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It’s time to look ahead

It’s time to look ahead

For over a year, we have looked at how the pandemic has reshaped the security industry. We have, quite rightly, empathised with officers who have travelled through a barren City, on deserted public transport, to manage eerily quiet corporate buildings. It has...

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Building a future for security

Building a future for security

  ‘Build the Future’. The theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) has never held such significance. For almost a year, younger generations throughout the UK and beyond have had their learning, training and development put on hold. However, this...

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London’s low footfall is changing security

London’s low footfall is changing security

During the summer lull, when Covid-19 case numbers had dropped significantly, the advice to work from home was temporarily dropped in an attempt to get more workers back into cities. However, this proved a relatively ineffectual measure, with footfall reaching only...

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Preparing for a new era in front of house

Preparing for a new era in front of house

The global pandemic has changed the way we interact with one another for good. Though the development of vaccines promises a return to in-person interactions, we will be moving into a ‘new normal’ rather than back to the pre-pandemic world we knew. Front of House...

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2020: A defining year for security

2020: A defining year for security

2020 has been a defining year for the security industry. The perception of it and the role of the security officer will never be the same again. This can only be a good thing. The role has shifted from being invisible and seen by some as unskilled, to being rightly...

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