Victims’ Needs Assessment in Thames Valley

A wide range of agencies are involved in delivering victim services, in both the public and voluntary sectors, seeking to meet the diverse needs of victims including for those most vulnerable and/or for those who experience the more serious offences. The effects of victimisation are now well documented and can include substantial psychological and physical effects with knock on consequences […]

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IFSEC International 2017

From 20th-22nd June 2017, Perpetuity Research will be at IFSEC International. You can visit us at our stand – B1225 (next to the Security Management theatre) – throughout the 3 days. Our Director, Professor Martin Gill will also be speaking at the event. IFSEC and FIREX International announce keynotes for 2017; Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon […]

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New Report Out – Crimes against businesses findings 2014

Martin Gill is an advisor to the Home Office on  the 2014 Commercial Victimisation Survey (CVS) and the findings from the 2014 survey have been released,examining the extent of crime against businesses in England and Wales. The focus of the report was on three sectors: agriculture, forestry and fishing; wholesale and retail trade; and accommodation and food services activities. The 2014 survey looked […]

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First Shopping Centre receives Secured Environments Award

Marlowes Shopping Centre set the standard as the first shopping centre to be awarded with the Secured Environments accreditation. They underwent a thorough audit of their security processes and procedures which included independent consultation with management, security staff and general staff as part of the assessment procedure for the award. A key challenge for shopping centres is to maintain good […]

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Check your stocking for counterfeit goods this christmas

Christmas shoppers in search of a last minute bargain may be at real risk of harm from counterfeit goods. Whether buyers think they are simply avoiding paying a premium for a big brand, or unwittingly purchase imitation goods, the dangers to health are significant. Not least because counterfeiters specifically produce items that are likely to be in demand as gifts, […]

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Latest Security Research Initiative Project: What are the broader benefits of security?

The focus of the new Security Research Initiative (SRI) topic this year, is to establish the broader benefits of security. In both corporate security departments and amongst security suppliers, there has been a very narrow focus on the benefits from services provided; in fact most often that focus has been on security benefits. But there is evidence that a host […]

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