion about gender equality in the security, fire & safety sectors. Read More

IPSA appoints new EDI&W Director

The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has appointed Riyaz Somani as their new Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Welfare (EDI&W) Director. Read More

“The people we need to protect are diverse, so security needs to be diverse” – Australian Women in Security Network founder Jacqui Loustau

Jacqui Loustau discusses her experience in the cyber security sector, founding the Australian Women in Security Network, and convergence. Read More

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