International Fraud Awareness Week

    This week is  International Fraud Awareness Week and therefore an apt time to highlight the significant impacts that fraud can have; that it is not just something that affects businesses and is far from a ‘victimless’ crime. Perpetuity Research has conducted a number of pieces of research in this area. Here are some of the resources we have published […]

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Research in to the needs of those bereaved by suicide in Kent

Perpetuity has recently been awarded funding from Kent County Council to carry out research into the needs of people bereaved by suicide in Kent.   This important project will look at the experiences of people in Kent who have been bereaved by suicide with a view to developing the future of support offered in Kent. The research will involve looking […]

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Sexual Violence Needs Assessment for Gloucestershire OPCC

Gloucestershire OPCC

Perpetuity has recently completed a sexual violence needs assessment for Gloucestershire OPCC. The area was looking to develop a sexual violence strategy (separate to the domestic violence strategy) to ensure that survivors of sexual violence are receiving the care they need to cope and recover from the impacts of the crimes committed against them. Perpetuity carried out this assessment by […]

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Digital Forensics and Social Media: ethics, challenges and opportunities

Digital forensics

A new research project will explore the use of ‘digital forensics’ in criminal cases, focusing on social media and messaging communications between suspects, victims and witnesses of crimes. Perpetuity Research is a lead contributor to a collaborative research project that will look in particular at evidence derived from posts on social media platforms and communications on messaging applications, and at […]

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Overgate shopping centre gain Secured Environments award

Overgate Shopping Centre in Dundee, supported by its managing agent JLL, is the latest organisation to be recognised by Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, gaining the prestigious Secured Environments award. The award, which recognises that the shopping centre is following six key principles to maximise the safety of staff and customers, was achieved after the centre underwent a thorough audit of […]

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Survey on Women in Security

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned to conduct a study in to the experiences of women working in security, specifically to better understand any barriers that exist to women progressing in the industry and how those barriers could be overcome. If you are a woman undertaking security tasks or managing staff that undertake physical security tasks, we would like to hear […]

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William Hill achieve Secured Environments safety award

William Hill has become the first company in the betting industry to have its security management recognised by Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, gaining the prestigious Secured Environments accreditation for ten of its premises in the Westminster area of London.   The award, which recognises that the bookmaker is following six key principles to maximise the safety of staff and customers, […]

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IFSEC International 2019

Attendees at IFSEC

Perpetuity Research are attending IFSEC International    IFSEC International is Europe’s leading integrated security event. The annual global security exhibition welcomes installers, integrators, consultants, distributors and end-users from 113 countries who come to source specialist security equipment including video surveillance, access control, integrated security, cyber, intruder detection, perimeter protection, and more from over 500 leading suppliers. The summit includes a new calibre of educational content which reflects on […]

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Understanding the Police Response to Fraud

Despite being a third of crime in England and Wales fraud is not prioritised by the police, report finds   New research by Perpetuity Research and the Police Foundation has found that the police response to victims of fraud is inadequate. Despite fraud making up to 31 per cent of all crime, and more than one third of victims reporting […]

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