New Research Launched – Security Managers in HM Prisons: Perspectives on Security Management

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by The Security, Order and Counter Terrorism Directorate in Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service to undertake research into security managers working in prisons. Despite there being a range of studies on security managers in general (for example assessing their perspectives on their role and relationships to the wider organisations in which they work), to […]

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New Research Report Published: The Mandatory Reporting of Fraud: Finding Solutions and Sharing Best Practice

    Perpetuity Research are pleased to share their latest report entitled “The mandatory reporting of fraud: Finding solutions and sharing best practice” commissioned by the ACFE UK Chapter and the Fraud Advisory Panel.   The aim of this research was to understand the attitudes of those who deal with tackling fraud towards introducing a mandatory requirement on organisations to […]

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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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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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The University of Sheffield secures top safety award

The University of Sheffield has had its security management recognised after gaining the prestigious Secured Environments accreditation. The award, which recognises that the University is following six key principles to maximise the safety of staff, students and visitors, was presented to President and Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Sir Keith Burnett by the Chief Constable for South Yorkshire Police […]

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Maximising Public Benefits of Automated Alarms

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has published findings of new industry research undertaken by Perpetuity Research into the benefits and challenges of automating confirmed alarm signalling from Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs) to police control rooms. The research – conducted via an online survey and extensive one-to-one interviews with a wide range of industry professionals including representatives from Alarm Receiving Centres […]

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IFSEC International

Perpetuity Research are attending IFSEC International   On 19-21 June Perpetuity Research will be at the Excel arena in London attending the IFSEC International show. Our stand number is H502, come and visit us! IFSEC International is Europe’s leading security event and the only place that brings together stakeholders from every role within security across every industry. IFSEC is the […]

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The University of Bath gains Secured Environments certification for 4th time

The University of Bath is the first organisation to be accredited with the police award – Secured Environments for the fourth time. This shows a considerable commitment to prioritising security in the long term and illustrates a key facet of the thinking behind the award – that good security management is not about fads or about reacting to issues when […]

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