Security Research Initiative 2015 Survey

Please take 10 minutes to complete the Security Research Initiative survey. Whilst it is aimed at security professionals, they would also welcome input from those from other parts of the business such as HR, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Legal, Procurement and Operations. The survey is anonymous, takes approx. 10 minutes to complete and the findings will

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COMBAT Trafficking in Human Beings

Recently I was delighted to accept an invitation to join the Advisory Board of COMBAT Trafficking in Human Beings  in Hospitality and Tourism.   The Board is made up of professionals from the tourism sector, anti trafficking NGOs, policy makers and leading security industry figure from across Europe. The project was officially launched in October 2014 at Oxford

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Playing to the whistle

Just a short post today but a positive one. As much as we are sometimes tempted to pack in early at this time of year and start the festivities I’m still here at my desk and a good thing too. On Monday I finalised details of an offer of employment and the candidate starts mid

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Foreign bricklayers ‘on £1,000-a-week amid skill gap

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30390005   Building companies in London have hired Portuguese bricklayers on £1,000-a-week wages because of a shortage of skilled Britons, a recruitment firm has said. The finding was revealed by Manpower, whose research is said to have confirmed industry fears of a lack of suitably-trained workers. Manpower managing director Mark Cahill said he was told

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