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G4S UK wins two UK Government contracts: Data and analytics central to delivery

G4S has won two five-year contracts from the Government Property Agency (GPA) to provide integrated security and technology services. Read More

UK Cabinet Office announces plans to remove Chinese-based surveillance cameras from central government departments

The plans were announced in amendments to the Procurement Bill by the Cabinet Office on 6 June. Read More

Australia cites ‘security fears’ after removal of Chinese video surveillance cameras from defence sites

The Government has taken the decision to remove Chinese-made video surveillance cameras from defence sites, citing ‘national security fears’. Read More

UK Security Minister announces review of counter-terror strategy

The UK Government is set to carry out a “wholesale refresh” of its counter-terrorism strategy, known as CONTEST. Read More

Michael Gove reappointed as UK Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Michael Gove has once again been appointed as the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) in the UK. Read More

French town unifies public building access management with electronic locking solution

Looking for a more efficient operation to improve security, the town’s technical services team have opted for eCLIQ electronic locking. Read More

Government releases guide on the application process for the Building Safety Fund

The government has released a short guide on the Building Safety Fund (BSF) which provides funding to address life safety fire risks in England. Read More

Government publishes frequently asked questions on Approved Document B

Guidance on Approved Document B has been released by the government in the form of answers to frequently asked questions. Read More

Fire and construction industry experts discuss: The Spring Statement 2022

IFSEC Global discovers what the fire and construction sector makes of the Spring Statement, including the prospect of a 'digital future', and more. Read More

Mayor of London launches new fire safety planning guidance proposal

Sadiq Khan has launched a public consultation on draft guidance that puts fire safety at the centre of the planning process for new developments. Read More

Emphasis on need for culture change in built environment from Industry Safety Steering Group’s third report

The third report from the ISSG on the progress of culture change in the built environment industry has been published. Read More

Security industry responds to Government’s Protect Duty consultation findings

The Government recently published its response to the Protect Duty public consultation, here IFSEC Global explores the industry's response to the findings. Read More

The National Security and Investment Act comes into force

From 4th January 2022, the government can question and intervene in certain investments that could harm the UK's national security through the NSI Act. Read More

Paxton offers engineering scholarships for STEM students in 2022

Security manufacturer, Paxton, is set to recommence its engineering scholarship programme for 2022, places are being offered to STEM students. Read More

Grenfell Inquiry: Government “hid” fire safety risks to buildings

Consecutive governments have been accused of “deliberately covering up” the dangers posed to combustible materials before the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More

Ministers urged to reveal whether dangerous cladding tested in the early 2000s was used at Grenfell

Dr Jonathan Evans is demanding ministers disclose whether cladding that failed fire tests in 2002, was used at Grenfell Tower. Read More



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