Retail Theft Prevention Guide

The UK retail sector makes a tremendously important contribution to the economy: according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC), the sector employs three million people and retail sales add up to £321 billion or 20% of GDP. However, the sector continues to be plagued by retail...
Posted On 05 Dec 2014
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To Err is Human… Unfortunately for the IT Security Industry

Information security seems, at first sight, to be all about technology. Yet, as all those immersed in IT security jobs know only too well, technology is only ever part of the story. Indeed, in June this year IBM published a report which concluded that:
Posted On 22 Sep 2014

The changing Face of Private Security in France

Over the last decade or two private security has been taking major steps forward in France (as it has in many other European countries). Since the law of 14th March 2011 (LOPPSI: Law of Orientation and Programming for the Performance of Interior Security), introducing sweeping...
Posted On 30 Jun 2014
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Are the powers of a Private Investigator paralleled with that of Police? – Guest Post

When one of my friends had asked me this question, I myself was bewildered a bit. He wanted to make an investment plan and was all ready to go through with the company regarding the portfolios and brochures he had gone through. However, he wanted to know that if he found that the...
Posted On 30 Dec 2013
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User Accounts Activated

We have now introduced a user account system to the UK Security Directory. What this means is that when you register a company for inclusion in the directory you will no have to set up an account first. This will give you more control over your listing and enable you to make...
Posted On 18 Dec 2013
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Project Security Lose Approved Contractor Status

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) have announced, via their website, that Project Security UK Ltd have lost their Approved Contractor Status (ACS) following convictions for ‘security offences’ at a Doncaster, Magistrates’ Court. According to the SIA press...
Posted On 13 Dec 2013
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ATM PIN Number Reversal – Bad To Know

I’ve recently spotted on Facebook and various other social media platforms an email that is doing the rounds giving advice on what to do if your mugged or robbed while at the cash machine/ATM. The contents of the email are completely untrue as I will explain, but more...
Posted On 11 Dec 2013
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The Rapid Expansion of The Private Security Industry

While studying for my degree in Security & Risk Management I was assigned a task to discuss the possible reasons for the rapid expansion of the Private Security Industry in recent decades discussing the various developments that have evolved in theory, policy and practice. It...
Posted On 20 Nov 2013
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Close Protection Officer App Review

Today I’m going to be reviewing a smart phone app specifically designed for Close Protection Officers/Operatives (CPO‘s) that has been out for a few months now. The app is simply titled CPO and claims to provide “relevant industry information for those who are...
Posted On 29 Oct 2013
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Security Jobs Goes Live

The UK Security Directory is excited to announce our latest project: Jobs For Security. Jobs For Security is the latest addition to the UK Security Directory network and will provide a vital portal for security operators to seek employment vacancies within the UK and abroad,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2013
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