Report Launch: Covid-19 and the implications for the security sector: what happened and what has been and is being learned?

Today the latest report from the Security Research Initiative is published – ‘Covid-19 and the implications for the security sector: what happened and what has been and is being learned?’ 83% of respondents felt that overall security had performed well in the crisis. 74% agreed or strongly agreed that security professionals have developed new skill sets that will be invaluable […]

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Report Launch – The Competence of Frontline Security Professionals and What They Say About Their Work

The work of security officers – sometimes called guards – is important but often underrated. This research, undertaken on behalf of IFPO, sought to understand the modern role of the security officer – specifically what competencies are needed, how easy or difficult tasks are perceived to be, how effective security officers view the training they received to be, and the […]

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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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The mandatory reporting of fraud: Finding solutions and sharing best practice

Perpetuity Research would like to invite you to the launch of their latest report entitled “The mandatory reporting of fraud: Finding solutions and sharing best practice”. This research was commissioned by the ACFE UK Chapter and the Fraud Advisory Panel. The aim of this research was to explore the issues of introducing a mandatory requirement on organisations to report fraud, […]

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Call for frontline security officers to take part in important research

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) to undertake a ground-breaking study to explore the roles, responsibilities and training of frontline security officers (sometimes referred to as security guards). Call to action We are looking for frontline security officers/guards, to take part in an on-line survey. A security officer or guard is typically a […]

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IFPO security officer research programme officially launched

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by the IFPO to undertake a global study ‘Exploring the Modern Role and Job Complexity of Security Officers’ . The purpose of this study is to fill a major knowledge gap; namely to understand the role of security officers in different countries. This includes a requirement to better understand the range of duties undertaken by […]

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Research survey – What are the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic on physical security?

There has been much discussion of how things have changed over the past 10 months as we have had to meet new challenges and adapt to new ways of working. But what does this mean for the private security sector? Perpetuity Research is undertaking a study to understand what security professionals view the implications of the pandemic to be and […]

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Survey launched for study on digital forensics

Calling all police officers, law enforcement employees, digital forensic experts, and criminal lawyers! We invite you to participate in our short survey looking at how social media material is used in the investigation, prosecution, and defence of criminal cases. It will take no more than 10-15 minutes, and the results will feed into our research project on the use of forensic […]

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