Protect Duty


Are you preparing for the Protect Duty?

An overview of what the proposed Protect Duty is likely to cover and advice for organisations on what they may need to consider to prepare. Read More

Joined-up thinking: How the UK’s approach to national security will require collaboration between the private security sector, public services and government

Investigating the approach from UK Government to strengthen ties between private security and the public sector for national resilience. Read More

IFSEC Interviews: Figen Murray – “The face of terrorism has changed, so we need to be better prepared”

Watch an interview with Figen Murray OBE, the driving force behind the Protect Duty legislation, at IFSEC International 2022 in May, Read More

“Human behaviour must be a key consideration for Protect Duty legislation”

Why human behaviour in crisis situations will be an important facet to consider as the Protect Duty progresses in 2022. Read More

Protect Duty counter-terror and security bill confirmed in Queen’s Speech

The latest regarding the Protect Duty, otherwise known as Martyn's Law, set to improve safety at publicly accessible locations. Read More

Protect & Prepare: Exclusive IFSEC seminars to focus on Protect Duty and public venue protection with Figen Murray as guest speaker

Find out all about the Protect & Prepare seminars at IFSEC International 2022. Read More

Syl and UKCMA launch new Protecting People in Crowded Places Special Interest Group

The Security Institute (Syl) and the UK Crowd Management Association have launched a new Protecting People in Crowded Places Interest Group. 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

Wisconsin tragedy highlights growing need for tighter security at public events this Christmas

Professionals are stressing the importance of implementing increased security measures during the festive period. Read More

SIA responds to Manchester Arena Inquiry Volume 1 Report

The SIA provides an update on its response to the advice specified in the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Volume 1. Read More

Martyn’s Law and what it means for the UK private security sector

Harry Fry, Intelligence Analyst, Mitie, explains what the Protect Duty might mean for the private security industry. Read More

Public remain concerned over terror threat following easing of lockdown, survey shows

People in the UK remain concerned about the terror threat, especially as towns and cities begin to reopen following COVID lockdowns. Read More

‘Holistic security cultures supported by competent advisors’: The Security Institute response to the Protect Duty consultation

Jonathan Schulten pens the Security Institute's stance on the consultation for the Protect Duty to improve public safety from terror threats. Read More

Martyn’s Law in a security convergent world

Paul Barnard highlights why a convergent physical-cyber approach must be taken when implementing the incoming Martyn's Law legislation. Read More

New ‘Martyn’s Law’ proposed to protect UK venues from terror attacks

The mother of one of the victims of the Manchester Arena attack has welcomed new proposals from the Government, known as Martyn's Law, outlining that airport-style security checks could be introduced to public venues. Read More



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