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How High Vis took over Britain – a view from the BBC

Since arriving in Britain almost five decades ago, high-visibility jackets have become inescapable. Is this a blessing or a curse? It is impossible to ignore – and that’s the very point. Bright, synthetic and, above all, cheap, the ubiquity of … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter

Profile Security Services Newsletter It’s out – our bumper Summer edition. Please distribute as applicable. Do you know someone in it? Have you entered the prize draw? SUMMER’S HERE!

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Seeing is believing: Profile tops ACS pyramid

Profile Security Services Limited is edging ever closer to the top of the ACS pyramid, thanks to an audit score of +108 which sees the company claim a coveted spot among the top 5% of security firms in the UK … Continue reading

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APPROVED CONTRACTOR SCHEME – IMPROVED SCORES

The Security Industry Authority released their new ACS scores on the 13th May 2011 which shoes the 5 year success of the Approved Contractor Scheme the improved scores achieved by the member companies during their annual inspection by their appointed … Continue reading

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Event Security

Permanent or temporary, theme parks and exhibitions call for a special mix of security solutions,. Mitigating the risks while making priceless exhibits accessible to the public calls for a delicate balance. Permanent or temporary, theme parks and exhibitions call for … Continue reading

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The most likely terrorist target in the maritime world

Following 11 September 2001, the US government mobilised a team of intelligence and maritime industry experts to the most likely terrorist target in the maritime world. It was concluded that cruise ships, more than cargo ships, tankers or ferries, are … Continue reading

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Corporate fraud and corporate identity theft

Corporate fraud and corporate identity theft have become increasingly more common and  Companies House estimate that corporate ID theft is costing British business as much as £50m a year. The true figure however could be much higher, with average losses … Continue reading

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Security measures we have in place now need constant revision!

Following the announcement by President Barack Obama that Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US forces in Pakistan, the BBC‘s guest columnist Ahmed Rashid says Bin Laden’s death is a huge blow to extremists, but al-Qaeda today … Continue reading

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Nationwide – we’ve got you covered!

Spring is always a good time for looking forward and getting ready for better things to come. It’s traditionally a time for Spring cleaning, makeovers and facelifts.  If the price is that we have to kick up some dust and … Continue reading

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