Lloyd’s of London Gain Second Secured Environments Award 

Lloyd’s of London has held the Secured Environments award since 2015 and has now successfully been re-accredited for a further 3 years. City of London Police Commissioner, Ian Dyson, presented the award to Jack Kent, Head of Corporate Real Estate.   The Commissioner noted that ‘within an organisation there are important things you need to get right.  You are evidence of getting […]

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The Barriers to Effective Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Security Sector

The aim of the research was to identify and discuss the factors in the buyer-supplier relationship that can impact negatively on the relationship, and ultimately on the success of the contract. The research is based on examination of existing literature, survey responses from 502 security professionals, and 40 interviews (20 buyers and 20 suppliers). Desired Characteristics Acknowledging that there is […]

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Towards ‘A Strategy for Change’ for the Security Sector

We have launched two reports from the Security Research Initiative addressing key considerations for the security industry. Together they seek to understand and highlight the ways in which private security can help protect the public – in private and public space – and the ways in which this role may be enhanced. They call upon various stakeholders to consider how […]

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New Vacancy!

We’re looking for a new Marketing and Sales Assistant to transform our approach to communicating what we do. Interested? Read about the role here. Marketing and Sales Assistant   Based In Tunbridge Wells, Kent Who are we?   We work globally; we are entrepreneurial and unique. Our mantra is that we are committed to making a difference. There are three […]

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Education for Justice Initiative

In February, Martin Gill presented his recent research at the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Headquarters in Vienna, Austria at a series of expert group meetings. Martin has been acting as an consultant on the Education for Justice Initiative. Perpetuity Researcher, Caitlyn McGeer, was one of the invited experts at these meetings. Caitlyn joined experts from all over the […]

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An evaluation of a restorative justice trial: where the victims are businesses and the offenders are insurance fraudsters 

Perpetuity Research have completed a study into the use of restorative justice with low level insurance fraudsters. This is the first known Restorative Trial focussing exclusively on this type of offender. The Trial was headed by the City of London Police working in conjunction with insurers. Like most Trials of this nature it provided a number of important learning points. […]

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Tackling Cyber Crime: The Role of Private Security

This Security Research Initiative Report highlights the crucial role that physical security suppliers and corporate security departments play in tackling cyber crime, albeit that this often goes unrecognised. In a survey of both physical security specialists and cyber specialists (supplemented by extensive interviews) 79% thought that physical security was crucial to tackling cyber, but 38% of the sample agreed physical […]

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