Does security culture trump strategy when it comes to facilitating excellence?

  Today the latest report from the Security Research Initiative is published – ‘The importance of Security Culture in Facilitating Security Excellence’. The aim of the research was to explore the challenges to building a strong security culture in today’s world and assess how the security sector is responding. The research is based on the views of security professionals from […]

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The University of Sunderland secures police award for security

The University of Sunderland has achieved the prestigious Secured Environments award for a second time, by demonstrating their commitment to good security management. The award was presented to the University on 3rdOctober 2023 by Superintendent Rob Bosson of Northumbria Police. Originally a technical college established in 1901, with university status gained in 1992, the University has been ranked as a […]

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Consultation analysis on restricting promotion of food and drink high in fat, sugar, or salt

Perpetuity Research recently undertook a consultation analysis on behalf of the Scottish Government on ‘Restricting promotion of food and drink high in fat, sugar, or salt’. The purpose of the consultation carried out by the Scottish Government was to understand views in relation to proposed restrictions aiming to reduce the public health harm caused by over consumption of food and […]

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Contribute to new research on NFTs

We are conducting a short anonymous poll and we would really appreciate your thoughts, ideas and experiences on the potential benefits and drawbacks on using NFTs. If you wish, at the end of the poll you can choose to leave an email address to receive a copy of the report when it is published, or to undertake in a research interview. We are asking […]

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New Research Launched – Assessing Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by The Association of Fraud Examiners (ACFE), UK Chapter to undertake research into non-fungible tokens (NFTs). NFTs are essentially digital collectibles – if something can be stored digitally then it can become a NFT, including pictures, tweets, videos, songs and video game items. Ownership is secured by placing a unique token on a blockchain which […]

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The Use of AI in Physical Security

Dr Janice Goldstraw-White, one of our researchers, has recently written an article with David Quinn, Product Manager UK, G4S. In this they outline how although artificial Intelligence (AI) has certainly impacted our everyday lives in the last couple of decades, the extent to which it has been adopted in different sectors varies considerably. In the physical security sector, they show […]

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Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence

Perpetuity Research has been commissioned by the Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Devon, Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly to carry out a sexual violence needs assessment to help inform the recommissioning of Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) services across the area. The work will provide an overview of current service provision in the area, the support needs of […]

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The Handbook of Security Third Edition has been published

The third edition of the Handbook of Security, edited by Perpetuity Research Director Martin Gill, has been published. The book contains 45 contributions from the leading scholars in the world, topics cover a vast arrange of issues from security and the margin footprint; the ways security is portrayed in films; the economic case for security; evaluations of different Security approaches; […]

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London Bridge City achieves police award for security

London Bridge City has been presented with the prestigious Secured Environments award on 13th June 2022 by Guy Ferguson, Chief Executive Officer, Police CPI. The estate, located in an iconic neighbourhood, surrounded by famous London landmarks, is a destination for shopping, entertainment and dining, and hosts a range of residential and business premises. As such the area presents a range […]

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Second Secured Environments award for The Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute has achieved the Secured Environments award, the prestigious police certification granted to organisations demonstrating effective security management, for the second time. As a biomedical facility, the institute is a high-risk organisation which faces a range of security challenges. Undertaking the Secured Environments process provides reassurance that the measures and approaches in place have been tailored to […]

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