Smoking is on the decline for pupils

http://acorncentre.co.uk/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=https://acorncentre.co.uk/cookie-policy/ Merely a decade ago, nearly half of UK pupils had tried smoking at least once in their lives. However, according to a recent article from the BBC, Health and Social Care Information Centre data reveals that more pupils are now trying e-cigarettes (also known as ‘vaping’) than actual cigarettes. According to figures, the number of pupils that are taking up smoking is declining […]

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The Trust-Domains Guide: A Guide to Identifying, Modelling, and Establishing Trust Domains

Trust is a prerequisite for collaborative human action and efficient cooperation. This fact is of particular importance when collaboration is mediated by information technology, where new domains of interaction are constantly created within, between, across, and orthogonal to predefined organisational processes, boundaries, and solutions, leading to challenges for the analysis, design, deployment and assessment of collaborative IT systems. Trust Domains […]

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Security Journal, Edited by Martin Gill and Bonnie Fisher

The Security Journal series is the world’s premier peer-reviewed security journal affiliated with ASIS International. The 2014 Impact Factor has been released and we are delighted to announce that the Security Journal has increased, receiving a 0.628 for 2014, compared to 0.455 in 2013. Written in an accessible style this dynamic publication is a great way for researchers and security professionals to keep informed […]

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ASIS 2014 Book of the Year nomination: The Handbook of Security – Edited by Martin Gill

The second edition of The Handbook of Security has been nominated as one of the titles considered for the ASIS 2014 Book of the Year Award. The fully revised second edition of The Handbook of Security includes chapters from the world’s leading authorities with contributions from US, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. It provides what is probably the most comprehensive […]

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IFSEC International, 16-18th June 2015, ExCel, London

Taking place on 16-18th June 2015 at the ExCeL London, IFSEC International is the largest event for the security industry, bringing together the entire security buying chain in one place. For more than 40 years we’ve been at the centre of the security industry, ensuring excellence and innovation at each ground breaking event. This event will attract more than 30,000 visitors, and […]

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Stolen Goods on the High street

Drawing on Perpetuity Research findings Churchill Home Insurance has revealed the ease of selling or trading stolen goods using high street pawn shops, second hand electronic stores and gold exchanges. During interviews with 15 convicted burglars conducted by Perpetuity Research some burglars admitted disposing of stolen items on the high street without legitimate identification. “pawn shops…they were used yes it was surprisingly easy. Too easy if […]

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Palgrave Communications: Seeking Your Contributions

Martin is on the advisory board of Palgrave Communications, an open-access, multidisciplinary journal, published by Palgrave Macmillan. The journal covers all of the social sciences, humanities and business and is dedicated to publishing high-quality research and reviews, and particularly welcomes papers with an interdisciplinary focus. By publishing in Palgrave Communications your article will be freely available to all via open access. Your […]

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What is the value of security in the workplace? Survey is now closed, thank you for your help

Most organisations agree that security is needed in the workplace to prevent and respond to crime, but what, if any, are the wider benefits to other corporate departments like HR, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Legal, Procurement and Operations? Does good security help organisations to care for staff and increase their productivity? Does it give a competitive edge? Does it help […]

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CHASE talk: Staff dishonesty in the Voluntary sector

On 17th February Martin Gill gave a talk to a CHASE audience. He was speaking about staff dishonesty. Building on work we have conducted with staff dismissed and imprisoned for dishonesty, Martin outlined the various motives, techniques and approaches used by those who defraud their employer. However, it was noted that there are specific difficulties that face organisations that use volunteers, […]

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Free Access to Security Journal during March 2015

From March 1-31, 2015 Palgrave Macmillan is offering free online access to ALL its journals, including Security Journal. Edited by Martin Gill and Bonnie Fisher and affiliated with ASIS International, Security Journal is a dynamic publication that keeps you informed about the latest developments and techniques in security management. If you have not had a chance to sample the journal we hope you […]

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