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“It’s time for this behaviour to end”: Peoplesafe ramps up retail campaign

Peoplesafe show their support for The Retail Trust Retail campaign saying there are 6.8 million employees concerned for their safety either at work or commuting in the UK which is "unacceptable". Read More

Caution urged after Policing Minister’s call for citizen arrests amid rising shoplifting incidents

Triton Security has expressed concerns over the recent call by Policing Minister, Chris Philp, for members of the public to make citizen arrests on shoplifters. Read More

Security patrolling robot launched to tackle security guard personnel shortage

Robotics startup, Ascento, launches an autonomous outdoor security patrolling robot, designed for cost saving and increasing security provider business. Read More

The impact of Martyn’s Law and UK counter-terror strategy: Moving the goalposts for the security industry?

Investigating the anticipated impact of the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as Martyn's Law, on the UK security industry. Read More

“62,000 new security officers needed to meet demand” – BSIA launches campaign to drive recruitment in professional security industry

To meet demand the BSIA has launched a national initiative to increase awareness of the crucial work that security officers carry out. Read More

“Security companies must evolve towards providing ‘blended solutions’ or risk becoming irrelevant” – In conversation with IFSEC Global Influencer Eddie Sorrells

Eddie Sorrells discusses the trend towards blended security provision, as well as the rapid pace of growth of electronic security solutions. Read More

Security and media industry elevate collaborative efforts at first IPSA-NUJ roundtable

Following the launch of new guidance for improved frontline media and security relations, the first IPSA-NUJ roundtable was held in October. Read More

IPSA and NUJ collaborate to create guidelines for engagement between private security officers and journalists

The guide is designed to support both journalists and Private Security Officers (PSOs) better understand each other’s roles. Read More

Securitas completes $3.2 billion acquisition of Stanley Security underlining faith in electronic security services market

Securitas is set to acquire Stanley Black & Decker’s electronic security business – Stanley Security - for $3.2 billion. Read More

Heightened alert: Combatting the ‘hybrid security threat’ to critical energy and utilities

Hunter Seymour explores the growing threat to critical energy and utilities facilities and identifies the need for a 'hybrid approach' to security at CNI sites. Read More

Foremost Security: How diversification of services enabled growth, and life after the pandemic

IFSEC Global speaks to Paul Ritchie to understand how his security business has diversified its services to ensure it has continued to grow, even throughout the pandemic. Read More

Does advanced technology improve security?

Is advanced technology a help or a hinderance to providing effective security? Ron Alalouff examines some enlightening research into the subject. Read More

Debate: How Could the Physical-Security Industry Deploy Wearable Tech?

An academic, a lone-worker specialist and wearables expert are among those we asked to ponder the potential operational dividends of this nascent breed of technology. Read More

Market for Manned Security Growing 6% a Year

The key bottlenecks facing the industry are weak demand and price competition leading to a drop in revenues. Read More

How ExCeL London is kept Safe and Secure [Video]

Speaking to ExCel London's Security Manager and Senior Fire Officer, we find out how the enormous convention & exhibitions venue operates on a daily basis. Read More



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