Evaluation of Restorative Justice for Fraud offences

Research suggests that the use of Restorative Justice to reconcile offenders with their victim(s) and/or the wider community, has the potential to reduce repeat offending. Consequently it can bring benefits to victims of crime, offenders, and ultimately the criminal justice system and the wider public. One area that has not yet been tested is its application for engaging fraudsters. While […]

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Professor Martin Gill shortlisted for Imbert Associatons Prize

Having been nominated by the BSIA (British Security Industry Association), Professor Martin Gill was a Finalist for the 2015 Imbert Associations Prize. The Imbert Associations Prize is awarded each year to a person who has made the most notable contribution to the security industry in the preceding year, and is nominated by ASIS, BSIA, IPSA and the SyI, and adjudged […]

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Stoptober Returns

The approach of October heralds the return of Stoptober – a 28 day challenge providing support to those who would like to stop smoking: https://stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk/ Stoptober is a public health campaign which is supported by a number of famous comedians such as Rhod Gilbert and Shappi Khorsandi to encourage people to quit smoking for good. According to the campaign, if you […]

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Beyond the Protection of Assets: The Broader Benefits of Security

In both corporate security departments and amongst security suppliers, there has been a very narrow focus on the benefits from services provided; in fact most often that focus has been on security benefits. But there is evidence that a host of other (non-security) benefits are derived from having good security. For the first time ever we will be able to […]

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